Saratoga Springs Celebrates Travers With Weeklong Festivities
||2013 Travers Festival - General Info
• Date: Saturday, Aug 17 - Sunday, Aug 25
• Travers Day: August 24, 2013
• Special Events, Live Music & More
From Saturday, August 17 - Sunday, August 25, 2013, Saratoga Springs visitors and residents alike can look forward to a week of great entertainment and special events at the Saratoga Race Course for the 16th Annual Travers Festival.
2013 Travers Festival Special Events:
2013 Travers 1864 Restaurant Week - Sunday, August 18- Friday, August 22, 2013
Restaurants throughout the Capital Region will offer a 3-course dinner for a great price!
Stewarts Ice Cream Eating Contest - Wednesday, August 31, 2013
Contestants will be divided into three age groups - kids, teens and adults - as they battle to see who can down a pint of ice cream the fastest. The winner will receive gift certificates for free ice cream courtesy of Stewart's Shops.
Travers Celebration - Thursday, August 22, 2013
The Travers Celebration, the only evening affair at the Saratoga Race Course supports the Backstretch Employee Service Team, the Times Union Hope Fund and the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund.
Battle of the Brews - Friday, August 23, 2013
The American Red Cross Adirondack Saratoga Chapter and DeCrescente Distributing proudly present Battle of the Brews, pitting the region's finest craft brews in head-to-head competition to determine which beer reigns supreme.
Travers Festival entertainment is top quality and met with great enthusiasm, but Saturday horse racing inevitably steals the show in Saratoga each year with the legendary Travers Stakes. No other Saratoga event can truly contend.
Click for more information on Travers Day at the Saratoga Race Course, or visit SaratogaRacetrack.com.