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Top Summer Events in Saratoga

During the summer, Saratoga is filled with events and things to do. You'll find a complete calendar of events going on in the Saratoga area elsewhere on our site, but below are the top events summer that you cannot miss!

the freihofer's saratoga jazz festival

The Freihofer's Jazz Festival
June 25 & 26, 2016
The Freihofer's Jazz Festival at SPAC has attracted the most famous names in jazz to the region for many years. Over 20 world-class and up-and-coming artists will perform this year on two different stages!

kids at saratoga all american celebration

Saratoga All American Celebration
July 3 & 4, 2016
The Fourth of July is celebrated in Saratoga with two days of patriotic festivities! Events include the Firecracker4 Road Race, a parade, live music, a classic car show, activities for kids, fireworks, and much more.

nyc ballet dancers at saratoga performing arts center
The New York City Ballet at SPAC
July 20 - 30, 2016
Saratoga is the summer home of the New York City Ballet! Each year, the company performs more than a dozen ballets during its residency that entertain and delight audience members of all ages.
hats off Hats Off to Saratoga
July 22 & 23, 2016
Enjoy jazz, blues, and other music at this annual music festival. It takes place every year during opening weekend of the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course!
countyfair Saratoga County Fair
July 19-24, 2016
Discover Saratoga County's rich in history, agriculture roots, and culture when you bring your family to the Saratoga County Fair, one the oldest fairs in the United States!
washington county fair The Washington County Fair
August 22-28, 2016
Experience summer at an old-fashioned county fair! Blending the best entertainment, rides, animals, and more, the Washington County Fair has something to please everyone.
philadelphia orchestra at spac The Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC
August 3-20, 2016
From Opening Night to Tchaikovsky's 1812 Spectacular complete with resplendent fireworks on the final evening, the Philadelphia Orchestra's three-week summer residency at SPAC never fails to impress.
travers The Travers Festival
August 21-28, 2016
Saratoga celebrates the Race Course's most famous race with a weeklong festival each year! With food competitions, live music, and street festivals, many events are family-friendly.
Travers Stakes in Saratoga Springs, NY The Travers Stakes
August 27, 2016
The most prestigious race of Saratoga's summer meet, watch the best three-year old thoroughbreds in the country compete in the 1.25-mile stakes.

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