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Saratoga Chowderfest 2016

Each year during the Saratoga Springs Winterfest, the popular event called Chowderfest brings thousands to downtown Saratoga.
Come join local restaurants in Saratoga as they offer samples of their best chowder all afternoon long, brought to you by the The Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau.

This year's Chowderfest will be held on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 from 11 am to 4 p.m.

Saratoga Chowderfest

Here's how it works:

  1. Pick up a ballot form at any participating restaurant.
  2. Head to your favorite restaurants for a $1 cup of chowder.
  3. Enjoy entertainment and free events at downtown businesses.
  4. Try as many as you can and vote for your favorites!
  5. Turn in completed ballot forms at either the Saratoga Springs Visitor's Center or the Saratoga Hilton.
  6. While you're there, pick-up your official Chowderfest T-shirt for just $10! (XXL-$12)
  7. See if your favorites were winners by attending the announcement at the Visitor's Center at 6:30 PM.
  8. Check out Winterfest for more great events before and after Chowderfest!

Wondering what it's like? See photos of Chowderfest here »

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