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2020 Fall Festivals & Events: Experience the Best of Fall in Saratoga

After the excitement of summer subsides, the area settles in for a cozy season of fun autumn events. Whether you want to taste the finest brews or attend a family-friendly event, Saratoga has it all in fall!

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Saratoga Showcase of Homes

CANCELED for 2020

front of a house

Don't miss the 24th annual Saratoga Showcase of Homes! This popular fall event is spread out over three weekends in September. Go on a self-guided tour of the area's finest homes, then cast your votes for your favorites.

Adirondack Balloon Festival

CANCELED for 2020

hot air balloons in the sky

Thousands of area residents and visitors look forward to this event each year. Just north of Saratoga is the Adirondack Balloon Festival, featuring hundreds of hot air balloons taking off at once, filling the sky with brilliant bursts of color.

Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival

September 26-27, 2020

wool and arts display

Take a trip to the Washington County Fairgrounds in Greenwich and discover the region's fiber arts industry. The annual Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival is a showcase of fiber arts and products, and highlights will include a Fiber Art Show, a Sheep Fleece Show and Sale, demonstrations, and more.

Taste of the North Country

CANCELED for 2020

a food sampling

The annual Taste of the North Country in Glens Falls offers a chance to enjoy food samples from area restaurants. Delicious food, live music, kids activities, culinary demonstrations, and more are happening at this amazing event. Proceeds benefit the Kiwanis Club of Glens Falls.

Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest

2020 Date TBD

massive pumpkins

Hosted in Saratoga Spa State Park, the annual Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest has become a fall tradition here in the local area. Pumpkin growers will compete to see who has the biggest pumpkin this season.

Saratoga DBA Fall Festival Re-Imagined

October 23 - 25, 2020

kids bowling with pumpkinsNote: This photo was taken prior to 2020 and does not reflect current social distancing requirements

For 2020, the traditional Saratoga Fall Festival presented by the Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association has been re-imagined as an in-person and virtual event. From Friday, October 23 - Sunday, October 25, enjoy a variety of festivities in downtown Saratoga and online!

Halloween Events

four jack o lanterns in a row

The end of October in the Saratoga area offers many spooky and fun happenings, from witch walks to ghost tours of Saratoga, costume contests, and more fun Halloween events.

Veterans Day Events

american flags near graves

Our country honors its military heroes every year on Veterans Day. See local Saratoga events and commemorations to pay your respects to American military veterans.

Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot

2020 Date TBD

people running on a road in a race

On Thanksgiving morning, thousands of runners and walkers race in the Christopher Dailey Turkey Trot, which benefits the Christopher Dailey Foundation.

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