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Plan a Holiday Party Everyone Will Enjoy at One of These 7 Top Saratoga Event Spaces

Planning a get-together to celebrate the season with your friends and family, or looking for the perfect venue for your company's annual holiday party? Look no further than these 7 restaurants and event spaces in Saratoga Springs.

Toast to the Holidays with Tapas at Boca Bistro

wine glasses on decorated holiday table
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For small to medium-sized events and international cuisine, you can't go wrong with Boca Bistro. This Downtown restaurant has a warm, earthy, Mediterranean atmosphere with exceptional Spanish tapas, entrees, and wines. Guests can enjoy Boca Bistro's signature red and white sangrias, on-tap craft beer, delicious paella, and mouth-watering burgers. Chef can also accommodate any dietary restrictions and preferences your guests might have.

Vibe: rustic, Old-World charm

Cuisine: Spanish

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Gather for Winter Festivities at Saratoga Winery

Rustic, cozy, and elegant, The Saratoga Winery is a great choice for whatever size party you're planning. The winery's Adirondack ambiance is perfect for a winter gathering, yet only a ten-minute drive out of Downtown Saratoga. Your guests can enjoy Saratoga Winery's handcrafted wines, as well as local craft beer, specialty cocktails, wood-fired pizza, BBQ, pasta, and more. Venue options include the smaller Barrel Room, the Wine Barn, and the entire winery.

Vibe: rustic, Adirondack style with Saratoga flair

Cuisine: American

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Host Your Holiday at Harvey's, a Home Away from Home

You're throwing a holiday party for your family and friends, but your table at home just isn't big enough. That's where Harvey's Restaurant & Bar's private event room, The Library, comes to the rescue with a homey setting for your gathering. The room channels the ambiance of an Irish country manor and boasts a cozy fireplace.

Planning a larger group for a cocktail party or buffet? Harvey's also hosts parties at The Rafters, a spacious area on the second floor that features a full bar and a bird's-eye-view of the popular restaurant.

Vibe: an inviting tavern with elegant, old-fashioned charm

Cuisine: Traditional Irish food and pub fare

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Throw an Irish Pub-Themed Holiday Party at The Parting Glass

tables and bar in a bar room
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Delicious food is definitely one of the highlights of any holiday party, but if you're looking for fun activities as well, try The Parting Glass. They'll help you arrange for a great band (Irish or otherwise!) to perform in the Music Room during your gathering. They'll also help you organize a private darts tournament in the Dart Hall or a beer sampling from their bar.

Vibe: Irish pub with a casual atmosphere

Cuisine: Irish and Italian

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Celebrate the Holiday Season at Forno Bistro

Located at 541 Broadway in Saratoga Springs, Forno Bistro is well known for providing delicious Tuscan-style food in a rustic atmosphere. Their restaurant is the ideal setting for holiday parties, and they are ready to offer you and your guests exceptional service. You'll love the warm and inviting interior, with the reclaimed barn wood, exposed brick, natural textures, and other features. Forno Bistro can accommodate everything from holiday parties to luncheons, corporate events, rehearsal dinners, and more.

Vibe: warm, inviting, and rustic

Cuisine: Tuscan-style food

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Throw a Holiday Bash Overlooking Broadway at The 408

tables in a spacious event room
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A contemporary private event space with large windows overlooking Broadway, The 408 Saratoga is the Spa City's newest spot for large holiday parties. The venue is located above Cantina, and while they do offer menu options featuring the popular restaurant's delicious Mexican cuisine, The 408 features other menus as well. You'll also have access to an on-site event manager and a custom audiovisual system.

Vibe: elegant, sleek, and spacious

Cuisine: American, Italian, Mediterranean, Asian, or Mexican

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Rent an Entire Floor at Local Hotspot Saratoga City Tavern

Celebrate the holiday season in the heart of Downtown at Saratoga City Tavern, a multi-floor hotspot with amazing food and craft beverages. Your party will be catered on the premises, and they have several fun food packages from which to choose, or you can select your favorites from their extensive entree, appetizer, and salad lists.

If your party consists of at least 25 people, you can reserve an entire floor for your holiday party, choosing from the second floor's Sports Bar, the third floor's The Apartment, or the fourth floor's Dance Club. The Apartment, pictured above, features a pool table, sitting area, cozy fireplace, bar, and plenty of tables, making this floor a great option for a holiday party.

Vibe: comfortable, warm, and homey

Cuisine: American, Italian, and pub fare

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