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2019 Travers Festival in Saratoga Springs

Saratoga Springs Celebrates Travers With Weeklong Festivities

Travers Day is when the legendary $1.25 M Travers Stakes runs at Saratoga Race Course, traditionally on the last Saturday in August, dating back to 1864. For many, this historic and popular "Mid-Summer Derby" is the most anticipated event of the summer racing meet, and the entire city celebrates with a weeklong prelude festival of music, racing events, parties, restaurant week and other special events, dubbed the Travers Festival!

  • Travers Day is on Saturday, August 24, 2019
  • The Travers Festival runs Sunday, August 18 - Sunday, August 25, 2019

2019 Travers Festival Special Events

Events will be added as they are announced!

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