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The Saratoga Summer Guide

There is nothing quite like a Saratoga summer. Days can be spent doing anything from sampling the famous mineral springs, to beating the heat in the shade of Yaddo's gardens; you can get up early for breakfast at the track, or sleep in after a fun-filled night spent at the bars; of course, there is always the gorgeous downtown Saratoga Springs, and the famous Saratoga Race Course to enjoy too.

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See all the hottest events that are happening this summer in Saratoga, from special races at the track and beer festivals to outdoor concerts and kid-friendly happenings.

See exciting thoroughbred horse racing at the Saratoga Race Course every summer from late July through Labor Day! The Travers Stakes is the most popular race of the season.

Saratoga Performing Arts Center hosts tons of exciting events throughout the summer, from rock concerts and a jazz festival to classical performances and beyond.

Check out the most popular spots to visit in Saratoga Springs! The area is packed with destinations that can give you anything from a history filled day, to an exciting night out.

Visit the gorgeous Saratoga Lake with its abundant opportunities for summer recreation, like fishing, boating, and waterskiing, plus dining and relaxation.

Check out free concerts in Congress Park during the months of July and August. The perfect summer event for the whole family to enjoy, and it's free!

Nestled inside Congress Park, the historic carousel is a must-visit for the young, and the young at heart. Go for a ride and experience the fun for yourself.

Find an amazing fundraising event hosted in the Saratoga Region this summer to attend, then read up on our gala going tips and advice, like what to wear.

Refresh yourself from the heat of summer at the pool. Saratoga is home to many public pools, including the first heated public pool in the country.

Whether you're looking for a casual family outing, a romantic date, or something in between, Saratoga has many gorgeous picnic areas for you to choose from!

Saratoga is an amazing family vacation destination! We've put together an itinerary that details how to create a vacation the whole family will love.

Saratoga's famous mineral springs are a quintessential destination for anyone visiting Saratoga. No two springs taste exactly the same; try all of them and see for yourself!

The Saratoga Farmers Market is open every Wednesday and Saturday at the gorgeous open air pavillions on High Rock Ave. You can buy local goods, enjoy live music by local muscians, and more.

Discover Saratoga National Historic Park where the Battle of Saratoga was fought and won. The park features intriguing artifacts and engaging activities from the turning point of the American Revolution.

Independence Day wouldn't be complete without fireworks! The City of Saratoga Springs always puts on a spectacular show, and there are many other fireworks displays in the area too.

There are so many car shows in the Saratoga Region all summer long! Search through upcoming events and even get tips and tricks to make the most of the shows you choose!

Low on cash? Trying to stick to a tight budget? No worries! We've compiled all of our favorite ways to spend time in Saratoga without breaking the bank, from outdoor fun to dining and beyond.

Does your child need something to do this summer? Look no further, there are a ton of great summer camps in the Saratoga area with a wide array of themes.

Is there a more classic way to spend a summer night than to catch a movie at the drive-in? Enjoy a double feature of the latest movies at the Malta Drive-In.