Top Summer Events in Saratoga

During the summer, Saratoga is filled with events and things to do. You'll find a complete calendar of events going on in the Saratoga area elsewhere on our site, but below are the top events summer that you cannot miss!

June 24 & 25, 2017
The Freihofer's Jazz Festival at SPAC has attracted the most famous names in jazz to the region for many years. Over 20 world-class and up-and-coming artists will perform this year on two different stages!
July 3 & 4, 2017
The Fourth of July is celebrated in Saratoga with a multi-day All American Celebration! Events include the Firecracker4 Road Race, a parade, live music, a car show, kids' activities, fireworks, and more.
July 5 - 15, 2017
Saratoga is the summer home of the New York City Ballet! Each year, the company performs more than a dozen ballets during its residency that entertain and delight audience members of all ages.
July 21 & 22, 2017
Enjoy jazz, blues, and other music at the annual Hats Off to Saratoga Festival. It takes place every year during opening weekend of the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course!
July 18 - 23, 2017
Discover Saratoga County's rich history, agricultural roots, and culture when you bring your family to the Saratoga County Fair! It's one the oldest fairs in the United States, and a highlight of each summer here.
August 2 - 19, 2017
The Philadelphia Orchestra's three-week summer residency at SPAC never fails to impress. This year features a new format with three mini-festivals reflecting different musical traditions.
August 21 - 27, 2017
Experience summer at an old-fashioned county fair! Blending the best entertainment, rides, animals, and more, the Washington County Fair has something to please everyone.
August 20 - 27, 2017
Saratoga celebrates the Race Course's most famous race with a weeklong festival each year! With food competitions, live music, and street festivals, many events are family-friendly.
August 26, 2017
The most prestigious race of Saratoga's summer meet, watch the best three-year old thoroughbreds in the country compete in the 1.25-mile Travers Stakes.

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