Top Saratoga Events for Kids by Season - Have Fun All Year Long!
Ready for some fun with the kiddos? Saratoga Springs has exciting events for kids going on all year long! There's fun to be had at the fair, the racetrack, various festivals, and more. Check out the top events for kids in Saratoga and then mark your calendars.
Springtime Fun for Kids
May 4, 2019
Don't miss the annual Free Comic Book Day at Comic Depot! On the first weekend of May every year, the store hosts a day full of superheroes, costumes, and fun for all ages. What kid doesn't love some free comic books?
Have Fun in the Sun During Saratoga Summers
July 23 to 28, 2019
What kid doesn't get excited about going to the fair? The Saratoga County Fair is a must during the summertime. The kids will love the rides, entertainment, animals, and the food!
July 11 to September 2, 2019
Bring the kids along to the track during the summer! The Saratoga Racetrack has a variety of kid-friendly events throughout the racing season, like Family Fun Mondays! Children are also able to see horses up close!
June 2, 2019
The Cantina Kids Fun Run is the only run in Saratoga that is designed just for kids! Choose between a 1/4 mile or 1-mile course, receive trophies, partake in kids activities, and raise money for pediatric care at Saratoga Hospital's Emergency Department.
June 21 to 23, 2019
Your kids can enjoy morning and evening balloon launches along with tethered balloon rides at the three-day Saratoga Ballooon & BBQ Festival while you check out the craft beer tent and the local artisans. Plus, there is a Kids Zone!
June 16, 2019
Bring the whole family to Clear Echo Farm in Schuylerville for Sundae on the Farm! You'll get to take tours of the dairy farm, see food demos from local chefs, enjoy horse drawn wagon rides, participate in kids activities, meet farm animals, and enjoy live music.
July 4, 2019
This three-day event is one of the largest 4th of July celebrations in the region! The Saratoga All-American Celebration features a parade, a family day in Congress Park, a dessert festival, live entertainment, fireworks, and more - there's something for every member of your family!
Fall Into Kid-Friendly Fun in Autumn
October 26, 2019
Enjoy the last weekend in October with the kiddos at the annual Saratoga DBA Fall Festival! Your kids will be able to enjoy everything from face painting to magic shows to pony rides to a petting zoo and so much more. Plus, it's free!
September 19 to 22, 2019
This is one for the whole family - you and your kids can enjoy the view of up to 100 hot air balloons taking to the sky! Make the trip up to Glens Falls for the Adirondack Balloon Festival - it's worth it! With a variety of events each day of the festival, you're sure to have a great time with the whole family. And, it's free.
Warm Up Winter With These Top Kids Events
2019 Dates to be Announced
Get the kiddos in the holiday spirit by visiting Santa at his cottage in Saratoga! Your kids can meet Santa face to face at his cottage on Broadway, and can let him know what's on their Christmas list this year. Just don't forget your phone or camera to capture those priceless memories.
2019 Dates to be Announced
The magical story of The Train to Christmas Town comes to life through the Saratoga & North Creek Railway. This is a truly unforgettable experience your kids won't want to miss out on.
December 31, 2019
Celebrate the New Year with your kids at Saratoga's First Night celebration! The kids can enjoy everything from carousel rides to magic acts to a petting zoo. Kids under 12 are free with a paid adult.
2020 Date to be Announced
Get those kids of yours on the dance floor! The annual Flurry Festival is the perfect way to enjoy fun indoors during the frigid winters in Saratoga. The weekend-long festival draws dancers of all ages, abilities, and dance styles. Your child is guaranteed to have a great time, and hopefully bust a move or two!