Everyone who has ever experienced the nightlife in Saratoga can attest to the fact that it is not to be missed, especially during track season! Not sure where to go? Whatever your mood after a long day at the races, there’s a spot in Saratoga for you.
If you’re in the mood for…
Acoustic Music & a Great Patio
Grab a table on the back patio of Gaffney’s and enjoy the sounds of their fantastic acoustic line-up after the track every night. From the twinkling lights lining the trees to the tables scattered throughout the patio, Gaffney’s carries a laid-back atmosphere that is perfect for enjoying a cocktail (or two!) with friends after the races.
Good Beer & a Rooftop View
With over 110 beer taps on the first floor, The Saratoga City Tavern is definitely the place to be for any beer lover. After grabbing a craft beer, head up to the fifth floor rooftop and enjoy spectacular views of downtown Saratoga Springs. In addition to fantastic beers and great views, there are several special events that take place throughout the week such as Bingo Nights and Karaoke!
Sipping Bourbon in a Cozy, Cool Space
Bourbon Room, located smack in the middle of Caroline Street, this bar boasts an extensive selection of whiskey and a unique atmosphere. The décor includes a 22-foot handcrafted bar, a 6-foot high fireplace and the original 14-foot high tin ceiling brought back to its original copper color.
Loud Music, a Big Crowd & Dancing
If you’re in the mood for a high energy scene, check out The Horseshoe Inn. A quick walk away from the track, this spot is a great place to meet up after the races. There are several bars, delicious food and live music every night! Make sure to bring your dancing shoes, because you’ll be sure to hit the dance floor at some point during the evening.
A More Sophisticated Crowd and Possible Celebrity Sightings
Siro’s is your place to go if you’re interested in a somewhat more sophisticated vibe. Owned by Entourage star, Kevin Dillon, among other familiar household names, Siro’s has been frequented by the “Real Housewives of New York,” as well as actor, Kevin Connolly. Make sure to get there early to grab a good spot, it tends to draw a large crowd!
Did we miss any? Let us know what your favorite haunt is in Saratoga Springs during track season!