Can you believe the holiday season is already upon us? We’ve rounded up our top picks for weekend happenings to help you get in the holiday spirit. Check them out:
All Weekend Long
Saratoga Festival of Trees
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Saratoga Festival of Trees! Don’t miss the awe inspiring holiday festival happening all weekend long at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Walk amid over 250 beautifully twinkling trees, wreaths and other holiday items on display for visitors to purchase or simply admire!
11th Annual Saratoga County Winter Restaurant Week
It’s time for restaurant week! The 11th Annual Saratoga County Winter Restaurant Week kicks off this Friday. Grab a three course dinner all weekend long at some of Saratoga’s most delicious eateries.
This month’s ArtsFestFriday presents “Holidays at Home Made Theater,” a free, multi-genre, multigenerational arts and entertainment event inspired by Home Made Theater’s winter production of “Miracle on 34th Street.” This family-friendly evening will include behind-the-scenes theater tours, a wishes-for-the-world letter-writing campaign, dress-up and other activities for kids and a mini movie theater highlighting the original “Miracle on 34th Street” film. There will also be an outdoor gathering area with food, drinks, and more!
Ballston Spa Holiday Parade & Tree Lighting
The annual Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting will take place on Friday. The parade has become a hometown-style holiday tradition with fire trucks, floats, animals and Santa parading down the main street of the village. Before and after the parade, there will be carolers and musicians on the street corners!
Head over to Santa’s Workshop at the Saratoga Festival of Trees on Saturday afternoon. Join Santa and other costumed characters in a variety of activities throughout the day. Admission is free and tickets to craft activity booths are only $1!
Sundaes with Santa
Holiday Open House
Ever wonder what’s up on the hill? Join Anne’s Washington Inn for a festive open house and find out! Come explore the property, enjoy hot cider on the porch and share some Saratoga holiday cheer. There will be food, music and a special appearance by Santa!
Looking for more weekend fun? Check out the full list of Saratoga happenings.