The holiday spirit is alive in Saratoga Springs and the surrounding communities! From deciding on holiday gift ideas to setting aside time for family fun, there’s always something to do during the holidays. Check out some of the most exciting and entertaining events that will be happening this weekend in Saratoga!
Exciting Local Holiday Celebrations
Swing by the Saratoga Springs City Center this weekend for the Saratoga Festival of Trees! This beloved Saratoga tradition features over 250 beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, and holiday items. Family Day will be on Saturday, and it will include Breakfast with Santa, Sundaes with Santa, and Santa’s Workshop, all at the City Center!
Over 35 sites in Saratoga Springs will offer free holiday entertainment as part of the Victorian Streetwalk 2016! Be sure to check out the Tree Lighting at 6:00PM, carolers, live reindeer, and more!
Get ready for the 12th Annual Saratoga County Winter Restaurant Week! At participating restaurants in Saratoga County, you’ll be able to get a fantastic 3-course dinner for just $10, $20, or $30. In addition, some restaurants will offer lunch specials for $5 or $10. Reservations are recommended!
Enjoy the Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting this Friday from 6:30PM-9:00PM! Watch the holiday floats, marching groups, carolers, and more move down Milton Avenue, and then see Santa light the tree at Wiswall Park at 7:45PM.
Visit the Town Commons in Greenwich on Sunday at 5:00PM for the “Everlasting Lights” tree lighting ceremony! This annual event happens on the first Sunday of each December in Greenwich.
Holiday Shows, Sales & More!
Head over to the Round Lake Village Hall this Thursday from 4:00PM-8:00PM for the Round Lake Artisans Holiday Market! Purchase some local and handmade gifts, and eat some sweet treats provided by Leah’s Cakery.
Browse the Saratoga Fair Trade Market Expo at the Saratoga City Center from 10:00AM-4:00PM on Saturday. Shoppers will be able to purchase handmade, fair trade products from all over the world.
At the Saratoga Springs Senior Center, there will be a Holiday Art Show and Sale on Saturday from 11:00AM-3:00PM! Artists from the center and the local community will showcase and sell their artworks.
Three different locations in Cambridge will participate in the Cambridge Valley Fine Art Holiday Show and Sale. Artworks from six artists will be featured and available for purchase from 10:00AM-5:00PM.
The 11th annual Arts & Crafts Sale at the Salem Courthouse (Community Center) will take place from 10:00AM-2:00PM. Over 30 vendors will offer unique handcrafted items.
For a Great Cause
Toys For Toga is a charitable program that focuses on donating new and unwrapped toys to families in need. Take a look at the list of participating Saratoga locations and drop off a toy between December 2-8. Look for the cardboard box!
Over in Halfmoon at the Town Park, the Jingle Bell Run/Walk will kick off at 9:00AM this Saturday! The cost to participate varies based on registration date, and proceeds from the event go toward raising funds and awareness of arthritis.