Whether you enjoy attending concerts at Saratoga Performing Arts Center or spending time at a festival with the family, there is no shortage of things to do in Saratoga during the summer. Now that the season has officially kicked off, you’ll find all of the above and more going on this weekend throughout the region!
Kick Off Summer with Festivals & Shows
Over 20 world-class jazz artists are scheduled to take the stage during this year’s Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) on Saturday and Sunday. Some of the can’t-miss performers include Chaka Khan, Jacob Collier, the Gipsy Kings, and more. Tickets are on sale now!
From today through Saturday, Kraverie in Saratoga Springs is celebrating their one-year anniversary with a Summer Festival! Just some of the events you can expect include live music, patio games, beer tastings, specials, and more.
The Skidmore College Saratoga Classic Horse Show II at the Yaddo Show Grounds is taking place today through Sunday. Over the past 20 years, this exciting horse show has attracted more than 13,000 horses and participants from 49 states and seven countries. Admission is free and open to the public.
The Colonie Elks Lodge in Latham is hosting their 35th annual Car, Truck & Motorcycle Show this Sunday from 10:00am-3:00pm. Highlights include music all day long by DJ Andy Narzinski, games for participants, vendors, and more. Admission is $3 for adults, and children get in for free.
Visit the Saratoga County Fairgrounds this Sunday from 3:00pm-9:00pm for the 24th annual Ballston Spa Village Family Fun Day! This free event will feature games, fireworks, bike raffles, and much more!
Attend a Party or Celebration
Join Saratoga National Golf Club for the annual Red, White & Blue Party this Friday from 7:00pm-11:00pm. This celebration will feature a one-of-a-kind all-American BBQ and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society. Prepare for great food, live music, and a fantastic fireworks display!
Celebrate Jazz Festival Weekend in Saratoga Springs with an entertaining Jazz Fest Cruise on Saratoga Lake. Hosted by Adirondack Cruise and Charter Company, the event will take place this Saturday and feature jazz musician Andrew Mollica. Reservations are required!
Help support Double H Ranch by attending their annual gala at The Great Escape – Six Flags in Queensbury this Saturday from 5:00pm-11:30pm. Adults will be able to eat enjoy appetizers, cocktails, and a silent auction while kids can explore the park, play games, and eat a kid-friendly dinner.
Get Active in Saratoga Springs
On Sunday at 9:00am, the National Museum of Dance & Hall of Fame will host the Move and Groove 5K & Kid’s Fun Run at Saratoga Spa State Park. Join them for a morning of running, dancing, and fun! General registration is $25.
The Run the Red Carpet 5K Run/Walk is a family and pet-friendly Hollywood-themed event at Saratoga Spa State Park going on this Saturday at 9:00am. Participants are encouraged to dress up for this race and wear the flashiest jewelry they can find. The cost is $25 in advance and $30 at the door.