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Enjoy Early Fall Festivals, Shows & Events In Saratoga This Weekend: September 22-24

Farewell summer, and hello fall! This weekend marks the official changing of the seasons, and there will be plenty of ways to celebrate right here in the Saratoga Springs area. From the Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest to the Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival, have a wonderful weekend at these local festivals and events.

Celebrate Fall With Festivals and Fairs

Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest 2017

Saturday, September 23

Want to see the region’s biggest pumpkins of the season? Visit Sunnyside Gardens for the 2017 Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest, presented by the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce. Take a walk around the gardens, check out the giant pumpkins, and enjoy family-friendly entertainment and activities.

Adirondack Balloon Festival 2017

Thursday, September 21 – Sunday, September 24

Watch hundreds of colorful hot air balloons take to the skies at the 45th Annual Adirondack Balloon Festival in Queensbury and Glens Falls. There will be balloon launches during the day and evening, kids’ activities, food vendors, a craft fair, and more.

Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival

Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24

Take a trip to the Washington County Fairgrounds over the weekend for the newly-named Adirondack Wool & Arts Festival! The festival will feature over 100 vendors, demonstrations, festival food, demos, craft beverages, animals, and much more. Admission is $5 for adults, and kids 13 and under get in for free.

All-Star Sports Festival

Saturday, September 23

Get ready for a lineup of legendary athletes and fun activities at Saratoga Casino Hotel’s All-Star Sports Festival. There will be live music, food trucks, an autograph and memorabilia show, and a celebrity softball game. Reggie Jackson, Jose Canseco, Wade Boggs, Goose Gossage, and more will be participating in the festivities.

Saratoga Peace Fair

Sunday, September 24

Join the Presbyterian-New England Congregational Church in Saratoga Springs for their 8th Annual Peace Fair this Sunday from 12:00pm-4:00pm. The fair will showcase over 80 peace-themed exhibits and feature live music, fair trade items for sale, and family-friendly activities.

Take a Memorable Tour of the Region

Saratoga Showcase of Homes Weekend 2

Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24

Take a tour of some of Saratoga’s finest houses during the second weekend of the 2017 Saratoga Showcase of Homes. 14 builders with 18 new homes are participating in this year’s event, and tickets are $20 for adults and free for kids under 12.

Cambridge Valley Fine Art Tour

Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24

Enjoy a self-guided tour of local art studios during the 5th Cambridge Valley Fine Art Tour and Sale. This year’s tour will include six artists in five different locations. Take the tour and find something unique and wonderful to bring home with you.

Enjoy Exciting Shows

Saratoga Auto Auction

Thursday, September 21 – Saturday, September 23

Whether you’re a car enthusiast or just enjoy going to car shows, you’re not going to want to miss the Saratoga Auto Auction at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC)! Over 200 cars and motorcycles will be up for auction throughout the weekend, and spectators can enjoy the auction from the amphitheater. Some of the other event highlights will include a meet and greet with special guest Paul Tuetel Jr., food trucks, and more.

28th Annual Hudson Mohawk Antique Truck Show

Saturday, September 23 & Sunday, September 24

Attend the 28th Annual Hudson Mohawk Antique Truck Show at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds this Saturday and Sunday. This show typically features nearly 300 unique antique trucks from the 1910s-present. Admission is just $1 per person, and children under 12 get in for free.

18th Annual Lakeside Farm Antiques Show

Sunday, September 24

Head over to Lakeside Farm in Ballston Lake for their 18th Annual Antiques Show this Sunday from 9:00am-4:00pm. Over 60 vendors will be attending the show with a full range of antiques, such as folk art, quilts and linens, jewelry, and more.

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