‘Tis the season for apple and pumpkin picking, leaf peeping, and fall fun! Saratoga Springs is getting into the fall spirit, and this weekend, a ton of events will be taking place all around the area, from Saratoga Lake to Salem and even Warrensburg. Here are some of the best that you’ll want to check out!
Celebrate Fall With Great Food & Drinks
Saratoga Harvest Festival – Saturday, September 30
Don’t miss out on America on Tap’s 3rd Annual Saratoga Harvest Festival at the Saratoga Race Course this Saturday. Enjoy seasonal craft beers and drinks, food and shopping from local vendors, and live music throughout the entire festival. Tickets are $8 in advance and $12 at the gate.
8th Annual Hillbilly Bash – Saturday, September 30
Wear your best flannel and get ready for Saratoga Winery’s 8th Annual Hillbilly Bash! The party will feature live music and giveaways, a chainsaw carving show, a pig roast, craft beverages, lawn games and fire pits, and more. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door.
3rd Annual Beer & Brats Fest – Saturday, September 30
The Salem Community Courthouse will host the 3rd Annual Beer & Brats Fest this Saturday from 3:00pm-8:00pm. Guests will be able to enjoy delicious brats, beer from seven regional craft breweries, and live bluegrass music.
25th Annual Taste of the North Country – Sunday, October 1
Sample food from some of the region’s best restaurants at the 25th Annual Taste of the North Country in Glens Falls. Food samples and small bites will be available for purchase by a variety of restaurants at Glens Falls City Park this Sunday from 11:00am-3:00pm.
Bee’s Knees Week – Today Through Sunday, October 1
To help raise funds for saving the area’s bee population, The Mouzon House has joined up with Barr Hill Gin and Liquor to offer a variety of specials throughout the week. A portion of proceeds will go toward this important cause.
Find Fun Throughout The Saratoga Area
Saratoga Showcase of Homes Weekend 3 – Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1
The final weekend of the 2017 Saratoga Showcase of Homes has arrived! 14 builders with 18 new homes are participating in this year’s event, and it’s a rare opportunity to explore the area’s finest homes. Tickets are just $20 for adults and free for kids under 12.
The World’s Largest Garage Sale – Saturday, September 30 & Sunday, October 1
Looking for an event outside of the Saratoga area? Take a trip north to Warrensburg this weekend for the World’s Largest Garage Sale! Over 500 vendors will be featured at the community-wide garage sale, and just some of the items you’ll find include antiques, collectibles, toys, clothing, and more.
Dock Brown’s Car Show – Sunday, October 1
Visit Dock Brown’s Tavern on Saratoga Lake this Sunday and see some cool classic cars! The event will include trophies for late model and classic cars, a hat contest, door prizes, and live music. Admission is free for spectators.
Enjoy Early Halloween Scares
Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm – Saturday, September 30
At Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm in Schaghticoke, you’ll encounter six haunted attractions full of the scariest monsters and creepiest creatures you can imagine. Explore the haunted houses, escape the corn maze, and have fun at Brad’s Barnyard activities.
Double M Haunted Hayrides – Saturday, September 30
For over 25 years, Double M Haunted Hayrides in Ballston Spa has offered visitors one of the most frightening experiences in the region. Each hayride lasts for about 30-40 minutes and features a range of attractions, such as Walking Undead and Last Inn. Reservations are required, and this Saturday will be one of many available hayride dates.
Field of Horrors Sneak Peak Weekend – Friday, September 29 & Saturday, September 30
Enjoy a Sneak Peak Weekend of the Field of Horrors in Brunswick this Friday and Saturday. Check out all of the different attractions, including Return of the Mummy’s Curse, Trail of Terror Hayride, Insanity, and more.
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