Have you heard? The Saratoga County Fair is happening this week at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds! A world of fair fun awaits for people of all ages, from thrilling rides to games of chance. If you’re looking for even more things to do, then explore our roundup of weekend events in the Saratoga area!
Attend Top Festivals, Fairs & Shows
177th Saratoga County Fair – Today Through Sunday, July 29
Gather up the family and head to the 177th Saratoga County Fair in Ballston Spa! This summer tradition combines agriculture, entertainment, food, rides, and more to offer guests the ultimate fair experience. Don’t miss the eating contests, animal exhibits, World of Wonders, games, and competitions. Rain or shine, the fair is a great way to spend the weekend.
Blueberry Festival – Saturday, July 28
If you love blueberries, then the Blueberry Festival at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market is the event for you! This free festival will be held from 9:00am-1:00pm and feature everything from blueberry products to tastings, recipes, activities, and more.
British Motorfest Car Show – Saturday, July 28
Calling all car enthusiasts! The annual British Motorfest Car Show at the Saratoga Automobile Museum will be held on Saturday from 9:00am-2:00pm. In addition to all the cars, there will be live DJ music, door prizes, food, and more.
Come and See the Horses
Saratoga Race Course Special Events – Today Through Monday, July 30
Week 2 of the 2018 meet at Saratoga Race Course is underway! Plan a trip to the racetrack for a wide range of special events, such as Taste NY, Fashion Saturdays, and many more.
Saratoga Polo Association: Mid-Summer Celebration Tournament – Friday, July 27 & Sunday, July 29
There’s more than just horse racing in Saratoga! Visit Whitney Field in Greenfield Center on Friday and Sunday and watch the Mid-Summer Celebration Tournament. Polo matches will begin at 5:30pm on both days.
Enjoy Free Performances in Congress Park
Saratoga Shakespeare in the Park: As You Like It – Today Through Saturday, July 28
The Saratoga Shakespeare Company’s performance of As You Like It will be held in Congress Park through Saturday. Join them at the Alfred Z. Solomon Stage as they bring Shakespeare’s classic play to life.
Summer Concert Series in Congress Park: Skippy and the Pistons – Sunday, July 29
The annual Summer Concert Series in Congress Park continues this Sunday with live music by Skippy and the Pistons! Bring your blankets and chairs to the War Memorial in the park, and enjoy the free concert.
Try These Fun Outdoor Events
Elks Freedom Machines Ride – Sunday, July 29
In support of Freedom Machines, the Saratoga-Wilton Elks Lodge #161 will host a benefit bike ride on Sunday beginning at 7:00am. There will be two options for riders: a 64-mile route and a 32-mile route. Each ride will feature motorcycle escorts.
The Sunday Morning Mile – Sunday, July 29
Looking for an easy race the whole family can take part in? Try the Sunday Morning Mile at the Saratoga Casino Hotel! This unique, 1-mile race will benefit the Saratoga Springs History Museum.