Whether you’ve been eagerly waiting to witness this year’s Travers Stakes, or you just want to have some fun this weekend, look no further than Saratoga Springs! From horse racing to car shows and the Washington County Fair, check out some of the region’s top weekend events!
Attend Travers Day at the Track
The biggest race of the summer in Saratoga is happening this Saturday – the Travers Stakes! Nicknamed the Mid-Summer Derby, this exciting race is for three-year-olds and is run at a mile and a quarter. Don’t miss out on this awesome day of racing at the Track!
Discover Travers Eve Excitement
On Travers Eve, the Senior Services of Albany will host the 20th Annual Travers Wine Tasting at the Saratoga Springs City Center from 6:00pm-10:00pm. This wonderful event will feature a variety of fine wines, craft beers, liquors, and more to sample.
On Friday evening, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present their Travers Eve Member Wine and Cheese Social. Guest will enjoy refreshments with fellow museum members and racing enthusiasts. Admission is free for members and $10 for non-members.
Bring the Family to the Fair
Did you know the annual Washington County Fair is currently underway? This fun-filled agricultural fair is full of new and old traditions for families to enjoy, such as animal exhibits, shows, entertainment, carnival rides, food, and more.
Explore Outstanding Car Shows
Visit the Saratoga Wilton Elks Lodge #161 this Saturday for their 2nd Annual Car Show! The show will be open from 9:00am-3:00pm.
On Saturday from 10:00am-2:30pm, the Capital Region Jaguar Club of New York, Ltd. will host the annual Jaguar Club Lawn Show at the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Attendees will have the chance to see many different Jaguar models on display.
Join the Adirondack A’s Model A Ford Club at Lakeside Farms in Ballston Lake for the 4th Annual Classic Car and Truck Show this Sunday. Spectator admission and parking are free. The car show will run from 9:00am-2:00pm.
Support Great Causes
Want to enjoy an elegant evening out and support further restoration of the historic Canfield Casino and the Saratoga Springs History Museum’s educational programming? Attend the Friends of the Canfield Casino Gala on Friday from 7:00pm-11:00pm! Tickets are $75 and include gourmet food, an open bar, dancing with live music, games, and more.
To raise funds for the Animal Protective Foundation in Scotia, Capital District Jeep Wrangler will host a Help a Dog BBQ on Sunday at the Albany-Saratoga Speedway in Ballston Spa. The event will feature a hot dog BBQ, vendors, children’s activities, and more.