Now that Halloween is over, it’s time to get back to the fall festivities and activities in the Saratoga Springs area! Whether you want to visit the farmers’ market on Saturday or join a pub crawl fundraiser, you’ll find plenty of fun things to do this weekend.
Experience Weekend Festivities Around the Region
Take a walk over to the Lincoln Baths building on South Broadway and celebrate the opening of the Saratoga Farmers’ Market’s Winter Market! This year’s opening day will be Saturday from 9:00am-1:00pm, and visitors can enjoy shopping for food, family activities, sampling, live music, and special guests.
Looking to do some early holiday shopping? Attend the Ballard Craft Fair on Saturday from 9:00am-3:30pm at Ballard Elementary School in Gansevoort. This holiday craft fair will feature over 80 vendors and incredible raffle baskets. Admission and parking are free.
Take a Trip to the Auto Show in Albany
Whether you’re a car enthusiast or interested in buying a new one in the future, you don’t want to miss the annual Albany Auto Show, which will take place at the Times Union Center this weekend. The show will display over 150 new vehicles representing 30+ manufacturers. Adult admission is $10, and children under 12 are free when accompanied by an adult.
Catch All the Breeders’ Cup Action
Horse racing season isn’t over yet! Bring some friends with you to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and enjoy live showings of all the Breeders’ Cup races on Friday and Saturday. Food and drink options will be available for purchase on both days.
Support These Great Causes
Join the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation as they host their 2018 Pints for Preservation Pub Crawl on Saturday throughout downtown Saratoga. The event will kick off at Druthers at 2:30pm and then move to different hotspots across the city. Funds raised from the pub crawl will benefit the Foundation’s local preservation efforts and restoration projects.
Lace up your running shoes for the 7th Annual 5K Revolutionary Run at Fort Hardy Park in Schuylerville. Hosted by the Saratoga County Veterans Service Agency, this 5K will bring runners past the Champlain Canal and other parts of the historic area.
Support the region’s Veterans & Community Housing Coalition by attending the 3rd Annual Veterans Ball at the Hall of Springs. Highlights of this fundraiser gala will include live music by the Joey Thomas Big Band, dinner, silent auction, raffles, and more.
Wilton Wildlife Preserve and Park will present their annual fall fundraiser, Wild About Blue, at Saratoga National Golf Club this Sunday evening. Admission is $75, and funds raised will support the park’s mission to protect the Karner blue buttery habitat and educational programs.