Although it feels like fall is flying by, we’re still in the heart of this beautiful season! Take a trip to the Saratoga Springs region this weekend and discover local festivities, exceptional entertainment, and some early Halloween attractions too.
Attend Festive Events & Fall Activities
Love flannel season? Make your way to Sinclair in downtown Saratoga for their Flannel Fest and patio party from 1:00pm-6:00pm on Saturday. Enjoy seasonal food and drinks, yard games, a stein hoisting competition, and more.
Sail on board the General Schuyler with the Adirondack Cruise & Charter Co. during their special Pumpkin Picker Express cruise on Saturday. During this journey on Saratoga Lake, passengers will be brought to a hidden pumpkin patch off the beach where they will be able to pick their own small pumpkin. The cruise will last for about 60 minutes.
In celebration of their 175th birthday, The Inn at Saratoga will host a lively fundraiser on Sunday from 5:00pm-9:00pm. Highlights will include live music by multiple musicians, a silent auction, cash bar, light fare, and more. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Giving Circle.
Explore Saratoga’s Rich Arts Scene
Saratoga Arts will host an evening of music and conversation with the recipients of Saratoga Arts’ Individual Artist Grants this Saturday at 7:30pm. The event will feature discussions with the artists about their creative process and the role of region/place in their unique works.
Did you know Mel Brooks’ legendarily funny film Young Frankenstein is now a musical comedy? Get your tickets to Home Made Theater’s performance of this electrifying monster musical at the Spa Little Theater. There will be shows on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
Learn Something New at The Petite Retreat
Each year, The Petite Retreat brings together Capital Region families for a day of learning about the world of parenting. Hosted at the National Museum of Dance on Sunday from 10:00am-3:00pm, the expo will include parenting experts, educational workshops, local and national vendors, and more. The ticket price is $25 for two visitors.
See What’s Happening This Halloween Season
Celebrate Halloween early at Saratoga Regional YMCA’s Trunk or Treat on Saturday afternoon from 2:00pm-4:00pm. Local families and Y staff will park their cars in the lot, decorate their trunks, and welcome trick or treaters! There will also be snacks and games under the nearby pavilion.
If you really want to get in the Halloween spirit this season, then you should check out some of the region’s best and spookiest attractions. From ghost tours in the Yaddo Garden to haunted hayrides at Double M in Ballston Spa, there are plenty of events to choose from.