Make the most of your Columbus Day weekend with a trip to Saratoga Springs! The Spa City region will be full of festive celebrations, fall fun, and other exciting events for everyone to enjoy. Here are some of the best ways to spend the holiday weekend.
Food, Festivals & Family-Friendly Events in the Saratoga Area
It’s time to take your tastebuds on a culinary journey during the 5th Annual Saratoga International Flavorfeast. Walk through the streets of downtown Saratoga Springs and experience a wide range of flavors from a variety of countries. The list of participating restaurants and businesses will be available in your passport-map, and food samples will cost $1 each.
Want to find out who has the best wings in downtown Saratoga? Attend the 3rd Annual Wing Off this Saturday from 12:00pm-5:00pm. Starting at Bailey’s or 2 West Bar Grille, get your wristband and event map, and then travel around the area tasting $1 chicken wings from participating restaurants. Once you’re done, you can vote for your favorite!
Visit Battenkill Valley Farms in Cambridge this weekend for their two-day Antique and Flea Market featuring over 70 vendors selling their wares and food. Stop by for an amazing shopping experience! Admission is just $3 per carload.
Once again, the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will present the annual “The Way We Were” Car Show along Front Street in Ballston Spa. Visitors are welcome to check out all the classic vehicles, listen to live music, and browse the local vendors.
All kinds of festivities will be happening at The Adelphi Hotel in downtown Saratoga this Sunday during their Oktoberfest celebration. From live music and outdoor games to beer samplings and authentic German food, you’re sure to have a memorable time. Admission is $30 per person and $15 for kids ages 6-12.
Support Great Causes & Have Fun
In order to raise awareness of eating disorders, the Saratoga Springs chapter of Project HEAL will host their first-ever Butterflies and Bowties at the National Museum of Dance. This free evening event will feature guest speakers, a cash bar, live entertainment, and more. There will be a suggested donation of $25 per ticket.
The 5th Annual Falling Leaves Run will be held on Saturday morning and help raise funds for the Veterans & Community Housing Coalition of Ballston Spa. Hosted by the Ballston Spa United Methodist Church, the 5K will kick off at 10:00am, and the Kids’ Fun Run will begin at 11:00am.
The 13th Annual Angel Names Memorial Walk in Saratoga Spa State Park will raise awareness of pregnancy loss and infant death. Families are welcome to participate in this free walk, attend the memorial/flower ceremony, and enjoy the refreshments, prizes, and children’s activities. Registration is at 12:00pm.
Join Vapor at the Saratoga Casino Hotel as they host a special Pink Party to benefit To Life! The fun-filled night will include live music by The Audiostars, a silent auction, and a special Pink Drink cocktail.