Now that Saratoga Race Course is open for the season, there are even more reasons to visit the Saratoga Springs area on the weekend. If you’re looking for fun things to do, then take a look at our latest weekend roundup of top events and activities.
Enjoy Horse Racing, Polo & More
The 2019 season at Saratoga Race Course is underway! Opening Weekend runs from Thursday, July 11, through Sunday, July 14, and the racetrack has a full schedule of special events planned. Check out what’s coming up at the track.
Saratoga Polo Association: Polo Hall of Fame Tournament – Friday, July 12 & Sunday, July 14
Stay Entertained With Live Performances
Bring your kids to see a fantastic performance of Mary Poppins Jr at Maple Avenue Middle School in Saratoga Springs. The first performance will be held on Thursday at 1:00pm, and the second performance will be held on Friday at 7:00pm. Adult tickets are $10 each, and kids 10 and under get in for free.
The second performance in the 2019 Summer Concert Series in Congress Park will feature Betsy and the ByeGons. Visit the War Memorial in Congress Park on Sunday at 7:00pm and listen to free live music.
Explore Festivals, Fairs & Shows
Celebrate summer at the Town of Wilton’s annual ParkFest at Gavin Park! This family-friendly festival has something for everyone, from midway rides and vendor/crafter shops to live music, magic shows, a car show, and fireworks. Admission is free, so bring the whole family and enjoy all the festivities.
The Saratoga County Historical Society will present a Craft and Antique Fair at the Brookside Museum in Ballston Spa this Saturday. Swing by and browse a great selection of unique handmade crafts, antique and historic collectibles, farm products, and more. Proceeds will benefit the museum’s educational programming.
Hosted on the grounds of the Saratoga Automobile Museum, the 9th Annual BMW Vintage at Saratoga will feature a variety of incredible BMWs built in or before 1999. Admission is free for spectators, and the car show will run from 9:00am-3:00pm.
Support Great Causes in the Region
Get ready to Light up the Night at Saratoga National Golf Club during the Albany Med Foundation’s gala. Featuring a delectable gourmet food menu, live entertainment, and fireworks at dusk, this is one fundraiser you don’t want to miss.
“The White Party” presented by Saratoga Bridges is one of the most highly anticipated events of Saratoga’s summer gala season. The gala will take place at Saratoga National Golf Club this Saturday evening, and highlights will include delicious food, complimentary cocktails, live and silent auctions, music by GRAVITY, fireworks, and more.
The annual Silks & Satins 5k Run in Saratoga Springs is a fundraiser for Special Olympics New York. The course will take runners on a tour of the city starting and ending at Fasig Tipton. You can register in advance or on the day of the race.