From swimming at Saratoga Lake to seeing the horses at Saratoga Race Course, there are many reasons to spend time in Saratoga Springs this summer. For the upcoming 4th of July weekend, we’ve rounded up some of the region’s top events you don’t want to miss!
Kick Off Polo Season
Saratoga Polo Association: Celebrate Saratoga Tournament – Friday, July 5 & Sunday, July 7
Saratoga Polo Association’s 2019 season begins this weekend with the Celebrate Saratoga Tournament. Head over to Whitney Field in Greenfield Center this Friday and Sunday and watch all the exciting polo action!
Enjoy Exceptional Concerts & Performances
Get ready for GNA’s Countryfest at Saratoga Performing Arts Center! This Saturday, the music festival will feature Old Dominion with Big & Rich, Eli Young Band, Brandon Lay, Vinny Michaels Band, and more.
Catch the first performance of the 2019 Summer Concert Series in Congress Park this Sunday. Heard World Jazz will perform live at approximately 7:00pm at Congress Park’s War Memorial. Admission is free.
Explore the Saratoga Area
Take a tour of the Spa Complex in Saratoga Spa State Park this Sunday and learn about the development of this National Historic Landmark. This historic summer stroll will be held at 10:30am and last for approximately 90 minutes.
Sponsored by Soroptimist International of Saratoga County, the 25th Annual Secret Gardens Tour will bring participants to a stunning variety of past favorite gardens and special new additions to the event. Tickets can be purchased in advance, and remaining tickets will be available on the day of the tour at the Saratoga Springs Visitor Center.
Find Free Fun for the Family
Bring the family to Ballston Spa this Friday night for Movies in the Park, a free outdoor movie series under the stars. The featured film is Ralph Breaks the Internet, and the movie screening will take place at Wiswall Park.
Experience Native American culture at a festival and pow wow at Harry J. Betar Jr. Recreational Park. Highlights will include traditional dancing, beadwork demonstrations, children’s activities, storytellers, and much more.
The American Legion in Saratoga Springs will present a car and truck show on Saturday from 11:00am-3:00pm. The show is open to all years, makes, and models, and funds raised will benefit homeless veterans in the region.
Celebrate 4th of July Weekend
If you’re looking to have a fun-filled 4th of July weekend, then The Great Escape & Hurricane Harbor in Queensbury is the place to be. Each year, the theme park hosts a multi-day patriotic celebration featuring exclusive ride times, a foam party, and nightly fireworks displays.