Whether you’re planning to visit Saratoga Race Course or explore the local area, it’s sure to be another great summer weekend in Saratoga Springs! Fill your weekend with some of these top events happening all around the region.
Friday, August 9th
Saratoga Pinball & Arcade Show – Friday, August 9 & Saturday, August 10
Gaming fans won’t want to miss out on the Saratoga Pinball & Arcade Show at the Saratoga Regional YMCA. Over 50 pinball machines and arcade games from the past and present will be on display and set on free play for attendees. Admission is $10, and the show will also include an indoor flea market with games, parts, and other collectibles.
Saratoga Polo Association: Barrantes Cup Tournament – Friday, August 9 & Sunday, August 11
Cheer on the polo competitors in the Barrantes Cup Tournament at Whitney Field in Greenfield Center. Polo matches will be held on Friday and Sunday evening this weekend.
Freihofer’s Live at the Jazz Bar with Alta Havana – Friday, August 9
If you love jazz, then take a stroll to the Hall of Springs Jazz Bar in Saratoga Spa State Park this Friday night for a free concert with Alta Havana. The music will begin at 10:00pm.
Saturday, August 10th
2019 Markets at Round Lake – Saturday, August 10 & Sunday, August 11
Shop to your heart’s content at the 2019 Markets at Round Lake this weekend. Located in the historic village of Round Lake, this annual outdoor festival and marketplace will feature over 80 of the best and brightest artisans. There will be a Makers Market, a Food Market, a Book Market, live music, and more.
15th Annual Hudson Crossing Park Cardboard Boat Race – Saturday, August 10
One of the most unique races is happening this Saturday at Fort Hardy Park Beach in Schuylerville – the 15th Annual Hudson Crossing Park Cardboard Boat Race! The theme of this year’s race is “Cosmic Cardboard,” and competitors will race a short distance on the Hudson River in their cardboard boat.
The Philadelphia Orchestra at SPAC: Pixar’s Up – Saturday, August 10
This Saturday will feature the second film in the popular “Cinema Series at SPAC” with The Philadelphia Orchestra. Join them as they perform the award-winning score of Pixar’s Up live to the picture. Tickets are on sale now.
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Sunday, August 11th
Annual 18th Century Day at the Historic Schuyler House – Sunday, August 11
Step back in time and experience the Annual 18th Century Day at the Historic Schuyler House in Schuylerville. From 12:00pm-5:00pm, there will be music, puppet shows, demonstrations, and more. Admission to this family-friendly event is free.
Downtown Horns Live in the Music Park – Sunday, August 11
Make your way to the Old Iron Spring in Ballston Spa this Sunday and watch the Downtown Horns perform live in park. The concert is free to attend, and food and refreshments will be available.