September is underway, which means it’s time to make these final weeks of summer count. While summer racing may have ended, there are still plenty of things to do in Saratoga Springs. We’ve highlighted the region’s top weekend festivals and events that you don’t want to miss.
Celebrate the Weekend at Local Festivities
Join The Wesley Community at the Saratoga Springs City Center this Sunday for the 3rd Annual Saratoga Grandparents Day. Create lasting memories with a wide range of fun activities that all generations can enjoy, including carnival-style games, balloon art, and more. Admission is free, although donations will be accepted at the door.
Cruise over to Waterford this weekend and check out the annual Tugboat Roundup, a celebration of New York’s maritime industry. About 30 tugboats and other vessels will be docked at the festival area, and there will be a tugboat parade, live music, children’s activities, boat rides and tours, and more.
The Outlaw Music Festival Tour is coming to SPAC on Saturday night! Come and see Willie Nelson & Friends, Bonnie Raitt, Alison Krauss, Brothers Osborne, and more live on stage.
Take a trip over to Shenantaha Creek Park in Malta this Saturday and enjoy the annual Malta Community Day! This fun-filled and festive celebration will include musical entertainment, kids’ activities, business and nonprofit booths, fire trucks and demonstrations, and more.
Browse hundreds of beautiful show vehicles at one of the largest car and truck shows in the Capital Region. Hosted at Curtis Lumber in Ballston Spa, this special event welcomes all makes of cars, trucks, customs, and tuners. Admission is free for spectators.
Cheers to Delicious Food & Drinks
Presented by the Washington County Cheesemakers’ Guild, The Cheese Tour With Wine and Beer is a self-guided tour to cheese farms and businesses in Washington County NY. Throughout the weekend, participating locations will offer samplings, special products, and authentic experiences unique to life on a farm.
On Friday night, The Mansion Inn of Saratoga will host their inaugural Beer-BQ with special guest Walt & Whitman serving up their craft beer. Your ticket to the event will include unlimited craft beer, live music, lawn games, a full BBQ feast and dessert, and more.
Navigate the Obstacles in This Unique 5K
Experience the most fun, wild, and insane obstacle course run this Saturday at Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa. The 2019 Insane Inflatable 5K Run is the perfect outdoor event to participate in with friends, family, or even coworkers.