Fall doesn’t just bring colors to the trees in Saratoga, but also tons of exciting events! Plan a trip to the area this weekend for the Saratoga Wine & Food Festival, the Malta Cultural Arts Festival, and much more.
Attend the Top Weekend Festivals & Shows
Don’t miss the 2019 Saratoga Wine & Food Festival in Saratoga Spa State Park this weekend! Presented by Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC), the Wine & Food Festival will offer a Farm-to-Table Harvest Dinner on Friday night, and a Grand Tasting on Saturday afternoon. Buy your tickets and look forward to gourmet tastings and fantastic craft beverages.
The inaugural Malta Cultural Arts Festival will be held at the Malta Community Center on Saturday from 11:00am-5:00pm. Festival admission is free, and highlights will include live music performances, hands-on activities, books and crafts, food vendors, and more.
Take a stroll to the Henry Street Taproom in downtown Saratoga for their first ever OkTogaFest 5K & Block Party. Henry Street will be blocked off from 10:00am-5:00pm and feature live music, traditional German/Oktoberfest fare, and plenty of fun shenanigans.
This Saturday, the Ballston Spa Rotary, Malta Sunrise Rotary, and the Brookside Museum will join forces to host a Chicken BBQ Fundraiser for the Scotties BackPack Program. Tickets are $12, and there will be live music and kids activities at the event, making it a family-friendly afternoon.
Bring the family to Sunnyside Gardens this weekend for live music and a variety of fun fall activities, such as pumpkin picking, hay rides, a corn maze, and more. Adrenaline Pumpkin will perform from 12:00pm-4:00pm in the Greenhouse on Saturday and Sunday.
Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, trade, or even just try out a new guitar, you should attend the Capital Region Guitar Show – Fall Edition at the Saratoga Springs City Center. A wide range of builders, buyers, sellers, and traders will be on hand with new, used, and vintage guitars and music gear.
Get Spooked at Halloween Events & Attractions
Have you ever experienced a haunted hayride before? If not, then make a reservation at Double M Haunted Hayrides in Ballston Spa and prepare for a scary journey through haunted woods.
One of the Capital Region’s most extreme haunted attractions can be found at Mountain Ridge Adventure in Schenectady. The treetop adventure park hosts Zombie Zips on Friday and Saturday nights throughout October, and they are not for the faint of heart!
Road Trip! Discover Hidden Treasures in Warrensburg
Looking to get out of Saratoga this weekend? Enjoy a drive north to Warrensburg and The World’s Largest Garage Sale. This two-day garage sale extravaganza will take place throughout Main Street and residential neighborhoods in Warrensburg.