Have you been enjoying all the fall fun in the Saratoga region so far? Apple picking is underway, there are fall festivals every weekend, and spooky attractions are opening up for the season. Find out everything you need to know below.
Fall Festivals, Halloween Hotspots, and Upcoming Events
The Pumpkin Glow & Light Show Drive Thru Experience Returns!
After a successful debut last fall, Ellms Family Farm will present the Pumpkin Glow & Light Show Drive Thru Experience on select dates throughout the month of October. The family-friendly event kicks off this Friday, and it will feature a drive-thru pumpkin wonderland filled with thousands of hand-carved illuminated jack-o’-lanterns. Tickets for the Pumpkin Glow are available now, and you can upgrade your ticket to include cider donuts and other fall treats.
In addition, make plans for these awesome events happening this weekend and next week:
- Dinosaurs in Motion: Multiple Dates
- Double M Haunted Hayrides: October 1-2
- Field of Horrors: October 1-2
- Almost Maine: October 1-2
- Kite & Flight Festival: October 2
- Curtis Lumber’s 11th Annual PetAPalooza Pet Adoption Day & Fair: October 2
- Fall Artisan Fest at Lakota’s Farm: October 2-3
- Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm: October 2
- Corvette Car Show: October 3
- Annual Golf Tournament for Epilepsy: October 4
- Rebuilding Together Saratoga County Fall Fundraiser: October 7
Scenic Fall Cruises & 3 More Newsy Updates to Know
Enjoy a Fall Foliage Lake Cruise on Saratoga Lake
The leaves are changing, and in Saratoga Springs, the Adirondack Cruise & Charter Co. will offer their Fall Foliage Lake Cruises starting October 1. These specialty cruises are a fantastic opportunity to see the beautiful fall foliage during a 1.5-hour cruise around Saratoga Lake and Fish Creek.
Discover the History of Saratoga County in a New Book
Are you interested in learning about the rich history of Saratoga County? Later next month, a new book titled “Saratoga County Stories” will be released and available for purchase at the Brookside Museum in Ballston Spa.
Published by the Saratoga County Historical Society, “Saratoga Stories” is a collection of 58 articles by local historians on various topics related to Saratoga County’s history. The book will be available at two Meet the Author events (October 23 and November 7), and you’ll also be able to buy it at the Brookside after October 23.
Celebrate the Reopening of Vapor Night Club
After temporarily closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Vapor Night Club at Saratoga Casino Hotel is ready to welcome back guests beginning today, September 30. The newly renovated nightlife venue will present live music each week, including great local party bands and the hottest DJs in the region. Look forward to performances by Aquanett on September 30, The Burners UK on October 1, and Big Sky Country on October 2.
New Saratoga Business Offers Post-Pandemic Self-Care Parties
Refresh., a new Saratoga-based business founded by energy, beauty, and mental health care expert Diane Palma, is offering post-pandemic self-care parties that are designed to nourish and rejuvenate the mind, body, and soul. According to a recent press release, Refresh. is a wellness-centered option for bachelorette parties, corporate workshops, retreats, and milestone birthdays. Parties can be conducted in-person or virtually, and options include painting classes, tours of the mineral springs, yoga sessions, aromatherapy, and more.
- Brookside Museum: Saratoga County Stories