Are you ready for the holiday weekend in Saratoga? If not, then now is the time to figure out all your plans! Get the latest on upcoming events, a new heated outdoor dining option, and more newsy updates to know about.
Celebrate the Final Days of the Holiday Season
Here’s what’s going on throughout the Saratoga Springs area:
- Holiday Lighted Nights at the Washington County Fairgrounds: December 23
- Holiday Lights Spectacular at Quick Response: Today through January 3
- Feast of the Seven Fishes at Taverna Novo: Today through December 27
- Christmas Day Celebration at Spa City Tap & Barrel: December 25
- Artisan’s Market at Brookside Museum: Today through December 24
- Brunch at The Saratoga Winery: December 26
- Saratoga Wilton Elks Lodge #161 Curbside Pick-up Dinner: December 29
Looking Ahead to New Year’s
New Year’s Eve is right around the corner, so don’t delay in making your plans. If you’re looking for fun things to do in Saratoga, then check out some of the upcoming New Year’s Eve parties. There are a few different events to consider, including the annual New Year’s Eve Celebration at Vapor Nightclub.
A New Heated Outdoor Dining Option & More Saratoga News
Dine in a Private Winter Oasis at Prime at Saratoga National
When cold winter weather takes over Saratoga, local restaurants get creative in order to offer comfortable outdoor dining options. For winter 2022, Prime at Saratoga National has announced the opening of The Village at Prime, a unique dining and drinking experience featuring enclosed heated pods. This winter village oasis is located on Prime’s patio, and the pods are surrounded by Christmas trees, fire pits, and seasonal decor that provide a boutique VIP feel.
Each pod is available to rent for lunch or dinner, and reservations are required. Check out Prime’s website for full details.
Fast EV Charging Stations Have Been Installed in Downtown Saratoga
Looking for a way to quickly charge your electric vehicle (EV)? News 10 ABC reports that the New York Power Authority has recently installed the first fast EV charging stations in downtown Saratoga. There are now four new chargers located in the parking lot next to Maple Street at the Saratoga Springs City Center, and they can recharge most of a car’s battery capacity in as little as 20 minutes. In addition, there are four new chargers at the Route 9 Stewart’s Shops in Moreau.
Discover Saratoga’s Newest Childcare Center
Founded this past fall by owners Morgen Casterline and Kayla Cowell, Creative Sprouts Childcare Center is a new educational childcare center located at The Springs, a mixed-use building in Saratoga Springs. As described by The Saratogian, Creative Sprouts aims to “recognize each child as an individual and alter learning for their specific needs.” The Center celebrated their ribbon cutting on December 8, and according to their website, they are now enrolling for preschool and pre-kindergarten.