It’s shaping up to be a sunny and spectacular Easter weekend in Saratoga Springs and the surrounding area. Whether you’re looking for Easter egg hunts, family-friendly activities, or other fun things to do, we’ve rounded up a great selection below.
All aboard the Cottontail Express! This Saturday, Saratoga Corinth & Hudson Railway will host a Cottontail Express Easter Event at both 12:00pm and 2:00pm. Children will be able to see the Easter Bunny and look for hidden eggs at the station. Secure your seats for a festive train ride (Open Air Class seats available as of 4/7/2023.
Can’t make the event? An Easter Brunch Train experience will be held on Sunday, April 9, from 10:00am-12:00pm. Book your tickets on Saratoga Corinth & Hudson Railway’s website today.
Head over to the Saratoga Harness Track at Saratoga Casino Hotel on Saturday for a special Easter egg hunt for kids. There will also be face painting, crafts, a Fired Up Pizza truck, a visit from the Easter Bunny, raffle baskets, and more.
April 8 – 9
Let your furry friend have some Easter weekend fun at Hudson Crossing Park in Schuylerville. Easter eggs packed with treats will be hidden throughout the park for dogs and their owners to find on Saturday and Sunday. Although the event is free, an online donation of $10 per dog is appreciated.
Looking for a family-friendly Easter event on Saturday morning? Check out the Twin Bridges Rotary’s annual “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” at the Clifton Park Elks Club. Advance registration is closed, but there will be room for some walk-ins from 8:30am-11:30am. This fun event includes a hot breakfast, a visit from the Easter Bunny, and an Easter egg hunt. There will be three staggered egg hunts throughout the morning at 9:15am, 10:15am, and 11:15am; please choose one to participate in during your time at the event.
Celebrate the holiday weekend at Saratoga Farmers’ Market’s special Easter Market on Saturday from 9:30am-1:30pm. In addition to vendor tables filled with locally grown and harvested produce, festive cuts of meat, bread, chocolate, and more, there will be a free Easter egg wreath activity for the kids and an Easter egg rolling race for ages 3-5 every hour.
Bring the kids to Congress Park on Saturday from 12:00pm-2:00pm and enjoy a free Spring Event presented by the Saratoga Springs Police Department. Take a stroll through the park, get your family’s photo taken with the Easter Bunny, check out the face painting and inflatable obstacle course, and more. Admission is free.
April 7 – 8
On Friday from 11:00am-5:00pm and Saturday from 10:00am-4:00pm, the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library will host a Used Book Sale in the Dutcher Community Room. Select paperbacks will be on sale for 3 for $1, and everything in the used book shop will be 25% off. All proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Saratoga Springs Public Library.
Don’t miss the 7th Mind Body Soul Expo in Saratoga Springs on Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm at the City Center. This free expo will feature a healing and meditation room, a variety of products available for purchase (handcrafted jewelry, essential oils, skincare items, and more), live performances, samples, and even tarot card readers.