It’s going to be a beautiful Mother’s Day weekend in Saratoga Springs, and we’ve rounded up top events you should know about. From Bloody Mary Fest in downtown Saratoga to the annual Mother-Lovin’ 5K Run/Walk, get ready for all of the fun!
Find out who serves the best Bloody Mary at the 3rd Annual Bloody Mary Fest in Saratoga Springs, presented by Harvey’s and Albany Distilling. This year’s event will feature 11 participating locations where you’ll be able to taste delicious Bloody Mary creations. $1 from every drink sold will benefit the Jessica B. Dorronsoro Memorial Fund.
On Friday night, RISE Housing and Support Services will host an exciting bowling fundraiser at the Saratoga Strike Zone to celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month and raise funds for their programs. This will be a unique single bowler style tournament, and the person with the top bowling average at the end of the night will win a trophy. Find out more on their website or call 518-587-6193 for details about participating.
The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation will host the annual Historic Homes Tour on Saturday from 10:00am-4:00pm. Join them for this celebration of Saratoga’s rich architectural history, which will give attendees the opportunity to see the interiors of beautiful private homes and buildings on the east side of Saratoga Springs. Advance tickets are available now, and tickets will be available to purchase on the day of the event from 10:00am-3:00pm at 112 Spring Street.
Celebrate the start of car show season in Saratoga Springs at the annual Spring Auto Show. Cars, trucks, and motorcycles will be on display in Saratoga Spa State Park, and there will also be great food, music, and more for families to enjoy. The parking fee for spectators is $10, and the Auto Show runs from 9:00am-2:00pm.
Play cornhole for a good cause at Artisanal Brew Works on Saturday afternoon from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Saratoga PLAN’s Next Generation Committee will be hosting a fun cornhole tournament to support Saratoga PLAN’s mission. If you’re not much of a cornhole player, Artisanal Brew Works will donate $1 from every drink sold to benefit land conservation as well.
In advance of its summer residency, members of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center will perform at the Spa Little Theatre on Saturday night. Get your tickets for an amazing evening with David Finckel (cello), Wu Han (piano), and Arnaud Sussman (cello).
Don’t miss out on the 11th Annual Kelly’s Angels Mother-Lovin’ 5K Run/Walk, which will be held at Saratoga Spa State Park on Mother’s Day. This event is Kelly’s Angels’ annual fundraiser that supports their mission. Online registration closes today, but in-person registration will be available on both Saturday and Sunday.
Looking to go on a Mother’s Day hike instead? Bring the family to Moreau Lake State Park for a slower paced hike that people of all ages and abilities will enjoy. Reservations are required 24 hours in advance, so secure your family’s spot now by calling 518-917-2174.