It’s never too hard to find fun things to do in the Saratoga Springs area, especially in the heart of summer. Visit the racetrack for exciting events, explore local artists on Beekman Street, and see what else is happening nearby.
Head to Saratoga Race Course today for another giveaway item! While supplies last, Race Course patrons will receive a coupon for each paid admission. This coupon can be exchanged for a free Saratoga-themed bucket hat at designated locations.
Stop by the Beekman Street Arts District and enjoy the Friday Art Market featuring 20+ visiting artists set up on porches and lawns, as well as galleries and shops that will be open with refreshments and live music.
Celebrate locally grown flowers and fruits at the Saratoga Farmers’ Market this Saturday. Highlights of this special market day will include fruit- and flower-themed games, a flower-arranging workshop, family activities, and children’s crafts throughout the morning and afternoon. The Saratoga Farmers’ Market runs from 9:00am-1:00pm at High Rock Park.
Are you a fan of classic vehicles? The Clifton Park Elks Lodge is hosting their 17th Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show on Saturday from 9:00am-4:00pm. Spectator admission is free, so come on by and see all the contestant vehicles on display. There will also be music, 50/50 raffles, and great food.
Don’t miss out on the annual Lustgarten Foundation Day at Saratoga Race Course. This event will honor the legacy of longtime NYRA trainer Dominic Galluscio and support the nonprofit Lustgarten Foundation. From 11:30am-12:30pm, many of the sport’s most prominent trainers will sign autographs for fans at the Jockey Silks Porch with suggested donations to benefit the Foundation.
August 18 & 19
The Philadelphia Orchestra’s summer season at Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) is coming to an end this weekend. Secure your seats for the final two performances soon, including:
- Friday, August 18: The Philadelphia Orchestra: Earth – An HD Odyssey
- Saturday, August 19: The Philadelphia Orchestra: Jurassic Park in Concert
The Performing Arts at the Common concert series in Clifton Park continues this Sunday with music by BonJourney. This NYC-based tribute band is renowned for blending the music of Bon Jovi and Journey and capturing the sound, energy, and spirit of both groups.
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