Saratoga Springs has recently been named “The Most Festive Christmas Town in the USA” by the popular magazine, House Beautiful. The accolade is a testament to Saratoga’s enchanting streets and its amazing Christmas festivities during the holiday season.
Often likened to the picturesque settings of Hallmark movies, the Spa City is the quintessential holiday destination for your next vacation.
Experience Holiday Season Festivities in Saratoga
Saratoga Springs offers something for every member of the family, making it an ideal choice for a holiday getaway. From shopping on Broadway for unique gifts to attending holiday concerts and enjoying activities together, you’re sure to have a great time in the area. Here are a few top events that visitors should know about:
Each year, the Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren, and Washington Counties presents the Festival of Trees at the Saratoga Springs City Center. The annual event features beautifully decorated trees, wreaths, and holiday items that are available for purchase, with proceeds benefiting the charity’s various programs. There are typically other special activities that you can sign up for too, such as Breakfast with Santa.
The Victorian Streetwalk Weekend is a beloved holiday season celebration in Saratoga Springs. The event always features a Tree Lighting Ceremony with Santa and Mrs. Claus in attendance. During the Victorian Streetwalk, visitors can typically expect to enjoy live music, strolling performers, and other surprises and festivities, creating a magical holiday kickoff in downtown Saratoga.
And, don’t forget to bring your kids to visit Santa’s Cottage on Broadway to leave your Christmas lists and notes for Santa!
Saratoga’s rich history and vibrant cultural scene also add to its allure during the holiday season. The city takes great pride in preserving its traditions, and this is especially evident during the holidays when its residents come together to celebrate with an abundance of cheer.
Whether you’re seeking a romantic getaway, a family adventure, or a cozy retreat, Saratoga Springs is ready to welcome you with open arms and a heartwarming holiday spirit that will leave you with cherished memories to last a lifetime.
- House Beautiful: These Are the Most Festive Christmas Towns in the USA