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Saratoga Springs 2018 - 2019 Winter Activities Guide

Discover the wealth of winter activities in Saratoga! Skiing, snow sports, ice skating, sightseeing - the Saratoga area has it all! Enjoy these great winter activities in Saratoga, Warren, and Washington counties. Take a look through some of the events and fun activities Saratoga has to offer this winter season.

Top Winter Events in Saratoga

Dec. 31, 2018
Don't miss First Night, Saratoga's celebration of the arts and the New Year!

February, 2019
Winterfest is a community-wide celebration of the winter season in the Spa City!

Feb. 2, 2019
Nothing beats warm chowder on a cold day! Try local chowders at Chowderfest & vote on your favorite.

Feb. 15-17, 2019
People of all ages and abilities are invited to The Flurry to celebrate and learn dances from around the world!

Feb. 21-23, 2019
Beer enthusiasts, mark your calendars! This five-day, city-wide Beer Week celebration will be a hit!

2019 Date to be Announced
Attend the free Saratoga Springs Rotary Club Home & Lifestyle Show at the Saratoga City Center for inspiration, a craft show, and more.

2019 Date to be Announced
See multiple teams compete in an exciting 4-on-4 pond hockey tournament all weekend long!

More Winter Fun

Going down the slopes of the Adirondacks, Catskills, or Green Mountains offers a one-of-a-kind experience, and Saratoga is just a short drive from many of the area’s exceptional ski resorts!

Slow things down a bit with a scenic cross-country skiing or snowshoeing trip. These are wonderful winter activities that allow you to explore the beauty of nature while getting great exercise!

Discover how much fun it can be to spend a couple of hours enjoying the ice with family and friends! Saratoga has both indoor and outdoor ice rink options that are great for skating and hockey.

When a fresh new coating of snow hits the ground, sledding is a family favorite activity! In this sledding guide we give you the inside scoop on what locals say are the best places to go sledding in Saratoga.

There's nothing like gliding over miles of freshly fallen snow on a speedy sled. Snowmobiling is one of the most popular winter sports in Saratoga because the area is full of great trails and plenty of snow.

sagamore ice bar
The Sagamore
One of the winter season's most popular attractions, the ice bar, has made its way to the Saratoga Springs Area! Find out where and when the ice bars will be happening this season!
Warm up this winter with seven hot drinks for a cold day! The staff at Purdy's Discount Wine & Liquor have recommended these amazing cocktails to stay cozy.
Looking for things to do inside? Discover things to do indoors in the winter right near Saratoga.

Looking for cold weather fun? Saratoga Springs is filled with things to do during the cold winter months, from outdoor activities, to hotspots that can warm you up from the inside out!

Want to stay warm during your overnight trip to the Saratoga area? Here are some local accommodations that feature fireplaces and are open in winter.
Live in or visiting Saratoga and wondering how a storm has impacted local schools? Check our comprehensive list of Capital Region school closings and delays!
Are you staying in Saratoga for February Break? Have fun with these great staycation ideas!

Let's face it, winter in Saratoga can get pretty cold! Fortunately there are lots of things you can do to keep busy (and warm) during the colder part of the year.

The best part about any big game is the snacks! Impress your guests with these big game recipes from area chefs.

Stay in the swing of things during the off-season! Follow these tips from guest author, Saratoga National Golf Club's Andy Mattson, to keep your game in top form.

Looking for a new 'do this winter? Check out our Winter Hair Guide for some great hair styles, colors, and tips to spice up your look this season!

Your pet's care routine may need to change in the winter. Find out how with these easy tips!
Learn some outdoor winter safety tips so you can keep your kids safe and warm throughout the snowy season.