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2024 Saratoga Chowderfest: What You Need to Know

Each year, the annual Saratoga Chowderfest attracts thousands of people to downtown Saratoga. This year will be busier than ever, as Saratogians and visitors celebrate Chowderfest's 25th anniversary. The popular event is presented by the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, and for 2024, it will take place on Saturday, February 10.

people sampling chowder outdoors

Enjoy Tasty Chowder Samples During Chowderfest

Saratoga Chowderfest is scheduled to take place on February 10 from 11am-4pm. Visitors can enjoy (4 oz.) chowder samples for $2 each at participating restaurants and then vote for their favorites in a variety of categories.

Chowderfest will also feature live entertainment and family-friendly activities all day long at participating venues and restaurants.

How to Vote:

Ready to vote for your favorite chowder? Check out the online voting form on Discover Saratoga's website.

Chowderfest Gear:

Looking for Chowderfest merchandise? This year, there will be long sleeve t-shirts ($15 or $17 for XXL), beanies ($10), and Chowderfest spoons ($5) on sale at the following locations:

  • Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center
  • Saratoga Springs City Center

Last Year's Stats

Last year was an impressive moment for Saratoga's Chowderfest. There were more visitors, chowder samples, and vendors that participated. Check out the 2023 stats below:

  • 40,000 people
  • 82 vendors
  • 112,000 cups of chowder sold

Mark your calendar and get ready for Saratoga Chowderfest!

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