Your Guide to Saratoga Events and Happenings

Signature Saratoga Events Draw Group Tours & Convention-Goers from Across the World

Whether you’re a Saratoga resident, tourist, or meeting planner, there’s always something to do in the Spa City — perfect for year-round meetings, conventions, reunions, group tours, and so much more.

The Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau will be happy to assist you with your next visit or event — call us at 518-584-1531 or Submit an RFP for more information!


Massage: Delivered at Saratoga National Golf Club

Massage: Delivered is launching their second summer season at Saratoga National Golf Club! Stop by the Veranda by the Golf Pro Shop and receive a chair or table massage. Great for golfers before or after their rounds, and is also open and available to the public. Sessions start at only $10 for 6 minutes. We offer the best, most professional massage therapists is the area, and this location is truly "Prime"! Massage for Golfers

Price: See event website for pricing

Date: August 29, 2015 Add to outlook

Vintage Beekman Street Fair

Saratoga Spring's colorful ethnic heritage will spring to vivid life in a street fair filled with food, fashion, music, storytelling, vintage automobiles and more! The Vintage Beekman Street Fest -- a co-production of Saratoga Arts Fest and Spring Street Gallery -- takes place on Friday, September 4, 5-8pm.  A huge array of restaurants (The Local, Barrel House, 62 Beekman), local businesses (Textile Studios, Blue Peregrine Salon, Lady Bug Gallery), arts organizations (Home Made Theater, Saratoga Auto Museum, Hubbard Hall), social clubs (Principessa Elena Society, Frederick Allen Elks Lodge), artists and performers will celebrate the 1910 Irish American heyday, the 1940s Italian American community, and the mixed race 1960s communities that thrived on historic Beekman Street.  FREE admission, family friendly, and open to all!

Price: Free Event

Date: September 4, 2015 Add to outlook

Dirt Don’t Hurt 5K Trail Run

Get dirty at The DZ Farm on September 12 during our Dirt Don’t Hurt 5K Trail Run. This 5K course will challenge your endurance, strength, and balance as you traverse the trails that wind throughout The DZ Farm property. Once you finish, refuel with a custom boxed lunch from Boca Bistro and partake in a variety of classic lawn games and activities. For the adults a cash bar will also be available at the completion of the trail run.

Sign up for Dirt Don’t Hurt 5K Trail Run by calling 518-583-1142 and remember the first 100 participants to sign-up receive a Dirt Don’t Hurt Trail Run T-Shirt!

Sunday, September 12
10:00am Check-in & 10:30am Start
Rain or Shine|
First 100 to sign-up receive Trail Run T-Shirt

The DZ Farm
2023 Hermance Rd in Galway, NY
Cost: Adult - $40/ 12 & Under - $30
Includes Trail Run & Custom Boxed Lunch
Lawn games, activities & Cash Bar available after the run

Price: $40.00

Date: September 12, 2015 Add to outlook

28th Annual Rustic Furniture Fair

Visit the museum during this festival weekend and you'll see unique interpretations of classic and contemporary rustic art presented in handcrafted furniture, furnishings, and Adirondack paintings.

Are you looking for the perfect piece of furniture for your home or camp? Look no further! Renowned artisans from all over the United States will showcase and sell their one-of-a-kind creations during the event, discuss custom-made pieces, and answer your questions about their work.

As you stroll the grounds amidst spectacularly fiery fall foliage, watch demonstrations by artisans at work, enjoy live musical performances, and explore all the museum galleries, including Bull Cottage, home to some of the museum's renowned collection of rustic furniture and furnishings.

Price: Free Event

Date: September 12, 2015 Add to outlook

7th Annual Saratoga Stroll for Epilepsy

More than 500 participants will come together at the Saratoga Spa State Park on September 13 to raise public awareness and funds for the Epilepsy Foundation of Northeastern New York.  All proceeds will be used to support the programs and services offered by the Foundation at no cost for people with epilepsy and their families.  Attendees will also enjoy a BBQ lunch courtesy of Holiday Inn Resort in Lake George, music, raffles, childrens activities and a brisk walk in the park.  Trophies will be awarded to the Top Individual, Top Friends & Family Team and the Top Company fundraisers.  T-Shirts for participants will be available while they last.

Price: $25.00

Date: September 13, 2015 Add to outlook

Joseph Carr Wine Dinner

Joseph Carr handcrafted wines are complex and sophisticated. Pasta Pane handcrafted cuisine is simple and rustic. On September 14th we pair them together again at our 6th Annual Joseph Carr Wine Dinner. The night will feature 5-course and a wide selection of Joseph Carr wines and, most importantly, Joseph Carr himself. Limited seating is available so make your reservations today for this always highly anticipated event.

Price: $72.00

Date: September 14, 2015 Add to outlook

HMT's 2015-16 Volunteer Meeting

Home Made Theater, Saratoga’s resident theater company, is seeking new volunteers in all departments for our upcoming 2015-16 season. All interested new volunteers should attend the volunteer meeting on Tuesday, September 15th at 6:30 P.M. at the Spa Little Theater in Saratoga Spa State Park.

HMT’s volunteers work alongside trained professionals, learning the behind the scenes technical aspects of theater such as lighting, set construction, running crew, and sound. Others choose to work as ushers, greeters, concession stand operators, and office or publicity assistants. Whatever your availability and experience, HMT has a place for everyone to volunteer!

Some jobs require only a few hours’ time for a couple of hands, while others require a large number of hours with many people. Home Made Theater’s staff and seasoned volunteers are happy to teach you anything you need to know.

 

We would love to have you as part of our family!

Price: Free Event

Date: September 15, 2015 Add to outlook

Financial Strategies For Seniors

Ray Martin, the founder of Crescent Hill Partners LLC, personal finance commentator who has appeared regularly on national TV on CBS News, CBS’ morning show The Early Show and NBC’s The Today Show, and author of two personal finance books, will present a seminar titled “Financial Strategies for Seniors” from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at Woodlawn Commons, located at 156 Lawrence Street on The Wesley Community campus in Saratoga Springs.  The seminar will cover topics including the current state of the market, financial products and their suitability for seniors, and more.  This informational seminar is free and is offered by The Wesley Foundation, the charitable arm of The Wesley Community. Reservations for this seminar are required by September 14th by calling 518-691-1420 or by emailing foundation@thewesleycommunity.org.

 http://www.thewesleycommunity.org/wesley-foundation/seminars/

 

Price: Free Event

Date: September 16, 2015 Add to outlook

8th Annual HRCCU Charity Golf Classic

Hudson River Community Credit Union’s (HRCCU) 8th Annual Golf Classic will be held on Friday, September 18 at Saratoga Lake Golf Course. A shotgun start will take place at 11 a.m. This year our annual golf classic will benefit the Saratoga Regional YMCA - Corinth Branch, the Glens Falls Area Youth Center, and the Cohoes Community Center.

 

Please join us for a fun-filled day of golf with great company, lunch, barbecue dinner, and terrific prizes. This is a wonderful opportunity to make lives better for youth in our region. The cost to participate in this year’s Classic is only $125 per person and covers golf fees, cart, beverages on the course, goodie bag, lunch and barbecue dinner.

Price: $125.00

Date: September 18, 2015 Add to outlook

Meet the Chefs of DZ Restaurants at The DZ Farm

Spend a memorable Autumn afternoon outdoors under nature’s canopy at our Second Annual Meet The Chefs at the DZ Farm event.

Arrive with a champagne toast before sampling Wine, Beer & Spirits at the tasting stations. Visit the bar, partake in a variety of classic lawn game or simply walk the trails that wind throughout the property.

Fill your plates and your hearts at our Chef’s Serving Table then enjoy your meal at a rustic farm table or standing at a vintage whiskey barrel high-top.

Warm yourself in the glow of the fire pit, the harvest sunset, and the ever-present gift of family and friendship.

 

  • All Four DZ Restaurants & Chefs
  • Wine, Beer & Spirits Tasting Stations
  • Live Music & Entertainment
  • Classic Lawn Games
  • Cash Bar
  • Fire Pit & Gourmet S’mores
  • Champagne Toast Upon Arrival
  • Valet Parking
  • Tickets for Meet the Chefs of DZ Restaurants at The DZ Farm can be purchased by calling 518-583-1142.

Price: $80.00

Date: September 27, 2015 Add to outlook

2nd Annual Balloon Walk - BBQ, Music and Family Fun

Enjoy this family friendly event to raise funds for The Wesley Community!  Walk a one-mile course throughout The Wesley Community campus, with more than 1,000 colorful balloons on display at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 3rd.  The event will also feature a hot-air balloon (weather permitting), music, face painting, balloon-themed games and more.  Right after the walk is finished, at 11:00 a.m., you can also enjoy Giffy’s BBQ and music.  Participation in the walk and BBQ is $25 for adults and $15 for kids (12 and under).  This includes a walk t-shirt, balloons to take home, and a delicious meal.  If you can’t stay for the BBQ, to participate in the walk only is $20 for adults and $10 for children (12 and under).  BBQ tickets only are just $10 per adult and $8 per child (12 and under).  Walk/BBQ and just BBQ registration is required in advance.  Learn more and sign up today at www.theballoonwalk.com.

Price: Free Event

Date: October 3, 2015 Add to outlook

The Hunt for History and Horses

Destined to be a fall classic, join us for a unique and family friendly scavenger hunt at the Saratoga Race Course. The scavenger hunt will tour teams around the NYRA grounds with exclusive, post-season access, while learning about the history of thoroughbred racing and its connection to Saratoga Springs.

After the hunt, please join us for cider and donuts, prizes, giveaways,
 pony rides and free admissions to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.

To Register, please visit www.regonline.com/huntforhistoryandhorses

For more information, please contact Maureen Mahoney at 518-584-0400 ext. 109 or email nmrmembers@racingmuseum.net

Price: $20.00

Date: October 3, 2015 Add to outlook

SCTB’s Annual Golf Tournament & Reception

The Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau Invites You to an Afternoon of Golf, Networking and Fun! Our Annual Golf Classic!

When: Tuesday, October 6, 2015 (Tournament will proceed rain or shine unless course is closed)

Location: Saratoga National Golf Club located at 458 Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY

Time:
11:00 am – 1:00 pm: Registration and Lunch Expo
1:00 pm: Shotgun Tee-Off (Golf Course)
6:00 – 7:30 pm: Reception with Awards & Prizes

What: Golf Format – Four Person Scramble, Includes 18 Holes of Golf, Cart with GPS System; Lunch; Use of Practice Facilities;Sports Experience; Post Tournament Reception, Awards & Prizes!

Sponsorship: Sponsor This Event

Cost: $175 per person, $700 foursome, $55 Reception Only

Online Registration: Click Here to Register

Questions? Call: (518) 584-1531 or e-mail kathyp@discoversaratoga.org
*Space will fill quickly and is reserved on a first come, first served basis

Price: $175.00

Date: October 6, 2015 Add to outlook

13th Annual "The Way We Were" Car Show

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association (BSBPA) & Saratoga Automobile Museum present the 13th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show, Sunday, October 11, 2015 from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm on Front Street in Ballston Spa. The rain date will be October 18.

Front Street will be blocked off from Milton Avenue past the Old Iron Springs to accommodate car exhibits and vendors. A new addition to the show this year is the “Kids Zone”, located by the Old Iron Springs, which will feature several free children’s activities.

The car show is a judged show and several trophies will be awarded, including Best of Show, Mayor’s Choice, Best Engine, Best Paint, Best Stock, Oldest Vehicle plus the top 3 in each of 13 categories. Judging begins at 9:00 am with trophies awarded at 3:30 pm. The event is free to spectators. Exhibitors can pre-register by 10/1/15 for $10.00 per car or $15.00 the day of show. All proceeds will benefit BSBPA community activities and the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Dash plaques will be given to the first 400 cars registered and the first 200 cars registered will receive car show souvenirs. Pre-registration can be completed online at www.saratogaautomuseum.org or the BSBPA website, www.ballston.org. A printable, mail-in registration form is also available on the BSBPA website. For more information, contact the BSBPA at info@ballston.org or 885-2772.

Price: Free Event

Date: October 11, 2015 Add to outlook

Embassy Suites "Saratoga Chic" Bridal Show

You are invited to experience the premier Embassy Suites Bridal Show, "Saratoga Chic," on Sunday, October 25 from 11 to 3 at... the brand new Embassy Suites by Hilton, 86 Congress Street in Saratoga Springs. Join us for a day dedicated to you! Dozens of wedding professionals will be gathered in one space to help you with all the details of planning your wedding day. You won't want to miss this premier opportunity to see the chic new Embassy Suites by Hilton in its wedding décor splendor and enjoy tastings, giveaways and fun. Complimentary admission.

Price: Free Event

Date: October 25, 2015 Add to outlook