The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will thank its fans with a series of special events, savings and offers during the final week of the 2017 season at Saratoga Race Course. The final weekend will also be highlighted by the Final Stretch Music Festival in Downtown Saratoga.
Fans who missed the season's previous premium giveaway days will have an opportunity to purchase the 2017 Saratoga baseball cap, short sleeve t-shirt and Saratoga cooler bag for $5 each beginning Wednesday, August 30 through Monday, September 4, while supplies last. Sales will take place at the Saratoga Silks store and at the kiosk located inside the main gate on Union Avenue inside Gate B.
Fans will also enjoy the final giveaway of the 2017 season, a Saratoga wall clock, presented by Foxwoods Resort Casino, on Sunday, September 3, free with paid admission, while supplies last. Season pass and season ticket plan holders are guaranteed a Saratoga premium giveaway item on the day of the giveaway contingent on the following: Season pass or season ticket plan holders must be in attendance at Saratoga Race Course, enter through the designated season ticket and pass holder lines and redeem the giveaway by 3 p.m. Redemptions will begin when gates open to the general public.
The final Monday of the meet, September 4, will feature the special offer of a Monday Family Fun 4-Pack including: four grandstand reserved seats (includes admission); four hot dogs and four sodas for $44. The package is available for purchase by calling 1-844-NYRA-TIX.
Additionally, the first 500 children, ages 12 and under, to visit the Berkshire Bank Saratoga Pavilion on Monday, September 4, will receive a free drawstring bag filled with school supplies, courtesy of Berkshire Bank and Hannaford Supermarkets. The black drawstring backpack, featuring the red Saratoga logo, will include a notebook, box of crayons, pencil, eraser, ruler, and glue stick. Also included in the backpack is a red Hannaford sandwich container. Limit one per child, who must be present to receive. Berkshire Bank Family Mondays is held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Fans can celebrate Labor Day weekend at Saratoga Race Course with a traditional end of summer BBQ beginning Friday, September 1 through Monday, September 4. The BBQ, hosted in the At the Rail Pavilion, is $45 for adults and $35 for kids (12 and under) and includes admission and a program book. Reservations can be made by calling the NYRA Box Office at 1-844-NYRA-TIX.
The Berkshire Bank Saratoga Pavilion will host the following additional attractions during the week:
- Italian-American Day on Wednesday, August 30
- Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits on Thursday, August 31
- Taste NY: Craft Beer on Friday, September 1
- Taste NY: Food and Artisans on Saturday and Sunday, September 2 and 3
Bands & Locations:
Caroline Street - Fenimore Blues
Adirondack Trust Company - Jeff Brisbin Performing Songwriter
Ben & Jerry's - Alan Darcy Music!
Broadway - Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus
The 2017 summer meet at Saratoga Race Course continues through Labor Day, Monday, September 4. For more information about Saratoga Race Course, visit NYRA.com.