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The Saratoga Performing Arts Center (SPAC) Welcomes Its 2017 Season!

Spac lawnDiverse artistry thrives at Saratoga Performing Arts Center, SPAC, the cultural hub of upstate New York, the Hudson Valley, Vermont, the Berkshires, Connecticut, and nearby Canada.

Regarded as one of America’s most dynamic summer festivals, SPAC’s season encompasses more than 80 unique performances across all genres. Its programming includes annual residencies by New York City Ballet, The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center as well as the legendary Freihofer’s Saratoga Jazz Festival, which celebrates its 40th Anniversary in 2017. Exciting new series making their debuts include SPAC on Stage and Caffè Lena at SPAC. Additionally, the Argentinian dance company Che Malambo, brings thrilling percussive dancing to the SPAC stage. A popular concert lineup presented by Live Nation and world-class opera productions by Opera Saratoga round out the summer cultural offerings.

We welcome loyal friends and families familiar with SPAC's incredible performing arts program, and encourage newcomers to explore this region's premier cultural centerpiece. 

SPAC-350x518-Chaka-Khan-(c)-Tim-FieldingAFFORDABLE WAYS TO SEE SPAC

Trustco Season Lawn Pass

Lawn passes start as low as $15 or buy a whole pass for $185 which includes lawn admission to all NYCB and Philadelphia Orchestra performances (not valid for NYCB Gala). Also includes five upgrades, day of performance for $5. (some restrictions apply; please see website)


Fidelity Kids Free on the Lawn

For all classical performances (except American Girl Night). Other discounts for children are available; please check spac.org/tickets/specials-discounts) for all the details.


Jazz Festival: $20 ticket available in amphitheatre or lawn; check website for details.


$30 Balcony Tickets

For all New York City Ballet (except Gala) and Philadelphia Orchestra performances. For premium nights of the orchestra, tickets are $40.

See spac.org for complete information on pricing and value options.


2017 Season Highlights



Click links below to view more information.