Winter Fun in Saratoga!Saratoga has everything you need to plan the perfect winter getaway with that special someone in your life or your entire family. We will help you start your planning with some fun ideas and great winter stay packages. And don't forget to check out all the other great things to do in Saratoga throughout the seasons! Take in an intimate theater experience, or step back in time with the Saratoga National Historical Park, or just marvel at the change of seasons this weekend in Saratoga. Highlights of Saratoga Happenings are below.
Winterfest Festivities Are Here February 5-14, 2016
2016 Saratoga Winterfest festivities kickoff this weekend! There will be live entertainment, kids activities, delicious food and more. Family fun for all ages and a not-to-be-missed annual event.
Sample a selection of delicious & affordable wines and beers paired with a lavish display of savory hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds to benefit Wesley Foundation and Relay for Life: American Cancer Society.
12th Annual Winterfest Wine & Beer Tasting Friday,
February 5, 2016 6-9 PM
Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs
$20 Single Admission or $30 per couple.
Candlelight Ski and Snowshoe
Families are invited to enjoy an evening at Saratoga Spa State Park’s CANdlelight Ski and Snowshoe fundraiser event. Admission is a minimum of two canned food items. In addition to a one-mile candlelit loop, the park will be offering a bonfire, ice skating and hot food and drinks. Snowshoes will be available to rent. This event will take place at the Warming Hut. Food will be donated to the Franklin Community Center Food Pantry.
Friday, February 5th, 2016 (POSTPONED TO MARCH 4TH)
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Saratoga Spa State Park
Please call Alli Schweizer at (518) 584-2000 Ext. 116 for more information.
18th Annual Chowderfest
Saratoga’s Annual Chowderfest is one of the area’s most highly anticipated events of the year. Family-friendly, fun and utterly delicious, Chowderfest features more than 90 vendors—including Saratoga County’s best restaurants and caterers—open to the public serving hot bowls of chowder to event goers. Sponsored by Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, the 18-year anniversary of Saratoga Chowderfest will feature live music, face painting and, of course, a wide variety of chowders. Even dogs are welcome—establishments offer doggy chowder and photo ops for your four-legged friends.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
11 AM - 4 PM Participating establishments
19th Annual Bartender’s Ball “Fire and Ice”
Dress to impress in a cool white, an ice blue, or a fiery red! The evening will feature dinner, gambling tables provided by the Lions Club of Saratoga, and dancing to the live music by the Audiostars.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
6:30-12 AM Saratoga Springs City Center
$60 per person, tables of 10 encouraged.