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SUMMER IN SARATOGA
 

Saratoga Race Course Meet

 

Now Through Labor Day

Post times vary, Dark Day is Tuesday


 

Saratoga Race Course - The thoroughbreds once again take center stage in Saratoga.  Fun festivals, family activities, live entertainment, over a dozen stakes races and soon-to-be historic moments all packed into an exciting 40-day meet. Plus, improvements and additions for the 2015 meet, including Saratoga Walk of Fame, Tom Durkin Replay Center, new sports bar and revitalized lower Carousel and more.

 

Every Thursday - Taste of NY Cider, Wine & Spirits

Every Friday - Taste of NY Craft Beer

Every Saturday - Fashion Saturday

Every Sunday - Taste of NY Food & Artisans

Every Monday - Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

Aug 1 - PDJF Awareness Day

Aug 3 - Cooler Bag Giveaway

Aug 5 - Saratoga Centennial Day, FREE admission

Aug 8 - The $1.25 Million Whitney

Aug 8 - Fasig-Tipton Festival of Racing

Aug 9 - Jockey Legends Day

Aug 13 - Fabulous Fillies Day

Aug 19 - Umbrella Giveaway

Aug 22 - Alabama Stakes

Aug 26 - Stewart's Ice Cream Eating Contest

Aug 27 - Travers Celebration

Aug 29 - The $1.25 Million Travers

Aug 31-Sept 7 - The Final Countdown

Sept 2 - Military Appreciation Day

Sept 5&6 - Final Stretch Festival

Sept 6 - Longsleeve T-shirt Giveaway
 
 

SpaceDerby Helps You Park

 
Reserved parking spaces are available now for all Saratoga Race Course and SPAC concert dates. Parking prices and spaces are guaranteed no matter what time you arrive. Since some track lots change prices throughout the day, you can save up to 25%! Visit SpaceDerby to book or follow @spacederby_park.
 
 

Saratoga Polo

 
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July 10 - September 6, 2015

Friday & Sunday at 5:30pm

 

Saratoga Polo Grounds - Take part in a Saratoga tradition that has been around for over 100 years!  Check out the fast-paced action on historic polo grounds from the picnic-style, family-oriented grandstand area or rub elbows with the elite crowd in the luxurious clubhouse. No matter how you view the game, it is assured a fun time for everyone.
 
 

SNHP August Tuesday Music Series

 
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August 2015

Tuesdays, 12 Noon - 1pm

 

Saratoga National Historical Park - Spend your Dark Day (Tuesdays) with the SNHP for their fun for all ages August Music Series.  Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the breathtaking views and beautiful music on the day the the track is quiet. Free admission!
 
 

Saratoga Dinner Train

 

August 2015

Tuesdays, 6:30pm depart

 

Saratoga Springs Train Station - Spend your Dark Day evening with a divine dining experience aboard the Saratoga & North Creek Railway. Enjoy three hours of relaxation, a sumptuous, gourmet meal, full bar service and breathtaking scenery along the upper Hudson River. Offering a new menu every week.
 
 

Saratoga Automobile Museum Lawn Shows

 
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August 2015

 

Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Auto Museum - SAM has various car shows throughout the month of August. Come check out the Hemmings Motor News Sports & Exotic Show (Aug 1), the first annual Tuner Car Show (Aug 8), Electric Vehicle Show (Aug 9), the Jaguar Club of NY Lawn Show (Aug 15) or the British Motor Fest (Aug 22). Then stop into the Saratoga Auto Museum for more car fun and great gift shop.
 
 

Philadelphia Orchestra

 
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August 5-22 2015

8pm

 

Saratoga Performing Arts Center - The world-renowned Philadelphia Orchestra once again take summer residency in Saratoga.  Boasting performances featuring Yo-Yo Ma, Joshua Bell, The New York City Ballet, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky Spectacular! All performances have a one hour pre-performance talk, a number of pre-show special events and Fidelity Kids Free on the Lawn
 
 

Saratoga Shakespeare Company

 

August 5-9, 2015

 

Skidmore College - July wraps up the Saratoga Shakespeare Company's 15th season in Congress Park. New this year: two more shows at two new locations! "Shipwrecked! An Entertainment-The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont" will be Aug 5-8 at 8pm and Aug 8 & 9 at 2pm, all at the Blackbox Theater, Skidmore College. They will also perform "The Comedy of Errors" from August 6-8 at 6:00pm in the Suzanne Corbet Thomas Amphitheater at Skidmore College.
 
 
 
10th Annual Canal Splash 
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August 7-16, 2015
 

Waterford Harbor Visitor Center Celebrate the history, culture, recreational appeal, and beauty of the New York State Canal System and Erie Canalway Trail during Canal Splash! Ten days of guided walks, bike tours, cruises, museum and gallery exhibits, kayak and canoe paddles, canalside festivals, musical performances and more.

 

 
Saratoga Chamber Music Festival 
August 9-25, 2015
3pm or 8pm
 

Spa Little Theater -  Don't miss a historic chamber season at SPAC as they join forces with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center again in 2015!  A musical masterpiece in an intimate setting, plus pre-performance Chamber Chats with the artists.  


 

 

Fasig-Tipton Horse Sales

 
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August 10-11, 2015


 

Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion - Get a first glimpse of future thoroughbred champions with bloodlines sure to impress. Watch them parade around outside before entering the pavilion with drinks and delicious food in hand. Fun for all ages! Come back for the NY Bred Preferred Yearlings SaleAugust 15-16.
 
 

Saratoga Arts Celebration 2015

 

August 22-23, 2015

10am-5pm


 

National Museum of Dance & Lawn - Enjoy a juried fine art and fine crafts festival celebrating the visual and performing arts. This event will have demonstrations, art talks, performances, children's activities and food offerings, all with free admission.
 
 

Get Into the Swing of It

 
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It's time to hit the links! Saratoga Golf is a golfer's paradise with award-winning courses at every turn.  From the pristine links at Saratoga National Golf Club to the unique landing strip at Airway Meadows, you're sure to find a course to suit your tastes.  There are golf courses everywhere in the Saratoga area, all ready for you to tee off.  Saratoga also has some of the best golf value in the Northeast.

 

 
Summer Farmers' Markets 
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May through October 31, 2015
 

Our outdoor farmers' markets are in full swing! Saratoga's agricultural excellence is revered by locals.  It is probably one of Saratoga's best kept secrets. Visitors and locals alike can can take in fresh and locally grown produce and products, year-round at some of the regions best indoor winter farmers' markets.  You don't want to miss them!

 
 

Oklahoma Training Track Tours

 

June 1 - October 2015

 

National Museum of Racing - Step back in time and enjoy this hour and a half, 1-mile walking tour of the beautiful Oklahoma Training Track. Price includes museum admission after the tour. For safety reason, good walking shoes are required for uneven terrain and no children under 10 permitted.


 

Yaddo Garden Tours

 
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June 13 - September 6, 2015

Sat & Sun 11am and Tues during Track

 

Yaddo Gardens -  Docent-led garden tours meet at the main fountain near garden entrance gate and only include the gardens. Learn the history of the Trask family, the mansion and the history of the Yaddo Gardens, as well as the aura, spirituality and creative energy that permeates Yaddo.
    
 

Live Harness Racing

 
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August 2015

Thursday - Sunday

 

Saratoga Casino & Raceway - Live harness racing will continue this month for the 74th season on their beautiful half-mile track.  Come bet on the ponies, then try your luck on the gaming floor with over 1,700 slot machines, grab a bite to eat at one of three dining options and dance the night away at one of the region's hottest night clubs.
 

Mark Your Calendars

 
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Saratoga Final Stretch, Sept 5-6 

 

 

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