Saratoga Springs, New York will host a number of family friendly winter events, food festivals, the arts, outdoor family fun and more. Visitors can also experience a romantic escape for Valentine’s Day with special Valentine’s stay packages as well as great winter and romance packages.
The popular mid-winter, Saratoga tradition is a week-long Winterfest with fun family activities from February 3-12, 2017. The ever-growing Chowderfest, is always a favorite event with dozens of area restaurants and establishment vying for the Best Chowder award. The 19th annual event will take place February 4, 2017 throughout Saratoga County, alongside live entertainment, awesome food and family fun. Other events include the Annual Saratoga Frozen Springs Classic, February 10-12, 2017, a wildly crazy and fun pond hockey tournament in the Saratoga Spa Sate Park. It’s not all about hockey with live entertainment from great bands. There will also be wine and beer tasting, outdoor winter events and more during Winterfest. For more information and stay packages, visit www.discoversaratoga.org.
Soothing spas, fine dining, vibrant nightlife, boutique shopping and more all nestled into the charming, old-world ambience lends to a perfect getaway. Saratoga is the place for an unforgettable Valentine’s Day weekend or a romantic winter trip. Select Saratoga lodging properties are offering wonderful romance and Valentine’s Day stay packages. For more package information, visit ilovesaratoga.us.
Saratoga will host a culturally, unique event celebrating all dance forms, including Contra, Swing, Salsa, Square, Clogging and Waltz. Celebrating 30 years, The Flurry will entertain music and dance lovers with over 300 performers in 5 venues for more than 200 events. One of the best winter weekends for music and dance lovers of all ages. It will take place February 17-19, 2017. For more information, visit www.flurryfestival.org.
An intimate theater experience awaits visitors with Home Made Theater’s production of “The Game’s Afoot.” It’s December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette has to assume the persona of his beloved Holmes, to track down the killer. The danger and hilarity are non-stop in this glittering whodunit! Enjoy performances on weekends February 11-26, 2017. For more information, go to homemadetheater.org.
Saratoga Beer Week is a popular event featuring beer, beer and more beer. Beer Week, which takes place February 21-25, 2017, is headquartered in the Saratoga Springs City Center. Beer lovers will experience dozens of events. Those of age will enjoy taste-testing, seminars, food & beer pairing, Beer Summit, Cider Night and so much more. For more information and schedule of events, visit www.saratogabeerweek.com.
Nestled in the Foothills of the Adirondacks, Saratoga is known as a host of numerous, outdoor winter activities for all levels of experience, young or old. Thousands of acres in National, State and local parks, lakes and nature preserves lends to countless hours of hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, ice fishing, skating and more. Find out more on ilovesaratoga.us.
Other events include Hattie’s 16th Annual Mardi Gras (January 14, 2017), Saratoga National Historical Park’s Frost Faire (January 28, 2017), other area Winterfest events, and expos. There are also many winter romance, spa and getaway packages available to meet the needs of visitors online at ilovesaratoga.us.