Fall is in the air and family fun will be underway all around Saratoga County. Saratoga has you covered from corn mazes to spooky haunts, pumpkin patches to fall foliage, hayrides to apple picking, outdoor hikes to fall festivals and so much more. See below for some special events and outdoor adventures. For a complete list of Saratoga happenings, visit ilovesaratoga.us.
Ellms Family Farm
448 Charlton Rd, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Corn Mazes, Jumping Pillow, Pumpkin Patches, and old-fashioned fall activities for all. Have a wonderful Fall day and browse our pick-your-own-pumpkin patch, ride on our MooMooChooChoo, or jump on the Jumping Pillow – an Ellms Family Farm favorite! Take a leisurely break and have fun on our scenic trolley ride, or just sit and relax in our inviting farm market setting!
1124 Route 29 Schuylerville, NY 1287
The Fall brings The Fall Festival, featuring our 7-acre self-designed corn maze! In addition to getting lost in our maize maze, you can pan for real fossils and gemstones in our mining sluice, or visit our rock shop to find some unique items. You can take a hayride to pick pumpkins, pet and feed our farm animals, grab a bite to eat at the cornfield cafe', and so much more! If you are really brave you can dare to enter our 'Field of Screams' Haunted Maze on select October nights!
1174 Route 29, Schuylerville, NY 12871
Saratoga Apple is an orchard and farm market open 7 days a week, 12 months a year. We sell a wide variety of apples, peaches, plums, pears, cider, fresh baked goods, and produce. We also stock an assortment of local, natural, and healthy food and gifts. Apple cider donuts are made daily all year round. U-Pick now continuing thru early November. New this year - they just launched two hard ciders, now available to taste and purchase. A Tasting Room with a 12 tap system for New York local Hard Ciders and Beers, and are stocking our coolers with a delectable selection, including Meads and Ethiopean style Tej for your enjoyment.
A resource guide to various Saratoga County farms and producers, farmers’ markets and other agricultural events.
Ghosts in the Yaddo Gardens
Union Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Through October 30, 2017
Friday & Sunday 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Experience the Spirit(s) of the Garden. Feel the energy and creativity of the forces of the Earth! Share in the spiritual intrigue from Native Americans, Edgar Allen Poe, the Trask family and other contemporary visitors. Ghosts in the Garden Tours will be held on Friday and Sunday evenings at 5pm., through Friday, October 30th. Docent led tours begin at the Yaddo Garden parking lot and last for approximately one hour. Cost is $10 per person (children 12 and under free). Private docent led ghost tours may be arranged at a date convenient to your group.
Double M Haunted Hayrides
678 New York 67, Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Creating fear for over 25 years in Upstate New York. Scary Harry, the iconic ghost cowboy of Double M, has a horrifying experience awaiting you yet again this year. Six attractions all in one locations, including the Haunted Hayride, Walking Undead, Brutality, Outage, Last Inn, and the Schadenfreude Circus.
The Way We Were Car Show
Front Street, Historic downtown Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Sunday, October 8, 2017
9:00AM - 4:00PM
The 15th annual "The Way We Were" Car Show offers hundreds of show cars, live music, food and family activities. The car show is a judged show and several trophies will be awarded, including Best of Show, Mayor's Choice, Best Engine, Best Paint, Best Stock, Oldest Vehicle plus the top 3 in each of 13 categories. The event is free to spectators. All proceeds will benefit BSBPA community activities and the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Rain date is Sunday, October 16th.
Saratoga Springs DBA Fall Festival
Downtown Saratoga Springs
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Focused on bringing fall themed fun to all of our visitors. With great activities like pony rides, a rock climbing wall, petting zoo, arts and crafts, circus acts, balloon animals, trick or treating, and the famous Pumpkin Roll! This is an event you do not want to miss! Bring a big bag to collect all of your treats and prizes and be ready for fun. Costumes are encouraged! Family fun most of these events focus on kids under 12.