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Winter Fun in Saratoga!

Looking for Winter Activities?

See What Saratoga's Winter Wonderland has in Store for You!

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.

winter wonderland


All Winter Long
Throughout the Region

Saratoga is a winter wonderland with countless outdoor recreation opportunities. Enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, sledding, hiking, ice fishing and so much more. Beat the wintertime cabin fever with a fun-filled winter getaway to Saratoga.




January 6, 7, 14 & 21, 2017
9:30AM- 12:30PM
Moreau Lake State Park

Grab a pair of binoculars and join park staff on their weekly Bald Eagle survey. Moreau Lake State Park's section of the Hudson is home to wintering bald eagles. Please come and help us monitor their population and health! Registration is necessary, please call 793-0511.


snowshoeing and XC skiing

XC Ski & Snowshoe Rentals

Weekends beginning in January
10am - 3pm
Wilton Wildlife Preserve

Snowshoes and cross country skis are available to rent for use at Wilton Wildlife Preserve's 3.5 miles of trails. The rental fee for non-members is $5. Members can use snowshoes at no charge. Discounts for children's programs and environmental education.


Hattie's Mardi Gras

Hattie's 16th Annual Mardi Gras

January 14, 2017
6 pm 
Canfield Casino, Congress Park

This celebration was created to carry out Miss Hattie's legacy of charitable giving. Caffe Lena was chosen to be receive the proceeds of Hattie's Mardi Gras Soiree 2017. Live entertainment, food and drinks all set to a New Orleans backdrop.



NYSSCA Hall of Fame Induction

January 28, 2017
11 am - 12 noon
Saratoga Auto Museum

Dirt stars Paul Jensen and Gary Balough, asphalt ace Billy Greco, racer and historian Dan Ody andmedia stalwarts Don and Joanne Davies highlight an all-star class of inductees for the New York State Stock Car Association Hall of Fame ceremony.



Annual Frost Faire

January 28, 2017
11 am - 3 pm
Saratoga National Historical Park

Come to the 22nd annual Frost Faire at the Battlefield. Bring your tubes and sleds and enjoy the new sledding area! Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, a noontime nature walk and scavenger hunt, and other outdoor and winter activities.




Mark Your Calendars

Here are some highlights for February 2017


Skiing and Snowboarding

snowboard Check out these ski mountains near Saratoga!

Gore Mountain

West Mountain

Whiteface Mountain

Willard Mountain

Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing

xx-skiningWhere to snowshoe or xc ski near Saratoga.

Coles Woods Ski Trails

Garnet Hill Lodge

Lapland Lake

Saratoga Spa State Park