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. 

Moreau Lake Eagle Watch

January 3, 6, 13 & 20, 2018
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. It is important for us to monitor their population and health. Registration is necessary, please call 793-0511.

Hattie's Mardi Gras

January 13, 2018
6:00pm - 10:00pm
Canfield Casino, Congress Park

This celebration was created in honor of Miss Hattie, to carry out her legacy of charitable giving. This year Aim Service Inc was chosen to be the recipient of the proceeds raised from Hattie's Mardi Gras Soiree. Live entertainment, food and drinks all set to a New Orleans backdrop.

Candlelight Ski & Snowshoe

January 20, 2018
6:00pm - 9:00pm
Wilton Wildlife Preserve, Camp Saratoga

Luminaries will glow along 2.5 miles of groomed trail. You will find warming bonfires and hot chocolate along the way. Terrain is suitable for all levels and a smaller 1-mile loop is also available. Snowshoes are available to rent. This event is weather-permitting; check ahead!

Annual Frost Faire

January 27, 2018
11:00am - 3:00pm
Saratoga National Historic Park

Join us for the 23rd annual Frost Faire at the Battlefield! Bring your snow tube or plastic sled for sledding area behind the visitor center. Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, and join a noontime nature walk and scavenger hunt, hot chocolate, crafts, games, and dancing!

Winter Farmers Markets

Continues through April
Various Locations

Saratoga prides itself on locally-grown, fresh products in their stores and on the tables in area restaurants. Our farmers' markets offer high-quality, local food and agricultural products, from fruits and vegetable to flowers and baked goods.  November marks the move indoors for most markets for the winter.


Mark Your Calendars

Here's what's happening in February

Chowderfest - February 3

Inspecting Carol at HMT - February 10 - 25

The Flurry - February 16 - 18

Saratoga Beer Week - February 20 - 24

Abundant Outdoor Recreation

All Winter Long

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

Skiing and Snowboarding

Check out these ski mountains near Saratoga!

Gore Mountain

West Mountain

Whiteface Mountain

Willard Mountain

Snowshoeing and Cross Country Skiing

Where to snowshoe or xc ski near Saratoga.

Coles Woods Ski Trails

Garnet Hill Lodge

Lapland Lake

Saratoga Spa State Park