Saratoga Springs events
Derby Tours of Saratoga with Hollis Palmer, a local historian and character.
Step on Bus Tour last from 90 minutes to 2 hours. The cost of Tour, Tea, and a Book is $25 per person. A minimum of 20 people are required. A Victorian Day in Saratoga. The day consists of tours of two mansions, a tour of the city and a tour of the Saratoga Springs Historical Museum. The minimum attendance is 25 people. The cost is $40 per person for the first twenty-five participants and $35 per person for those above the minimum.
Spring, Summer and Fall season History Walking Tours of Saratoga Springs
90 minute tour. (A minimum size of 10 people or more is required for the walking tours)
Children (under 12): $5.00
For more than 10 years, Saratoga Tours has been providing historical tours of the city of Saratoga Springs, New York. The intent of these tours is to educate and entertain participants about the great history of the city.
Take a walk back in time as your guides describe how Saratoga was carved from the vast wilderness forest to its rise to "The Resort Destination" for visitors in the 1800's. The springs, the architecture, the stories that help to define this great resort location are all found in the many tours provided this season.
For the same price as a movie ticket, be transported back to the wonderful past that helped to shape our great city of today.
Official Saratoga Battlefield Guide (OSBG) Program
On pastoral fields and gently rolling hills above the Hudson River, two hotly contested Revolutionary War battles fought here ended in an American victory so momentous that it is known as one of the most important in world history.
Tour length: 2½ to 4 hours
Schedule of fees: 1 - 10 people: $80
Each additional person $8.00
Tour availability: By advance reservation.
Official Saratoga Battlefield Guides are independent contractors who are paid a fee for their programs by visitors. The guides are authorized by the Park through a Commercial Use Agreement.
For more information on how to arrange a tour:
By phone: (518) 664-9821 ext. 2985
By e-mail: SARA_info@nps.gov
Saratoga Farmers Market
Summertime Location: Under the Pavilions at High Rock Avenue, approximately a 15 minute walk from Union Gables.
Local vendors offer rich cheeses, juicy organic fruits, fresh veggies, sweet jams, creamy yogurts, baked breads, pizza, berries, maple syrup, tubers, meats, herbs, honey and so much more! Choose from about 40 outside vendors and 25 indoor venues to find everything you need to prepare the most sumptuous meals (and midnight snacks) in Saratoga.
Open from May – October, Saratoga Springs NY
Day and Hours: Wednesdays, 3:00pm-6:00pm; Saturdays, 9:00am-1:00pm
Saratoga Rowing Regattas
Tail of the Fish Regatta
Last weekend of September at Saratoga State Boat Launch
Saratoga Rowing Association is at the Boathouse, located on the Saratoga Springs Side of the bridge, and the regatta site is located on the East side of the bridge.
Head of the Fish
Last weekend of October
Regatta site is at Lee's Park (1464 Rt 9p Saratoga Springs, NY 12866)
Saratoga Horse Sales
Fasig Tipton Horse Sales
Located on East and Madison Avenues, 3 blocks from Union Gables.
Fasig-Tipton was founded in 1898 by William B. Fasig and Edward A. Tipton as an auction house for the sale of Thoroughbred horses. The annual sales take place at the Humphrey S. Finney Pavilion, which houses a small auditorium and an oblong walking ring the horses are presented on.