Weekend update | Dec. 2-4, 2016

This weekend in Saratoga Springs

Events and things to do Dec. 2-4

Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are 5 fun things to do in and around Saratoga Springs this weekend. Expected weather is high 30s-low 40s and cloudy, but balmy and comfortable for December, so we hope to see you around town!

festival of trees saratoga springs 2016

Festival of Trees 2015

Festival of Trees

Nov. 30 – Dec. 4 
Friday hours: 2-6PM
Saturday hours: 11AM-6PM
Sunday hours: 11AM-2PM

Saratoga Springs City Center 
522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

The Saratoga Springs City Center is transformed into winter wonderland during this indoor event each year, with over 250 decorated trees, wreaths and centerpieces to enjoy. The Festival of Trees – now in its 21st year – is the premier annual fundraiser for Catholic Charities of Saratoga, Warren and Washington counties. Proceeds support the nonprofit’s many essential programs, including the Domestic Violence Project, counseling services, residential group home for adolescent boys, & an emergency services program.

Price: $8 Adults; $5 Seniors, $3 children over 10; Children under 10 are free. Tickets available at the door.

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Breakfast with Santa saratoga springs 2016

Breakfast with Santa 2015

Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, Dec. 3

Saratoga Springs City Center 
522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Part of the Festival of Trees, join friends and family for Breakfast with Santa or Sundaes with Santa during one of Saturday’s 4 scheduled seatings: 8AM (breakfast), 9:30AM (breakfast), 11AM (breakfast), and 12:30PM (sundaes). Reservations are required, call 518-587-5000 to reserve your spot.

Price: $8 per person, tickets available at the door


saratoga springs ny fair market expo 2016

Purchase holiday gift and “Pay It Forward” at the Saratoga Fair Trade Market Expo this Saturday, Dec. 3

Saratoga Fair Trade Market Expo

Saturday, Dec. 3

Saratoga Springs City Center (2nd floor) 
522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY

Expo featuring a beautiful array of handmade fair trade products including gifts, accessories, home goods, coffee, chocolate, specialty foods, scarves, jewelry, baskets and more. Vendors include Healthy Living Market, Every Basket Counts, the the Bosnian Handcraft Project & more. There will also be a fun treasure hunt (with prizes) for children. Get some unique holiday gifts while supporting fair trade around the world.

Price: free


saratoga springs restaurant week 2016

Saratoga County Winter Restaurant Week runs from Dec. 2-8

Saratoga County Winter Restaurant Week

Dec. 2-8
Times & locations vary

The 12th annual Winter Restaurant Week is taking place at various locations throughout Saratoga County, giving patrons a week to sample savory dishes for discounted rates: lunches specials from $5 and 3 course dinner specials from $10 (+ tax & gratuity). Reservations are suggested. More info & restaurant links here.

Price:  $5-$30

Participating restaurants:

Park Side Eatery
2 West Bar & Grille
The Barrelhouse
BurgerFi (NEW!)
Local Pub and Teahouse
Prime at Saratoga National
Salt & Char, Scallion’s
Sweet Mimi’s
Thirsty Owl Bistro
Wheatfields Bistro & Wine Bar
Wheatfields Restaurant & Bar

2 West Bar & Grille
Angelo’s Prime Bar & Grill
The Barrelhouse
Bellini’s Italian Eatery
Boca Bistro
Bookmakers at Holiday Inn
Brook Tavern
Carson’s Woodside Tavern
Chez Pierre
Chianti Ristorante
Comedy Works
The Crown Grill
Diamond Club Grill at Embassy Suites
Dunning Street Station Bar & Grill
Fish at 30 Lake
Forno Bistro
Gaffney’s Restaurant
Harvey’s Restaurant
Hattie’s Restaurant
Jacob & Anthony’s American Grille
Limoncello Ristorante
Local Pub and Teahouse
Mouzon House
Morton’s The Steakhouse
Olde Bryan Inn
One Caroline Street Bistro
Park Side Eatery
Rocco’s at the Jonesville Store
Scallion’s Restaurant
The Side Room at the Inn at Saratoga
Thirsty Owl Bistro
Wheatfields Bistro & Wine Bar
Wheatfields Restaurant & Bar
Wishing Well Restaurant


open houses weekend of december 2 2016 saratoga springs ny

Kitchen of McPadden Builders’ model home (1 Craw Lane in Wilton) which will be open this weekend

Area Open Houses

Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 
(times vary, see schedule)

Locations include homes in Saratoga Springs & Wilton
Saratoga Springs: 106 Spring St, 100 Southard Rd, 318 Ballston Ave, 4 Avenue A
Wilton: 1 Craw Ln, 5 Eighteenth Pass, 66 Claire Pass, 37 Palmer Terr

Step inside eight homes/condos/townhouses for sale in Saratoga Springs and Wilton. Prices for these homes range from $272,000 to $520,000. Stop by to take a tour, one of our real estate experts will be on site to answer your questions or help you start your search. See open house schedule. Sign up for open house emails

Price: free

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