The holiday season is in full swing in the Clifton Park area, and you can find colorful lights and family-friendly fun throughout local communities. If you’re in the mood for some holiday festivities, then read on to see our picks for five of the best events this weekend!
Discover Holiday Season Events & Entertainment
There’s nothing like a holiday parade to get you feeling festive. This Friday, the Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will present the annual Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting beginning at 6:30pm. Watch as fire trucks, decorated floats, groups, kids, and more parade down the streets of Ballston Spa to Wiswall Park, where Santa will light the Christmas tree.
You may have seen A Christmas Story many times on TV, but have you ever watched a theatrical version of it? This weekend, Home Made Theater at The Spa Little Theater will present a delightful stage adaption of Jean Shepherd’s classic holiday film. Performances will take place on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, so get your tickets today!
This weekend, Quick Response Restoration in Round Lake will transform their property into a winter wonderland full of dazzling light displays, Santa and other holiday characters, refreshments, and more. Admission is free, so bring the whole family on Friday or Saturday and experience a little holiday season magic.
Santa Claus is coming to the Clifton Park area! On Saturday from 8:30am-11:30am, the Clifton Park Elks Lodge in Ballston Lake will host a festive Breakfast With Santa and Mrs. Claus. Parents and their children can enjoy a full breakfast, photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, a 50/50 raffle, and crafts and games.
Look forward to hands-on activities, holiday crafts, family photos with Santa Claus, and more at Downtown Schenectady’s annual City Hall-iday. Events will take place in and around Schenectady City Hall on Saturday from 12:00pm-4:00pm. Join them for free hay rides, a fantastic holiday bazaar offering unique gifts, and more merriment throughout the city.
Find the Perfect Christmas Tree This Year
Ready to decorate your home for the holidays this weekend? ‘Tis the season for Christmas trees, and throughout the Capital Region, there are a few different Christmas tree farms you can visit. Plan a family trip and pick out the perfect one! Check out Christmas tree farms >>