Are you excited that summer is finally underway in Clifton Park? If you’re looking to get outside and enjoy the first weekend of summer, then you’re in luck! From fun festivals to concerts, there are plenty of things to do all weekend long in the local area.
Attend a Festival or Two in the Capital Region
Take a trip to the charming village of Round Lake and explore their Antiques Festival this weekend. Each year, this festival hosts over 100 vendors looking to sell their unique antiques and pieces. Admission is free, and the event is held rain or shine.
The 6th Annual Saratoga Balloon & BBQ Festival is a fantastic event to kick off your summer with. Not only is it family friendly, but hot air balloon launches are scheduled to take place on all three days (weather permitting). There will also be vendors, a marketplace, mouthwatering BBQ, live music, and more.
The annual Rhinebeck Crafts Festival is a great event for the entire family. On Saturday and Sunday, 200 of America’s top independent artists and craftspeople will present their handmade goods and artworks at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck. Plus, there will be children’s entertainment, activities, craft demonstrations, and more.
Head on over to South Pearl Street in Albany this Saturday and celebrate Juneteenth! This annual street festival will bring together the community and include activities between 135 and 165 South Pearl Street, live performances, vendors, open houses, and more. Admission is free.
Stay Entertained With Free Live Performances
Freedom Park Summer Concert Series – Saturday, June 22 & Sunday, June 23
Hosted at Freedom Park in Scotia, the Freedom Park Summer Concert Series is one of the highlights of summer in the Capital Region. This weekend, there will be two concerts at the park: a Saturday performance featuring 2096, and a Sunday performance featuring the SUNY Schenectady Jazz Faculty Combo.
Visit the Clifton Common Stage in Clifton Park this Sunday for a free performance by the Clifton Park Community Chorus. This energetic, fun-loving, multi-generational group will entertain audience members starting at 7:00pm.
Order Up a Fish Fry & Car Show Combo
On Sunday, there will be an All Corvette Show at Harbor House Fish Fry in Clifton Park from 11:00am-2:00pm. This is a judged show, and registration will run from 9:00am-11:00am. Stop by and see all the cool Corvettes on display!