Who doesn’t love having a little fun under the summer sun? July is in full swing, and this weekend, you can look forward to all kinds of awesome events and activities right here in the Clifton Park area. From Schenectady County SummerNight to Performing Arts at the Common, here are some can’t-miss events happening from July 12-14.
Celebrate Summer at Fun, Family-Friendly Festivals
Whether you like live music, fun games, or great food, Schenectady County SummerNight 2019 has something for you! The popular summer block party in downtown Schenectady will feature a performance by Smash Mouth and festivities throughout the night.
To benefit the Brookside Museum’s educational programs in Ballston Spa, the Saratoga County Historical Society will present a Craft and Antique Fair this Saturday from 10:00am-4:00pm. The fair will include unique handmade crafts, antiques and historic collectibles, and a wide range of farm products for sale.
Free family fun awaits in Albany at the Empire State Plaza’s annual Kids Day. On Saturday from 12:00pm-5:00pm, there will be face painting, bounce rides, magic shows, and other activities for kids to enjoy at the plaza.
Take a drive to the Town of Wilton’s Gavin Park for their annual ParkFest celebration! ParkFest features a fair-like atmosphere with midway rides, racing pigs, vendors and craft shops, live music, a car show, and much more.
McConchie’s Campground in Galway will be the site of the upcoming Campground Showdown Car Show & Flea Market on Saturday. Visitors can check out the classic cars and motorcycles on display, see what’s for sale in the flea market, and chow down at the food trucks.
In celebration of the Erie Canalway, Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction will host this year’s Canalfest on Saturday from 11:00am-3:00pm. Listen to live music, bring your kids to the petting zoo and pony rides, fill up on food and free ice cream, and have a blast!
Taste Mouthwatering BBQ in Troy
Do you love food, fireworks, and fun? Attend the 12th Annual Troy Pig Out! Hosted at the city’s Riverfront Park, Troy Pig Out is one of the most highly anticipated summer events in the Capital Region. Stop by and get ready to feast on incredible BBQ and rock out to live music all day long.
Enjoy Free Music at Clifton Common
Powerhouse funk/rock and R&B band Ten Most Wanted will take the stage this Sunday at Clifton Common. This concert is part of the 2019 Performing Arts at the Common series, and admission is free.