Labor Day Weekend is here, and if you’re still looking for fun things to do during it, then we have you covered! In our latest weekend roundup of events, we’ve highlighted some of the region’s best fairs and celebrations that you don’t want to miss.
Get Festive at These Regional Events
Plan a family day trip to the 179th Columbia County Fair in Chatham! From thrilling rides to animal shows and amazing food, there is so much to see and do at the fair.
The Schaghticoke Fair is New York State’s third oldest fair, and this year is its 200th anniversary. Stop by and experience all of the excitement happening from Wednesday, August 28 through Monday, September 2.
Enjoy a drive west of Clifton Park this weekend to the 2019 Fonda Fair at the Fonda Fairgrounds. Whether you like fair food, tractor pulls, demolition derbies, or country music, this is the late-summer event for you.
This Friday, Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady will host The Woodstock Festival Experience, a free event that will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Woodstock. The cast will bring to life iconic acts such as Joe Cocker and Janis Joplin.
Have a blast at the 2019 Capital District Scottish Games this weekend, hosted at the Altamont Fairgrounds. This festive event features the perfect mix of live music, dance performances, bagpipers, games, Scottish cuisine, and more.
The annual Iroquois Indian Festival is a celebration of Iroquois creativity and self-expression, and it will include a variety of exciting events and activities at the Iroquois Indian Museum in Howes Cave.
Experience the Final Days of Summer Polo & Racing
The Saratoga Polo Association’s 2019 season will come to an end this weekend with the SPA Anniversary Tournament. Polo matches will take place in Greenfield Center on the historic Whitney Field (or on adjacent fields). The start time is 5:30pm on Friday and Sunday.
After another great season of racing, Saratoga Race Course will have its Closing Day on Monday, September 2 (Labor Day). Join them for this grand finale and witness the 115th running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Runhappy Hopeful.