In between all the planning and gift shopping, make sure you get out and enjoy some of the holiday events happening in the Clifton Park area. From the Saratoga Festival of Trees to the Troy Victorian Stroll, these are the events you should know about this weekend!
One of the most popular holiday events in the region is the annual Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting. Come and watch all the fire trucks, floats, and parade marchers travel through Ballston Spa to Wiswall Park where Santa will light the Christmas tree.
Visit the Saratoga Springs City Center and enter the winter wonderland known as the Saratoga Festival of Trees. Featuring over 250 decorated trees, wreaths, and centerpieces, this Saratoga tradition is a wonderful way to get into the holiday spirit.
Plan a trip to the 23rd Annual Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park! This drive-through attraction will feature over 125 displays and scenes that will delight visitors of all ages. At the end, you can meet Santa at the Washington Park Lake House.
Enjoy fun and free activities for the entire family at Downtown Schenectady’s City Hall-iday on Saturday from 12:00pm-4:00pm. There will be kids holiday crafts, balloon art, face painting, holiday hayrides, a holiday bazaar, and more.
To thank all their customers over the years, SingleCut Beersmiths in Clifton Park will host their 7th Anniversary Party this Friday from 7:00pm-11:00pm. Join them for live music, beer releases, and festivities.
Step back in time and experience the magic of the annual Troy Victorian Stroll. This Sunday, downtown Troy will present the Northeast’s largest free holiday festival from 11:00am-5:00pm. Highlights will include dozens of live performances, rides, refreshments, an arts & crafts show, and other activities.
Bring the family to the Empire State Plaza on Sunday for the 2019 New York State Holiday Tree Lighting presented by BlueShield of Northeastern New York. Events will take place throughout the afternoon, such as live music, visits with Santa, the tree lighting, a fireworks show, and more.
Dress in your best holiday costume and run for a good cause at Halfmoon Town Park. The 2019 Jingle Bell Run will take place next Saturday morning and raise funds for the Arthritis Foundation.