The Clifton Park area is brimming with fall fun this Columbus Day weekend. Whether you want to see the vibrant fall foliage, pick apples, venture through a corn maze, or attend a family-friendly event, there are plenty of options to choose from.
Fall, Food & Farms: See What’s Happening Around the Region
The weigh-in is complete, and now the biggest pumpkins of the season are on display throughout Saratoga County as part of the reimagined Saratoga Giant Pumpkinfest. While you’re out and about this weekend, stop by a few of the giant pumpkin locations.
Don’t miss out on Maple Ski Ridge’s 13th Annual Fall Festival on Saturday from 9:00am-4:00pm. Admission is $5 per carload, and highlights will include a craft show and flea market, car and tractor shows, hay wagon and chair lift rides, and more family fun.
Get ready to chow down on delicious chicken wings at the Downtown Schenectady Wing Week. Participating downtown Schenectady restaurants are offering one specialty wing in three different order sizes for three different prices. You can call ahead to reserve your wings for takeout, or stop in for indoor or outdoor dining.
In the mood for a road trip this weekend? Drive into the countryside for the Fall Farm To Fiber Tour on Saturday and Sunday. Over 30 of the region’s farms, fiber studios, and businesses will open their doors to the public for tours and demonstrations. Unique fiber products will be available for purchase.
Experience the Season’s Top Activities
Make New Memories at Ellms Family Farm
Keep the kids entertained this weekend at Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa. This fall hotspot offers wholesome fun and interactive activities on the farm, including corn mazes, pumpkin picking, and more. Buy your tickets today and remember to wear a mask.
Stock Up on Apples, Cider, and Doughnuts
Apple picking with the family is one of the most wonderful parts of autumn in the Capital Region. Wondering where to go this year? Here are some excellent local orchards that are worth the trip.
Celebrate the Holiday Weekend With a Craft Beverage
It’s time to raise a glass to the holiday weekend! Visit a winery, brewery, or distillery in the Capital Region and enjoy a refreshing craft beverage. Take note that reservations are required or recommended at some places, so plan ahead.
Swing For the Green at a Golf Course
Golf isn’t just a fun activity during fall, it’s also a fantastic way to see colorful foliage across the trees. Book a tee time at Airway Meadows Golf Club in Gansevoort, Van Patten Golf Club in Clifton Park, or another top golf course in the Capital Region this holiday weekend.