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Things To Do: Clifton Park Attractions & Activities

Discover all the fun things to do in Clifton Park and nearby! From endless shopping opportunities, outdoor fun, major attractions nearby, hot musical venues, museums and more... there is something for everyone! Use this Clifton Park directory of fun things to do and never be bored. For more fun in Southern Saratoga County, read our article about Hidden Gems in Clifton Park and beyond!

Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Latham, NY
No experience necessary - a local artist will instruct you step by step through an original piece of art while you follow along with a cocktail! At the end of the night you'll take home a beautiful painting & hopefully a new found talent.
Race around the go-kart track with family and friends!
Glenville Sportplex
Glenville, NY
The Glenville Sportplex is one of the Capital Region's premier outdoor family-driven sports complexes, featuring a variety of fun activities including Mini-Golf, Go-Kart racing, Bumper Cars, Soft Ice Cream, and so much more for people of all ages!
Summer camp kids and counselors alike LOVE playing Miniature Golf and Bankshot Basketball!
Summer Camps at The Glenville Sportplex
GLenville, NY
The Glenville Sportplex hosts a multitude of fun-filled Summer Camp / Group Outings at our outdoor facility!
a mini golf course
Players Park Family Fun Plex
Ballston Lake, NY
Players Park Family Fun Plex is the ultimate place to go in Clifton Park for family fun for everyone from 4 years old to 100! Putt around the mini golf course, try out the unique game of foot golf, and enjoy an ice cream treat after the activities.
an enclosed golf driving range with netting
Glenville Sportplex
Glenville, NY
Have some spare time to practice your golf swing? Take a trip over to Glenville Sportplex and their enclosed driving range. There is also Mini Golf, Go kart racing, Bumper Cars, Batting Cages, and other fun activities for the whole family!
a large farm of christmas trees with snow on them
Ellms' Christmas Trees
Ballston Spa, NY
Make Ellms' Christmas Trees a part of your family's holiday season traditions! This local Christmas tree farm lets you choose and cut your tree, take a trolley ride, enjoy hot cocoa, and more. It's a fun experience your family won't soon forget.
There is so much to do and see at Ellms Family Farm throughout fall.
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
a long display of cowboy boats
Double M Western Store
Ballston Spa, NY
Double M Western Store is the largest retailer of western boots in all of Upstate New York. You can find a huge selection of western, fashion, work, and casual boots at this family-owned business, along with a wide variety of apparel and accessories.
Toxic Virtual Reality Lounge logo
Toxic VR - Virtual Reality Lounge
Clifton Park, NY
You'll find something for everyone at Toxic VR's virtual reality lounge in Clifton Park! Virtual reality is not just for gamers - experience new, imaginative worlds thanks to game-changing technology.
a colorful hot air balloon in the sky above a field
Adirondack Balloon Flights
Experience counts, and with over 30 years and 3,000+ trips, Adirondack Balloon Flights is recognized as the premier hot air balloon ride company in the Capital Region. Their flights offer views of the Adirondacks, Lake George, and Saratoga area.
NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm
NIGHTMARES at Liberty Ridge Farm
Schaghticoke, NY
Nightmares at Liberty Ridge Farm. The Capital Region's #1 Haunt! Featuring 6 Terrifying Attractions. Liberty Ridge Farm...where NIGHTMARES come to life! (518) 664-1515 libertyridgefarmny.com @LRFnightmares
Bowman Orchards
Bowman Orchards
Rexford, NY
We invite you to enjoy nature's beauty on ninety-eight tree-filled acres. Over 46 varieties of apples being grown with new ones each year. Most are available for your family to enjoy picking. We also have strawberries, pumpkins, pears, peaches & more
Cartwheels Gymnastics Center
Cartwheels Gymnastics Center
Clifton Park, NY
Cartwheels Gymnastics Center is committed to enhance the learning, personal growth, and self confidence of every child that walks through our doors. These core values are taught through the basic principles of gymnastics and movement.
Casks & Kegs Tours
Casks & Kegs Tours
Casks and Kegs Tours visits over 30 local wineries, breweries and distilleries spanning beyond the immediate Capital Region. Casks and Kegs Tours offers a variety of "join in" day tours and private charter tours. Safe, fun and reliable travel.
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Canvas, Corks & Forks - Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is voted the BEST Paint & Sip! FREE MAC N' CHEESE BAR! Fun Music, Specialty Cocktails, Seasonal Sangrias, Wine Ice Cream, Craft Draft Beers & more! Locations in the beautiful hip & artsy historic districts of Schenectady & Troy!
Airway Meadows Golf Club
Airway Meadows Golf Club
Gansevoort, NY
Named "Course of the Year" by the New York Golf Course Owner's Association!
Fresh vegetables, artisan goods, and more are offered at Saratoga Farmers' Market Association's markets.
Saratoga Farmers' Market Association
The Saratoga Farmers' Market Association provides Saratoga County with high-quality locally sourced food and agricultural products from farmers and producers in the region. They feature markets in Clifton Park and Saratoga Springs. We have roughly on
Argyle Brewing Company
Argyle Brewing Company
Greenwich, NY
We are a small "Farm to Glass" craft brewery located at 1 Main Street, Greenwich, NY committed to using New York ingredients to create our tasty beers.
Liberty Ridge Farm
Liberty Ridge Farm
Schaghticoke, NY
Liberty Ridge Farm is the perfect destination for the fall season! There is something for everyone, including a corn maze, pumpkin patch, cider donuts, live entertainment, and more.
Language Learning Institute, LLC
Language Learning Institute, LLC
Latham, NY
The Language Learning Institute is a language school offering programs for children and adults in French, Spanish, Chinese, Italian, Business English and more. We serve the residents and businesses of NY’s Capital Region and beyond!
View of the winery as your walking in!
The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room
Saratoga Springs, NY
Sit back, relax and experience handcrafted wine just 4 miles from downtown Saratoga! Live Music and Wood Fired Pizza every weekend. We are the only place to try Saratoga's best Wine, Beer & Spirits!
Time Square
Time Square
Clifton Park, NY
At Time Square we bring you top of the line brand name watches, clocks, gifts, promotional items and engraving.
paintings and banners hanging from the ceiling of a museum
The Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
The Discovery Center at Albany Pine Bush Preserve is the gateway to the Pine Bush! Featuring various interactive exhibits, activities, classrooms, and more, this interpretive center introduces visitors to everything that makes the preserve distinct.
steven brundage handing a deck of cards to a dinner guest
Steven Brundage Magic
Steven Brundage has the perfect blend of youth, charm, talent, and amazing close-up magic. He has performed for thousands of people living in upstate New York. His magic will leave your guests amazed and talking about your event for weeks to come.
Maple Ski Ridge
Maple Ski Ridge
Schenectady, NY
Minutes from anywhere in the Capitol Region, Maple Ski Ridge has been a local favorite for over 50 years! Four seasons of family fun. Come see what's new at Maple Ski Ridge
a bunch of people on teeter totters
TSL Adventures
TSL Adventures is dedicated to fostering independence in a family-like environment where children feel safe, nurtured, and loved. Exciting programs are offered through summer camp and other services that establish cooperation and interactive play!
Come Ski With Us!
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 108 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
people in an orchard
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Halfmoon, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.
Be treated like Party Royalty with our Party Packages!
Party Palace
Queensbury, NY
Party Palace is the Family Fun Center to visit, with bounce houses, cool inflatable units, and super fun attractions, walk-ins are welcome! Is your child ready to be treated like party royalty? We host kids parties at the best prices in the region!
a group of riders holding their hands up at the top of the Comet roller coaster
The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
Queensbury, NY
Located less than 6 miles away from Lake George, NY, The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom is the region's premier theme park featuring over 135 rides and attractions, including thrill rides, family rides, and a full outdoor water park.
Camp Maple - Summer Camp at Maple Ski Ridge
Camp Maple - Summer Camp at Maple Ski Ridge
Schenectady, NY
Minutes from anywhere in the Capitol Region, Maple Ski Ridge offers more than just skiing! Summer Day Camp in 2015 for your children is available. Bring your child to a day camp that they'll love at Maple Ski Ridge!
pine barrens landscape
Albany Pine Bush Preserve
Albany, NY
The Albany Pine Bush Preserve nestled between Albany and Schenectady is one of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the world! It consists of over 3,000 acres of land, nearly 20 miles of multi-use trails, and is home to many plants and animals.
Shooting Star Childcare
Shooting Star Childcare
Clifton Park, NY
Shooting Stars Childcare offers a variety of programs for children ages 2 to 12 years old in Clifton Park, NY. "Education and Fun All Rolled Into One!"
CV Golf Logo
CV Golf
Middle Grove, NY
CV Golf offers training, club fitting/repair, and golf services year round! Need instruction choose from range, course, or studio. We do "House Calls" to bring instruction to you.
the sign for the lake george brew house outside the building
Lake George Brew House
Queensbury, NY
The Lake George Brew House in the Town of Queensbury produces handcrafted beers, cold brew coffee, and craft soda for brewing companies in New York State and beyond. Their facility features a taproom with a draft selection of over 15 different beers.
Art in Mind - Creative Wellness Studio
Art in Mind - Creative Wellness Studio
Glenville, NY
At Art in Mind Creative Wellness Studio, we provide an artistic space of fun, education, & relaxation, while allowing for expressive freedom in creating art. Let us make your art experience as unique as you are!
Clifton Park Ice Arena
Clifton Park, NY
Clifton Park Ice Arena features two NHL-size rinks and is located in Clifton Common.
Goold Orchards, Inc.
Castleton, NY
Goold Orchards features U-pick apples and pumpkins, a farm store with freshly baked treats, and they offer school tours.
Malta Ridge Orchard & Gardens
Ballston Spa, NY
Malta Ridge Orchard grows a variety of vegetables, berries, and of course, apples. Visit their farm store to see their selection, u-pick in season fruits, and enjoy fresh cider donuts with a cup of coffee.
Engelke Farms
Troy, NY
Engelke Farm is a family owned and operated vegetable and fruit farm featuring a nursery, pumpkin patch, haunted hayrides, zip lines, pick your own produce, corn maze, petting zoo, and more!
Yankee Distillers LLC
Clifton Park, NY
Yankee Distillers is a New York State farm distillery that includes a tasting room and retail outlet, in addition to its distilling facility. The distillery specializes in rye whiskey, bourbon, and vodka.
Nine Pin Ciderworks
Albany, NY
Nine Pin Ciderworks uses farm-fresh ingredients to create crisp, refreshing hard ciders in a variety of flavors. As New York's first farm cidery, we source all of our apples from orchards in the Capital Region and Hudson Valley.
The Beer Diviner
Petersburgh, NY
New York's first licensed farm brewery, The Beer Diviner, makes a variety of beers including farmhouse styles and other high-alcohol brews.
Swartz Dairy and Produce
Castleton, NY
Known for their strawberries and pumpkins, Swartz Dairy & Produce has been in operation for 5 generations. Visit in the fall for their corn maze, hayrides, pumpkin picking and more!
Moses Farm
Eagle Bridge, NY
Once belonged to famous Grandma Moses, it is now operated by her grandchildren and family. They have a great selection of vegetables and produce, as well as a u-pick pumpkin patch.
American Tactical Systems
Green Island, NY
Open to anyone who may legally own a firearm, American Tactical Systems features 14 indoor shooting stations, rental firearms, a variety of training classes, and even a full service shop.
Fairways of Halfmoon
Mechanicville, NY
Zack's Sports, Inc.
Round Lake, NY
Purchase high quality firearms products at Zack's Sports. You can also take training courses, including those for pistol permits, using their live-action simulation virtual gun range.
Spa City Farmers' Market
Saratoga Springs, NY
Open every Sunday year round at the Lincoln Baths in Saratoga Springs, NY, the Spa City Farmers' Market offers produce from local artisans and farmers.
Pens Ink
Glenville, NY
Bob's Trees
Hagaman, NY
Do you want to enhance your yard, help the environment and buy local? Then look no further than Bob's Trees Nursery and Garden Center for Christmas trees and more.
Riverview Orchards
Clifton Park, NY
Pick your own apples at Riverview Orchards, located in Clifton Park. In addition to the orchard, the property features a well-stocked country store.
Lindsey's Country Store & Sweet Shoppe
Clifton Park, NY
Lindsey's Country Store & Sweet Shoppe in Clifton Park sells a wide variety of gifts and treats, including accessories, homemade apple cider donuts, gourmet muffins, cookies, truffles, fudge, and more. Stop by and check out their whole selection!
Farmers' Market at The Crossings
Loudonville, NY
The Farmers' Market at The Crossings boasts a wide array of vendors with products like produce, baked goods, meats, snacks, and more. The market is on Saturdays from 9am until 1pm from May 19 - September 29, 2018.
Knight Orchard of Saratoga
Burnt Hills, NY
Family-owned since 1907, Knight Orchards offers apples, pears, fresh-pressed cider, local maple syrup and honey, homemade pies, and tea breads.
Lindsey's Idyllwood Orchard
Rexford, NY
Lindsey's Idyllwood Orchard was the first U-pick orchard in the area, having been established in 1971. They offer over 40 varieties of apples throughout the season along with farm-grown vegetables.
Troy Summer Farmers' Market
Troy, NY
This market has more than 80 local vendors with a variety of goods. Find everything from fresh cheese to kombucha, local coffee & honey, and more.
CrankCase - Bike Chain and Crank Covers
Queensbury, NY
It's essential to have a sturdy bicycle chain cover. The CrankCase is the perfect just-in-case solution when transporting your bike in the car or storing your bike indoors. Made in the USA! Protect your bike with CrankCase!
100 Acre Wood
Malta, NY
The 100 Acre Woods trail system offers nearly 2 miles of scenic trails, making use of some of the original logging trails, along with newly constructed trails throughout the woods.
Majestic Tree Farm
Selkirk, NY
Find the following varieties at Majestic Tree Farm: Balsam Fir, Blue Spruce, Fraser Fir, Norway Spruce, and White Spruce.
Ballston Spa Farmers' Market
Live well and buy local at the Ballston Spa Farmers' Market. Open June 16 through September 29, 2018, on Thursdays from 3:00pm-6:00pm and Saturdays from 9:00am-12:00pm, at Wiswall Park on Front Street.
Mocha Lisa's Caffe
Clifton Park, NY
Catch live music and open mic nights at Mocha Lisa's in Clifton Park Center. Order coffee, wine and beer and grab a sandwich!
Brown's Brewing Co.
Troy, NY
Throughout the year, Brown's Brewing Co. brews more than 40 different styles of ales, and has ten or more on tap at any given time. Stop in to the Troy Taproom to sample some for yourself and enjoy their food menu!
Goode Trees & Wreaths
Find cut-your-own and pre-cut Christmas trees at Goode Trees. They also have freshly made wreaths ranging from 12" to 36" in diameter, and gifts and goodies.
Kristy's Barn
Schodack, NY
Pick your own apples, berries, and pumpkins at Kristy's Barn in Schodack, or choose from a variety of freshly grown and baked goods. Kristy's Barn only sprays cops when it is absolutely necessary. Plan a fall visit for even more fun like hayrides!
Great Flats Brewing Company
Schenectady, NY
Come for their three main beers, housemade root beer & lemonade, try new releases and enjoy other New York craft beverages at Great Flats Brewing.
Hay Berry Farm
Hoosick Falls, NY
Located about 45 minutes east of Clifton Park, Hay Berry Farm has a variety of u-pick choices from pumpkins to lavender and much more.
River Bend Christmas Tree Farm
Lake Luzerne, NY
Cut your own tree at Riverbend Tree Farm in Lake Luzerne. They offer Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, Cannan Fir, Concolor Fir, and Scot Pine. They only accept cash as payment so come prepared.
Weathered Willow Tree Farm
Weathered Willow Tree Farm always has a large selection, reasonable prices, and friendly employees. Start a new tradition this year by getting your tree at Weathered Willow in Altamont.
McDonough's Farm
It doesn't feel like Christmas until the annual trip to McDonough's Farm to locate that one special tree for your family.
SaraSpa Rod and Gun Club
Greenfield Center, NY
SaraSpa Rod and Gun Club is a members-only facility that includes indoor and outdoor ranges, a shotgun field, an archery range, and related training events.
Bellinger's Orchard
Fultonville, NY
Choose from more than a dozen varieties of apples and plenty of other fruits & vegetables at Bellinger's Orchard. While you're there, enjoy a hayride, and a corn maze!
Saratoga Weapons And Tactical
Malta, NY
Visit Saratoga Weapons and Tactical and browse their inventory of rifles, pistols, ammunition, and accessories. SWAT's website also features information on upcoming pistol permit classes in Saratoga County.
Wolf Hollow Brewing Co.
Glenville, NY
Wolf Hollow Brewing Company is a community-focused microbrewery that seeks to provide locals, friends, and neighbors with a high-quality beer to call their own. Looking for special benefits? Become a member of the "Wolf Pack."
NY Shooter Supply
Albany, NY
Visit NY Shooter Supply for all of your gun supply needs, from ammunition and reloading supplies to cleaning kits and outdoor accessories.
The Indoor Gun Range
Troy, NY
The Indoor Gun Range in Troy features a 25-yard range, sells a vast assortment of firearms, ammunition, and accessories, and hosts a variety of instructional classes.
Glennpeter Jewelers
Clifton Park, NY
Upstate Guns & Ammo
Schenectady, NY
Located in Schenectady, Upstate Guns & Ammo sells new and used handguns, rifles, shotguns, and accessories. They also offer various gun safety courses throughout the year.
Time Square
Clifton Park, NY
Indian Ladder Farms
Altamont, NY
Less than an hour from Clifton Park, Indian Ladder Farms has fresh cider donuts daily and u-pick apples, pumpkins & more.
Clifton Park Golf
Clifton Park, NY
Rare Form Brewing Company
Troy, NY
Visit Rare Form Brewing Co. for their four core beers and a 5th rotation selection. Pair your beverage with a charcuterie board and be sure to ask about their Scale Up project for homebrewers.
Shmaltz Brewing Company
Clifton Park, NY
Taste a variety of beers from IPAs to rich porters at Shmaltz Brewing Company while enjoying board games, cornhole in the warmer months, and various events throughout the year.
Sunnyside Gardens
Saratoga Springs, NY
Plan a family-friendly fall day at Sunnyside Gardens! Their autumnal wonderland has so much to do: pick the perfect pumpkin, hop aboard their little blue train, take a hayride through the woods and more! Don't miss out on their homemade cider donuts!
Round Lake DEC Boat Launch
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) opened a new boat launch facility on Round Lake in May 2014.
NEACA, Inc.
Mechanicville, NY
NEACA sells a vast assortment of antiques and firearms, including high-quality collector firearms. NEACA also hosts gun shows and arms fairs throughout the Capital Region and southern Vermont.
TreePaad Fun Center
Mechanicville, NY
Target Sports
Glenville, NY
Target Sports is a pro shop for hunters and shooters, offering a variety of firearms, ammunition, and related accessories. The shop also performs gun repairs and gun cleaning services, and hosts a basic pistol permit course.
Hicks Orchard
Granville, NY
Check out all the fun at Hicks Orchard during fall harvest weekends! Pick your own apples, hang out at the bouncy barnyard, feed the goats, and more.
Saratoga Apple, Inc.
Schuylerville, NY
Open all year, Saratoga Apple is the place to go to pick your own apples, or get a variety of other farm products. The Darrows have been growing apples for five generations, using low-spray techniques and micronutrient fertilization.