CDTA, a festival Gold Sponsor, is running free shuttle buses every 20 minutes from the Empire State College parking lot at 111 West Avenue on Saratoga Springs’ west side, Silver Sponsor NYRA’s Oklahoma track just off Exit 14 of I-87, Gate 21 on the corner of East Ave and Union Ave, and the Weibel Avenue Skating Rink parking lots on the east side of Saratoga Springs, and from the National Museum of Dance, 99 S Broadway to downtown from 4:30 until 10:00.
Christmas Carols beginning at 5:45 pm as the children wait for Santa and Mrs. Claus who will arrive on horse and carriage (Saratoga Horse & Carriage) escorted in by a CBA Marching Band, and Santa’s elves and the Saratoga City Ballet Company. The Honorable Mayor Kelly will light the tree at 6:00 p.m. Santa, Clara, elves and Rumple Dumple will visit with children throughout the evening in the beautiful Santa Cottage. Enjoy over 40 sites with free entertainment, including the Flying Fingers Fiddlers, Spa City Duo, Shenendehowa MS Select Choir, Pokingbrook Morris Dancers, a cappella and brass groups from Skidmore College, Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus, Sax-O-Claus, The National Museum of Dance School of the Arts ballet dancers and Mother Ginger, the Saratoga County 4-H clubs gingerbread house display at various locations, The Ice Man, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Festival of Trees at the City Center, special DBA local Coupon Books, face painting, Newfoundland Dog Club. The Saratoga City Ballet will perform at the Saratoga Arts Center and Octavo Singers will delight audiences of all ages as they sing in the lobby of the newly renovated Adelphi Hotel.
Special performances at the National Museum of Dance with sweets and hot drinks.
Stop by the Post Office with your stamped Christmas card envelopes, get them canceled with the specially designed 31st Victorian Streetwalk cancellation (free) and you have a month to mail them.
The festivities continue until 10:00 pm throughout downtown Saratoga Springs. Don't miss out on the wonderful holiday event for the whole family!
We love your dogs as much as you, but please leave them home; a Saratoga Springs City Ordinance for all large events.