Come on out to the Spa and experience the action, featuring world-class racing, family fun activities, live music and more. Join us for the following special events during the Saratoga Meet!
Every Thursday through Sunday | Taste NY Pavilion
New York-made food and adult beverages are available for sample and purchase exclusively at the Taste NY Pavilion throughout the season! Race fans can visit the Taste NY Pavilion, located inside Gate A at the Top of the Stretch, to enjoy New York craft beer, cider, wine and spirits products, including: Brooklyn Brewery, Common Roots Brewing Company, Druthers Brewing Co., Frog Alley Brewing Co., Nine Pin Cider Works, Brotherhood Winery and Old Tavern Farm Winery, and spirits from Cooperstown Distillery, Great Jones and Pick Six Vodka, among other homegrown beverages.
Every Friday | Breakfast and Breeding Farm Tour
New this year, NYRA is launching the Saratoga Breakfast and Breeding Farm Tour. On Fridays, up to 40 guests enjoy a buffet breakfast at Saratoga Race Course before taking a CDTA trolley to Old Tavern Farm where they will participate in a 90-minute walking tour of a working thoroughbred breeding farm. Admission to the races in the afternoon is included in the package.
Every Sunday | Berkshire Bank Family Sundays
Berkshire Bank Family Sundays feature a wide variety of free family-friendly activities, games, attractions and educational activities each Sunday inside the Berkshire Bank Family Zone, located near Gate A at the Top of the Stretch.
Breakfast at Saratoga, driven by CDTA
Breakfast at Saratoga welcomes guests to enjoy a morning buffet at The Porch with a view of the thoroughbreds training on the main track. Breakfast is held every live racing day, except for Runhappy Travers Day and Labor Day. It is offered from 7 to 9:30 a.m. and is available on a first-come, first-served basis; reservations are not accepted.
Fans can also go behind the scenes with a free, guided backstretch tram tour, driven by CDTA. Tram tours run from 7:30 to 9 a.m. and depart from the clubhouse entrance approximately every 15 minutes. Tours are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are 45 minutes in length. Available every live racing day with the exception of Runhappy Travers Day and Labor Day.
Berkshire Bank Family Zone
Fans will enjoy 40 days of the Berkshire Bank Family Zone, an interactive play area for children located near Gate A, which will be supplemented by Berkshire Bank Family Sundays.
Purdy's Summer Concert Stage
Fans will enjoy free live music performances each afternoon of the season from popular local and regional bands at the Purdy’s Summer Concert Stage. The summer music stage is sponsored by Purdy’s Discount Wine & Liquor in Saratoga Springs.
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