Mondays are all about families with the return of weekly family-friendly festivals featuring games, attractions and educational activities each Monday of the meet in the Berkshire Bank Saratoga Pavilion. Learn more about the full list of activities during Family Mondays!
The series features an array of New York ciders, wines and spirits for sampling every Thursday of the meet; a selection of New York craft beers on Fridays and Saturdays; and New York foods and artisan crafts Saturdays and Sundays of the Saratoga season. There is no admission charge for the Berkshire Bank Saratoga Pavilion. Wines, ciders and spirits will be available in increments of five samples for $5 on Thursdays while selections of craft beer will be available for the same on Fridays on Saturdays with live music. There is no sampling fee for foods on Saturdays and Sundays.
Explore the ins and outs of racing and wagering with NYRA Bets at the Berkshire Bank Saratoga Pavilion. Guests will have the opportunity to receive personal tutorials on the fundamentals and strategies of wagering from professional handicappers. Various jockeys, trainers and other racing figures will visit the lounge to greet fans and answer questions about the sport.
Participating Beer Vendors:
Browns Brewing Company
Captain Lawrence Brewing Company
Ithica Beer Company
Participating Artisan Vendors:
The Beginning Shop
Black Kettle Soap
The Chocolate Spoon
IM2 Handmade Items
Lifestyles of Saratoga
Lucky Clover Artisanal Bakery
Miss Scarlett Boutique
Mountain Winds Farm
The National by Saratoga National Golf Club
RAD Soap Co.
Whalern's Horseradish Products
The series of events on Wednesdays will include traditional celebrations to recognize the contributions of New York's military service members, as well as those of Irish- and Italian-American heritage.
Military Appreciation Day: Wednesday, July 25, Join Saratoga in welcoming all our service men and women! This is a day dedicated to thanking all those who risk or risked their lives to ensure our safety and freedom. All active and former military personnel will receive free admission.
First Responders Day: Wednesday, August 1, Join Saratoga in thanking all our First Responders for the sacrifices they make to ensure our safety. Police Officers, Firefighters, EMTs and Paramedics will all receive free Grandstand Admission with proper ID.
Italian-American Day: Wednesday, August 8. Celebrate Italian heritage at Saratoga! Sample Italian cuisine prepared by local Italian-Americans and enjoy traditional Italian entertainment.
Brew Central: Wednesday, August 9. The day-long event in the Berkshire Bank Saratoga Pavilion will feature activities, exhibits and entertainment which showcase the renaissance of craft beer, hard cider, spirits and wine in Central New York and celebrate the region’s history as a prominent hops producer. Guests will enjoy five samples for $5. Must be 21 years or older to participate.
Adirondack Day: Wednesday, August 15. Celebrate the Adirondacks! Check out local exhibits and entertainment. Local crafts and food items will be available for tasting and purchase.
Lustgarden Day: Saturday, August 18
Irish-American Day: Wednesday, August 22, Everyone is Irish today! Saratoga celebrates Irish heritage with traditional Irish dancing, food and music.
Gambling Problems? The New York Racing Association encourages responsible wagering. If gambling is a problem for you or someone you care about, help is available 24 hours a day. Call toll-free 1-877-8-HOPE-NY