Fairground Events

Carving: Creating a beautiful, Hand-Carved Spoon

Sat April 20, 2024

10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Community Classes- Class is FULL!

Carving: Creating a Beautiful, Hand-Carved Spoon

Discover the traditional design of kitchen spoons and learn how to carve your own masterpiece with our four-hour class. the course will provide an introduction to the necessary tools and materials, and students will receive pre-shaped “blanks” to work with. A simple carving knife will also be available for use or purchase for finishing your project at home. Additionally, a brief lesson on sharpening will be included for those who want to learn. By the end of the class, you’ll feel confident in your hand-carving abilities and have a beautiful treasure to show for it- one that will make your meal times even more special.

*Bring a dish to pass for our community pot-luck lunch break!

Cost is $25  Class is FULL, thank you!

Location is at Main Street Studio in Charlton

Instructor: Jason Nemec, woodsmith

Recycling Event

Sat April 27, 2024

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Capital Region Electronics Recycling

Saturday April 27 9am to 3pm for Saratoga County Residents

Please enter at Gate 2

We are NOT accepting TV’s at this event.

Items that are accepted include- Computers (PCs, Laptops, Tablets, Towers), LCD, LED or Flat Monitors, Printers, Copiers, Fax Machines, Power supplies, Hard Drives & memory cards, IT Equipment & Accessories (keyboards, mice, cables, web cameras, etc) Telecommunications Equipment, VCRs, DVD Players, Projectors, Scientific & Medical Equipment (non-contaminated) All Media (floppy disks, CDs, Tapes) We also take all scrap metal

Basket Weaving for the Curated Kitchen

Sat May 18, 2024

10:30 am to 4:30 pm

Community Classes-

Basket Weaving for the Curated Kitchen

One of our longest classes of the series, this one will offer students with absolutely no knowledge of basketweaving the chance to learn and create a kitchen bread basket from start to finish. Common hand tools from home can be used. All weaving materials will be provided. Do not miss the opportunity to learn this life skill and add some hand-crafted and aesthetically pleasing storage to your home.

** Please bring an old towel, heavy duty scissors, clothes pins, and an awl or screwdriver.

Cost is $40

Location is at The Saratoga County Fairgrounds

Instructor: Patti Brousseau, Master Basket Weaver

GottaGetGonFolk Music Festival

Fri May 24, 2024 to Mon May 27, 2024

GottaGetGon 2024

The GottaGetGon is a family-friendly folk music festival put on by the volunteers of the Pick-in’ and Singin’ Gatherin’ every Memorial Day Weekend at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa. It welcomes adults, teens, and children to enjoy a weekend sharing music and friendship.

You can purchase discounted tickets in advance or full price at the gate. Purchase tickets online (a small processing fee will be added) at this link https://buytickets.at/pickinsingingatherin/1161356
If you prefer not to pay online, print this order form and mail it with your check (follow instructions on form).

Four headliners will offer formal concerts and workshops. Everyone participates in casual jamming on the campgrounds throughout the festival. All concerts and workshops are under cover in 4H buildings and pavilions so it’s on, rain or shine.

Gymkhana Series Under the Lights 2024

Fri May 31, 2024

6:30 pm to

Gymkhaha Series Under the Lights.

May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 27th, and RAIN date of October 25th

6:30pm at The Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

Divisions- Open Adult (19& Over), Open Sr. (18-14 yrs old), 4-H Sr. (18-14 yrs old), Open Jr. (13 & under), 4-H Jr. (13 & Under)

For more information email info@saratogacountyfair.org

44th Annual Saratoga Antique Bottle Show & Sale

Sun June 2, 2024

9:00 am to 2:00 pm

Join us for the 44th Annual Saratoga Antique Bottle Show & Sale presented by the National Bottle Museum.

Versus Monster Trucks is coming to the Saratoga County Fairgrounds

Fri June 7, 2024

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

       

Versus Monster Trucks is coming to the Saratoga County Fairgrounds 

Friday, June 7, 2024

The monsters will be competing in heart pounding skill competitions and insane freestyle madness!

PLUS witness the thrills and spills of QUAD WARS!

Tickets go on sale on March 2024

Versus Monster Trucks is coming to the Saratoga County Fairgrounds

Sat June 8, 2024

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

         

Versus Monster Trucks is coming to the Saratoga County Fairgrounds 

Saturday, June 8, 2024

The monsters will be competing in heart pounding skill competitions and insane freestyle madness!

PLUS witness the thrills and spills of QUAD WARS!

Tickets go on sale on March 2024

Foraging Walk: A Beginner’s Introduction

Sat June 15, 2024

10:00 am to 12:30 pm

Community Classes-

Foraging Walk: A Beginner’s Introduction

Abundance is all around us in every green place, but do you know what is safe/ Do you know what is tasty? Can you identify local plants? How did previous generations live without grocery stores? Come walk and explore our local terroir and you will discover a wealth of delicious and nutritious flavors right outside your door. Participants will identify and gather local plants, learn about early photography methods using a cyanotype print, and conclude with a foraging feast.

Cost is $35

Location is TBA

Instructor: Anne Best, Foraging Enthusiast and Julie Rohr, Art Teacher

Gymkhana Series Under the Lights 2024

Fri June 28, 2024

6:30 pm to

Gymkhaha Series Under the Lights.

May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 27th, and RAIN date of October 25th

6:30pm at The Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

Divisions- Open Adult (19& Over), Open Sr. (18-14 yrs old), 4-H Sr. (18-14 yrs old), Open Jr. (13 & under), 4-H Jr. (13 & Under)

For more information email info@saratogacountyfair.org

Saratoga County Fair July 23-28, 2024

Tue July 23, 2024 to Sun July 28, 2024

10:00 am to 11:00 pm

July 23-28, 2024

Gymkhana Series Under the Lights 2024

Fri July 26, 2024

6:30 pm to

Gymkhaha Series Under the Lights.

May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 27th, and RAIN date of October 25th

6:30pm at The Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

Divisions- Open Adult (19& Over), Open Sr. (18-14 yrs old), 4-H Sr. (18-14 yrs old), Open Jr. (13 & under), 4-H Jr. (13 & Under)

For more information email info@saratogacountyfair.org

Adirondack Circuit Dog Show

Wed August 7, 2024 to Sun August 11, 2024

Gymkhana Series Under the Lights 2024

Fri August 23, 2024

6:30 pm to

Gymkhaha Series Under the Lights.

May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 27th, and RAIN date of October 25th

6:30pm at The Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

Divisions- Open Adult (19& Over), Open Sr. (18-14 yrs old), 4-H Sr. (18-14 yrs old), Open Jr. (13 & under), 4-H Jr. (13 & Under)

For more information email info@saratogacountyfair.org

Adventure Van Expo

Sat August 24, 2024 to Sun August 25, 2024

Just Announced: Adventure Van Expo Series 2024

Find Van Builders, Rental Companies, And Accessories For Your Van Or Overland Vehicle.

Enjoy A Weekend Of Adventure Vehicles, Vanlife, Local Eats, Community, Live Music And More.

Are you in the market for adventure gear, a custom van, camper, travel trailer, custom cargo trailer, an off-road tent trailer, or roof top tent? Come to the Adventure Van Expo shows throughout the summer and check out a weekend full of unique builds, custom designs, open house vans, vans to buy, public-built rigs and a whole lot more. Hang out with the outdoor community and connect with experts about their products all in one location.

Adventure Van Expos are family-friendly and open to all ages! In addition to the vans, you can find food, local brews, live music, and activities throughout the weekend. PLUS this year camping is available at the majority of the shows. Show entry tickets, camping tickets, DIY contest tickets and others can all be purchased online now. Don’t miss out on your chance to see incredible displays and find gear and designs you didn’t even know existed. Join us at at show at one of our beautiful settings – full list below.

Shows feature industry leaders such as: Storyteller RV, Specialized Bike, 4 wheel camper, Caleche Customs, Aluminess, RB Components, Tourig, RRE Global, Momentum, Roambuilt, Flarespace, Benchmark vehicles, Glamper Van, Sportsmobile, Brutek, Gone Mobile, Atlas Vans (see full list on each event page).

Our 2024 Events: 

Scottsdale, AZ April 13-14

Austin, TX April 27-28

San Juan Capistrano, CA May 4-5

Santa Rosa, CA May 11-12

Hood River, OR June 22-23

Boise, ID June 29-30

Evergreen, CO July 27-28

Ballston Spa, NY Aug. 24-25

Enumclaw, WA Sept. 7-8

North Lake Tahoe, CA Sept. 14-15

Big Bear Lake, CA Oct. 19-20

Ventura, CA Oct. 26-27

 

Saratoga County R.A.C.E.S Ham Radio Festival

Sat September 7, 2024

Hudson Mohawk Antique Truck Show

Sat September 21, 2024 to Sun September 22, 2024

Join us for the 34th  Annual Hudson Mohawk Antique Truck Show.

Gymkhana Series Under the Lights 2024

Fri September 27, 2024

6:30 pm to

Gymkhaha Series Under the Lights.

May 31st, June 28th, July 26th, August 23rd, September 27th, and RAIN date of October 25th

6:30pm at The Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

Divisions- Open Adult (19& Over), Open Sr. (18-14 yrs old), 4-H Sr. (18-14 yrs old), Open Jr. (13 & under), 4-H Jr. (13 & Under)

For more information email info@saratogacountyfair.org

30th Annual Goat Brothers Swap Meet

Sat October 5, 2024

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

This is the 30th Annual Goat Brothers Motorcycle Swap Meet!

Motorcycle Parts & Accessories
Motorcycle Show – Hot Rods/Classic Cars Welcome
Live Entertainment, Food & Beverages, and More

 

Willow Marsh Farm’s First Annual Garlic & Music Festival

Sat October 12, 2024 to Sun October 13, 2024

10:00 am to

Willow Marsh Farm’s First Annual Garlic & Music Festival

Saturday October 12th 10am-6pm

Sunday October 13th 10am-4pm

Contact for more information

willowmarshfarmgarlicmusicfest@gmail.com