Village of Ballston Spa
Village of Ballston Spa
Village Office
(518) 885~5711

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The Saratoga County Fairgrounds are located in the Village of Ballston Spa, minutes from Exit - 12 off Route 87 Northway, and offers an array of buildings and facilities unique to the area. The Fairgrounds are run by the Saratoga County Agricultural Society (SCAS). In addition to the annual Saratoga County Fair, the Fairgrounds host a variety of events throughout the year, including go-kart races, music festivals, the All-Breed Dog Show, truck shows, Family Fun Day, corporate picnics and private parties.

The Fairgrounds include 30 Acres of fenced property, 20 acres of parking off grounds, barns, 7 enclosed Buildings totaling 23,000 sq ft, 5 covered Pavilions totaling 39,000 sq ft, and the historic covered Grandstand which seats approximately 1500 people, among other facilities and amenities.

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The County Fair

The Saratoga County Fair at the Fairgrounds has been held every year since 1841 - it is one of the oldest fairs in New York State. The Fair is conducted by the Saratoga County Agricultural Society (SCAS), and runs for six days and nights in July.

It offers entertainment for the whole family: a large amusement midway, 30 acres of entertainment and exhibits - Over 100 vendors, a wide variety of exhibits including antiques, home and fine arts, farm and garden, grange and conservation, tractor and truck pulls. At least 80,000 people visit the fair each year.

Other Events

The Fairgrounds sponsors many other events in addition to the County Fair. Please check your local papers and other listings for upcoming events.

SCAS Mission

It shall be the mission of the Saratoga County Agricultural Society to operate and maintain an exhibition type facility in which to produce a county fair that: 1) Educates and involves the general public in our present and past agricultural and rural heritage, 2) Promotes the Benefits of a strong agricultural industry, and 3) Provides a unique blend of family style entertainment and competition that people of all ages can participate in and/or appreciate.

SCAS Company Overview

A private not-for-profit whose main purpose is to put on the Saratoga County Fair annually. We also however host other events throughout the year.

162 Prospect St.
Ballston Spa, NY 12020

 

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Upcoming Events

13 Nov 2018;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
26 Nov 2018;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting
10 Dec 2018;
07:00PM -
Village Board Meeting

Calendar at a Glance 2018

2018 Main & Ongoing

  • Movies in the Park 2018:
    First Fridays of June, July, Aug in Wiswall Park
  • 2018 Village Pool Lessons Registration Weekend: June 16-June 17, 9 am to noon
  • Swim Lessons Session:
  • 6 weeks, every other weekday rotation. June 25 - August 3, 2018.
  • FOR MORE POOL INFO SEE THE VILLAGE NEWS PAGE ON THIS SITE
  • Farmers Market: June 15 - Sept. 30, 2018:
    Wiswall Park, Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays 9 a.m. – noon.
  • Concerts in the Park 2018:
    Wiswall Park. June 1, July 6, August 3: 7-8 p.m.

March

        * Easter Egg Hunt, March 25, 2018. Milton Community Center, 1 - 4 p.m.       

June

  • Village Wide Garage Sale & Antiques Festival, June 9 - June 10, 2018.
  • 4th Annual Balloon & Craft Festival, June 22 - 24, 2018. Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 12 noon - 9 p.m.
  • National Bottle Museum Show & Sale, June 3. Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

 July

  • Saratoga County Fair, July 24- 29, 2018.

 August

  • Swimming Under the Stars, Aug. 4, Village Pool,  8:00 p.m. - midnight.
  • Ice Cream Social, Aug. 2, 2018, featuring Union Fire Co. Band, Wiswall Park.

 September

  • Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival, Sept. 15, 2018, Saratoga County Fairgrounds.

 October

       * The Way We Were Car Show, Sat. Oct.7, 2018. Raindate Sat. Oct. 14, 2018. Downtown.

 November

  • Community Thanksgiving Dinner, Union Fire Company, Thanksgiving Day November 22, 2018.

 December

  • Victorian Christmas Parade & Family Festivities, December 7, 2018.
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Emergency

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Police
(518) 885-5033
Ambulance
(518) 885-1478
Animal Control
(518) 885-5033

Key Contacts

Village Office
(518) 885~5711
Central School
(518) 884~7195
Public Library
(518) 885~5022
Community Center
(518) 885~3261
Village Court
(518) 885~6393

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