It's that time of year...

The temps are dropping and the holidays are getting closer, and that means some great local holiday events! Don't miss a thing with the Mini City Holiday Calendar, updated each week to give you the highlights happening in our area. Let's get festive!



Canadian Pacific Holiday Train

NOV 26th 2017

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train comes to the Saratoga Springs Amtrak Station at 7:20 pm on Sunday, November 26th. Local food banks will be accepting donations at each stop to ensure those less fortunate can access adequate food this holiday season and year-round. Click here for more info

Saratoga Springs' 31st Annual Victorian Streetwalk

NOV 30th 2017

Celebrate the magic of an old-fashioned Victorian Streetwalk and Christmas in Saratoga Springs on Thursday, November 30, 2017! Each year on the Thursday after Thanksgiving, downtown Saratoga closes to traffic and all of Broadway is blanketed in Victorian holiday magic for the annual Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk. Click here for more info

The Train to Christmas Town


The children's book "The Train to Christmas Town" comes to life this holiday season! Join the Saratoga and North Creek Railway for a 70-minute ride that's sure to become one of your family's favorite holiday traditions. Click here for more info

Breakfast with Santa at the Saratoga Festival of Trees

DEC 2ND 2017

Enjoy a continental breakfast with Santa, Mrs. Claus and other Holiday friends as part of the Saratoga Festival of Trees at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Adults must accompany children. Reservations and tickets required for both adults and children, $8 per person. Call 518-587-5000 to make your reservation today. Seatings at 8:00AM, 9:30AM, and 11:00AM.

Northeast Ballet’s Annual The Nutcracker

DEC 2 & 3 2017

Making its annual return to the MainStage is everyone’s favorite holiday ballet. Enter a world of Christmas dreams to the joyous music of Tchaikovsky in this annual year-end favorite. Join the Sugar Plum Fairy, the heroic Nutcracker Prince and the evil Rat King in this whimsical celebration of the season. Special event! Add-on SWEETS & TREATS WITH SANTA for cookies, crafts and kid-friendly holiday fun before the Sunday afternoon performance! Click here to purchase tickets


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