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Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association's 18th Annual Fall Festival

Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association's 18th Annual Fall Festival

T he Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association’s 18th annual Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, October 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. The Downtown Business Association, Saratoga Springs Special Assessment District, and Adirondack Trust Company are the Co-presenters of this year’s Fall Festival. 

The Fall Festival, a celebration of autumn and Halloween, will kick off on Saturday at 11 a.m. all over the downtown area with pumpkin rolling down Caroline Street, a petting zoo and pony rides, pumpkin decorating, face painting, balloon animals, traveling magicians, “Sparkles” the Juggler, arts and crafts, a costume parade, a fun photo booth, amusing games and trick or treat candy at many of the stores and restaurants. 

There will also be live music by Mister Willy, Sax-O-Lantern, Seth & The Moody Melix and many others. Theater companies represented include the Maple Avenue Middle School Drama Club performing Once Upon a Shoe and Galway Players Youth Theater cast members from Beauty and the Beast. 

At the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center there will be interactive music performances by “2 Guys Drumming,” and Fall Crafts hosted by the Wilton Wild Life Preserve. 

At 3:30 p.m. join us for the costume parade starting at the City Center and proceeding down Broadway. The Parade ends at the Congress Park Carousel where the Department of Public Works has donated their time, so all the children can take a complimentary Carousel ride from 4 to 4:40 p.m. 

This unique Halloween Celebration encourages families to have fun together, enjoying the hospitality of the Saratoga Springs businesses and the great spirit of the community. 

The Downtown Business Association Fall Festival is supported by the generosity of Saratoga’s business community. 

For additional information call Fran Dingeman at 518-365-3459 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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SCHEDULE:

     11 a.m. Maple Avenue Middle School Drama Club Performing "Once Upon a Shoe"
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway 

11 - 12:45 p.m.  Mister Willy
The Downtowner, 413 Broadway, Sponsored by Bonacio Construction

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Jeff Brisbin
Union Hall Supply Co., 437 Broadway, Sponsored by Union Hall Supply Co.

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2 Guys Drumming
Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway 
Sponsored by Clements Insurance Brokers

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Lucky's Adventure in Saratoga
Crafter's Gallery, 427 Broadway

11 a.m. - 2 p.m. On the Spot Photo
The Downtowner, 413 Broadway,
Sponsored by Cudney's Cleaners and Impressions of Saratoga

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Corn Hole Bean Bag Toss
Impressions of Saratoga, 368 Broadway

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cupcake Decorating
Bread Basket Bakery, 65 Spring Street 
Free cupcake decorating/kids 12+ cupcakes are $2    

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Learn about Bats and do Crafts with the Wilton Wildlife Preserve
Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center, 297 Broadway 

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Meet “Upset” the Mini Dark Horse
The Dark Horse Mercantile, 445 Broadway

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pin the Spots on “Upset” Game
The Dark Horse Mercantile, 445 Broadway

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pony Rides and Petting Zoo
Fingerpaint Marketing Parking Lot, Division Street, 
Sponsored by Stewarts Shops

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pumpkin Decorating
G. Willikers, 461 Broadway

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pumpkin Pancakes by Jodie Fitz
Saratoga Olive Oil Co. 484 Broadway, while supplies last! 

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Pumpkin Roll
Caroline Street, Pumpkins from Sunnyside Gardens. 
Prizes from Saratoga Strike Zone and Ben & Jerry's! 

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Andrea Bacchus Chalk Artist
Roaming Broadway

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Facepainting
The Palette Café, 493 Broadway, Sponsored by The Palette Café

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. “Longshot the Moose” Meet and Greet
The Dark Horse Mercantile, 445 Broadway

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Kettle Corn
The Downtowner, 413 Broadway

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cotton Candy
The Downtowner, 413 Broadway

11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Paint a Tenderness Rock
The Palette Café, 493 Broadway

11:30 - 1:30 p.m. Magic Dan
Traveling Broadway 

11:30 - 2:30 p.m. Sparkles the Juggler
Roaming Broadway

12 - 2 p.m. Alan Edstrom
Tushita Heaven, 423 Broadway, Sponsored by Tushita Heaven

12 - 2 p.m. Outdoor Relay Race
Children's Museum, 69 Caroline Street. 
In case of inclement weather-indoor kids activity

12 - 2 p.m. Roxy & The Road King
Ben & Jerry's, 34 Phila St., Sponsored by Ben & Jerry's

12 - 3 p.m. Crazy Christine Balloon Creations
Menges & Curtis, 472 Broadway. 
Sponsored by Menges & Curtis

12 - 3 p.m. Bumble Dee Facepainter
Spoken Boutique, 27 Church Street. 
Sponsored by Spoken Boutique

12 - 3 p.m. Balloon Buddies
G. Willikers, 461 Broadway, Sponsored by G. Willikers

1 - 3 p.m. Sax-O-Lantern
The Adelphi Hotel, 365 Broadway and Violet's of Saratoga, 
494 Broadway. Sponsored by each business

1 - 3 p.m. Seth and the Moody Melix
The Downtowner, 413 Broadway. 
Sponsored by deJonghe Jewelers

1 - 4 p.m. Galway Players Youth Theatre cast members from Beauty and the Beast
Roaming Broadway and Marching in the Parade 

1 - 4 p.m. Kids Fall Gratitude Craft with Coral & Blue Paper Co. 
Northshire Bookstore, 424 Broadway

1:30 - 3:30 p.m. Lifeline Band
The Adirondack Trust Drive Thru, 473 Broadway. 
Sponsored by Putnam Market

3 - 3:20 p.m. Children's Costume Parade
Line-up in Front of Saratoga Springs City Center, 
522 Broadway

3:30 p.m. Parade Down Broadway to Congress Park 
Led by "2 Guys Drumming" and "Upset" the Horse

4 - 4:30 p.m. Free Carousel Rides
Sponsored by City of Saratoga Springs 

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