The 25th Annual Chowderfest will be held on Saturday, February 10, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by Saranac, Happy Dad, and White Claw, this family-friendly event invites you to savor 4 oz. chowder samples at $2 each from more than 80 Saratoga County establishments.

“For 25 years, Chowderfest has woven itself into our community's fabric as a cherished tradition. Join us as we mark this milestone with surprises and unforgettable flavors – it's destined to make history!" said Darryl Leggieri, Discover Saratoga president.

In addition to mouth-watering chowder, downtown Saratoga Springs will host live entertainment and family-friendly activities. Free shuttles from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. will be available at Saratoga Casino Hotel. Exclusive 25th-anniversary long-sleeve shirts ($15 or $17 for XXL), beanies ($10) and collectible spoons ($5) will be available for purchase at the Saratoga Springs City Center and Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center while supplies last.

Voting will take place online at One vote per device will be accepted and voting closes at 5:00 p.m. Winners will be announced at 6:00 p.m. at Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center.

Discover Saratoga is also conducting an exciting promotion during Chowderfest. Attendees who download the new mobile app and check in at participating establishments will earn entries into a drawing for $1,000 in gift cards to Saratoga businesses and restaurants. One winner will be chosen. Further details will be available on the app prior to Chowderfest.

“As the new Tourism Promotion Agency for Saratoga County, we wanted to be better connected with today’s digital world,” said Leggieri. “The app makes it easy for people to discover the great variety of things to do and see in our county, and then be able to plan their visit down to the last detail. What better time than Chowderfest to launch our new mobile app!”

The Discover Saratoga mobile app is free and available for download on the App Store and Google Play.

For more information regarding Chowderfest, including a list of participating chowder vendors and discounted hotel rates, please visit or call 518-584-1531.

The 25th Annual Chowderfest is made possible by our sponsors: Saranac, Happy Dad, White Claw, Iron Glass Productions, D.A. Collins, Westminster Bakers Co., Saratoga’s Star Radio, Townsquare Media, Saratoga Springs City Center, Purdy's Discount Wine & Liquor, Albany Broadcasting, iHeartMedia, Death Wish Coffee Company, Nemer CJDR of Saratoga, Lia Nissan of Saratoga, T-Shirt Graphics, Bath Fitter, Upstate Transit, The Saratogian, Saratoga Today,, Saratoga Casino Hotel, DePaula Auto Group, Well Now Urgent Care, Sysco, Saratoga Maps, Julie & Co. Realty, The Daily Gazette, Adirondack Trust, Reliable Onsite Services, Saratoga Automobile Museum, The Family Counseling Center, and Magic Moon.

About Discover Saratoga

Discover Saratoga, known as the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, is a key economic development engine for Saratoga County; our mission is to contribute a positive impact on the local economy by promoting and marketing Saratoga County as a world-class destination for leisure travel, meetings, and events. For more information about Discover Saratoga, please visit