Discover Saratoga is excited to announce the winners of Saratoga Chowderfest, which was held Saturday, February 10 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eventgoers sampled a variety of chowder from participating vendors and voted for their favorite. Winners were chosen in eight different categories, which were announced at the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center during the Annual Award Ceremony on Saturday, February 10 at 6:00 p.m. The 2024 Chowderfest winners are:

2024 Chowderfest Highlights:

  • 85 vendors including 10 first-time participants
  • 116,383 bowls of chowder served
  • 40,000+ people attended the event

"What an exceptional year for Chowderfest," exclaimed Darryl Leggieri, President of Discover Saratoga. “The Saratoga Springs Police Department estimated the largest Chowderfest crowd they have ever seen, exceeding 40,000. Discover Saratoga would like to thank everyone who participated, sponsored, volunteered, and celebrated Chowderfest. Your support is truly appreciated. And special thank you to our city officials, police, fire, EMS, DPW and Department of Accounts, for your contribution to this event. It wouldn’t have been a success without you!”

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