After months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saratoga Springs Heritage Area Visitor Center will reopen to the public beginning Thursday, July 8.
“We couldn’t be happier to reopen the Visitor Center,” said Darryl Leggieri, president of Discover Saratoga. “With summer travel heating up and COVID-19 restrictions lifted, it’s critical to have a place in our community where locals and visitors alike can go to gain important information about our city. We’d like to thank Mayor Meg Kelly, Commissioner Michele Madigan, and the entire City Council of Saratoga Springs for making this possible.”
The Heritage Area Visitor Center has adjusted its hours to Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Unvaccinated individuals are asked to maintain social distancing and wear a mask while inside the building.
“After more than a year of being closed, we are pleased to reopen the Heritage Area Visitor Center,” said Mayor Meg Kelly. “Welcoming all our visitors and community members is a true joy. Thank you to Discover Saratoga for their willingness to open and provide this important service.”
Discover Saratoga has plans to offer community programs at the Heritage Area Visitor Center throughout the summer, including the ever-popular Summer Concert Series in historic Congress Park. This free, family-friendly event will take place Sundays in July (July 11-25) and Tuesdays in August (August 3-24) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Complete concert series schedule to be released soon.
Guided walking tours are available Tuesday through Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. outside the Heritage Area Visitor Center and are led by experienced guides. Tours can be booked online at www.walkingsaratoga.com, by phone at (518) 832-3796 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cost is $20 per person and children under 12 are free. Tours are appropriate for the entire family.
An official ribbon cutting ceremony will take place on the front lawn of the Heritage Area Visitor Center located at 297 Broadway on Thursday, July 8 at 4:30 p.m. with Mayor Kelly and the Saratoga Springs City Council. The ceremony will be immediately followed by a Discover Saratoga membership mixer at 5:00 p.m. Light hors d'oeuvres and drinks will be provided.
For more information, please visit discoversaratoga.org/saratoga-springs-visitor-center.
About Discover Saratoga
Discover Saratoga, known as the Saratoga Convention & Tourism Bureau, is a key economic development engine for this community; our mission is to contribute a positive impact on the local economy by promoting and marketing Saratoga Springs and Saratoga County as a world-class destination for meetings, conventions, and groups. For more information about Discover Saratoga, please visit discoversaratoga.org.