Discover Saratoga is your home for all things Belmont! Explore the events taking place in Saratoga County during the festival - there's something for everyone!

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Test of the Champion Comes to Saratoga

The Belmont Stakes, the oldest of the Triple Crown races, will be held at historic Saratoga Race Course for the first time in 2024. The event has been an American institution since 1867. America was in a traumatic struggle to piece itself back together from the physical carnage and emotional…

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To Kiss or Not to Kiss

We take so many parts of a wedding ceremony for granted, especially if we’ve seen a lot of them—at least I know I used to…Of course the couple’s parents will walk them down the aisle – and the couple will thank their parents, hold hands, and surely the couple will kiss at the end of the ceremony. We…

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America’s Most Historic Racetrack

Saratoga Springs has been intertwined with the rich traditions of thoroughbred racing since 1864. Now the country’s oldest active sporting venue, Saratoga Race Course began with an idea from a bare-knuckle boxing champion and has been a summer tradition for 160 years. John “Old Smoke” Morrissey…

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Things That Go Bump in the Night

By Charlie Kuenzel Ghost stories and discussions of paranormal activity are not just for the Halloween season. These haunting activities are an integral part of the fabric of Saratoga Springs throughout the year! As a destination, Saratoga Springs is a wonderful, fun-filled location for visitors any…

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