Belmont on Broadway - Blues Traveler FREE concert FAQs

6-6:45 p.m. - Tops of Trees

7-8 p.m. - Pat McGee Band

8:30 -10 p.m. - Blues Traveler

Q: When/where is the concert?

A: The free concert is scheduled for 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 on Broadway in Saratoga Springs. The stage will be installed in front of the Saratoga Springs City Center.

Q: Which roads will be closed and when?

A: Broadway will be closed for this event between Van Dam Street and Lake Avenue - from approximately 5 a.m. on Wednesday, June 5 to 2 a.m. on Thursday, June 6 - for the installation of the stage, which will be located adjacent to the Saratoga Springs City Center. Additional road closures will begin at 3 p.m. extending south on Broadway to Washington and Spring Streets and as necessary on side streets with access to Broadway in this area. Detours will be available to motorists. (See attached graphic for further details on times of street closures)

Q: What about parking?

A: In addition to the city’s parking lots and street parking, the public can utilize complimentary shuttle transportation provided by CDTA from 3 to 11 p.m. from two remote parking locations, which they visit approximately every 20 minutes. One bus will run between Route 50 Lot at Saratoga Performing Arts Center and the bus stop on Broadway at Congress Park, and another between the Wilton Mall bus stop and the corner of High Rock Avenue and Lake Avenue.

Q: What can I bring to the concert? 

A: The safety and security of everyone who attends the Belmont on Broadway event on June 5 is a priority and agencies from all levels of government will be on hand to protect the public. In an effort to increase the safety of all, organizers ask that people attending this free concert from 6 to 10 p.m. not bring coolers, backpacks, large bags, strollers, pets, glass bottles, alcohol or weapons of any kind. There is ample space to watch the concert from locations on the street - Broadway - and attendees should use the sidewalks solely for walking. Individuals who require a seat are asked to bring a folding chair that is not inside of a bag. For the enjoyment of all, organizers also ask that those inside the event space refrain from smoking. Leaving a bar or restaurant with alcohol is not permitted.

Q: Why is this happening?

A: Belmont on Broadway is a six-day celebration planned for the week of the 2024 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival in Saratoga Springs. Organizers see this year’s Belmont Stakes Racing Festival as a historic opportunity to showcase the city and county as a major event destination. Officials expect that hosting the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival at Saratoga will serve a significant boost for our local businesses with an estimated economic impact of more than $50 million in 2024. The goal is to attract people to the area for the entire first week of June, for this summer, for next year’s Belmont Stakes, and for years to come including the 250th anniversary of The Battles of Saratoga in 2027.

The Belmont on Broadway concert is sponsored by Death Wish Coffee, NYRA Bets, Saratoga County, the City of Saratoga Springs, Druthers Brewing Company, Adirondack Trust Company, D. A. Collins Companies, UHY Advisors, and Saratoga Casino Hotel.

The organizing committee is comprised of leaders from the Saratoga County Economic Development Corporation, Saratoga Springs City Center, Discover Saratoga, Saratoga Springs Downtown Business Association, and Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce.

More information about Belmont on Broadway is available online at