As summer comes to a close, we are excited to introduce you to our newest Discover Saratoga members! Read on to learn more about these unique businesses!

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Independent Helicopters

Independent Helicopters sets the standard for helicopter experiences in the Northeast. Helicopter tours and charter in the Hudson Valley, Adirondacks, and NYC, plus one of the best flight schools in the region!

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Farrier Bar at the Brentwood

As Saratoga's first natural wine bar, the focus is on serving a unique selection of approachable wine from producers who practice low intervention wine making. Belly up to the bar or get cozy around the fire and enjoy their playful selection of fine bio-dynamic wines, hand crafted cocktails, and rotating craft cider and cold beer.

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Boozy Moo

Imagine two of life’s greatest creations having a baby, THAT’s Boozy Moo – Ice cream flavored with premium alcohol. Small batch, craft ice cream made weekly in house. Their premium hand-made alcohol-infused ice cream is the perfect complement to any celebration or event. They will gladly work with you to develop a truly unique and memorable ice cream flavor for your special occasion or event.

AND they have options for your next party! They have a DIY cart filled with your choice of pints, half-gallons or gallons (best for up to 50 people), a staffed pushcart which they will bring to your party venue (best for parties of 50-75 people), or they will bring the Moobile to you and serve your guests of 75+ people.  Includes up to 12 flavors!

Stop in their Albany location or contact them for your next event.

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The Officiant - Maria Pelton

The Officiant-Maria Pelton is a professional, spiritual, nondenominational wedding officiant who prides herself on building a connection with the couples that she has the pleasure of working with. When you first meet Maria; The Officiant, it will only take a moment before you witness her love for building that connection with you. Her energy radiates, and you immediately feel at ease and comfortable; as if you're chatting with an old friend. Her ability to listen, and provide guidance with her wealth of experience, shows in the handcrafted wedding ceremonies that she creates. Her presence on your wedding day is something that you have to witness to fully comprehend. Her ability to engage your community of family and friends as she tells your love story, while helping you feel calm and present, is something that you, as well as your family and friends, surely won't forget. Maria has been an ordained minister since 2015 and has performed hundreds of weddings throughout New York State as well as Vermont and Massachusetts. She is open to all walks of life and faiths and would love to connect with you.



Market your business to Saratoga visitors, meeting and event planners, event attendees, tour groups, locals, and much more with Discover Saratoga! Our membership program offers a variety of marketing opportunities designed to drive traffic to your business location and website. Additional advertising opportunities are also available. Interested in becoming a member of Discover Saratoga? Contact Connie Crudo at or (518) 584-1531 ext. 101.