• Visitor Center Programs & Events

    The Heritage Area Visitor Center produces a variety of programs and community events that are educational, fun and family-friendly.

    Brown Bag Lunch Lecture Series

    This monthly educational seminar is produced by the Heritage Area Visitor Center in partnership with the Saratoga Springs Public Library. 

    This community lecture series is designed to highlight the rich history, culture and traditions of our city. All Brown Bag Lunch Lecture programs are free and open to the public. Each program takes place from 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm in-person and virtually. Location: H. Dutcher Community Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library, 49 Henry Street, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. We encourage attendees to check the library website for more information and guidelines.

    Fall 2022 Season:  

    Thursday, September 8, 2022: "Saratoga History: Using Images From the Bolster Collection" with Charlie Kuenzel

    Thursday, October 13, 2022: "How It All Began: The Origins of Saratoga Racing” with Brien Bouyea

    Thursday, November 10, 2022: “The Spa City Goes to War: Saratogians in WWII" with Chris Carola

    Thursday, December 8, 2022: "The Tuskegee Airmen and LT. Col. Clarence Dart” with Warren Dart

    Registration is required. You can register online by visiting https://sspl.libcal.com.

    Saratoga Summer Concert Series

    This free Summer Concert Series is a program of the Heritage Area Visitor Center in cooperation with Discover Saratoga and the City of Saratoga Springs. Concerts occur eight times per summer – four Sundays in July and four Tuesdays in August. 

    This community program is free, open to the public and family-friendly. All concerts are located at the War Memorial in beautiful Congress Park and from 7:00 to 8:30 pm. The Heritage Area Visitor Center, located at 297 Broadway, is the concert rain location.

    Gather your friends and family, bring your blankets and chairs, find a spot on the lawn, and enjoy some of our area’s top performers! 

    This event is presented by Holiday Inn Saratoga Springs and Humana.

    2022 Dates:

    July 10 (Presented by Crafters Gallery): Proudest Monkeys Band

    July 17 (Presented by Kayak Shak): Mostly Modern Festival

    July 31 (Presented by The Saratoga Hilton): MPThree

    August 8 (Presented by Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation): Skippy and the Pistons

    *Note: Event will take place on a Monday with a starting time of 6:30pm for this concert only

    August 9 (Presented by DZ Restaurants): Hot Club of Saratoga

    August 16 (Presented by Stewarts Shops): Betsy and the ByeGons

    August 23 (Presented by Saratoga Automobile Museum): Garland Nelson and Soul Session *To be rescheduled due to inclement weather

    September 6 (Presented by The Bread Basket Bakery): Fenimore Blues **Canceled due to inclement weather