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Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk 2016
Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk is a holiday event that can't be missed!
Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk is a holiday event that can’t be missed! Come out to downtown Saratoga from 6pm to 9pm and join in the fun!
Saratoga Central Catholic School Choir will serenade the crowd with Christmas carols beginning at 5:45pm as the children wait for Santa and Mrs. Claus who will arrive on horse and carriage, escorted by the Christian Brothers Academy Marching Band, and Santa’s elves.
Mayor Joanne Yepsen will light the tree at 6pm. Santa, Clara, elves, and Rumple Dumple will visit with children throughout the evening in the beautiful Santa Cottage that was renovated by the students at the F. Donald Myers Education Center Construction Trades Program.
Enjoy over 35 sites with free entertainment, including the following: Flying Fingers Fiddlers, Spa City Duo, Shenendehowa MS Select Choir, Pokingbrook Morris Dancers, cappella and brass groups from Skidmore College, Saratoga Soundtrack Chorus, Sax-O-Claus, The National Museum of Dance School of Arts ballet dancers and Mother ginger, the Saratoga County 4-H club’s gingerbread house display at various locations, The Ice Man, live reindeer, Santa and Mrs. Claus, Festival of Trees at the City Center, special DBA local coupon books, face painting, and the Newfoundland Dog Club.
The Saratoga City Ballet and Octavo Singers will also be delighting audiences of all ages as they combine talents at the Universal Preservation Hall.
Broadway will be closed from 5pm to 9pm from the Route 50 arterial to the Spring Street intersection.
CDTA is running free bus shuttles every 20 minutes from the Empire State College parking lot at 111 West Avenue on the west side of Saratoga Springs, NYRA’s Oklahoma track just off Exit 14 of I-87, Gate 21 on the corner of East Avenue and Union Avenue, and the Weibel Avenue Skating Rink parking lots on the east side of Saratoga Springs to downtown from 4:30pm until 10pm.
Stop by the Post Office with your stamped Christmas card envelopes, get them canceled with the specially designed 30th anniversary Victorian Streetwalk cancellation (free) and you have a month to mail them.
This an event for the whole family! Kids can visit Santa while you enjoy the carolers and live entertainment along with the decorations at The Festival of Trees, and so much more!