Holiday and Seasonal Events Highlight Winter Getaway Opportunities in Upstate New York’s Capital-Saratoga Region

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Visitors to the Capital-Saratoga Region, located in upstate New York, can enjoy holiday and seasonal events during November and December, including parades, art shows, music, theater and more.

Visitors to the Capital-Saratoga Region, located in upstate New York, can enjoy holiday and seasonal events during November and December, including parades, art shows, music, theater and more. A full list of activities, attractions and events is available at http://www.capital-saratoga.com.    

Seasonal parades include Fulton County’s The Classic Image Johnstown Holiday Parade on November 15th, the 1st Annual Holiday Lighted Tractor Parade on November 21st in Washington County, and Schenectady County’s 46th Annual Gazette Holiday Parade on November 23rd. Visitors can also take a drive through Albany County's Capital Holiday Lights in the Park, open November 29th through January 3rd, which has a wonderful display of festive decorations and lights.

Visitors can enjoy shopping, dining, music and performances during Albany County’s annual Winter WonderLark on December 7th or take a step back in time during the Saratoga Victorian Streetwalk on December 5th and the Troy Victorian Stroll on December 8th.

Artists and handmade goods are featured during the 23rd Annual Christmas in the Country tour featuring open artist studios in Washington County, December 6th-8th. The Saratoga Festival of Trees, to be held December 4th- 8th in Saratoga County, showcases uniquely decorated trees, wreaths and centerpieces. The Annual Greens Show in Rensselaer County, to be held December 5th – 8th, incorporates fresh trees, greens and flowers to create beautiful history-inspired displays at the Hart-Cluett House in Troy.

Performances are also plentiful, including the Northeast Ballet’s Annual Nutcracker at Proctors on December 7th and 8th, and performances of White Christmas in Fulton County’s historic Glove Theatre December 12th – 15th. Visitors can ring in the New Year in style during First Night Saratoga on December 31st, which features an evening of live music, dance, comedy and other performances.

For a listing of the many additional holiday and winter events offered in the region, visit http://www.capital-saratoga.com/top-events.

For more information on winter getaway opportunities, seasonal events and other activities in the Capital-Saratoga Region, visit http://www.capital-saratoga.com/things-to-do/winter/.

About The Capital-Saratoga Tourism Region

New York’s Capital-Saratoga Region is made up of Albany, Fulton, Rensselaer, Schenectady, Saratoga and Washington Counties. With museums, wineries, performing arts venues, thoroughbred racing, hiking, fishing, farmers’ markets, art galleries, festivals and more the Capital-Saratoga Region offers much for travelers to see and experience.

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Schuyler Bull
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