Saratoga Spa State Park in Springtime

Spring Things to Do in the Saratoga Region

Saratoga NY is a great place to live (or visit) year round. There are dozens of things to do and attractions to enjoy in Saratoga, many of them family friendly. The regions surrounding Saratoga are bustling with activity all times of the year as well.

Looking for things to do this spring in Saratoga? Wondering if there are any hidden gems you may have missed during past years? You’ve come to the right place.

Here, we’ll share you a handful of our favorite Saratoga springtime activities and things to do.

11 Things to Do In Saratoga Springs this Spring

Saratoga Springs has “spring” right in its name, so it should should come as no surprise that it’s a great place to be as winter fades away and the warmer weather starts to take hold.

Here are a few of our favorites out of the dozens of local springtime events, attractions, and things to do.

  1. Explore Local Trails

This applies to every season in Saratoga, but it’s worth mentioning over and over. There are so many great trails in the region and when the weather’s nice and the sun starts shining, exploring them is a great way to get the family back outside for some adventuring after a long winter.

Learn more about some of the best trails and nature preserves throughout the area.

  1. Take Your Pup to the Park

Saratoga’s a great place to be if you’re a dog in the spring too! There are a number of local dog parks that are perfect for letting your pup romp around and socialize.

Check out some of the region’s dog parks here.

  1. Attend Some of Saratoga’s Top Events

Some of our favorite Saratoga events happen during the spring! Whether you’re new in town or you’ve been attending for years, here’s a handful of top local events you won’t want to miss. Mark your calendars! It’s going to be a busy spring.

  1. Explore Local Farmers Markets

‘Tis the season for the return of outdoor farmers markets! Saratoga and the surrounding towns are home to a number of great farmers markets offering fresh, local produce.

Find a farmers market near you.

  1. Run (or Walk) a Race

Looking to get back in shape this spring? Want to make exercise a little bit more fun? Sign up for one of Saratoga’s many spring road races! Whether you’re a runner or a walker, a novice or an experienced athlete, there’s something for everyone.

Check out the schedule of upcoming local spring races here.

  1. Go Golfing

Saratoga is home to some award-winning golf courses. From beginners to pros, there’s golfing opportunities for everyone.

Browse the list of Saratoga public and private golf courses here and book your next golf outing today!

  1. Eat Out at Local Restaurants

There are dozens of amazing local restaurants in Saratoga – and with springtime comes the opportunity for outdoor patio dining!

Want to eat outside? Here are some great local eateries where you can!

  1. Go Shopping Downtown 

There’s something for everyone in the shops along Broadway in Saratoga, and strolling the streets in the spring sunshine makes shopping downtown even more enjoyable.

Explore some of Saratoga’s great spring ‘shopportunities’ in Saratoga here.

  1. Explore the Yaddo Gardens

With spring comes blooming flowers, making it the perfect time to check out the Yaddo Gardens in Saratoga Springs. The gardens are free and open to the public year round, but they’re especially vibrant when everything’s in bloom during the spring and summer months.

Plan your trip to the Yaddo Gardens!

  1. Explore Saratoga’s Springs

Saratoga is home to 21 public mineral springs, each one producing a unique flavor of mineral water. Spring is a great time to wander through Saratoga visiting the outdoor springs.

Get the details on the springs and their locations here.

  1. Take the Kids to the Playground

Spring is a great time to get outside and run around – especially if you’re a kid. Luckily, Saratoga is home to a handful of great playgrounds.

Looking for a new playground to explore with the kiddos this spring? Check out the map of local playgrounds here.

Explore All Saratoga Has to Offer This Spring

These 11 ideas just scratch the surface of what Saratoga Springs has to offer during the spring season. Whether you live here or you’re just here to visit, you’ll love every minute of exploring Saratoga.

Looking for Saratoga things to do during other seasons of the year? We’ve got you covered! Check out the following resources for more great outing ideas!

Saratoga Region Summer Activities You Won’t Want to Miss

Family Friendly Fall Activities in Saratoga

Winter Things to Do In the Saratoga Region

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