Fun, Food & More
Alpacas of Breezy Hill Ranch are very gentle creatures and they hope you’ll stop by to wish them a happy New Year! Owners Lisa and David Proulx will have alpaca products to buy such as hats, gloves, mittens, scarves and socks.
NBT Bank Parking Lot, all night.
Lila's Laidback BBQ serves slow braised, marinated meat, slaw, fries and other delicious sides that will hit the spot.
NBT Bank Parking Lot, all night.
Moby Dick's Fish Fry serves deep fried fresh pollock with soups and other healthy fried foods.
Empire State College, all night.
Reggie’s Veggies from Greenwich New York, sells cider, donuts and macaroni & cheese to keep you going throughout the night.
Adirondack Trust Drive through, and Cider only at Saratoga Arts, all night.
Ziti Dinner sponsored by the PNECC youth programming provides a baked Ziti meal with a salad, beverage and dessert for $8 adult, $4 youth and $.50 kids.
Presbyterian-New England Church, 4pm - 8pm.
First Night Posters are for sale after December 1st at Crafters Gallery, the Bouchard Art Gallery in the Post Office, the Hilton Gift Shop, and Saratoga Arts. Posters with art by Sharon Bolton are $15 for the small size and $20 for the large size. You can purchase posters from previous years at Saratoga Arts: $5 for the small size and $10 for the large size.
First Night 5k Shirts are available in assorted sizes from this year for $20 and select previous years for $10 at the City Center Merchandise Table located in the mainstage hall on the night of. Posters from the current year and new year's eve party favors will also be for sale here, all night.
Powered by the Prevention Council of Saratoga, RAISaratoga is dedicated to eliminating the stigma associated with addiction.
This First Night, RAIS will be presenting a TREE OF HOPE, decorated with doves, stars and mittens with handwritten names of those who have struggled with addiction.
The Visitor's Center, all night.
A BUTTON IS YOUR TICKET!
Buttons only cost $20 and will give you access to all of our First Night venues and performers all night long as well as free CDTA bus service downtown.
Purchasing Your Button Prior to the Event
You may purchase buttons from the following businesses and organizations. They will be available as of December 1st:
Purchasing your Button online
Buttons will be for sale online through Brown Paper Tickets as of October 1st. You will receive an email confirmation of your purchase and may come to Saratoga Arts anytime in December to receive your actual button which will grant you admission to all of our venues. On December 31st you can pick up your button at Saratoga Arts, The Saratoga City Center, or the Lake Avenue School. You will need to obtain a button in order to be admitted to the First Night venues.
Our 30th Anniversary Discount also applies to online sales. From October 1st through December 25th you can purchase buttons online at our special $15 rate. After December 25th the discount ends, and online button purchases will be priced at $20 through New Year's Eve. Don't wait until the last minute!
Purchasing Your Button on December 31st
Saratoga Arts (320 Broadway, Saratoga)
Saratoga City Center (522 Broadway)
Lake Avenue School (126 Lake Avenue) between 6-9pm
Also, you can still buy your button online and redeem your online voucher at any of these locations the night of.
Make plans for a New Year's Eve getaway!
Located inside Embassy Suites only two blocks away from Saratoga Arts, The Diamond Club Grill is a chic place to gather before or after enjoying Saratoga’s famous downtown scene. The Diamond Club Grill offers classic dishes as well as a modern twist on traditional pub fare. Live music, celebration and fun is what we are about.
FIRST NIGHT SARATOGA 2017
an evening filled with live music, dance, comedy, magic and midnight fireworks!
Thank you to the Sandy Hill Foundation for sponsoring 50 free buttons for Teens in Saratoga, Montgomery, Washington and Warren counties!
Contact Saratoga Arts for more information.