Saratoga Arts - Arts Center | Arts Council

First Night, Saratoga takes 1st place in the BEST ANNUAL EVENT category!







First Night Posters with art by Sharon Bolton:

$20/ $15 - First Night 2017

$10/ $5 - Previous First Nights

Need to Complete Your Button Collection?

$5 for buttons from 2008 to now and select previous years

First Night 5k Shirts: 

$10- First Night 2017, M and S only

$5- Previous First Nights

Proceeds support the community arts programs at Saratoga Arts to help make the arts affordable and accessible to all.


First Night Saratoga wouldn't exist without the generous support of its sponsors.  Their devotion to the communities of the Saratoga region make it possible for us to make the arts accessible to all.  We would like to thank our First Night Saratoga 2017 sponsors!






Premier Sponsors 
















Underwriting Sponsors 










Center Stage Sponsors













5K Race Sponsors










Showcase Sponsors                                    Windows on Broadway

High Peak Sounds, Inc                                  Artist Pianos
Hill Country Observer                                    Belmonte and Son 
Lee Investment Management                        Cudney’s Launderers and Dry Cleaners
Miller Printing                                                 Four Winds 
The Sandy Hill Foundation                            Freihofer’s 
Saratoga Convention and Tourism Bureau    Northshire Bookstore 
Saratoga National Bank                                 The Prevention Council and
                                                                                  RAIS Saratoga
                                                                       Saratoga’s Community
                                                                                  Federal Credit Union
                                                                       The Wesley Community
Hospitality Sponsors
The Courtyard by Marriott
The Embassy Suites
The Fairfield Inn & Suites
The Holiday Inn, Saratoga Springs
The Hyatt Place, Saratoga/Malta
Marriott Residence Inn
The Pavilion Grand
Union Gables


What is First Night Saratoga?

One of the oldest and largest celebrations of its kind in the country:

  • 15,000+ revelers;
  • The 5k roadrace at Skidmore College;
  • 30 venues throughout Historic Downtown Saratoga Springs;
  • 70+ regional and touring acts performing live music, dance, comedy and magic from 6pm to midnight!


The most affordable, accessible, safe and exciting all-ages New Year's Eve event in the region:

  • 9,000 admission buttons priced at $20 and under;
  • Kids 12 and under admitted for free via GE Kids in Free Days; 
  • All venues are alcohol-free;
  • Free CDTA bus service;
  • Fireworks in Congress Park at midnight!


First Night Saratoga will be the highlight of your outgoing year!



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