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Events in Saratoga Springs

Calendar of Activities in the Area

Saratoga Springs boasts a year-round calendar of events, activities and things to do – and with a prime location just a few minutes outside of the city, Longfellows Hotel provides a peaceful home base from which to experience them all. From the excitement of the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course to music concerts, rowing regattas and the legendary Saratoga Chowderfest, there’s something here for everyone. Check out upcoming events in Saratoga Springs below.

15th Annual Skidmore String Festival April 5-7

As part of the Elisabeth Luce Moore Chamber Music Residency, Skidmore College is excited to announce the Fifteenth Annual Skidmore College String Festival, featuring the world-renowned American String Quartet as artists-in-residence. We invite established high school string quartets to apply for participation in this year's festival.

A highlight of the festival will be a performance by the American String Quartet on Saturday, April 6th at 7 p.m.

Tickets for this event are available on the Zankel website or by calling 518-580-5321.

For more information please click here to visit Skidmore College's info page.

Saratoga Tattoo Expo April 5-7

The annual Saratoga Tattoo Expo returns to the City Center April 5 - 7, 2019. Browse local and international tattoo artists and enjoy live music, entertainment and tattoo contests, awards and giveaways.

Here's some of what you can exect:

Johnny Clifford, Tom Petty Tribute Artist, Solo Acoustic Show, performing Friday, April 5th, 8pm to 9pm and Saturday, April 6th, 8pm to 9pm

Tattood Ugly Productions - Pro Wrestler Lenn Oddity Side Show

Free Caricaturing with paid admission, Satuday the 6th, 12pm to 4pm, and Sunday the 7th, 11am to 2pm.

Find more information at

Saratoga Comic Con

Saratoga Comic Con welcomes cosplay, guest stars, gaming, anime, sci-fi, furries, geeks, comic books, artists, vendors, and fans to the Saratoga Springs City Center on April 27-28, 2019!

2019 Comic Con Highlights:


  • Johnny Yong Bosch
  • Tyler Mane
  • Martin Klebba
  • Catherine Sutherland
  • Mr. USA: Tony Atlas
  • Ken Sagoes
  • Brian Harnois

Guest Artists/Writers:

  • Ron Leary Jr.
  • Rusty Gilligan
  • Philip McNulty
  • Jeff Kline

There will also be cosplay guests and contests, vendors, panels, VR, gaming tournaments, and much more!


  • Saturday, April 27: 10am-6pm
  • Sunday, April 28: 10am-5pm
  • VIP: Opens at 9:30am

Ticket Info:

  • Saturday: $25 adult tickets at the door
  • Sunday: $20 adult tickets at the door
  • Adult Weekend Pass: $40 at the door
  • Kids (7-17): $12 at the door
  • Children 6 and under get in for free

For more info, visit the official Comic Con website:



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