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Saratoga Performing Arts Center

108 Avenue of the Pnes, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6296
+1 518-584-9330
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One of the Best Sounding Amphitheatres in the Country

This was our first time here last Tuesday, the 20th of June, where we saw "Dead & Company" perform... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
GaryKane
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Flushing, New York
Great Place to See A Show

I've always heard that SPAC was a wonderful place to see a concert, and it did not disappoint. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
FlyingRhino
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Port Reading, NJ
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Summertime cultural and entertainment venue features performances in a sheltered amphitheatre or "under the stars." The Center is the summer home of the New York City Ballet and the Philadelphia Orchestra.
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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108 Avenue of the Pnes, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6296
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was our first time here last Tuesday, the 20th of June, where we saw "Dead & Company" perform a spectacular show. The SPAC has these 3 huge sound feeders on each side of the stage, where they amplify & send the sound out to...More

Thank GaryKane
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've always heard that SPAC was a wonderful place to see a concert, and it did not disappoint. It's in a beautiful location and the staff was amongst the friendliest I've come across at any performing arts center. I had a great experience and would...More

Thank FlyingRhino
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Parking was great. Fast access into the venue. Took a picnic dinner on their picnic tables. Lots on"vendor" food and drink available. Staff was excellent. Show was packed and a great group of fans. Perfect evening/night out

Thank Rich L
Reviewed 5 days ago

SPAC is awesome. The venue seems to know what they are doing. There was a limited line to get in the parking lot, zero line to get in the venue, then almost no line to get out of the parking lot. Love this venue and...More

Thank ewhubbard
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First off, I loved where we parked in the park area (got recommendation from someone). $10 parking and the parking area had easy, accessible clean bathrooms with NO wait. It was the best parking spot I have ever had for a concert. The venue itself...More

Thank SR621
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love going to SPAC, even if its raining outside, its still fun to stand in the lawn and listen to the music. The food and drinks are a bit pricey, so I would eat beforehand. The parking is horrific no matter what time you...More

Thank saganleggett
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to see a show. Over the years have seen many - Genesis, Beach Boys, Journey, Pat Benatar, and more. Caught Earth Wind and Fire / Chicago show last summer - great! Lawn comfortable and very enjoyable on a nice, summer night. Beer and...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The only venue I've ever been to that has a service fee when you go to the actual venue to buy a ticket, and I've been to quite a few venues. Everything is extremely overpriced.

Thank AliciaMariex3
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This place is gorgeous. It was a full house (sold out) for Mumford, but what a beautiful venue. We loved it.

Thank Liz K
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

We were here for a high school graduation. If you have older people, get a ride in one of the golf carts or cone in a wheelchair. Beware, the walkway is very steep to the seats in the auditorium. And no matter where you park,...More

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64adrianl2015
I am disabled and have a large service dog. We would like to buy lawn tickets for one of the concerts at SPAC. Is there handicapped parking spots that would be fairly close to the lawn seating area. I can walk but not long distances. Also, is the lawn area roomy with trees for shade or very tightly packed? Also, where are restrooms? Would appreciate advice!
30 July 2016|
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Response from Tish R | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes there is plenty of handicap parking. It is a little bit of a walk to get to the lawn area but there is plenty of space and trees for shade once you get there. Also the restrooms are not very far from the lawn... More
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AuntChuckie
Hi, I will be visiting SPAC next week for the 1st time. We have lawn seats. I know Bethel Woods doesnt let you bring a blanket and has you rent a chair. Is this the same at SPAC?
11 June 2016|
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Response from minniemeris | Reviewed this property |
Oh you can bring blankets, chairs, whatever you need for your comfort. I think you're not allowed to bring open bottles but best check their website for the drink allowances But bedding, yes! You'll see all kinds of... More
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