Saratoga spring plans include new arts celebration

"This destination has always been known for its arts and culture," said Gavin Landry, president of the Saratoga Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Organizers project it will cost $50,000 to $100,000 to put on the SaratogaArtsFest. The festival is supported by various groups through the city, said organizers, and Skidmore College is helping fund the program. Glotzbach's husband is Skidmore College President Philip Glotzbach.

SaratogaArtsFest is still seeking local artists and entertainers interested in performing during SaratogaArtsFest weekend. Those interested in taking part in the festival, either as an artist or a volunteer, are invited to visit www.saratogaartsfest.org for more information.

Beginning May 1, patrons can purchase a SaratogaArtsFest admission package by visiting www.saratogaartsfest.org. The admission package will be available for $25 for adults ($15 for seniors, students, Saratoga Arts Council Members and military). Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

The admission package includes:

An ArtsPass, a collectible art piece which provides free and discounted admission to all SaratogaArtsFest events.

Discounts at local participating businesses during SaratogaArtsFest weekend

Discounts at participating arts organizations throughout the year

A SaratogaArtsFest program book and tote bag

The SaratogaArtsFest Admission Packages will also be on sale at designated locations beginning May 29.


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