Saratoga Prepares for 21st Annual Chowderfest

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The 21st annual Saratoga Chowderfest kicks off on Saturday. 

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. chowder lovers will have the opportunity to sample more than 90 varieties of chowder. Each 3-ounce sample costs $1. The event also features music and other family-friendly activities. 

Free shuttles to downtown Saratoga Springs will be available for the tens of thousands expected, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Wilton Mall park & ride near Dick’s Sporting Goods and the Saratoga Casino Hotel.

Over 40,000 people enjoyed Chowderfest last year and more than 137,000 samples of chowder were served.  For a list of participating chowder vendors and further details, visit DiscoverSaratoga.org/Chowderfest or call 518-584-1531.

PARKING RESTRICTIONS AND ROAD CLOSURES:

The following streets in Saratoga Springs will be closed on Saturday February 2nd from 10am
to approximately 4:30pm (unless otherwise indicated):

  • Caroline St – from Broadway to Henry St
  • Henry St – from Lake Ave to Caroline St
  • Pavilion Row – from Lake Ave to Caroline St (access to Pavilion Grand hotel only)
  • Putnam St (Maple Ave) – from Lake Ave to Public Library entrance
  • * Putnam St – from Public Library to Spring St closes at 11am (access to Parking
  • Garage remains available)
  • Phila St – Putnam St to Henry St
  • *Phila St – from Broadway to Putnam St closes at 12Noon (or once upper parking
  • deck of Putnam St Parking Garage is filled)
  • Gardner Ln – from Broadway to Putnam St (Residents access only)
  • Ellsworth Jones Pl – from Broadway to Maple Ave
  • Short Alley closed at Henry St

The following parking restrictions will be in effect during ChowderFest:

  • Caroline St – No Parking on both of sides of the street from Broadway to Henry St
  • Putnam St (Maple Ave) – No Parking on both sides of the street from Lake Ave to
  •  Spring St
  • Henry St – No Parking on both sides of the street from Lake Ave to Caroline St
  • Pavilion Row – No Parking on both sides of the street from Lake Ave to Caroline St
  • Phila St – No Parking on both sides of the street from Putnam St to Henry St
  • Ellsworth Jones Pl – No Parking on both sides of street from Broadway to Maple Ave
  • Broadway – No Parking on the west side of street from Division St to Druther’s Brewing (381
  •  Broadway)

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