The Saratoga Wine & Food Festival 

A unique destination event based around culinary excellence and ethos, sustainable culinary practices, and cultural experiences. The reimagined festival celebrates the bounty and talent of the region from the Hudson Valley to the Adirondacks with fine wines, a new farm-to-table inspired dinner, live music, a variety of visual arts, food tastingsculinary talent, and VIP experiences. 

As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the festival is the largest fundraiser for Saratoga Performing Arts Center’s educational programming. 

New York City Ballet Gala, Presented by the Action Council & Junior Committee 

Our Ballet Gala includes an elaborate gourmet dinner in the Hall of Springs as well as a festive lawn party, hosted by SPAC’s Junior Committee. The centerpiece of the event is a special performance by New York City Ballet immediately followed by a fireworks show and live music with dancing under the stars. 

Lecture Luncheon, Presented by the Action Council 

Lecture Luncheon is an engaging discussion and fundraiser extraordinaire! 

The event features a continental breakfast, intriguing lecture, elegant luncheon, and a mini boutique shopping experience like no other. 

Nutcracker Tea, Presented by the Action Council 

The Nutcracker Tea is a highly anticipated, family-friendly celebration at the beginning of the holiday season, with all proceeds benefitting arts education programs. 

The Tea features a traditional English Christmas tea and excerpts from The Nutcracker ballet performed by the Northeast Ballet Company. 

SPAC Action Council 

The Action Council was created to work in unison with the Saratoga Performing Arts Center in public relations, planning of fundraising activities, and to support the SPAC mission. Learn more about the SPAC Action Council here. 

SPAC Junior Commitee 

The Junior Committee at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center connects young professionals who support and promote world-class performing arts and educational programming. Learn more about the SPAC Junior Committee here.