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I’ve always loved coming here for concerts! I have done lawn seats once and probably would never do... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
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Outlaw Music festival

I was incredibly excited to go see Sturgill Simpson, Neil Young, and Willie Nelson at this... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Glenfield, New York
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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.
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
108 Avenue of the Pnes, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6296
+1 518-584-9330
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We sat on the lawn seats for a concert and the acoustics and view were great. The issue that will keep my husband away was the fact that cigarette and pot smoke permeated the air the whole time.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lindajayt
Reviewed 5 October 2018

First time visit here for outdoor concert (Willie Nelson, Lucas Nelson, Neil Young). Grounds are beautiful. We had seats "inside" and I am glad we did. "Lawn seats" area seemed extremely crowded. There are numerous food & drink stands (the usual stadium fare) and a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lorri V
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The Saratoga performing arts center ,or SPAC, is the perfect summer arts venue. Over the warm months there is something for almost every one. Top names in rock,r&b,classical, jazz and country. Dance , classic car auctions , food and wine festivals are just some of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Davefromsaratoga
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Went to the Zac brown show with our daughter and son in law and was looking forward to a fun night out.not the case.rude obnoxious people everywhere and don't try to walk because you're tripping on beer cans ..don't expect to take a breath of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I’ve always loved coming here for concerts! I have done lawn seats once and probably would never do them again, but if you purchase seats you won’t be disappointed!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank sedillo8
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Porta potties, obstructed lines of site and limited food options despite an expansive selection of alcoholic beverages greet concert goers at SPAC. On the other hand, lawn tickets are relatively inexpensive, top acts regularly play there and parking is plentiful and relatively close by. Security...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Hal L
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Second time to SPAC, this time for Outlaw Festival. I was hoping for a better experience over the first, but sadly I was disappointed again. There are several problems with the venue. Perhaps the biggest is that they insist on overselling the venue. It is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ray G
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Love this venue for concerts, and I have to say, the quality of sound here is top-notch. I’ve seen acts ranging from Cheap Trick to Neil Young, and the sound quality is just superb. If I have a choice of seeing an act here or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank BehindTheCamera
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I was incredibly excited to go see Sturgill Simpson, Neil Young, and Willie Nelson at this festival. I've been to SPAC many times, and depending on the artist, the sound quality varies. Sturgill Simpson was the one I wanted to see the most, and the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dclgkerr113
Reviewed 21 September 2018

We have been to two concerts here, the most recent Pentatonix. For each concert the acoustics in the upper balcony were absolutely terrible, with booming bass drowning out everything else. It seemed like something had to be wrong, but all three acts sounded the same....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Lorri V
20 September 2018|
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Response from richinvermont | Reviewed this property |
There is parking off Route 9 or 50. We have done the $10 parking from the Route 9 side and a beautiful walk to SPAC. Did the VIP parking once and was great. You are right there. Easy in and easy out. Both are good but really... More
23 August 2018|
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Response from PeterCellist | Reviewed this property |
No, you need to bring your own chairs.
Debby E
31 July 2018|
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Response from netdefender77 | Reviewed this property |
Bathrooms are located by all food stands. There’s an actual bathroom on the side of the stage area but most of the bathrooms are porta potties.