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First Night Posters with art by Sharon Bolton:

$20/ $15 - First Night 2019 

$10/ $5 - Previous First Nights

Need to Complete Your Button Collection?

$5 for buttons from 2008 to now and select previous years

First Night 5k Shirts: 

$10- First Night 2019

$5- Previous First Nights


5K Run

Congratulations to our 23rd annual Saratoga Art's First Night 5K runners!


First Night 2019 5K Race Results


Please visit Saratoga Arts (see below for hours) if you would like to pick up your shirt or medal.  Awards for the top three finishers can be picked up at the Greenleaf Racing office. We look forward to seeing you next year!

Saratoga Arts
at The Arts Center
320 Broadway
Saratoga Springs NY 12866
Business Hours
Monday - Friday: 9am - 5pm
Saturdays: 11am - 5pm
Sundays in July and August


Saratoga Arts' First Night Saratoga 5k was proudly sponsored by:





with food provided by Dunkin Donuts, Freihofers, Uncommon Grounds



What is First Night Saratoga?

One of the oldest and largest celebrations of its kind in the country:

  • 15,000+ revelers;
  • The 5k roadrace at Skidmore College;
  • 30 venues throughout Historic Downtown Saratoga Springs;
  • 70+ regional and touring acts performing live music, dance, comedy and magic from 6pm to midnight!


The most affordable, accessible, safe and exciting all-ages New Year's Eve event in the region:

  • 9,000 admission buttons priced at $20 and under;
  • Kids 12 and under are admitted for free; 
  • All venues are alcohol-free;
  • Free CDTA bus service;
  • Fireworks in Congress Park at midnight!

First Night Saratoga will be the highlight of your outgoing year!

Proceeds support the community arts programs at Saratoga Arts to help make the arts affordable and accessible to all.

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