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Saratoga Performing Arts Center

108 Avenue of the Pnes, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-6296
+1 518-584-9330
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Good Venue , Bad Time Parking

The area is vast,last second decision to see Rod Stewart so all that was available were lawn seats... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Cyndi Lauper and Rod Stewart tour

They were their usual fantastic selves! Show was great! First time I have ever been to SPAC... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Peekskill, 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.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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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 yesterday

The area is vast,last second decision to see Rod Stewart so all that was available were lawn seats that were comfortable but not the same feeling as being at a concert.Line of sight terrible and sound too far,but we knew this going in and still...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

They were their usual fantastic selves! Show was great! First time I have ever been to SPAC. Great venue! We had fabulous seats in the pavilion!

Thank Riverrat_11
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

SPAC is a beautiful concert venue located in Saratoga Spa State Park. We saw the Doobie Brothers and Chicago - two awesome bands! The venue is clean and well organized. We sat in section 5, row J and had a great view of the stage!...More

Thank MJPen
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I can't believe the price for beverages. Soda $5.00 Beer starting at $13.50 You can't even bring a bottle of water into the gates. And $10.00 to park.

Thank Sfd759
Reviewed 3 days ago

I recently attended the Rod Stewart / Cyndi Lauper concert at the Saratoga Performing Arts Center. This is a great venue to watch a concert. Our seats were comfortable and we had a nice view of the stage.

Thank Carol F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just returned from seeing Rod Stewart at the SPAC. We live in Dallas and this was the 2nd time we travelled to Saratoga Springs for a concert at the SPAC. Simply put, it is a fabulous outdoor amphitheater venue set in a beautiful park...More

Thank mark j
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The concert here was awesome. They did a great job. Balcony seats were good. I loved the atmosphere with all the tents set up outside with food, drinks and souvenirs. My only complaint was the parking situation. It was absolutely horrendous. Took almost 45 minutes...More

Thank Christopher C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The venue is great with awesome sound and great seating. If you have seat tickets then I'd recommend arriving about an hour prior to showtime and let the crush of people going to the lawn seating clear the gates. Plan on waiting in the parking...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I have mixed feelings on this venue... I have had both great and terrible experiences....more recently was the terrible experience and I am not sure if that is because they have started to pack in more people to the lawn seats or the previous 4...More

Thank Kelsey P
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Poor view, awful sound in balcony seats, over crowded, over priced, unhelpful staff. Positive gorgeous grounds(the sound was actually better outside the venue) Other than that I don't have a single good thing to say about it. It would have been better to just pay...More

Thank Christina K
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Janice W
8 July 2017|
Response from paula h | Reviewed this property |
Parking prices seemed to depend on the show. The Dead and Company shows had pre pay parking available for $30.
28 April 2017|
Response from Christina K | Reviewed this property |
I just went there tonight and lawn seats were not designated. It was pretty much a free for all and from any area you could actually see the stage it was unbelievably packed. The hill is also on a pretty steep decline in... More
31 July 2016|
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Response from Tish R | Reviewed this property |
Hello, yes there is plenty of handicap parking. It is a little bit of a walk to get to the lawn area but there is plenty of space and trees for shade once you get there. Also the restrooms are not very far from the lawn... More