Saratoga Performing Arts Center

Saratoga Performing Arts Center
108 Avenue of the Pines
Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

(518) 584-9330
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Venue Guidelines

You're safety and security are most important to us. The following link will take you to our venue's guidelines:

Day of Show Info

For specific event info such as lot times, gate times, show times, and set times - click on event to the left!


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General Admission Parking is available throughout the State Park as well as in the Route 50 East and West lots. All locations will charge $10 per car and payments can be made via cash or credit card. To avoid slowing traffic into the parking lots with cash transactions, we encourage all guests to use credit cards.

Permitted Items:

Items Not Permitted:

*Items listed are subject to change or vary on show day*

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Print Your Ticket

We strongly encourage those who have the option to print their ticket at home do so rather than present their ticket on their smart phone when entering the venue.  Poor cell phone reception, dead batteries and other issues can lead to problems when attempting to scan a mobile ticket via cell phone.  To ensure your entrance into the venue is trouble free, please print your ticket at home and bring it with you to have scanned at the main gate upon entering the venue.

Professional Cameras With or Without Detachable Lenses Are Strictly Prohibited For This Concert.

No cameras or camera equipment will be accepted by Guest Services.  To avoid delays at the gates, we ask that you please refrain from bringing your professional camera to this concert.  Small digital cameras will be permitted. (Camera policy may change on the day of the concert at the artist’s request).

Fan Code of Conduct

Lawn Seating (When Applicable)

In the hope of providing a good view of the performance to all of our guests on the lawn, we ask that all guests seated on the lawn refrain from taking up an excessive amount of space with lawn chairs and blankets.  Please use only the space needed for your party so that others may enjoy the lawn seating.  If needed, venue staff or an employee from Guest Services in the concession area will be available to assist in finding space on the lawn. 

Special Traffic Information

Traffic will be very heavy on show day.  Please give yourself enough time to arrive at the venue. We strongly encourage carpooling!

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Oversized Vehicle Parking

All Oversized Vehicles that park at the venue will be directed to park in an appropriate space to accommodate the size of vehicle.  Oversized Vehicles will be charged $75.00 and parking will be available in the East and West Route 50 lots.

Premier Parking

Premier Parking will be located in the East Route 50 lot, closest to the venue box office and venue gate. A limited amount of premier parking spaces will be available on the day of show on a first come first served basis.  If you have pre-purchased Premier Parking please display your hangtag to assist in reaching the East Route 50 lot.

Spa State Park Alcohol Policy

No alcohol is allowed in the SPAC parking lots or the Spa State Park prior to or during a concert. Guests who are of legal age are able to purchase alcohol from each of the concessions stands within the SPAC grounds and will be allowed to move throughout the venue with their drinks including lawn and reserved seat locations.  If you wish to purchase alcohol within the SPAC gates please make sure to bring your valid, picture ID and obtain a wrist band at point of purchase


Please help keep the Spa State Park clean by picking up after yourself and disposing of trash and recyclables properly.  Recycling bins are available on venue grounds for your convenience. Please do your part to help take care of the Spa State Park by throwing away any trash and recyclables in the designated containers.

Upcoming Events


Sat, July 1 - Third Eye Blind


Mon, July 3 - Tedeschi Trucks Band

Mon, July 10 - Nickelback

Sun, July 16 - The Moody Blues

Tue, July 18 - Foreigner with Cheap Trick

Wed, July 19 - Straight No Chaser and Postmodern Jukebox 

Fri, July 21 - Kidz Bop Kids

Sat, July 22 - Rod Stewart with Cyndi Lauper

Sun, July 23 - Florida Georgia Line

Tue, July 25 - Chicago and The Doobie Brothers

Wed, July 26 - Kings of Leon

Sat, July 29 - The Australian Pink Floyd Show

Tue, August 1 - OneRepublic

Tue, August 15 - Joe Bonamassa

Sun, August 20 - Goo Goo Dolls

Thu, August 24 - Earth, Wind & Fire

Fri, August 25 - Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows

Sat, August 26 - Luke Bryan

Wed, August 30 - Sting

Sat, September 2 - Zac Brown Band

From I-87 (Northway): Take exit 13N to Route 9 North. Continue on Route 9 for approximately 2.5 miles. Turn left into Saratoga Spa State Park. Follow the Avenue of the Pines through the park. Bear right at the fork. Upon exiting the park, turn left onto Route 50 South. Follow Route 50 for 1/4 mile. Turn left for main parking and the main box office, or right for extended parking (walk to main parking and box office over the pedestrian bridge).
Monday – Friday: 12pm – 6pm* Saturday: 10am – 2pm* Sunday: Closed, unless performance scheduled, then open at 2pm through intermission *Hours extended on evenings of performances
The main parking lot is located off of Route 50 and opens 2 hours before show time. Gates typically open 1 hour before show time (varies by show/subject to change). Parking in all lots are subject to a $10 fee per car. Parking in the Route 50 lot entrances can be paid via credit card or cash. Additional parking available in the Saratoga Spa State Park for $10 per vehicle. If still available, Premier Parking can be purchased in the Route 50 parking lot upon entering. Premier Parking can also be purchased online.
Cash, Check (with ID), American Express, Discover, Visa & Mastercard
Will Call is located at the Main Box Office off the Route 50 parking lot ONLY. We suggest you arrive at Will Call 1-2 hours prior to the show to avoid long lines. Please bring a valid photo ID, credit card and your confirmation number.