Head to Washington County for Drive-Thru Holiday Lights Near Saratoga

Wondering what’s in store for the second year of the Washington County Fairgrounds’ Holiday Lighted Nights? Load up the car and make your way to Greenwich for an even brighter, more spirited route than before! That’s right: more lights, and even more holiday fun await for the same great price!

Drive-Thru Holiday Lights Near Saratoga


After a successful first season of lights at the fairground, the Washington County Fairground has teamed up with local vendors, radio stations, and even a certain man in red to bring visitors a bit of holiday joy between Thanksgiving and the new year.

2023 Dates:

November 24-26,

November 30,

December 1-3,

December 7-10,

December 14-23, 

and December 26-30


Don’t miss the Holiday Wagon Experience on November 26th, 30th, December 3rd, 7th, 10th, 14th, 17th, 21st, and 26th through 30th. Hop aboard the tractor-drawn wagon and ride through the lights under the winter night sky. Be sure to bundle up and be ready for the chilly, December weather! After the ride, you can enjoy the drive-thru holiday lights once more in your car—a great option if you have little ones or older family members who want to stay out of the cold.

Soak up the Season


After your ride, visit the Holiday Square for a rotating selection of snacks and warm drinks, and pop into the Fair Store for seasonal merchandise and 2023 tickets (a perfect gift if we say so!). The big man himself will be meeting and greeting those of us on his Nice List on December 1st, 7th, 14th, 15th, 20th & 22nd. Snap a picture, let him know what’s on your list, or drop off a letter for him to take back to the North Pole!

Plus, on select nights, you can shop locally at the Holiday Bazaar! Stop in and see what’s for sale from some of the area’s great artisans and support small businesses. You might even cross all the names off your list!

‘Tis the Season for Giving


Also new this year, the fairgrounds are spotlighting and supporting Comfort Food Community and their efforts to support food access and health throughout Washington, Warren, and Saratoga counties. Using food recovery partnerships, and by providing education and resources, the organization aims to build a strong, sustainable local food system. Their programs include Farm-2-Library, Supplemental Student Nutrition, Edible Education, and much more.

Comfort Food Community also operates the Fresh Food Collective, which recovers surplus produce from local farms and distributes that food to pantries, soup kitchens, and libraries. In turn, this relationship brings real, wholesome food to at-risk households and supports farmers in the communities Comfort Food Community serves.

When you visit the fairgrounds for their drive-thru holiday lights, be sure to bring a new can of unexpired soup for the pantry or make a donation to this great, essential organization this season!


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