Science of Speed: Power and Safety
Dec
10
11:00 am11:00

Science of Speed: Power and Safety

Join us for a showing of “The Science of Speed.” Learn about how a NASCAR engine works faster and more efficiently than regular car engines. Emphasis is placed on the power of the engine and the safety measures used in NASCAR. Complete the quiz for a special prize. Ideal for 3rd through 8th graders, but can be completed with parental assistance. 

FREE with admission

Story & Activity Time
Dec
17
11:00 am11:00

Story & Activity Time

Whether you are traveling for the holidays are staying home, everyone knows that car rides can be boring. In Are We There Yet?, a boy feels time slowing down so much that it starts going backward--into the time of pirates! Of princesses! Of dinosaurs!

Join us for the story and then we’ll spend some time talking about road safety and complete the “Recognize the Road Signs” activity.

Ideal for pre-K to 3rd graders but fun for all ages.

Free with admission

Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Safe Driving Saturday
Dec
24
10:00 am10:00

Safe Driving Saturday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving as SAM will be showing life-saving videos on our distracted driving simulators. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle take our virtual simulator class to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions. 

Free with admission

Story & Activity Time
Dec
29
11:00 am11:00

Story & Activity Time

Join us during holiday break!

Poem-mobiles includes seriously silly and inventive poems about cars. But they're not just any cars: there's the "Sloppy-Floppy-Nonstop-Jalopy" ("So unique there is no copy") and the Bathtub Limosine ("With hot water heating / And porcelain seating").  Each of the quirky, inventive poems will speak directly to the imaginations of children.

After the story, children can look around the exhibit and gather inspiration from our vehicles on display and other Museum materials to draw their own car or write a poem.

Ideal for Kindergarten through 4th Grade but fun for all ages!

Free with admission

Safe Driving Saturday
Dec
31
10:00 am10:00

Safe Driving Saturday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving as SAM will be showing life-saving videos on our distracted driving simulators. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle take our virtual simulator class to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions. 

Free with admission

NYSSCA Hall of Fame Induction
Jan
28
11:00 am11:00

NYSSCA Hall of Fame Induction

Dirt stars Paul Jensen and Gary Balough, asphalt ace Billy Greco, racer and historian Dan Ody and longtime media stalwarts Don and Joanne Davies highlight an all-star class of inductees for the New York State Stock Car Association Hall of Fame ceremony.

NYSSCA Hall of Fame festivities will kick off at 11 am on Saturday, January 28th when inductees are introduced and their careers recalled at the Saratoga Automobile Museum on the Avenue of the Pines in the Saratoga Spa State Park, site of the NYSSCA Hall of Fame exhibit.  

 


Lost Speedways
Nov
26
11:00 am11:00

Lost Speedways

Leading the way will be modified legend Dave Lape, who has promised to bring his photo books covering decades of racing action to share with fans.  Jackie Lape has also contributed a wide variety of photos from throughout Dave’s career to be used when he is interviewed by “Lost Speedways” organizer Ron Hedger.

Scouting Day at SAM
Nov
19
10:00 am10:00

Scouting Day at SAM

Any uniformed scout will have free admission with a paid adult. 

Come see our new feature exhibit, "Rolling Bones: The Exhibit of G.O.W."  

Enjoy an activity and learn about the museum's programming and scout opportunities. 

Rolling Bones Exhibit Opening
Nov
11
6:00 pm18:00

Rolling Bones Exhibit Opening

California may be the home of hot rodding, but automobile lovers and collectors worldwide know that some of the world’s finest hot rods are constructed across the USA in Ken Schmidt and Keith Cornell’s Rolling Bones Hot Rod Shop in Greenfield Center, NY. The duo’s renowned handiwork will grace the Saratoga Automobile Museum’s main Golub Gallery beginning Friday night November 11th at 6PM, free for members $10 for non-members.

Safe Driving Saturday
Nov
5
10:00 am10:00

Safe Driving Saturday

Learn about the dangers of distracted and impaired driving as SAM will be showing life-saving videos on our distracted driving simulators. Before you get behind the wheel of your own vehicle take our virtual simulator class to enforce proper driving behaviors and learn more about the consequences of destructive driving decisions.  

Free with admission

Time: 10am-5pm

"Monster Trucks" Story and Activity Time
Oct
29
11:00 am11:00

"Monster Trucks" Story and Activity Time

Monster Trucks Story and Activity Time is a fun way to get in the Halloween spirit! Listen to Anika Denise's spooky Monster Trucks story and join Frankentruck, Zombie Truck, Ghost Truck, and more as they race to the finish line. But one of these trucks isn't quite who you think. Then we’ll spend some time talking about Halloween safety and complete the “Recognize the Road Signs” activity.

Ideal for pre-K to 2nd graders but fun for all ages.

Cost: $5/child

Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Oct
22
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee: Last of the Season

SAM Cars & Coffee invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum 8AM - Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM

110 Avene of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

"If I Built A Car" Story and Activity Time
Oct
15
11:00 am11:00

"If I Built A Car" Story and Activity Time

"If I Built A Car" Story and Activity Time focuses on ingenuity and innovation in the automobile industry. Chris Van Dusen's imaginative tale follows the main character, Jack, as he describes his ideal vehicle. After listening to the story, children are encouraged to examine the vehicles in our exhibits including Sam Posey's creative concept vehicles on display for a limited time and the 1966 Amphicar, and create a vehicle of their own. Ideal for pre-K to 2nd graders.

Cost: $5/child

Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

The Way We Were Car Show
Oct
9
9:00 am09:00

The Way We Were Car Show

PRE -REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

PRE -REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

When:
Sun, Oct 9, 2016
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Where:
Front Street, Downtown Ballston Spa, New York

Cost:
FREE SPECTATOR ADMISSION

 

For More Information Call:
(518) 885-2772

The Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association and the Saratoga Automobile Museum present the 14th annual "The Way We Were" Car Show on Sunday, October 9, from 9 am-4 pm in Ballston Spa.

Front Street will be blocked off from Milton Avenue past the Old Iron Springs to accommodate car exhibits and vendors. Besides the hundreds of show cars, enjoy live music, food and family activities.

The car show is a judged show and several trophies will be awarded, including Best of Show, Mayor's Choice, Best Engine, Best Paint, Best Stock, Oldest Vehicle plus the top 3 in each of 13 categories. Judging begins at 9:00 am with trophies awarded at 3:30 pm.

The event is free to spectators. Exhibitors can pre-register by 10/1/16 for $10.00 per car or $15.00 the day of show. Pre-registration will be available by summer. All proceeds will benefit BSBPA community activities and the Saratoga Automobile Museum. Rain date is Sunday, October 16.

Sep
25
9:00 am09:00

Hemmings Motor News Concours d'Elegance

 

 

Concours d'Elegance

Sunday, September 25th

Open to concours-quality, pre-1974 cars, by invitation only.
 

9am-3pmConcours d'Elegance. Open to the public. $25 spectator admission at the gate.
Free for active military in uniform (present ID)

2pmAwards Ceremony

A portion of all proceeds goes directly towards the Saratoga Automobile Museum's Educational Programs focused on Safety and Distracted Driving Awareness 

Hemmings Concours d'Elegance
Sep
25
9:00 am09:00

Hemmings Concours d'Elegance

Open to concours-quality, pre-1974 cars, by invitation or by submitting your car.

Automotve legend Lee Holman, of Holman & Moody fame, will be our keynote Speaker and Honorary Chairman. Our Master of Ceremonies will be Ed Lucas, lifelong car enthusiast, director & chief judge for the Classic Car Club of America & expert commentator for the Barrett-Jackson Auctions. We will be awarding more trophies than ever before and winners will appear in the pages of Hemmings Motor News and Hemmings Classic Car.

2016 Concours featured marques:

  • Auburn/Cord/Duesenberg 
  • Triumph (all years) 
  • 1966 - 1978 Oldsmobile Toronado/Cadillac Eldorado 
  • 1955 - 1962 Tailfin Evolution
  • 1968½ - 1971 Cobra Jet Ford 
  • Pre-1990 Military Vehicles 

Show Registration Will Open Soon  find out more, Call 800-227-4373 or E-mail Trisha Grande at To enter your show car in the Sunday Concours:

Submit photos to concours@hemmings.com. Open to concours-quality, pre-1974 collector cars and trucks, by invitation only. 

Host Hotels 

Register early to ensure you're able to stay at the Host hotels.

Sep
24
8:00 am08:00

Hemmings Concours Cruise-In Spectacular

An all-makes car show that's open to cars, trucks and motorcycles. Including: muscle cars, street rods, sports, exotics and classics.

Automotve legend Lee Holman, of Holman & Moody fame, will be our keynote Speaker and Honorary Chairman. Our Master of Ceremonies will be Ed Lucas, lifelong car enthusiast, director & chief judge for the Classic Car Club of America & expert commentator for the Barrett-Jackson Auctions. We will be awarding more trophies than ever before and winners will appear in the pages of Hemmings Motor News and Hemmings Classic Car.

8am-3pm Cruise-In Car Show. Awards at 2pm 

Show vehicle (includes car/driver) $20

Passenger $10

Spectator $15

2-Day Ticket $30

Sep
17
11:00 am11:00

"If I Built A Car" Story and Activity Time

"If I Built A Car" Story and Activity Time focuses on ingenuity and innovation in the automobile industry. Chris Van Dusen's imaginative tale follows the main character, Jack, as he describes his ideal vehicle. After listening to the story, children are encouraged to examine the vehicles in our exhibits including Sam Posey's creative concept vehicles on display for a limited time and the 1966 Amphicar, and create a vehicle of their own. Ideal for pre-K to 2nd graders.

COST: $5/child

Pre-register: lindsey.collins@saratogaautomuseum.org

Sep
17
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

SAM Cars & Coffee invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum 8AM - Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM

110 Avene of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

Sep
10
12:00 pm12:00

Saratoga Wine, Food & Concours d'Elegance

VIP Concours d'Elegance Car Registration

Includes Car Registration and VIP Grand Tasting Ticket and Connoisseur Tent Access

Admission: $240.00

 

 

General Car Registration (Includes One Grand Tasting Ticket)

Admission: $150.00

 

 

CAR REGISTRATION ONLY -GRAND TASTING TICKET IS NOT INCLUDED

It is necessary for you to purchase a Saratoga Wine and Food Grand Tasting Ticket to enter into the event with your car.

(This registration is specific to anyone that enters more than one car into the Concours.)

Admission: $100.00

Please click the button below to purchase any additional Grand Tasting Ticket

Adirondack Road Tour and Luncheon
Sep
9
10:00 am10:00

Adirondack Road Tour and Luncheon

If you’re a fan of collectable, rare, and beautiful cars, then this is one event you won’t want to miss. Grab your keys and jump start your day with a spirited hour and a half, professionally-led road rally through the beautiful Adirondack roads to finish off at the historic and exclusive, members only, Lake George Club. This road rally and luncheon takes place on Friday, September 9th from 10:30AM to 3:00PM. Once at the gorgeous Lake George Club, a delicious cocktail reception and three course wine-paired luncheon will be served! How can one say no to fine cars, a gourmet lunch, quality wines and beautiful scenery? Buy your tickets now before you are left in the dust! 

Aug
27
10:00 am10:00

Capital Region Jaguar Club of NY - LAWN SHOW

Saturday, August 27th for the Capital Region Car Club Lawn Show held at the Saratoga Automobile Museum from 10am-2pm.  

Come see a spectacular display of Jaguars on the front lawn of the Saratoga Automobile Museum, great food and don't miss your chance to see our current exhibit on display,

Shifting Through the Creative Life of Sam Posey ! 

Please contact: Heidi Shull, Director of Sales and Corporate Development at Heidi.Shull@SaratogaAutoMuseum.org or 518.587.1935 x 16 for more information.

Aug
20
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

SAM Cars & Coffee invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum 8AM - Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM

110 Avene of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

Aug
14
10:00 am10:00

TUNER CAR CLUB LAWN SHOW

Tuners In The Park 2  

Sun, Aug 14 at 9am - 3pm - rain or shine 

74° F, Light Rain

Saratoga Automobile Museum

110 Avenue of the Pnes
Saratoga Springs, NY

 

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Tuners In The Park 2 will be held at the Saratoga Automobile Museum.

Last year was great lets make this even bigger!

$10 entry fee into the show to be judged for the Top 10 and Best of Show.

Spectators are free but are encouraged to make a donation at the registration tent.

Open to all Import/Domestic "tuner" cars

Please come out for a good cause and enjoy the day with friends and family.

Event is sponsored by Sith Racing and BBP Performance

Hosted by Upstate NY ST Club and 518ZEDandFriends

Afterwards be sure to check out the sites in and around the Saratoga region! 

Aug
6
8:00 am08:00

Hemmings Sports & Exotics Car Show

Make plans now to bring your Sports or Exotic Car

http://www.hemmings.com/events/saratoga 

 

ENTRANTS LIMITED TO: Sports Cars, GTs and Exotics built outside the United States prior to 1992. We also welcome owners of foreign sports cars and GTs from 1992 on to show their cars in a non-judged display-only area.

33 TROPHIES AWARDED: Also, your chance to have your car appear in Hemmings Sports & Exotic Car!

FEATURED CLASSES FOR 2016: Alfa Romeo Spider (all years), Fiat 124 Sport Spider (all years), Jaguar (pre-1992), Porsche 356 (all years), Toyota Sports Cars & GTs (pre-1992), BMW Motorcycles (pre-1992), Modern Exotics (any make, from 1992 to present day)

REGULAR CLASSES: Any pre-1992 sports cars, GTs, exotics from France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Sweden, other imports and Driveable Dreams (preservation).

FIRST 300 CAR ENTRANTS: Will receive a free commemorative magnet

REGISTRATION: 8:00 AM
CAR SHOW STARTS: 9:00 AM
AWARDS: 2:00 PM

*CAR SHOW ADMISSION:
$15 per judged vehicle
$10 per non-judged vehicle

NO CHARGE FOR SPECTATORS

Aug
3
10:00 am10:00

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Learn about the dangers of distracted driving before you get behind the wheel as SAM will be showing life saving videos on our Distracted Driving Simulators from 10am-5pm

Jul
27
10:00 am10:00

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Learn about the dangers of distracted driving before you get behind the wheel as SAM will be showing life saving videos on our Distracted Driving Simulators from 10am-5pm

Jul
16
8:00 am08:00

Cars & Coffee

SAM Cars & Coffee invites those who have passion for everything automotive to please join us at the museum in morning to share in the freedom of the open road, refreshments, car talk, and of course awesome cars! Hope to see you there.

Meet at the Museum 8AM sharp - Engines start at 9:40AM and we leave by 9:45AM

110 Avene of the Pines, Saratoga Springs, New York 12866

Jul
13
10:00 am10:00

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Distracted Driving Wednesday

Learn about the dangers of distracted driving before you get behind the wheel as SAM will be showing life saving videos on our Distracted Driving Simulators from 10am-5pm

Jul
9
8:30 am08:30

BMW Vintage at Saratoga Lawn Show

Come join us in Saratoga Springs, NY for the 7th annual Vintage at Saratoga. For 2016 we will once again be celebrating our older BMWs but in addition we will commemorate the 100th year of BMW as an automobile constructor. Join old friends meet new ones and and be among some fantastic BMWs on the lawn of the Saratoga Automobile Museum.

The event runs all weekend from Friday afternoon to Sunday morning. 

Friday afternoon drive through the scenic Adirondack Mountains will conclude in downtown Saratoga for the “Meet and Greet Dinner”.

Saturday we will come together at the automobile museum for the show and the popular silent auction with all profits going to support BMW Foundation’s Street Survival program. Another drive on Sunday morning ends with a farewell breakfast before we all head for home.


Jul
8
7:00 pm19:00

BMW Vintage: Meet & Greet Dinner

Come join us in Saratoga Springs, NY for the 7th annual Vintage at Saratoga. For 2016 we will once again be celebrating our older BMWs but in addition we will commemorate the 100th year of BMW as an automobile constructor. Join old friends meet new ones and and be among some fantastic BMWs on the lawn of the Saratoga Automobile Museum.

The event runs all weekend from Friday afternoon to Sunday morning.

Friday afternoon drive through the scenic Adirondack Mountains will conclude in downtown Saratoga for the “Meet and Greet Dinner”.

Saturday we will come together at the automobile museum for the show and the popular silent auction with all profits going to support BMW Foundation’s Street Survival program. Another drive on Sunday morning ends with a farewell breakfast before we all head for home.