As one of the oldest and largest First Night celebrations in the country, First Night Saratoga is the most affordable, accessible, family-friendly, safe and exciting way to spend New Year's Eve in the region. On Sunday, December 31st, join over 15,000 revelers as Saratoga Art’s hosts over seventy regional and touring performing groups in thirty venues throughout Historic Downtown Saratoga Springs. Starting with the 5k Road Race at Skidmore College at 5:30pm, culminating with the fireworks in Congress Park at midnight and packed full of live music, dance, comedy and magic in between, this event will be a highlight of your outgoing year. All this and more will keep kids of all ages amused, enchanted, and enjoying First Night Saratoga. What: First Night Saratoga, Light Up the Night 2018 When: Sunday , December 31, 2017 6pm-midnight Where: Downtown Saratoga Springs, New York.