Stillwater, N.Y. - Snow or no snow, come enjoy the 22nd annual Frost Faire on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 from 11 AM to 3 PM at Saratoga National Historical Park (the Battlefield) located on Routes 4 and 32 in Stillwater.   All activities are free and all take place in and around the Visitor Center this year (no organized activities at Tour Road Stop 1).

Inspired by Frost Faires in 1700s England (during the mini-ice age), this is an event that offers a wide variety of activities such as tubing down the Visitor Center hill (snow permitting), horse-drawn carriage rides, on-going children's crafts and games, contra-dancing for young and old, musket firings as part of a small Revolutionary War winter encampment, a bonfire and warm up hut with hot cocoa, and a 12 PM nature hike.

This event is sponsored by the Town of Stillwater.  For more information on this or other events at Saratoga National Historical Park, please call the Visitor Center at 518-670-2985, check our website at www.nps.gov/sara or find us on Facebook and Twitter "@SaratogaNHP"

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CONTACT: Bill Valosin, 518-670-2983 or Sue Cunningham, 518-664-6148 ext. 206

EVENT DATE: Saturday, January 28, 2017