BSBPA News

2019 Ballston Spa Property Beautification Award Nominations

  The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association is requesting nominations for its 2019 Property Beautification Awards in Ballston Spa. The awards are given in recognition of the restoration, renovation, new build, and beautification efforts by homeowners and businesses, which have enhanced the Ballston Spa area within the past 2 years.  This year’s awards will… Read more »


Ballston Spa’s Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend-2019

Ballston Spa’s Village Wide Garage Sale Weekend is June 8-9, 2019. This is not an organized event, but rather the traditional weekend for residents and organizations to hold yard and rummage sales in the Ballston Spa area. Below is a printable list of garage sale locations compiled from submissions we received by May 31.  Please… Read more »


June 2019 Newsletter

Get ready for Summer fun as June gets underway.  Whether it’s the farmers’ market, events like movies and concerts, or just enjoying the warm days and evenings strolling the village, shopping and dining, we hope to see you out and about in B Spa! Also in this issue, find out how offering a discount to… Read more »


2019 BSBPA Scholarship Winner

  At the May 20 BSBPA Board meeting, we were pleased to recognize this year’s BSBPA Scholarship recipient, Grace O’Connor. The $500 scholarship is awarded each year to a graduating Ballston Spa High School student who “has demonstrated professionalism in his/her place of employment and responsibility in their school community.” Grace works at Coffee Planet… Read more »


2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition Winners

The 2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition was held on Saturday, May 4. Over 250 birdhouses were created and decorated by children and adults along with colorful hand-painted banners with “Hope/Peace” birds.   All are on display throughout the village’s downtown and along the Tedisco Walking Trail, through the summer months.   Category winners of “The Mayor’s Choice… Read more »


Trash Can Panels

The BSBPA and the Village of Ballston Spa have been purchasing 60-gallon plastic trash receptacles to replace old and failing wood units in the business district. This style receptacle is used in many stadiums, airports, universities and small towns and we have used them for several years with great success. As you can see by… Read more »


June Networking Breakfast

  June’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, June 4, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Ribbon Cafe, 11 Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. Ribbon Cafe was founded in 2018 in honor of Jennifer Myers who passed away from breast cancer in September 2017.  At Ribbon Cafe, “Today is a gift that we will embrace and honor her… Read more »


May 2019 Newsletter

“Spring has sprung. The bird is on the wing.”  Indeed, here in Ballston Spa, the latter is definitely in evidence, with the downtown decorated with birdhouses and banners as part of the 2nd Annual Ballston Spa Birdhouse Competition.  Find out more information about the May 4 celebration is this issue, plus the roll out for… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Ribbon Cafe

                    A beautiful morning to bring the big scissors and ribbon to Ribbon Cafe on Prospect Street in Ballston Spa. We had to pull Kevin out of the kitchen to do the honors (with Christine next to him). There was a restaurant full of patrons eagerly… Read more »


2019 Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market Vendor Application

The Ballston Spa Farmers’ Market, sponsored by the Ballston Spa Business and Professional Association (BSBPA), runs from June 15 through September 28, 2019. The markets are held on Thursdays from 3-6 pm and Saturdays from 9 am to noon in Wiswall Park, at the corner of Front Street and Low Street in the Village of… Read more »