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Directory Boards

There are 5 directory boards located throughout the village of Ballston Spa (Wiswall Park/Front Street, Milton Avenue/O’Brien’s Pharmacy building, Malta Avenue, Milton Avenue and Washington Street/Midtown Wine building and Milton Avenue and Prospect Street). The directory boards take advantage of Ballston Spa’s “strolling village” vibe.  These boards attract the attention of people using the public… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Sunset Grill

Karen and Eric Sherman, new owners of Sunset Grill, formerly the Sunset Café, are celebrating their one year anniversary and we’ll be there to mark the occasion! “Check out some of your old favorite menu items plus our great new ones. The best Quesadillas, Fajitas, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs, Seafood, and Hickory Smoked Meats around. Join… Read more »


February 2020 Newsletter

What better way to chase away the winter blues, as February kicks off with our popular mid-winter event, Chocolate Fest!   Read more about chocolate chefs and venues.  Also in this issue:  We’re getting underway with our 2020 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide production.  All BSBPA member businesses and organizations in good standing are listed… Read more »


“Meet the Board” Night-February 17

We are once again having our Meet the Board Night on Monday, February 17, 6:30 pm at the Ballston Area Community Center (BACC), 20 Malta Avenue.  Come along to meet your friendly BSBPA board members and learn more about what they do.  This is a great opportunity to share ideas, ask questions and connect with… Read more »


2020 Ballston Spa Map Guide

We are getting underway with production of our 2020-21 Ballston Spa Map and Visitor Guide.   We love Ballston Spa, and what better way to showcase our wonderfully vibrant village’s shops, restaurants and services! ALL BSBPA businesses and non-profit members in good standing will be listed on the directory page.  Our 2020 Schedule of Events, historical… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at The Real McCoy Beer Company

We are so happy to welcome the Tap Room for the Real McCoy Beer Company to Ballston Spa, in the building that is the birthplace of General Abner Doubleday and dates back to 1820. “We make beers people like to drink. Unpretentious and delicious. Next time you ask for a beer, ask for The Real… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Church Mouse Nursery School

  Join us for a ribbon cutting to mark a milestone for one of Ballston Spa’s most cherished places for children!  The Church Mouse Nursery School turned 50 years old and we’ll be celebrating with staff and students on Saturday, February 1 at 12 pm. The Church Mouse is a ministry of the First Baptist… Read more »


January 2020 Newsletter

Happy New Year!  In this issue, we look back on the holiday celebrations in the village and forward to the next big event–the 7th Annual Ballston Spa Chocolate Fest on February 7.  Read more about how your business or organization can participate and/or sponsor this very popular chocolate-tasting extravaganza, which in the past has brought… Read more »


December 2019 Newsletter

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  Here in Ballston Spa, that means festive lights and decorations in shop windows,  a jolly parade and family fun and some spiritual introspection as well.  It’s all part of what makes living in a small town even more meaningful during this season of joy and hope. Read… Read more »


Village of Ballston Spa Economic Development Survey

The Village of Ballston Spa has begun the NextWave Communities Program in collaboration with the Saratoga County Prosperity Partnership (SCPP), the county’s economic development leader. The NextWave Communities Program is an initiative to provide individual towns, cities, and villages a specific and bespoke economic development plan. Information gathered in this survey will help the SCPP… Read more »


Holiday Window Display Recognition

Our Ballston Spa businesses really know how to deck those halls (and windows) to bring out the Christmas cheer.  Here are the winners of this year’s Holiday Window decorating contest: A Bead Just So, 114 Milton Avenue Boho Chic Boutique, 90 Front Street Canvas Hair Salon, 22 Washington Street Dapper & Dames Hair Studio, 81… Read more »


November 2019 Newsletter

November is the traditional start to what we think of as the “holiday” season–with Thanksgiving being the kick off at the end of the month.  Between now and then, plans are moving along on The Ballston Spa Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting on December 6, known far and wide as a quintessential slice of hometown… Read more »