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2017 Chocolate Fest Application

Prospective chocolate chefs for the 2017 Chocolate Fest, please read the entry information, and print, fill out and return the application, along with your $15 application fee to BSBPA/2017 Chocolate Fest, PO Box 386, Ballston Spa, NY 12020.  Any questions, please contact the First Friday committee: firstfridays@ballston.org.


“Meet the BSBPA Board” Night

Meet the BSBPA Board! We are inviting BSBPA members to come to the BSBPA board meeting, Monday, January 16 at 6:30 pm at the Ballston Area Community Center to “Meet the Board”.  We’d like you to get to know us better and find out more about what goes into making the BSBPA work for everyone…. Read more »


January 2017 Newsletter

This month, read more about the 2017 Chocolate Fest, coming up in February, plus how to get more from your ballston.org website listing, a wrap up of holiday events and “Meet the BSBPA Board” Night on January 16.


February 21 Networking Breakfast

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, February 21, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Firefly Landing and Co.  Sisters Nicole Hayner, Joelle West and Molly Hayner provide an all inclusive experience for event planning and execution, including prep, catering, photography, in collaboration with Miss Molly’s Bake Shop… Read more »


2016 Holiday Weekend–Parade and Breakfast With Santa

The BSBPA’s 2016 Holiday Parade was the largest ever–with 46 floats/vehicles, 15 marching groups and 10 fire/EMS companies from all over Saratoga County–and an amazing spectator turnout!  We would once again like to thank our generous parade sponsors:  Name Bubbles LLC, Ballston Spa National Bank, Ballston Spa Veterinary Clinic, Liberty Tax Service of Ballston Spa,… Read more »


January 17 Networking Breakfast

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, January 17, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Ye Olde Wishin’ Shoppe, 19 Low Street (side entrance). Just about the coolest shop in town, Ye Olde Wishin’ Shoppe (YOWS) is a vintage boutique specializing in mens & womens vintage clothing, jewelry,… Read more »


Chocolate Fest 2017 is coming!

The 4th Annual Ballston Spa Chocolate Festival is coming up on First Friday, February 3rd, 2017 from 6-9pm. Below is all the info about the event for businesses and those interested in being a Chocolate Chef in the festival. What is Chocolate Fest? As part of our monthly First Friday Events, we will continue to… Read more »


December 20th Networking Breakfast

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be sponsoring a Networking Breakfast on Tuesday, December 20, from 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Sage Wine & Spirits, 55 Front Street. In her first year in business, Sage Wine & Spirits owner Jes Rich has already attracted a loyal customer base. The shop specializes in sustainable, organic,… Read more »


Holiday Window Decorating

Thank you to all the businesses that decorated their windows so festively this season–you make our village merry and bright!  The following window displays were chosen as the favorites by our “roving group of elves”: Canvas Hair Salon, Sage Wine & Spirits, O’Brien Pharmacy, Corina Contemporary Jewelry and 50 Shades of Hair.    Please remember… Read more »


Holiday Mixer

The BSBPA’s annual Holiday Mixer was held on Monday, December 12 at The Brickyard Tavern.  Once again, it was a lively and festive gathering of Ballstonians–with lots of familiar faces, along with some new ones!  A big thank you to our Ballston Spa businesses, organizations and residents for donating some great door prizes–always a big… Read more »