December Networking Breakfast

December’s Networking Breakfast is Tuesday, December 19, 7:30-8:30 am, hosted by Victoria’s Corner at 223 Milton Avenue  in Ballston Spa. Victoria’s Corner offers a treasure trove of unique home décor and vintage to mid-century modern furniture. With showrooms in Ballston Spa and Glens Falls, they feature an eclectic array of revived and restored dressers, armoires… Read more »

December 2017 BSBPA Newsletter

We’re getting December off to a festive start–read about all the holiday-themed events kicking off December 1-3, including the Ballston Spa Holiday Parade, First Friday celebrations and Breakfast with Santa.  Plus lots of community events this month to get you in the Christmas spirit.  Please consider shopping small this holiday season and supporting our local… Read more »

Ballston Spa Holiday Weekend Events

The BSBPA is pleased to be able to provide a program of events for the weekend of December 1-3, starting with the parade and tree lighting, First Friday activities, Breakfast with Santa, plus local church events, holiday open houses and more.   Stroll the village this weekend to find unique holiday gifts in our shops, museums… Read more »

2017 Small Business Saturday

Support our local small businesses by shopping local on Small Business Saturday,  November 25!  Below are featured BSBPA member businesses who are offering specials, along with a printable map to download.  Shopping at small local businesses helps the local economy, provides you with personal customer service, creates employment opportunities, improves the quality of your community. … Read more »

Holiday Window Decorating–Decking the Halls in Ballston Spa

  For the past few years, the BSBPA has recognized businesses whose window decorations and displays have enhanced the Village of Ballston Spa during the holiday season.  Our winners for the 2017 holiday season:  Canvas Hair Salon, Sage Wine & Spirits, Front Street Deli, O’Brien Pharmacy and Corina Contemporary Jewelry, display below, along with several… Read more »

Breakfast with Santa

  The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association presented the annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 2 in the gymnasium of St. Mary’s School. Eagle Matt Lee and Union Fire Companies provided a delicious pancake breakfast for just under 300 people.   Children and their families enjoyed activities, including a crafts table, reading corner with… Read more »

Small Business Saturday–November 25

Small Business Saturday will be held nationally on November 25 and is a day to encourage people to shop and support their local small businesses for the holiday season (and beyond). The BSBPA Social Media Committee will be creating a printable map guide and shareable graphics showing people where they can “Shop Small” this year… Read more »

Ballston Spa Community Art Project to Decorate the Village Christmas Tree

The village of Ballston Spa is sponsoring a community arts project, supervised bylocal artist and organizer, Mark Blech. The goal is to create 350 painted ornaments that will be hung on the village Christmas tree. Mr. Blech is working with local organizations; the Ballston Area Community Center, the Ballston Spa Public Library, Brookside Museum, Creative… Read more »

Ballston Area Senior Citizens Welcomes New Members

The Ballston Area Senior Citizens are looking for new members. Most members are residents of the Town of Ballston, Milton and the Village of Ballston Spa, but seniors from other townships are welcome to come in and join. Visit, and Facebook: Ballston Area Seniors. The Ballston Seniors meet at the Milton Community Center, 310 Northline… Read more »

November 2017 BSBPA Newsletter

November is here, and the holiday season is just around the corner.  Thanksgiving and Christmas plans are afoot, and you can read all about them in this issue.  We’re planning this year’s Ballston Spa Holiday Parade–find out how your group can take part.  This month sees the 13th Anniversary of First Fridays in Ballston Spa,… Read more »

BSBPA Holiday Mixer

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will be hosting its annual Holiday Mixer on Monday, December 11, 5:30 pm at The Brickyard Tavern, 70 Milton Avenue in Ballston Spa. Join us as we ring in the holiday season!  Enjoy light fare buffet and cash bar, along with fabulous door prizes from some of Ballston… Read more »

2017 Ballston Spa Property Beautification Awards

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, in partnership with Curtis Lumber, has honored business owners and residents whose renovation, restoration, and beautification efforts have enhanced the Ballston Spa community over the past year.  The winners were chosen from nominations submitted by others in the community.  At a reception on October 23 in the Kitchen… Read more »