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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‚Äôs 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 »


2019 Ballston Spa Property Beautification Awards

The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association, in partnership with Curtis Lumber, 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 22 at Curtis Lumber, each… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Amazing Finds Boutique

Please join us to celebrate a year in business for Amazing Finds Boutique.  Owner Christine Jamison is proud to be among all the other awesome business owners here who make her feel so welcome and thanks everyone who has made this an “Amazing” year. She looks forward to many more years here in Ballston Spa. … Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at McDonald’s of Ballston Spa

  Join us as we celebrate the grand re-opening of McDonald’s of Ballston Spa, 201 Church Street (Route 50) on Monday, October 21 at 10 am.  The entire restaurant was rebuilt from the bottom up and is state of the art–but with that same B Spa McDonald’s friendliness you’ve come to know.  Come check it… Read more »


Ribbon Cutting at Dapper & Dames Hair Studio

With over 15 years of salon ownership experience, Carole A Levine is proud to re-open her Dapper & Dames Hair Studio in Ballston Spa where her family roots are.  Carole specializes in unique hair cuts to fit your own personal unique needs, as well as in all phases of coloring perms and special event styling. … Read more »


October 2019 Newsletter

Feel that bit of coolness in the air?  It’s autumn in upstate New York, and here in Ballston Spa, that means falling leaves, pumpkins and mums on the porch and cars—lots and lots of fabulous cars!  The 17th Annual “The Way We Were” Car Show is one the biggest events of the year, with all… Read more »