2024 Eastern Spring Nationals

Welcome! The Saratoga Region is excited to host the 2024 Eastern Spring Nationals and honored to welcome you to Saratoga, a city known for its rich “History, Hospitality and Horsepower.”  Here you will find all information related to our event. Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions. We look forward to seeing you soon!

Event Details

Date:  June 20-22, 2024
Location:  Saratoga Springs, NY

We encourage all members to register their vehicles for the show and come see what our area has to offer. With attractions including naturally carbonated mineral spas, harness racing, polo, 15 golf courses, 10 historic museums, and an award-winning downtown, it’s no wonder Saratoga Springs is a nationally recognized destination known for its innovation. There’s something for everyone including of course America’s oldest and most popular thoroughbred racetrack and for the next two years home of the Belmont Stakes.

Event Highlights

Thursday, June 20 (9 am - 4 pm)
Lake George Tour - enjoy a bus ride through Adirondack State Park to Lake George, nicknamed the "Queen of the Lakes," with a day on your own.
Lake George offers many shops, restaurants, a one-hour paddlewheel steamboat ride, a two-hour lunch cruise on the Lac due Saint Sacrement boat and historical sites.
Ice Cream Social - 6 pm

Friday, June 21
National Horse Racing Museum & The Saratoga Winery (8:20 am - 2:30 pm) - enjoy a film on Horse Racing, narrated by Bob Costas, galleries and interactive stations. Enjoy lunch at the winery inside or outside under a covered tent.
Membership Roundtable - 1 pm - 2 pm
Judging School - 2 pm - 4 pm
Tour the Saratoga Auto Museum (free) - 4 pm - 6 pm
Pizza, Wings, Salad, Entertainment - 6 pm - 8:30 pm

Saturday, June 22
Show Time - field opens at 7 am
Judges Breakfast - 8 am
Awards Banquet - 7 pm

The 2024 Eastern Spring Nationals will be held on the beautiful grounds of the Saratoga Spa State Park. A map of the park can be found further below. 
For the full schedule of events and activities, please see our brochure in the section below.

Show Field

Saratoga Spa State Park

Event Information

The Saratoga Region AACA host of the 2024 Eastern Spring Nationals, is honored to welcome you to Saratoga, a city known for its rich “History, Hospitality and Horsepower.” We encourage all members to register their vehicles for judging at members.aaca.org

Online Registration

To enter a vehicle in this Nationals you must be an AACA member and register your vehicle(s) with the meet registrar no later than May 25 th , 2024.

Host Hotel

Gideon Putnam
Sold Out!
24 Gideon Putnam Rd
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
(518) 226-4700
Registration Code: 9NI8US

Alternate Hotels

Marriott Courtyard - $199+tax/night
11 Excelsior Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Mention: part of 2024 AACA Eastern Spring Nationals

Alternate Hotels

Residence Inn by Marriott - $209+tax/night
295 Excelsior Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-9600 or 866-210-9325
Code: AACN
Mention: part of AACA Eastern Spring Nationals

Judges Registration

Deadline: June 7, 2024
The Judge Newsletter

Saratoga Spa State Park

Park Map