2020 Holiday Guide | Capital District Moms

Below is a great list of local businesses and a list of family friendly activities to help you get through the holiday season. I will be adding to the list of activities so make sure to check back!

BOUNTIFUL BREAD

Bring Home Holiday Cheer!
Our Gingerbread and Christmas Tree Cookie Kits are available for pick-up December 1st through 24th. Each kit includes 4 GIANT cookies, 3 bags of homemade frosting, and 2 containers of sprinkles for $15.99. Call, 518-438-3540, or Order Online, BountifulBread.com, to place your pre-order. Please note, pre-ordering for our Holiday Cookie Kits is required.
 
Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Ave, Albany, NY 12203
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Phone #: 518-438-3540

CORAL & BLUE PAPER CO.

Stationery for Kids!
Coral & Blue Paper Co. – The perfect stationery for elementary schoolers!  We’re encouraging gratitude and good manners while keeping note-writing simple for kids (and moms!)!  All of our cards are elementary-lined to keep sentences straight, and spacious to enough for them to write “Dear Grandma and Grandpa,” all the way across.  Made in upstate NY and eco-friendly.

 

Follow Coral & Blue Paper Co. on Facebook and Instagram

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Phone #: 347-803-0442

Email: coralandbluepaperco@gmail.com

COSMIC DONUTS

A New Gourmet Donut Shop!
A gourmet donut shop in Kinderhook, New York providing handcrafted donuts made fresh daily. We offer a variety of specialty coffee drinks made with beans from a local roaster. Contact us for special orders or catering questions!

 

 

3 Albany Ave, Kinderhook, NY 12106

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Phone #: 518-610-8666

Email: cosmicdonutsny@gmail.com

FRANK ADAMS JEWELERS

A fourth-generation family-owned business!

For nearly a century, Frank Adams Jewelers has guided the jewelry and giftware market in New York’s capital city and worked to build their family name to become, ‘Albany’s Finest’. What began as a small watch repair business in 1922 for store founder Frank Adams, has become the Capital Region’s premier retailer of internationally recognized and award-winning designer jewelry and timepiece brands.

Frank Adams Jewelers is a fourth-generation family-owned business, and our philosophy is a simple one. We will continue to build a legacy of integrity, trust, and pride by bringing world class service and selection to the communities we serve. The focus at Frank Adams Jewelers has always been and will continue to be about family; our family, your family, and the enduring gifts of luxury that are passed from generation to generation.

 

Stuyvesant Plaza, 1475 Western Avenue, Albany NY 12203

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Phone #: 518-435-0075

Email: FRIENDS@FRANKADAMS.COM

LEX & CLEO

Darling Gifts For Little Ones!
Lex & Cleo is a children’s boutique featuring a carefully curated selection of clothing, accessories and gifts for baby and child, newborn through 10Y.
Shop local this holiday season, in store and online at www.lexandcleo.com. Free curbside pick up available!

 

454 Broadway, Suite 1, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (Saratoga Marketplace)

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Phone #: 518-587-0809

Email: info@lexandcleo.com

SARATOGA GRAZING CO

Custom cheese and charcuterie boards!

At Saratoga Grazing Co, our mission is to help bring people together around a thoughtfully curated custom cheese and charcuterie board. We offer boards for any taste or occasion and to fit any dietary need. Our boards make great centerpieces for entertaining, as well as gifts for loved ones.

 

Follow Saratoga Grazing Co on Facebook and Instagram

Website: Coming Soon

Email: saratogagrazingco@gmail.com

SEEDLINGS BABY FOOD, LLC

Supporting Local Farmers!

Seedlings Baby Food, LLC, provides your baby with nutrition of the highest quality and freshness which they need to grow and develop into wonderful little humans with diverse palates and healthy eating habits. Seedlings provides you with the convenience and comfort of having great baby food delivered right to your door. Available for sale at 9 Miles East at 64 Excelsior Avenue in Saratoga Springs and by home delivery. To set up home delivery, please email Adam@9mileseast.com

 

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Phone #: 518-306-1194

Email: info@seedlingsbabyfood.com

SEND ME WAFFLES

Delicious Belgian Liege Waffles!

Sending waffles in the mail across the country, Send Me Waffles is a local eCommerce business specializing in Belgian Liege Waffles. Made with local ingredients, these yeast based waffles have a delicious almost doughnut-like texture with sugar baked in! They are the perfect treat for that hard to buy for person on your list this Holiday Season. Free Local Pickup Available.

 

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Phone #: 518-945-0658

Email: waffles@sendmewaffles.com

TREE HUGGERS CHILDREN’S APPAREL

Organic, Sustainable clothing for infants, toddlers and children!
We’re an organic, sustainable children’s clothing. We focus on gender neutral, comfortable clothing you can feel good about.

 

78 Front Street, Ballston Spa , NY 12020

Follow Tree Huggers Children’s Apparel on Facebook and Instagram

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Phone #: 518-335-8507

Email: stacy@treehuggerschildrensapparel.com

WINTERTIME WONDERLAND

The Capital District’s largest indoor Christmas event!

Conveniently located in Latham, next to Vent Fitness. Take your family and friends to an unforgettable magical experience at Wintertime Wonderland!

Open Friday, November 27th through Wednesday, December 23rd.

 

195 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110

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WIRED COFFEE

New Location!
Wired Coffee is now located in the newly renovated Roosevelt II Bathhouse in the Saratoga Spa State Park. We source all organic coffees and roast in small batches to insure excellence in every cup. We’re known for our award-winning nitro cold brew, which took home first place in the National competition in 2017 in Portland, Oregon.

 

Roosevelt II Bathhouse, Saratoga Spa State Park, Saratoga Springs NY 12866

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Email: hello@wiredcoffee.com

CHRISTMAS TREES

Boght Community Fire District

8 Preston Dr, Cohoes, NY 12047

 

Rotterdam Fire District 2

1400 Curry Road, Schenectady, NY 12306

 

Altamont Orchards

Altamont, NY

 

Aniolek’s Christmas Trees

Schenectady, NY

 

Bailey Family Christmas Trees

Cambridge, NY

 

Bob’s Trees

Galway, NY

 

Boulder Brook Farm

Malta, NY

 

Buhrmaster Farm

Glenville, NY

 

Calhoun’s Farm Stand

Troy, NY

 

Candy Cane Farm

Gansevoort, NY

 

Cold Spring Tree Farm

Hudson, NY

 

Ellms Family Christmas Tree Farm

Ballston Spa, NY

 

Faddegon’s Nursery

Latham, NY

 

Fogg Hollow Farm

Charlton, NY

 

Gade Farm

Altamont, NY

 

Garden Time

Queensbury, NY

 

George’s Market and Nursery

Latham, NY

 

Goderie’s Tree Farm

Johnstown, NY

 

Gold Krest Farm

Rensselaer, NY

 

Goode Trees

Ballston Spa, NY

 

Hansens Farm and Nursery

Colonie, NY

 

Hewitt’s

Multiple Stores

 

Kulak’s Nursery & Landscaping

Rexford, NY

 

Kuzmich’s Christmas Tree Farm

Greenwich, NY

 

Majestic Tree Farm

Selkirk, NY

 

McDonough’s Farm

East Greenbush, NY

 

Morin’s Tree Farm

Buskirk, NY

 

On The Farm

Latham, NY

 

Reilly’s Farm

Nassau, NY

 

River Bend Christmas Tree Farm

Lake Luzerne, NY

 

Stiles Family Farm

Fort Ann, NY

 

Sunnyside Gardens

Saratoga Springs, NY

 

The Chatham Berry Farm

Chatham, NY

 

The Dirt Guy Supply and Nursery

Scotia, NY

 

Troy’s Landscape Supply Co.

Cohoes, NY

 

Weathered Willow Tree Farm

(Not opening for the 2020 season)

Altamont, NY

 

Wintertime Wonderland

Latham, NY

ACTIVITIES

2020 Holiday Parade – Special Edition

Elm Avenue Town Park hosted by the Bethlehem Police Department

Saturday, December 12, 2020

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Elf the Movie

Madison Theatre in Albany, NY

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Bring Back the Holiday Magic “Drive Through” Parade

Maalwyck Park hosted by the Town of Glenville

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Click here for more information.

 

Come Meet with Santa & Mrs. Claus (Free Event)

Santa’s Magical Express (Gazebo of Yankee Trails in Rensselaer, NY)

Click here for more information.

 

Jonesville Volunteer Fire Department in Clifton Park, NY

Crews from Jonesville Fire Department plan to visit every street in the Jonesville Fire District with Santa on board as their special guest (multiple dates).

Click here for more information.

 

The Town of North Greenbush Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting

Saturday, December 12, 2020

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Holiday StoryWalk

Malta Community Center

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Holiday Photos at Pine Hollow Arboretum

Slingerlands, NY

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Holiday Village Stroll

Lake Placid, NY

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2020 Catskill Christmas Express

Catskill Mountain Railroad

Click here for more information.

 

Free drive-through Light Display

Quick Response in Round Lake, NY

Click here for more information.

 

Wintertime Wonderland

195 Troy Schenectady Road, Latham, NY 12110

Open Friday, November 27th through Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Click here for more information.

 

Santa’s Magical Zoom Party

Hosted by Santa’s Magical Express located in Rensselaer, NY

Click here for more information.

 

Winterlights at Naumkeag

Naumkeag in Stockbridge, MA

Click here for ore information.

 

Holiday Lantern Tours

The Farmers’ Museum in Cooperstown, NY

Click here for more information

 

Utica Zoo Bright Nights

Utica Zoo in Utica, NY

Click here for more information.

 

Hoosac Valley Train Ride

Located in Adams, MA (See Facebook post on 11/15/20 about holiday train ride)

Click here for more information.

 

Jungle Bells: Holiday Lights

Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, NY

Click here for more information.

 

Rudolph’s Movie Experience & Pryotechnics Show

Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa, NY

Click here for more information.

 

CP Holiday Train

Virtual Event

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra

Virtual Event

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24th Annual Capital Holiday Lights in the Park

Washington Park in Albany, NY

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Santa’s Workshop

North Pole, NY

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Holiday Lights

The Bronx Zoo

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Hancock Holidays

Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, MA

Click here for more information.

 

Troy Victorian Stroll

Sunday, December 6th – Sunday, December 20, 2020

Click here for more information.

 

Christmas Land

Altamont, NY

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Festival of Trees

Fortnightly Club of Catskill

Click here for more information.

 

Ten Broeck Mansion Holiday House 2020

Albany, NY

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Victorian Streetscapes

Santa is coming to various neighborhoods in Saratoga Springs 

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West Albany Fire Department

Santa is visiting various neighborhoods

Saturday, December 19, 2020

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West Crescent Fire District

Santa is visiting various neighborhoods

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Click here for more information.

 

Holiday Festival of Lights

Charles R. Wood Park in Lake George, NY

Click here for more information.

 

Santa’s Winter Wonderland Dinner

The Saratoga Winery

Click here for more information.

 

Town of East Greenbush Christmas Parade 

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Click here for more information (East Greenbush Fire Company).

 

Santa will be visiting some East Greenbush Neighborhoods

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Click here for more information (East Greenbush Fire Company).

 

 

Blog posts by Capital District Moms related to the 2020 Holiday Season:

2020 Holiday Guide – Click here

Holiday Lights Roundup – Click here

Mall Santa Roundup – Click here

Hot Chocolate Bomb Roundup – Click here

Capital Holiday Lights in the Park – Click here

The Tree at Empire State Plaza – Click here

2020 Holiday Photography Guide – Click here

Festive Holiday Displays at Stuyvesant Plaza – Click here

 

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