New this year!- The Irish 2000 Music and Arts Festival has shuttle bus service available from Albany County and Saratoga Springs to the Festival at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds in Ballston Spa.
Irish 2000 has added a shuttle stop in Saratoga Springs. The bus will leave from The Parting Glass Pub, 40-42 Lake Avenue and from the Saratoga County Fairgrounds.The Festival’s Executive Director Matt Nelligan noted that people coming to the festival wanted a chance to enjoy the fairgrounds and downtown Saratoga Springs. And, we thank The Parting Glass for partnering with us.
Cost for the round-trip shuttle service is $10 per day or $15 for both days. The shuttle bus will pick up passengers at several locations in Albany County:
- Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) at 375 Ontario Street in Albany.
- Crossgates Mall behind Macy’s, 1 Crossgates Mall Road, Guilderland.
- Times Union rear parking lot, 645 Albany-Shaker Road, Colonie.
- Festival Location at the Saratoga County Fairgrounds, 162 Prospect Street, Ballston Spa.
Shuttle service begins at 4 p.m. on Friday from the Albany AOH and from The Parting Glass. The last bus leaves the fairgrounds at 12:15 a.m. On Saturday, shuttle service begins at 11 a.m. from both the Albany AOH and the Parting Glass, with the last buses leaving the fairgrounds at 11:15 p.m.
For more information and a complete shuttle bus schedule click here.