About the City of Saratoga

The City of Saratoga is an attractive residential community with a small-town vibe. Known for its high quality of life, excellent schools and distinctive businesses, Saratoga holds a special place in the hearts of residents and visitors alike.

Shopping and Dining

The Village, Saratoga’s historic downtown district, is filled to the brim with unique shops and fine dining destinations. Saratoga’s dedication to retaining its small-town feel means that smaller, locally owned shops aren’t the exception – they’re the standard.

Arts, Entertainment, and Activities

Saratoga has a vibrant art scene and a wealth of activities available to residents and visitors, and is home to some distinctive destinations:

  • Hakone Gardens, the oldest Japanese-style residential gardens in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Villa Montalvo, former home of Senator James Duval Phelan. Montalvo hosts a concert series, art gallery, and artist in residence program, and is surrounded by 175 acres of park grounds and hiking trails.
  • The Mountain Winery in the Saratoga foothills. A popular spot for weddings, wine tastings, and world class concerts in the spring and summer.

Schools and Services

The City of Saratoga boasts some of the best schools in the nation, spread across six districts:

Many services were already in place when Saratoga incorporated in 1956. The City is proud to be served by a variety of public agencies, including:

Contact information for service providers in Saratoga.

Learn more about the City of Saratoga’s vibrant history.