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Letter from Mayor Sheehan

 Welcome to AlbanyEvents.org, your online source for the City of Albany, NY’s signature free special events. For decades, Albany has presented an array of award-winning events celebrating our Capital City’s rich heritage and Hudson River landscape. We strive to provide world-class art, entertainment and culture for residents and visitors of all ages, completely free of charge.        More

—Mayor Kathy Sheehan

City Sponsored Special Events

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

In these uncertain times we are compiling a list of all the great At Home Entertainment you can access FREE in the area!

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Monday, June 29, 2020

The City of Albany is proud to launch Albany Cares; a COVID-19 relief effort that aims to assist families in obtaining the home and healthcare products that are unavailable through the SNAP and WIC programs.

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Albany Cares

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Palace Theatre, the City of Albany and Mirth Films are teaming up to present The Palace Sessions, a monthly live music series featuring some of our favorite regional acts performing in unique spaces within the historic performing arts center. The series kicks off on Wednesday, July 15 with a live performance by Wurliday.

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Fallbany Art and Craft Market series every Thursday in Downtown Albany’s Tricentennial Park. A midday showcase for local art, music and culture, Fallbany features exhibits and work available for purchase from regional mixed media artists and crafters, with a different live musical act providing the soundtrack each week.

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Fallbany Art and Craft Market

Saturday, September 12, 2020

For 18 years, the City of Albany Jazz Festival has featured a wealth of jazz greats, critically acclaimed up-and-coming artists and local favorites at the area’s most spectacular venues.

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Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival

City Sponsored Special Events

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

In these uncertain times we are compiling a list of all the great At Home Entertainment you can access FREE in the area!

  More Information

Monday, June 29, 2020

The City of Albany is proud to launch Albany Cares; a COVID-19 relief effort that aims to assist families in obtaining the home and healthcare products that are unavailable through the SNAP and WIC programs.

  More Information

Albany Cares

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

The Palace Theatre, the City of Albany and Mirth Films are teaming up to present The Palace Sessions, a monthly live music series featuring some of our favorite regional acts performing in unique spaces within the historic performing arts center. The series kicks off on Wednesday, July 15 with a live performance by Wurliday.

  More Information

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Fallbany Art and Craft Market series every Thursday in Downtown Albany’s Tricentennial Park. A midday showcase for local art, music and culture, Fallbany features exhibits and work available for purchase from regional mixed media artists and crafters, with a different live musical act providing the soundtrack each week.

  More Information

Fallbany Art and Craft Market

Saturday, September 12, 2020

For 18 years, the City of Albany Jazz Festival has featured a wealth of jazz greats, critically acclaimed up-and-coming artists and local favorites at the area’s most spectacular venues.

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Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival

Rain Policy

In the event of inclement weather, please review the rain policy for our events.

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Vendor Information

We have numerous vendor opportunities that exist at special events produced by the City.

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Become a Sponsor

Take a moment to review our upcoming event sponsorship opportunities and levels.

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About Us

The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.

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Contact

The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
Room 402 City Hall
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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