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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

Saturday, May 12, 2018

This highly anticipated spring festival rings in 70 years of Albany tradition in 2018. Tulip Festival is presented by Citizens Bank and features acclaimed live music, kids' activities, great food, a nationally renowned craft show and over 140,000 tulip bulbs blossoming into a sea of colors just in time for Mother's Day.

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Albany Tulip Festival

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Celebrating 29 years of music, Albany's signature free concert series is a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Thursdays, 5pm - 8pm, June 7 through August 2.

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Alive at Five

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Albany's celebration of all the fantastic fathers of the Capital Region!

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Dad Fest

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

September in the City Art Fair series every Thursday in Downtown Albany’s DiNapoli Park. A midday showcase for local art, music and culture, September in the City 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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September in the City

Saturday, September 8, 2018

For 16 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

Saturday, May 12, 2018

This highly anticipated spring festival rings in 70 years of Albany tradition in 2018. Tulip Festival is presented by Citizens Bank and features acclaimed live music, kids' activities, great food, a nationally renowned craft show and over 140,000 tulip bulbs blossoming into a sea of colors just in time for Mother's Day.

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Albany Tulip Festival

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Celebrating 29 years of music, Albany's signature free concert series is a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Thursdays, 5pm - 8pm, June 7 through August 2.

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Alive at Five

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Albany's celebration of all the fantastic fathers of the Capital Region!

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Dad Fest

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

September in the City Art Fair series every Thursday in Downtown Albany’s DiNapoli Park. A midday showcase for local art, music and culture, September in the City 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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September in the City

Saturday, September 8, 2018

For 16 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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