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, December 9, 2017

The Albany Last Run 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful course through Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park.

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Albany Last Run 5k

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The Cash for Coats Drive is a community event collecting funds toward the purchase of NEW winter items for Albany kids in need.

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Cash for Coats

Saturday, September 9, 2017

For 15 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

Thursday, September 7, 2017

September in the City Art Fair series relaunches 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

Sunday, June 18, 2017

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

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Dad Fest

City Sponsored Special Events

Saturday, December 9, 2017

The Albany Last Run 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful course through Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park.

  More Information

Albany Last Run 5k

Sunday, October 1, 2017

The Cash for Coats Drive is a community event collecting funds toward the purchase of NEW winter items for Albany kids in need.

  More Information

Cash for Coats

Saturday, September 9, 2017

For 15 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.

  More Information

Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival

Thursday, September 7, 2017

September in the City Art Fair series relaunches 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

Sunday, June 18, 2017

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

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Dad Fest

Latest Updates

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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