The City of Albany, NY Office of Special Events plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages throughout the year.
For over a decade, the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival has featured a wealth of jazz greats, critically acclaimed up-and-coming artists and local favorites, all at one of the area’s most spectacular venues.
Albany's annual Father's Day celebration hosts highly acclaimed musical performances and fireworks! 7pm - 9:30pm.
Celebrating 26 years of music, Albany's signature free concert series is a staple of summer in the Capital Region(Thursdays, 5PM - 8PM, June through August)
This highly anticipated spring festival rings in 67 years of Albany tradition in 2015. Tulip Festival features acclaimed live music, kids' activities, great food, a nationally renowned craft show and over 100,000 tulip bulbs blossoming into a sea of colors just in time for Mother's Day.
The Albany Last Run 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful course through Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park.