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.
This highly anticipated spring festival rings in 68 years of Albany tradition in 2016. 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.
For over a decade, the Albany 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 celebration of all the fantastic fathers of the Capital Region!
Celebrating 27 years of music, Albany's signature free concert series is a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Thursdays, 5pm - 8pm, June 9 through August 4.