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