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 66 years of Albany tradition in 2014. 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 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.
Celebrating 25 years of music! the Albany Riverfront Park at the Corning Preserve (Thursdays, 5PM - 8PM, July through August)
Albany's annual Father's Day celebration hosts highly acclaimed musical performances and fireworks! 7pm - 9:30pm.