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.
The Tulip Festival is Albany’s signature spring event. Featuring annual traditions rooted in the city’s rich Dutch heritage, nearly one hundred artisans selling their handmade crafts, a fine arts show, delicious food, the KidZone family fun destination, four stages of world-class live entertainment and more than 140,000 tulips in 150 different varieties!
Albany's signature free concert series, Alive at Five Summer Concert series is a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Thursday Dates: June 8, 15, 22; July 6, 13 20, 27; August 3;
The Cash for Coats Drive is a community event collecting funds toward the purchase of NEW winter items for Albany kids in need.
Trick or Trot Pumpkin Run 5K is a great race for all ages, featuring a beautiful Halloween inspired course through Jennings Landing. Following the race, awards recognition and posting of results takes place, featuring age-based divisional awards and prizes. Costumes encouraged!