Events

2024 Dad Fest

Sunday June 16, 2024

DIRECTIONS | VOLUNTEERPARKING 

Dad Fest is the City of Albany’s celebration of all the fantastic fathers out there. Featuring our newly added Classic Car Show, great food and vendors! Dad Fest is a chance for the whole family to kick back and enjoy an early summer afternoon at one of the Capital Region’s most picturesque parks. Of course, you don’t have to be a dad to enjoy Dad Fest – this event offers a little fun for everyone. 

LIVE PERFORMANCES BY: 

LUCID STREET (11:00am - 12:00pm) 

THE ILL FUNK ENSEMBLE (12:03pm - 2:00pm) 

CRAZY TRAIN (2:30pm - 4:00pm) 

CRY BABY (4:30pm - 6:00pm) 


This event is produced with the help of community volunteers. Interested in Volunteering? CLICK HERE!

PARKING

Free Dadfest Parking Locations:

  • Elk Street parking lot, located behind the State Education Building. The pick-up location will be Elk and Hawk at the stop sign.
  • Eagle Street parking lot, located at the corner of Eagle Street and Madison Avenue

Paid Dadfest Parking Locations: 

Off-street parking for Tulipfest is available just a short walk from Washington park at the following ParkAlbany parking lots:

  • Parking Lot 2: Located at 72 Central Ave. (Between Central Ave. & Western Ave.)
  • Parking Lot 3: Located at 327 Washington Avenue. (At Washington and Lexington Ave.)
  • Parking Lot 4: Located at 124 Central Ave. (Between Central Ave. & Bradford St.

Parking at these locations is subject to fees, for more information please visit: www.parkalbany.com/find-parking

Special ground rules in effect: No glass containers of any kind, recording of performances, animals or pets (excluding ADA-defined service animals). All City of Albany parks are now tobacco-free. Security personnel reserve the right to inspect any bag, container or package and confiscate any prohibited or illegal items. Any type of recording of the performance or presentation is prohibited without prior written consent. All attendees should be prepared to present age identification at any time if they intend to consume alcohol.  Ground rules are subject to change without notice; Exceptions made for medical or child care reasons may be addressed individually.

PRESENTED WITHOUT COST TO TAXPAYERS BY THESE GENEROUS EVENT SPONSORS

MEDIA SPONSORS

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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. These special events are 100% underwritten by generous local and national sponsors.

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City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
City Hall - Room M252
Albany, NY 12207
P: (518) 434.2032

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