Albany is the host city for the inaugural edition of the Aurora Games, a six-day event celebrating the best in women’s sports, entertainment and culture by welcoming all-star athletes from more than 15 countries. A first of its kind sports and entertainment festival featuring world class competition in women’s tennis, gymnastics, basketball, figure skating, ice…

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Submerge yourself in a sea of more than 150,000 tulips at Albany’s historic Washington Park this Mother’s Day weekend for Albany’s Annual Tulip Festival. Historic events celebrating Albany’s rich, Dutch heritage combined with multiple stages of acclaimed live music, craft vendors, a fine arts show, children’s activities, and great food to make Tulip Festival a…

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Kick off NYS Maple Weekends with the Sap Run 5K.  Run or walk the 5K course in the beautiful Hilltown of Knox in the Helderberg Mountains

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The fourth annual edition of this popular event will be held at the Albany Capital Center prior to the men’s championship game of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). The event features mac-n-cheese samplings from local restaurants and craft beer tastings from the area’s best breweries. The evening will also include a performance by Air…

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On May 7, 1827, a notorious murder occurred at Cherry Hill that resulted in two sensational trials and Albany’s last public hanging. Come relive that night! Meet the historical players, walk in the footsteps of a murderer, and revel in harrowing titillation during this annual October event! Reservations for tours are required.

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Lace up your best walking shoes and gather at the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center to embark on a chilling afternoon of Haunted History. Brave guests will be guided along Albany’s downtown streets to unearth the capital city’s storied past. Learn about the spirits of Legs Diamond, Boz the Baker and even Abraham Lincoln, all…

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