||Have a fun night out on the town, enjoying the Albany nightlife venues and events this area has to offer.
Albany, NY offers nightlife venues and events that appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Enjoy live music, dancing, concerts and an all around good time in the Capital District.
Start a night in Albany, NY with a concert, theatrical performance or a sporting event. Popular entertainment venues include the Times Union Center, home of the River Rats Hockey Team, as well as The Egg and Palace Theatre for evening concerts and shows. If you are looking to get dinner before an event, Albany has an endless selection of restaurants and dining establishments with many types of cuisine to fulfill anyone’s craving.
Downtown Albany is an exhilarating place to enjoy Albany nightlife. With more than 20 bars and nightclubs within walking distance of each other, there are plenty of spots to choose from. If you are looking for a nightclub or lounge, try one of the upscale venues on Pearl Street or Broadway, be wary these bars typically have cover charges or entry fees. Lark Street, which includes a variety of bars, restaurants and coffeehouses, regularly features live bands, trivia and open mic nights at its artsy venues. A favorite for many Albany area college students is Madison Street, which has many bars and pubs that appeal to a younger crowd.
Looking for a particular Albany nightlife event? Throughout the year popular evening events include Alive at Five which features weekly evening concerts and 1st Friday an arts event held each month.
Last call for drinks at bars and nightclubs is 4:00 am in Albany. There are many Albany Hotels, Resorts & Motels for you to stay at when you are ready to call it a night.