Capital Region Fall Festivals & Events for 2017
Fall fun is right here in Albany - there is so much to do in the Capital Region during the autumn season! From festivals to arts and crafts shows and more, there's something for everyone. Check out which events look the most fun to you and then mark your calendar!
September 16, 2017
Troy on Tap is back at the Athletic Field at the Sage Colleges! Come out to sample over 100 releases from some of America's best craft breweries while enjoying live music, delicious food, and great vendors.
September 16 and 17, 2017
It's a weekend of fun for the whole family! Enjoy farm tours, apple picking, hayrides, demonstrations, animals, horse rides, great food, festive music, and more with Clifton Park Farm Fest.
September 16 and 17, 2017
Don't miss the only festival in the area that combines apples and wine - the Capital Region Apple & Wine Festival! Enjoy two days of wine tastings, a farm market and bakery, apples from local orchards, kids activities, an arts and crafts show, live music, and more.
September 21 to 24, 2017
This event offers a truly spectacular sight! Just a short trip away from Albany, Glens Falls hosts the annual Adirondack Balloon Festival with more than 30 hot air balloons, tethered rides, and two days of events.
September 23, 2017
LarkFEST is New York State's largest one-day street festival! With two stages of live music and over 80,000 people in attendance, this event is an absolute must during the fall in the Capital Region.
October 1, 2017
The Empty Bowls Project in Troy is a fundraiser that raises awareness for the issue of hunger. Participants purchase a bowl and get it filled with a soup of their choice from participating area restaurants - at the end your bowl is washed so you can take it home!
October 7 and 8, 2017
Come check out activities for all ages at the Goold Orchard Apple Festival & Craft Show: live entertainment, fresh food, horse-drawn wagon rides, a bounce house, magician and puppet shows, and fresh apples and pumpkins.
October 8, 2017
Cast your vote for the best local chowder at the Troy Chowderfest! For just $1 a sample you can taste test them all. Then you decide who the winner is!
November 11, 2017
Every year, our country honors its military heroes on Veterans Day. Find local events and commemorations to pay your respects to American military members.
Photo credit: Pat Hendrick Photography
November 23, 2017
Register to run in the 101st annual Troy Turkey Trot, or wake up early Thanksgiving morning to cheer from the sidelines. This race is one of the largest and oldest turkey trots in the entire country!