Check Out These Fun Attractions and Things To Do in Albany & the Capital Region
Looking for Albany attractions? Upstate NY's Capital Region offers an abundance of fun things to do for all ages. Enjoy an off-Broadway play or a top-notch comedian at one of the area's historic theaters or performing arts venues. Watch national artists perform to a packed house, as well as professional sports teams battle for the championship at Times Union Center, a large entertainment venue located in the heart of Albany. Enjoy amusement parks? You can find them both in and near Albany, with thrilling rides, coasters and waterslides that appeal to every age group. Is cruising more your style? We've got scenic tours and history galore! No matter what you enjoy, you will find top-notch attractions in Albany NY.
Since 1989, Park Playhouse has provided free summer theatre and youth arts education to Albany and our surrounding communities. With an average attendance of nearly 50,000, Park Playhouse is one of the Capital City's most popular summer attractions.
Take a cruise with Dutch Apple on the scenic and historic Hudson River, the ideal way to see the sights. Sightseeing Cruise & private event venue located in Albany, NY. Purchase tickets to any of our cruises on our website!
The Palace Theatre is one very notable cornerstone in Albany's growing downtown entertainment destinations. A concert & theatrical entertainment facility in the heart of Albany, New York , it first opened its doors in October 1931.
Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region's premiere treetop challenge course and zip line park located just 30 minutes from Albany, 30 minutes from Saratoga and only 10 minutes from Schenectady. Come "Experience the Adventure".
Funplex Funpark offers something fun for everyone! Your family will have a blast playing miniature golf, riding go-karts, climbing the rock wall and much more! No need to spend hours in the car - Funplex offers so much fun, so close to home!
Over 135 Rides, Games, Shows and Attractions. The Great Escape opens for the season on the weekend of May 14, 2016. The park is open weekends and select weekdays until June 15, when daily operation begins through September 5.
Great family fun with a pumpkin patch, two corn mazes, a jump park, pedal carts, slides, animals, kid-friendly evening Halloween hay rides, delicious and homemade apple cider doughnuts, and a slew of other fall activities.
Head to the annual Altamont Fair for new and old traditions and an array of shows and attractions! There will be live music every day, concessions, vendors, and also a wide variety of exciting fair rides for all ages.