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Things To Do In Albany And Beyond

Albany is home to many upstate New York attractions both inside and outside the city. From sports and events at the Times Union Center to the nightlife of Lark Street, Albany New York has what you're looking for!

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Waterworks Pub Albany, NY
Waterworks is Albany's number one Gay Local Pub and Dance Club, found at the start of Albany's gay village. Waterworks is the longest-running gay-oriented community bar in Albany. Our motto is Unity.
Glenville Sportplex Glenville, NY
What began in 1994 as a simple miniature golf course has evolved into an outdoor family-driven sports complex with a variety of activities, providing hours of fun for people of all ages!
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location Latham, NY
No experience necessary - a local artist will instruct you step by step through an original piece of art while you follow along with a cocktail! At the end of the night you'll take home a beautiful painting & hopefully a new found talent!
Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
Crossgates Mall is the Capital Region's premier shopping, dining and entertainment destination offering an impressive selection of national brands and the newest retail concepts.
Dutch Apple Cruises, Inc.
Albany, NY
TAKE A DUTCH APPLE CRUISE 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!
Maple Ski Ridge
Schenectady, NY
Minutes from anywhere in the Capitol Region, Maple Ski Ridge has been a local favorite for over 50 years! Four seasons of family fun. Come see what's new at Maple Ski Ridge
The Linda - WAMC's Performing Arts Studio
Albany, NY
The Linda works to advance the arts and support the community. They have provided a public space for art and cultural expression and is constantly evolving to meet the needs and desires of its audience and community.
Park Playhouse, Inc.
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.
Palace Performing Arts Center, Inc.
Albany, NY
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.
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park Hillsdale, NY
Our park is an exciting aerial forest adventure that provides a variety of courses that are fun for all ability levels.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Troy, NY
The Arts Center of the Capital Region engages people in the creative experience. We are the region’s preeminent proponent of the arts & creative education, expression, and appreciation, serving people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.
Adirondack Balloon Flights
Experience Counts! With over 20 years and 3500 flights, fly with the region's premier balloon ride company! Offering private or group flights 7 days a week, sunrise and sunset. Serving the Saratoga and Lake George area. (518)793-6342
Funplex Funpark East Greenbush, NY
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!
Capital Pride
Albany, NY
The Pride Center of the Capital Region's annual celebration of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer community brings more than a week of events culminating with one of the area's most celebrated parades and the Capital PRIDE festival.
Adirondack Winery Lake George, NY
The premier winery of the Adirondacks! Visit us in the heart of Lake George for great wines & memorable times! Sample hand-crafted, award-winning wines & keep your souvenir glass. Open year-round with special winery events held throughout the year.
Albany Jewish Community Center
Albany, NY
The Sidney Albert Albany Jewish Community Center provides a nurturing environment where individuals and families can grow and develop in mind, body and spirit.
Summer Art At Sage
Albany, NY
Summer is an exciting time to be at Sage! Now in it's 28th year, Sage Summer Art & Design is a rewarding, intensive studio art and design program developed for high school students.
The Theatre Institute at Sage
Troy, NY
Established in February of 2011, the Theatre Institute at Sage is dedicated to providing quality live theatre and arts-in-education programming to Capital Region youth, educators and residents. The Institute also provides opportunities for Russell Sa
Plaza Fitness Performance Albany, NY
The coaches at Plaza Fitness Performance help you achieve your goals either in a personal or semi-private setting. Their safe, effective, and results-driven program is customized to your abilities and objectives.
Woodland Hill Montessori School
North Greenbush, NY
Woodland Hill Montessori School is a vibrant school well known for its unique and challenging educational program, warm stimulating environment, and joyful students who are active, independent learners.
Albany Center Gallery Albany, NY
Rated best gallery by the Times Union and Metroland, we are a non-profit art space dedicated to exhibiting and appreciating skillful contemporary visual art in the community. We provide free public exhibitions, receptions, and artist interviews.
Summer Academy Program at The College of Saint Rose
Thought-provoking programs that will engage and ignite your child’s mind!
miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
Schenectady, NY
A not-for-profit institution, miSci (museum of innovation and science, formerly the Schenectady Museum) explores science and technology - including a planetarium, demos and hands-on activities for adults and children.
Maple Ski Ridge Summer Camp 2015
Schenectady, NY
Minutes from anywhere in the Capitol Region, Maple Ski Ridge offers more than just skiing! Summer Day Camp in 2015 for your children is available. Bring your child to a day camp that they'll love at Maple Ski Ridge!
Canvas, Corks & Forks, LLC
Schenectady, NY
Canvas, Corks & Forks is a new & unique way to un-CORK your inner artist! You will be guided step by step to create your very own masterpiece while enjoying music, fine wine & craft beer along with our COMPLEMENTARY Signature Mac n' Cheese Bar!
McCauley Mountain Ski Area Old Forge, NY
McCauley Mt. is BIG skiing in a small package. Challenge enough to spawn two Olympic skiers, yet friendly enough to be "New York's Best Family Mountain". Featuring easier trails from the summit, as well as steep bumps to feed skiers and snowboarders.
Birch Hill "Catering to all your Tastes"
Schodack, NY
Just a short drive but a world away from downtown Albany, Birch Hill is your ideal event destination location! Here you'll find a magical blend of easy elegance and style combined with superb food, good friends, and memories to last a lifetime.
Sparkle Spa Parties
Cohoes, NY
Sparkle Spa Parties is a full service salon featuring unique parties birthdays and bridal. Packages include facials, manicures, pedicures, makeup & hair. Choose your party location or have it at our Salon. Let Sparkle Spa provide a party to remember!
Rumors Day Spa and Hair Salon
Latham, NY
OUR MISSION AT RUMORS SALON & SPA "We deliver quality service while simultaneously exceeding the guest's expectations. We want to make a difference to our guest's, team and the community."
The Albany Pump Station Albany, NY
With up to 11 in-house brews to choose from (including cask ale), The Pump Station is sure to have something for every beer lover. We enjoy creating a warm and friendly atmosphere and want to make your visit a memorable one.
The Saratoga Winery & Tasting Room Saratoga Springs, NY
Step into the Adirondacks just four miles from downtown Saratoga! Pull up a chair at at our Adirondack style tasting bar and sit back, relax and experience great wine!
The Doane Stuart School
Rensselaer, NY
The Doane Stuart School, located in Rensselaer, NY, is one of the region's most prestigious college preparatory schools.
Lake George Escape Family Camping Resort Diamond Point, NY
Lake George's Finest Family Campground! 575 Camping & RV sites, with over 1 mile on the serene Schroon River in Lake George. We have 50 Amp Full hookup RV sites and sites for Travel Trailers, Popup and Tents. And over 50 Log Cabin/Rental Efficiencies
RPI Athletics Troy, NY
2010-2011 RPI Men's Hockey Home Opener is this Saturday, October 16th at the Houston Field House at 5pm! Tickets on-sale now! Call 518-276-6262 or check out our website at
Club Scientific & KidzArt Colonie Niskayuna, NY
Art was never this easy and science was never this much fun! Our programs foster learning, self-expression and problem solving skills. Science students meet real professionals. Art students explore their creativity in a fun, interactive environment
Catamount Ski Area Hillsdale, NY
Enjoy premier winter activities close to home at Catamount Ski Center. Skiing and riding that's fun for the whole family. 1000' vertical, 33 trails & parks, 99% snow making and $29 lift tickets Monday - Friday, non holiday!
Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission
Albany, NY
Discover the amazing Albany Pine Bush! This fascinating ecosystem is one of just 20 inland pine barren environments in the world. The Discovery Center transforms this unique destination into an exciting adventure as you learn from hands-on activities
Tantrums Spa Boutique LLC Albany, NY
Tantrums isn't your ordinary spa party company. We believe it's not just about dressing up, celebrating and getting pampered. Our parties encourage our youth to build confidence, improve self-esteem and of course have fun!! We are a MOVEMENT!
Rollarama Skating Center
Schenectady, NY
Rollarama Skating Center is your NUMBER ONE place for Birthday parties, skating and more FUN than you can imagine! Did you know that we also do private parties, fundraisers for not for profits, corporate events, skating and non skating events
Great Escape, a Six Flags Theme Park
Over 135 Rides, Games, Shows and Attractions. The Great Escape opens for the season on the weekend of May 18, 2015. The park is open weekends and select weekdays until June 17, when daily operation begins through September 7.
Indian Ladder Farms Altamont, NY
Come to Indian Ladder Farms and celebrate fall! Enjoy our Farm Animals, Hayrides, Fresh Local Produce and have some delicious lunch at Yellow Rock Cafe. See if you can make it all the way home with our Apple Cider Donuts! Everyone will have fun!
Mazzone Catering
Albany, NY
Whether you are planning a wedding, fundraiser, corporate or social event, Mazzone Catering can help you transform your ideas and visions into reality. Meticulous care goes into each and every detail to ensure superb cuisine and responsible service.
The National Museum of Dance Saratoga Springs, NY
Weddings at the National Museum of Dance are classy, elegant, and unique. We will do everything to make your special day memorable for you and all of your guests.
Albany Distilling Company Inc.
Albany, NY
The Albany Distilling Company is the first licensed distillery in Albany, NY since Prohibition.
Colonie Youth Center, Inc.
Albany, NY
Meeting the needs of Colonie and the greater Capital Region
Upstate Kayak Rentals
Upstate Kayak Rentals is a traveling kayak rental business that services the Capital District in upstate New York. We want you to explore the various beautiful waterways the Capital District has to offer.
The World Awareness Children's Museum Glens Falls, NY
go! (the interactive exhibition space of the World Awareness Children's Museum) is a unique, fun, hands-on learning center in Glens Falls where individuals of all ages can interactively learn about world culture and art. Fantasy adventure roles too!
Sorelle Gallery
Albany, NY
Sorelle Gallery is a full service Fine Art Gallery and Art Consulting firm located in Stuyvesant Plaza in Albany, NY.
Latham, NY
Scarboroughs Restaurant is the ultimate casual eatery featuring an eclectic menu consisting of sandwiches, burgers, salads, unique house specialities, as well as full dinners. We have a full bar, children's menu, outdoor patio, and two fireplaces.
Jumping Bean Party Rental -- Bounce Houses, Waterslides, Food Machines, Tents, Tables & More Wilton, NY
We are a family owned, full service Party Rental company serving Albany, Saratoga, Lake George and surrounding areas. Our inventory includes bouncy houses, water slides, inflatable obstacle courses, food machines, tables, chairs, tents and more
Sand Lake Center for the Arts Averill Park, NY
The Center is a renovated Church built in 1835, still with its original stained-glass windows. It hosts several activities such as theatre productions, art exhibits, children's activities, concerts, and more. Also has available rent space.
Lake George Kayak Co. Bolton Landing, NY
Kayak, Canoe and SUP rentals! Out of our Boathouse and onto the lake. Located on Green Island in Bolton Landing, our boating center offers rentals, lessons and the gear to get you paddling.
Capital Repertory Theatre
Albany, NY
Capital Repertory Theatre (theREP) is Albany's first and only professional resident theatre. With a wide variety of well-known and world premiere musicals and plays, it's safe to say what you experience at theREP cannot be duplicated anywhere else!
SPORTIME Schenectady
Schenectady, NY
SPORTIME Schenectady, servingthe entire Capital Region, featuring 8 indoor hard surface courts, 8 outdoor Har Tru courts, 2 racquetball courts, two level fitness center, group exercise studio, spinning, clubhouse, nursery, massage room, pool & more!
The Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center
Albany, NY
The Rudy A. Ciccotti Family Recreation Center is a state-of-the art multi-purpose recreation facility owned by the Colonie Youth Center, an independent not-for-profit organization.
Emma Willard School
Troy, NY
Emma Willard School is a dynamic and joyous place. Unabashedly the finest girl's school in the world, its faculty embrace learning. The life of the mind is alive and well here. We offer education for grades 9 - 12 and summer programs for many ages.
CV Golf Middle Grove, NY
CV Golf offers lessons year round! Whether you chose range, course, or studio, we can improve your game. We can bring lessons to you - "House Calls". Please Read Reviews, see Our Coupons and View T-Golf Video! Offering quality golf services.
The Glimmerglass Festival
Cooperstown, NY
The Glimmerglass Festival presents new and innovative productions of opera and musical theater every summer in Cooperstown, New York.
Tri-City ValleyCats
Troy, NY
The Tri-City ValleyCats, class-A affiliate of the Houston Astros and a member of the New York-Penn League, brought affiliated baseball back to the Capital Region. In 2010, the ValleyCats were champions for the first time in their 9 year existence.
Princess Spa Parties Albany, NY East Greenbush, NY
FUN SPA Birthday Parties @KRYSTAL ROSE STUDIO! On location BIRTHDAY SPA Parties OR BRIDAL PARTIES in Albany NY or come to our SALON in EAST GREENBUSH! Dress up & HAVE YOUR PHOTO TAKEN!! makeup, hair, nails, facials, and more.
Williams Plastic Surgery Specialists
Latham, NY
Look your best! Laser treatments for pimples,Botox to control sweating and smoothe out wrinkles on the face,fillers to plump lips and fill folds with minimal to no downtime! Improve skin texture,tone and color with physician strength programs.
Albany Institute of History & Art
Albany, NY
Founded in 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is a museum dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art and culture of Albany and the upper Hudson Valley region.
Adirondack Winery Lake George, NY
The premier winery of the Adirondacks! Visit us in the heart of Lake George for great wines & memorable times! Sample hand-crafted, award-winning wines & keep your souvenir glass. Open year-round with special winery events held throughout the year.
New World Bistro Bar
Albany, NY
Cozy bistro featuring Chef Ric Orlando's global neighborhood cuisine. "Chopped" Champion Chef Ric's menu features sustainable seafood, free range meats, gluten free and vegetarian options. Dinner 7 nights and Sunday Brunch. LOCAL FOOD - LOCAL FUN!
Live Music by Upstate Black n' Blue Productions
From the music scene for the music scene. Everything from Hip-Hop to Hardcore.
Morelli Art Museum & Design Studio
Amsterdam, NY
A major fine arts museum featuring national monuments, state wide art education programs, artist's presentations at universities & corporations, free seminars on American mass media, and accommodations for public & private meetings and celebrations.
Spendwood School of Dance & Gymnastics, LLC
Cohoes, NY
Tap,Jazz,Ballet,Hip-Hop,Ballroom,Lyrical,Gymnastics,Tumbling and Zumba. Children starting 18 months old. Classes for all ages and all abilities, limited class size, class viewing, family discounts,off street parking, full gymnasium, great facility.
Capital District YMCA
Albany, NY
Children come together for a summer full of swimming, water fun, games, sports, arts and crafts, field trips and friendships.
Burden Lake Country Club Averill Park, NY
Beautiful Burden Lake Country Club in Averill Park offers family, individual, junior and senior memberships as well as daily rates. Club restaurant offers relaxation, great food, and can accommodate all of your entertainment needs!
Design Function, Inc. Queensbury, NY
Design Function, Inc. is your one stop resource for trade show displays, museum exhibits, exhibit design and portable trade show exhibits. At DFi we can also custom design all of your trade show graphics and custom signage as well as create signage.
Flight Trampoline Park
Albany, NY
Flight is the premier trampoline park in Albany area! We are fun for all ages and are open year round.
Albany Dance & Fitness, LLC
Albany, NY
Dance classes and fitness classes for adults, teens, and seniors. Get fit and have fun in a non-intimidating atmosphere! Barre Blast fitness, Ballet, Jazz Dance, Balletone, Belly Dance, Pilates, Zumba and more!
Smiles Unlimited, LLC
Loudonville, NY
We'll Cause The Smirks, The Smiles, The Grins, The Giggles & The Laughter. Starring Clowns: Fuddi-Duddy and Senorita Sota
Capital Affairs, LLC
Albany, NY
Whether it's creating a successful event or building a comprehensive promotion, Capital Affairs makes sure our clients' programs are successful!
Schenectady, NY
What began as a Vaudeville theatre in the early 20th century is now the Capital Region's destination for major Broadway shows, cutting-edge film festivals, exciting special events, and everything in between.
The Saratoga National Golf Club
Saratoga Springs, NY
This award-winning daily fee golf course offers players of all abilities a world-class golfing and dining experience.
Times Union Center
Albany, NY
A multi-purpose facility with an adaptable seating capacity of 6,000 to 17,500. The Arena host a variety of events including concerts, family shows, sporting contest and trade shows.
Center for Disability Services
Albany, NY
Center for Disability Services is a 71 year old non-profit which provides education, health care and therapy, job training, residential, pediatric and young adult skilled nursing, mobility products and other services to people who have disabilities.
Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Saratoga Springs, NY
Saratoga Casino and Raceway is The Place to Play! With over 1,700 slots, thrilling live harness racing, electronic table games, live simulcast coverage, many delicious dining options, three full-service bars and Vapor, fun is a sure bet!
Excel Aquatics
Latham, NY
Here at Excel Aquatics, we believe that swimming lessons are an essential activity for all children. Your child deserves to learn basic water safety skills the right way, and have a fantastic experience that teaches them to love the water.
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
Great family fun with mazes, Jumping Pillow, slides, zip lines, kid-friendly evening Halloween hay rides and delicious homemade apple cider donuts!
Water Slide World Lake George Lake George, NY
Water Slide World is like the Bermuda Triangle; only here people don't vanish, just their cares!
JMU 4 Kids
Delmar, NY
JMU 4 Kids offers a variety of summer camps at three locations throughout the capital region. Our goal is to provide a safe, secure, fun and enriching experience for the kids and a convenient, affordable and reassuring option for their parents.
Saratoga Performing Arts Center, Inc.
Saratoga Springs, NY
SPAC is host to superior chamber, jazz, rock and pop music, opera and more all taking place in an acoustically ideal amphitheater right in the heart of Spa State Park.
Hickory Ski Center Warrensburg, NY
Hickory Ski Center offers skiers and snowboarders the exciting thrills of an untouched mountain along with family friendly trails for everyone!
Altamont Fair - The Capital Region's Hometown Fair Albany, NY
Altamont Fair August 16-21, 2011 Back by popular demand...the ALL INCLUSIVE TICKET - Just $15 includes: admission, unlimited rides, shows and parking!
USS Slater/Destroyer Escort Historical Museum
Albany, NY
The USS SLATER is the only restored World War II destroyer escort afloat in the U.S. A 1940's time capsule, the fully-guided tour emphasizes the technology, lifestyle and conditions her sailors endured. Open April-November, Wednesday-Sunday, 10-4.
Oh Bar on Lark Albany, NY
"Always Albany's Best Gay Bar"
Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark
Enjoy wet and wild fun year-round at Six Flags Great Escape Lodge & Indoor Waterpark! Get ready for breathtaking waterslides, surfing, lazy inner tube floats, & fun pool activities for the tots...Spacious Adirondack lodge suites for up to 12 guests!
Jiminy Peak Mountain Resort
Hancock, MA
Just over the border into Massachusetts lies Jiminy Peak, offering several advanced and expert trails, as well as private and group ski lessons for beginners.
Alpin Haus
Clifton Park, NY
Camp Onaway
Loudonville, NY
Key 2 Joy, Hypnosis & Yoga
Colonie, NY
Key 2 Joy is a Wellness Community Center offering Hypnosis for Weight Loss, Stop Smoking & Stress; Hatha, Chair, Gentle, Restorative, and Yin Yoga; Meditation; Sound Healing; and Reiki.
Orchard Creek Golf Club Altamont, NY
Upscale course with bargain prices. America #1 "Best New Bargain" Golf Digest 2001. 18 hole public golf, driving range, restaurant, instruction, season passes, charity and corporate outings.

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