Albany Holiday Guide

The Lights. The Parties. The Food. The Magic of The Holidays are Upon Us!

Check here for helpful tips and ideas on everything from planning the perfect Christmas party, to discovering the best local holiday events, to finding excellent Black Friday Deals, to choosing the ideal gifts for your loved ones. Make this year the most spectacular yet!

Have a festive time enjoying some of the most popular annual events in the Capital Region this holiday season, from Capital Holiday Lights In The Park to local holiday parades, historic events, festivals, and more.
Want to find a local, meaningful gift for someone on your list? Check out the Top Local Gift Guide of unique items that can be found right here in the Capital Region, then get shopping!
There's so much to enjoy all season long, including craft shows, decorating contests, and much more. Browse upcoming holiday events in the Capital Region, and plan your season accordingly.
Check out more holiday gift ideas for everyone on your list - for him, for her, for kids and teens, and for anyone! Find the right present for that hard-to-buy for person - from a spa days to local brews.
Looking to start new traditions or reconnect with your family? We've put together an extensive list of holiday traditions to try, ranging from holiday crafts to singing carols and everything in between!
Get into the spirit and start planning the best holiday party your family and friends will remember for years to come. Discover how easy it can be with the help of our holiday party planning tips! 
Looking for a tree this holiday season? See a list of tree farms and lots in the area, where you can choose and cut your own. Plus, check out a list of tips for choosing the perfect tree!
Celebrate this holiday season in style! Deck your home with warm, cozy and festive holiday decor inside and out. Read our holiday and Christmas decorating tips to find simple and effective ideas. 
From simple to elaborate, from elegant to fun - find great outdoor holiday decorating ideas for the season!
Don't forget to think of those who are less fortunate this holiday season. Consider donating your time and money to a local charity!
Take a break from holiday cooking and go out to eat! We've a got a list of options for holiday dining at local restaurants.
Your mother-in-law can be difficult to shop for. Let us help with these 5 ideas for great holiday gift ideas your mother-in-law will love!
The holidays provide the perfect time to try out new recipes to bring to the table. Check out our list of nine top recipes to try for the holidays.
How well do you know your holiday songs? There's only one way to find out! Give our trivia game a try at your next holiday gathering.
Check out our stocking stuffers ideas list and get creative this year. There are tons of simple ideas for men, women, and children! 
Keep more of that money in your pocket this season! Discover budget-friendly holiday ideas to keep the fun in the season without the cost.
Need to drop a few pounds this season? We have pulled together 5 quick tips for weight loss to help you shed those unwanted pounds!
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