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A Guide to Winter Events & Activities in Albany & The Capital Region

Albany Winter Guide

Don't let the cold weather keep you at home this winter! There are plenty of adventures and activities waiting for you throughout the Capital Region.

Discover an abundance of outdoor activities like ice skating, skiing, snowmobiling and tubing, plus endless indoor entertainment options like Albany museums, planetariums, movies, and even off-broadway shows.

Browse this Albany Winter Guide to find winter activities, events and fun for the whole family!

Downhill Skiing
skiers
From the Adirondacks and Catskills to family ski resorts just minutes from Albany, the Capital Region is perfectly situated for downhill skiing and snowboarding! Find your favorite mountain among the following regions that are all within easy driving distance from Albany:
Albany/Saratoga Region Hudson Valley Catskills Adirondacks Outside NY
Empire Skate Plaza Schedule
empire skate plaza
Go ice skating this winter at Albany's public outdoor skating rink, located in Empire State Plaza! Don't have your own skates? Rent a pair!

Winter Events
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Wondering what's going on this winter in Albany? From wine tastings to the largest home show in the Capital District, there is something for everyone!

Cross Country Skiing
cross-country skiing
Discover the quiet solitude of a winter wonderland while enjoying a vigorous workout on cross-country skis!

Snowmobiling
snowmobile
Find trails and snowmobile clubs in and around Albany County and spend the day cruising through the snow.

Snowshoeing
snowshoes
Strap on some snowshoes and walk on top of the snow! Snowshoeing is not only excellent exercise, it's also a great activity for the whole family.

More Winter Activities
boy tubing
Looking for more fun this winter? From ice skating to snow tubing to relaxing at a cozy B&B - the Albany area offers plenty of cold weather fun for everyone!

Albany Snow Removal
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When the snowfall gets excessive, Albany may declare a snow emergency. Get details on the snow emergency procedures, permitted parking areas, and what snow you're responsible for taking care of.

Kid Friendly Fun
boy sledding
From snowmen and snow angels to snow forts and snowball fights to warming up with hot chocolate and more -there's so much fun to be had. Get some ideas on what to do with your kids this winter!

10 Winter Driving Safety Tips
driving on a snowy road
Discover these 10 basic tips for winter driving that could end up saving your life. Practice safe driving, and share the tips with others to make the roads a safer place this winter.

Indoor Winter Fun Ideas
bowling pins
Too cold for outdoor activities? There are plenty of great indoor activities to check out in the Albany area! Check out this list of suggestions to give you some ideas for winter fun indoors.

 
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