Enjoy These Annual Holiday Events in Albany, NY and the Capital Region
It's the most wonderful time of the year in Albany, NY and the Capital Region! The holiday season is always full of festive celebrations and fun things to do with the whole family. Mark your calendar today for these annual events happening during the 2020 holiday season.
Dates: November 27, 2020 - January 3, 2021
Don't miss out on the animated light displays and special events in Albany's Washington Park at the 24th Annual Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights. This annual holiday season tradition is a spectacular sight to see with the family as you drive through the park. All proceeds from the Capital Holiday Lights benefit the Albany Police Athletic League.
Dates: November 28 - December 20, 2020
Once again, Christmas Land LLC in Altamont will be bringing back the spirit of Christmas to the Capital Region! Take the kids to this annual holiday attraction and enjoy photos with Santa Claus, horse-drawn sleigh rides, and more holiday activities. Christmas Land LLC will be open on Saturdays and Sundays (10:00am-6:00pm) from November 28 - December 20, 2020.
Dates: December 6 - 20, 2020
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 38th Annual Troy Victorian Stroll has been re-imagined as a "Stroll Season" happening from December 6 - 20 in downtown Troy. Visitors are encouraged to shop and dine local in this beautiful Victorian City as the community celebrates the holiday season.
Dates: December 5 - 29, 2020
See a fantastic display of ornaments, lights, and more at the Festival of Trees in Schenectady. Let the decorations fill you with holiday spirit! The Festival of Trees is a fundraiser for, and a partnership between, the Schenectady County Historical Society and the YWCA NorthEastern NY.
2020 Event CANCELED
Held the Saturday before Thanksgiving each year, the Fidelis Care Holiday Parade in Downtown Schenectady is celebrated as the largest nighttime parade in the entire Northeast!
Santa's Magical Express
Note: Will Not Run In 2020
All aboard Santa's Magical Express in Rensselaer! Operated by Yankee Trails World Travel, Santa's Magical Express is a one-of-a-kind holiday show, bus ride, and theatrical experience that's perfect for families. Due to COVID-19, the Magical Express will not run in 2020.
Looking for even more holiday events? Find everything the Albany area has to offer and then mark your calendar!