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Check Out the Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park

Editor's Note (10/10/23): The 2023 Capital Holiday Lights Extravaganza has been postponed until 2024. We will be updating with new information as it is announced.

Over the years, the Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park has become a popular holiday season tradition in the Albany, NY area. However, for the 2022 season, the in-person event will be replaced by a virtual experience.

holiday light display that says celebrate our differences

Get the Latest Info About the Capital Holiday Lights

The Capital Holiday Lights is an annual fundraiser for the Albany Police Athletic League, Inc. (PAL), and proceeds have supported the organization's youth programming in the area. Since the event's debut in November 1997, it has brought holiday cheer to over 2 million visitors.

2021 was the event's last year in Albany's Washington Park, and the Albany PAL has announced plans to move the Capital Holiday Lights to the Altamont Fairgrounds beginning in November 2023. They look forward to presenting a new and improved Capital Holiday Lights Extravaganza, and families can stay tuned for more details next year.

Celebrate the 2022 Holiday Season Virtually

outdoor holiday lights display in the shape of reindeer and trees

Although there is no in-person Capital Holiday Lights for the 2022 holiday season, the Albany PAL will present a special virtual experience sponsored by Price Chopper/Market 32. The show can be found online at beginning at 6:00pm on November 25, 2022 until January 2, 2023.

This virtual experience will showcase past Capital Holiday Lights in the Park events and highlight the Albany PAL's work in the local community.

For more information about the Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park, call the Albany PAL at 518.435.0392.

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