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Albany's Top Annual Events, Fairs and Festivals in the Capital Region

Do you have an annual Albany event you look forward to every year? A can't miss festival you attend with your family and friends? Many of these festivities are made possible by planners and committees behind the scenes who are responsible for some of the top annual events and festivals in the Albany NY region.

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The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs
Albany, NY
The City of Albany Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces, and co-sponsors a variety of festivals, fairs, and concerts in Albany, NY. From Albany Tulip Fest to Alive at Five, these events promote local art, entertainment, and culture.
Albany Job Fair
Albany Job Fair: Oct 4, 2023
Latham, NY
Searching for your dream job? Looking for a first job? 95+ Companies will be hiring at the Albany Job Fair on Oct 4, 2023 in Latham. Dress for success, bring your resume, and be prepared for interviews on-site! Info:
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Capital Apple & Wine Festival
Altamont, NY
Sample the region's best wines, ciders, and spirits at the 2023 Capital Apple & Wine Festival in Altamont on September 16-17. Along with tastings, the festival includes food, local crafters, live music, cooking demos, a car show, and a Kids Zone.
strawberries in boxes
Capital Strawberry and Wine Festival
Altamont, NY
Kick off the summer fun early at the 2nd Annual Capital Strawberry and Wine Festival, which will be held at the Altamont Fairgrounds on June 3-4, 2023. This family-friendly festival will offer strawberry treats, NY wines and spirits, food, and music.
Altamont Fair - The Capital Region's Hometown Fair
Albany, NY
Head to the annual Altamont Fair for new and old traditions and an array of shows and attractions! There will be live music every day, concessions, vendors, and also a wide variety of exciting fair rides for all ages.
Lark Street Business Improvement District (BID)
Albany, NY
The Lark Street BID is an independent 501(c)3 non-profit organization that cultivates the creative energy and edge that makes Lark Street a top spot for entertainment and merchants. They host ribbon cuttings, annual events and festivals, and more.
Albany Auto Show
Albany, NY
The annual Albany Auto Show will be held at the MVP Arena on November 5-7, 2021. This is the largest vehicle display and consumer show between Montreal and New York City, and between Syracuse and Hartford.