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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.

yellow and orange tulips with people walking nearby
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.
a flag on a pole that says lark street
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.
job fair in an atrium
Albany Job Fair Wednesday October 6, 2021 Latham NY 9a-4p Holiday Inn Express
Latham, NY
Searching for your dream job? Looking for a first job? 60+ Companies will be hiring at the Albany Job Fair on October 6, 2021 in Latham. Dress for success, bring your resume, and be prepared for interviews on site! Info:
Albany Auto Show
Albany, NY
The annual Albany Auto Show will be held at the Times Union Center 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.
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.
Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival
The 2020 Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival will be held on January 16-18 and highlight local restaurants, chefs, and their innovative cuisine. Attend the festival and enjoy tastings, seminars, competitions, and more.