36th Annual LarkFest - September 23, 2017

You won't want to miss out on Upstate New York’s largest one-day street festival. It is one of Albany's most anticipated events with 80,000 people expected to attend. You can expect live music and entertainment including top regional bands, fun activities for people of all ages, visual art, craft vendors, food trucks, and much more at LarkFest.

an image broken out into three pictures, the top with a guitar, the middle with a Lark Street sign, the bottom with crowds at LarkFest


Date: Saturday, September 23, 2017
Time: 10am to 6pm
Admission: Free

Live Bands

  • Cloud Nothings
  • Jackal Onasis
  • Jouska
  • North & South Dakotas
  • Sun Natives
  • Ryan Leddick Trio
  • Hate Club
  • Front Business
  • Let Go Daylight

Food & Drink

  • Food trucks to be announced
  • Lark Street bars and restaurants will be open

Arts & Craft Vendors

You can expect handmade vendors selling jewelry, ceramics, soaps, artwork, photography, crafts, and much more.

Kids Activities

  • Face painting
  • Sidewalk chalk
  • More to be announced

See video from a previous year's LarkFest and see what you can expect at this year's festival .

Please be advised, no dogs or pets (except service animals) and no glass containers are allowed at city co-sponsored events.

See road closures and parking restrictions in downtown Albany for LarkFest.

For more information, contact the Lark Street Business Improvement District at 518.434.3861.