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Enjoy Art, Music & Food at the 38th Annual LarkFest in Albany

September 21, 2019

You won't want to miss out on Upstate New York’s largest one-day street festival. LarkFest is one of Albany's most anticipated events with 50,000 people expected to attend each year.

Visitors can look forward to live music and entertainment from top regional bands, fun activities for people of all ages, visual art, craft vendors, delicious food, and much more.

larkfest crowd of people

Arts & Craft Vendors

Handmade vendors will be selling jewelry, ceramics, soaps, artworks, photography, crafts, and much more.

Food & Drink

Lark Street bars and restaurants will be open. Participating food and drink vendors will include Reggae Boy Cafe, Times Square Catering, The Mac Factor, Rincon Latino, Sherri's Crab Cakes, Jamaican Choice Caribbean, La Empanada Llama, Maison Crepes, Rain Modern Chinese, and many more!

Kids Activities

Christ's Church and City Church will host kids activity zones during the event.

Please Note: The complete 2019 LarkFest music schedule has not been released yet. In the meantime, you can still view last year's info below for an idea of what to expect!

2018 Music Schedule

Madison Avenue Stage

  • 11:15am: Ryan Leddick Trio
  • 12pm: Bendt
  • 12:50pm: Mirk
  • 2pm: Kimono Dragons
  • 3:10pm: JB & Victory Soul Orchestra
  • 4:20pm: The Age

Spring Street Stage

  • 11am: Becoming a Ghost
  • 11:40am: Onlyness
  • 12:25pm: Greens
  • 1:20pm: Apostrophe S
  • 2:40pm: Useless Cans
  • 3:45pm: Stellar Young

Watch a 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.

For more information, contact the Lark Street Business Improvement District at (518) 415-1109 x600.

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