Thinking about going out to eat or out for drinks in Albany this weekend? Lark Street Restaurant Week starts on Sunday, and Albany Craft Beer Week is going on now through Saturday! This is your prime opportunity to try all the fantastic restaurants in the Lark Street area and take advantage of beer-themed events going on throughout Albany. See what else is in store this weekend with Comic Con and more!
Great Food, Great Drinks
Sunday, April 8 through Saturday, April 14
Lark Street Restaurant Week starts on Sunday! This inaugural event features restaurants in the Lark Street neighborhood offering three-course meals for just $20.18! Participating establishments include Bombers Burrito Bar, Lax on Lark, and many more.
through Saturday, April 7
Saturday, April 7
Albany Craft Beer Week culminates on Saturday with the Albany Craft Beer Festival, happening at the Washington Avenue Armory. The $65 ticket will get you access to unlimited tastings of over 100 rare and special release beers along with a limited edition ACBW 2018 tasting glass.
Comics, Collectibles & More
Friday, April 6 to Sunday, April 8
The Empire State Comic Con is going on all weekend at the Albany Capital Center and will feature celebrities from all genres of TV, movies, and cartoons, as well as vendors with hard-to-find comics, collectibles, and toys. Tickets start at $20.
A Unique Sci-Fi Musical
Thursday, April 5 through Sunday, April 15
Did you ever see the 1986 film Little Shop of Horrors? Now you can see it live as a musical! The Cohoes Music Hall is putting on this performance starting on Thursday and going through the 15th. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under.
Technology Meets Nature
Friday, April 6
Agents of Discovery is a fun and educational mobile app, and the Albany Pine Bush Preserve is hosting an event on Friday afternoon where you can test this cool app out with a group of other people. They’ll have at least one device that can be shared among participants. Free admission.
For the Dog Lovers
Saturday, April 7
A Healthy Dog Expo is happening at the Albany Marriott! Topics covered at the event include cancer prevention, safe vaccination practices, nutrition, pet food safety, and much more, including the latest on dog health and veterinary care. Admission is $55.
A Trunk Show
Thursday, April 5 through Saturday, April 7
Planning a wedding? Still need the perfect dress? There’s a bridal trunk show going on at Angela’s Bridal, with the Hayley Paige blush line.