Are you looking for ways to spring into fun this season? Visit the Albany area and check out some of the best events happening during the upcoming weekend. Search for unique artworks at the Collar City Craft Fest in Troy, bring the family to see the Albany Empire, and enjoy your time in the Capital Region.
Discover the Area’s Top Festivals
Hosted at The Arts Center of the Capital Region in Troy, the annual Collar City Craft Fest is a three-day showcase of the region’s top artists and distinguished exhibitors. Stop by and browse the great selection of fine arts and crafts for sale.
While you’re in Troy on Friday, experience this month’s Troy Night Out, featuring an Earth Day In Bloom theme.
Plan a day trip to Hunter Mountain this weekend and attend TAP® New York, New York State’s largest and longest-running craft beer festival. Over 130 New York State breweries will be participating in this year’s festival, pouring more than 400 unique craft brews. Other highlights will include all-you-can-eat food, live music, and beautiful surroundings.
Catch All the Excitement in Albany
Get your tickets to see the hometown Albany Empire take on the Columbus Destroyers at the Times Union Center on Saturday night. This is indoor football at its best!
Saturday marks the beginning of the Albany Brawl Stars’ 12th season! Join them at the Albany Capital Center from 6:00pm-9:00pm and watch their season opener against the visiting CNY Daybreakers. Prepare for hard-hitting roller derby, music from DJ Trumastr, half-time entertainment, and more.
Don’t miss The Boys & Girls Clubs of the Capital Area’s annual Kearney Cup Dodgeball Tournament at Siena College on Sunday. Cheer on the local teams who will be competing to win the prestigious Kearney Cup Trophy, as well as raising funds to provide educationally enriching experiences to our most disadvantaged youth.
Attend Excellent Lifestyle Expos
The 3rd Annual Active Boomers & Seniors Expo will take place on Saturday at Colonie Center Mall from 10:00am-3:00pm. A wide variety of Capital Region providers will be offering their services and products to local boomers and seniors, caregivers, veterans, family members, and professionals. Admission is free.
This Sunday, there will be a 50+ Living Spring Lifestyle Expo at Rivers Casino & Resort Schenectady, which will offer information on wellness and healthcare, active lifestyles, financial planning, and more. Admission is free.
Find More Fun Events & Activities
Easter fun isn’t over yet! Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction will be presenting a Capital Region Grown Up Egg Hunt on Saturday from 11:00am-3:00pm. The event will feature an exciting egg hunt, food trucks, craft beer, and the opportunity to win prizes.
Not only is Avengers: Endgame releasing in theaters this week, but Sunday, April 28, is National Superhero Day. Celebrate this special day at Mountain Ridge Adventure during their Superhero Day Weekend. Wear your favorite superhero apparel and receive a free gift at the outdoor adventure park.