Father’s Day Weekend has arrived in Albany, but are you ready? If you’re still thinking about things to do with your dad, then look no further! Our latest roundup of top events in Albany has everything you need for a fun-filled weekend.
Celebrate Father’s Day This Sunday
It’s time to show your dad how much you care about him! On Sunday, plan a family trip to Dad Fest in Albany’s Washington Park and experience live music, a car show, activities, and more fun. Admission is free, and Dad Fest will run from 1:00pm-6:00pm.
Don’t miss the Tri-City ValleyCats’ Opening Night at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy. The hometown team will face off against the Staten Island Yankees, and the night will feature a post-game fireworks display and magnet giveaway.
Treat your dad to a special Father’s Day BBQ Dinner Cruise with Dutch Apple Cruises & Tours in Albany. The cruise will board at 3:30pm on Sunday, depart at 4:00pm, and return at 6:00pm. All seats are $39.99 per ticket.
Get Festive in the Capital Region
The 16th Annual Troy River Fest will showcase locally crafted handmade goods in an open-air bazaar located on the streets of downtown Troy. Join the Downtown Troy BID for a day of shopping, food, live music, and family fun.
Get ready for bubbles, bubbles, and more bubbles at The Fantastic Bubble Festival at miSci in Schenectady. This bubble-themed extravaganza will excite people of all ages, and highlights will include hands-on science activities, a bubble chamber, and a planetarium show. Visitors can enjoy all this and more with regular museum admission on Saturday.
Visit Upper Union Street in Schenectady on Saturday for the 14th Annual Strawberry Fest & Art Show. From 10:00am-3:00pm, there will be a variety of local vendors, arts and crafts, children’s activities, and live music.
Spend the Evening in Washington Park
On Friday night, Christ’s Church Albany will co-present a free movie under the stars in Washington Park. Bring the kids for family activities at 7:30pm, and then enjoy a movie screening of Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse at 8:30pm.