There’s about a month of summer left, so make the most of it by planning a visit to the Albany area this weekend! From local fairs to top festivals and sports games, we’ve rounded up 7 excellent events you should check out.
Discover Family-Friendly Events Around the Region
Experience the beauty and diversity of the Hispanic cultural heritage by attending the 24th Annual Albany LatinFest on Saturday at the Washington Park Parade Grounds. This full-day, family-oriented event will feature musical performances, food, arts and crafts vendors, informational and community booths, and more.
Join the Polish Community Center of Albany for their popular Polka Party & Craft Fair this Saturday from 10:00am-6:00pm. There will be a huge craft fair in the ballroom, delicious American and Polish food, a bounce house and activities for kids, drinks, and live music.
Explore a wide variety of handcrafted goods and artworks at Mabee Farm Historic Site in Rotterdam Junction. Admission to the festival is $5 for ages 18+, and products will range from jewelry and home decor to fine art, ceramics, soaps, candles, and woodworking.
Head to the Capital District Ukrainian Festival and check out unique vendors selling food, drinks, traditional arts and crafts, and more. This family-friendly event will also feature face painting, games, a bounce house, and treats for the kids.
Looking to get out of town this weekend? Plan a day trip west to the 2019 New York State Fair! This 13-day extravaganza will include midway rides, animal shows and exhibits, concerts, fair food, and so much more.
Attend an Exciting Sports Game or Competition
The six-day Aurora Games is a celebration of the best in women’s sports, entertainment, and culture. Plan a visit to the City of Albany for team and individual sports competitions (tennis, basketball, gymnastics, ice hockey, and more), musical performances, food tastings, clinics, and other special events and activities.
Did you know that it’s Travers Week at Saratoga Race Course? Make your way to the Spa City this weekend and catch the trolley and all the excitement!