Summer may be winding down, but fair season is still thriving in Albany and the Capital Region. Make the most of your Labor Day Weekend by checking out a regional fair or one of the other top events that will be going on.
Attend Outstanding Celebrations & Fairs
Head to the Altamont Fairgrounds this weekend and experience the fun-filled 2019 Capital District Scottish Games. From live music to dance performances, bagpipers, and Scottish cuisine, there are so many reasons to spend a day at the Games.
Get ready for the 200th Annual Schaghticoke Fair, the 3rd oldest fair in New York State. The event takes pride in being a family event with attractions, rides, booths, livestock, music, and other entertainment.
Take a drive south of Albany this weekend and attend the 179th Columbia County Fair. Guests can look forward to all their fair favorites and new entertainment that will fill the stages, midway, and venues at the fairgrounds.
It’s time for the 178th Fonda Fair! Plan a trip to the Fonda Fairgrounds for fabulous fair food, tractor pulls, the first ever Fan Jam Country Music Fest, and more.
Experience a Baseball-Filled Weekend
You’ll have three chances to catch a ball game in Troy this holiday weekend. The Tri-City ValleyCats will compete at Joseph L. Bruno Stadium on Saturday, Sunday, and Monday against the Vermont Lake Monsters. Cheer on the hometown team with the family!
Enjoy Monthly Activities in the Capital Region
Join Downtown Troy for their monthly arts and cultural celebration known as Troy Night Out! Hosted on the last Friday of every month, Troy Night Out features countless art events, music, and local specials. This month’s theme is Back to School.
This Sunday, Nine Pin Cider in Albany will host their monthly Nine Pin Production Floor Tour, which includes a walk through the facility with a professional cider maker, tastings of limited ciders, a souvenir glass, and more. Tickets must be purchased in advance.