Need a break from eating all that Halloween candy? Get out and explore the Albany area this weekend! November is starting off with a bang, as there will be fun festivals, shows, and even more events to experience.
Discover the Greatest Showcases in Albany
Recognized as the biggest vehicle display and consumer show between Montreal and NYC, and Syracuse and Hartford, the Albany Auto Show will feature over 150 new cars, trucks, and SUVs from 30+ top manufacturers. Come see all the vehicles, exhibitors, and entertainment this weekend. Tickets are available now.
Visit the Albany Capital Center and explore New York’s largest and longest-running winter sports show. Shop for the latest in sports equipment and taste something new at the Beer Garden while you’re there!
Attend Fantastic Festivals & Celebrations
Find out who has the best wings around at the Capital Region Wing Wars 16 this Saturday. This popular food competition will be held at Franklin Terrace Ballroom, and funds will support the St. Jude the Apostle School Tuition Assistance Program. (2019 tickets sold out quickly, so make sure you get yours early next year!)
Head to the Lansing Farm Market in Schenectady on Sunday and enjoy a variety of fun fall activities. The day will be filled with food, live music, games, raffles, and more.
Start your holiday shopping early with a trip to the Altamont PTA Craft and Vendor Fair at Altamont Elementary School. Over 60 vendors will be in attendance, and products will range from handmade soaps and local honey/maple syrup to clothing, pottery, candles, and photography.
If you’re a fan of yoga, then you should attend the Ahimsa Yoga and Music Festival 2019 at Hunter Mountain. This three-day festival is an extraordinary experience for lovers of yoga, seekers, and teachers alike, and it will include incredible classes and workshops, sacred music, and more.
Find Exceptional Live Entertainment
On Saturday, some of New York’s best comedians will take the stage at Savoy Taproom in Albany. The show begins at 8:00pm, and it will feature host Ralph Anthony and comedians Brian Grossi and Phill Hunt.
Premier all-vocal country band Home Free is coming to The Palace Theatre in Albany this Sunday! Since their founding in 2000, they’ve performed in thousands of shows across the country.
Have Fun Supporting a Good Cause
Ready to say goodbye to your pumpkins or jack-o’-lanterns this weekend? Bring them to Grow Amsterdam NY’s first ever Pumpkin Smash! Help keep pumpkins out of landfills by smashing them so they can be made into compost.
The annual Pride Center Gala is coming up soon on next Friday, November 8, at Franklin Plaza in Troy! This amazing night out will feature plenty of dancing, laughter, and fun, and funds raised will benefit the Pride Center’s programs and services.