Are you looking for fun things to do in Albany to celebrate the end of 2019? There are plenty of ways to enjoy these last days of December with family and friends. From ice skating at the Empire “Skate” Plaza to attending a New Year’s Eve celebration, here are 5 great events and activities.
The final week of the 2019 Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights has arrived. Before this magical event comes to a close, illuminate your night one more time with a drive through Washington Park. The season officially ends on January 3, 2020.
Ice skating at the popular Empire “Skate” Plaza in the heart of Albany is now open for the 2019-2020 winter season. It’s free to go ice skating at this public rink, and rentals are available for a small fee (free rentals on Saturdays). Bring the family and enjoy skating together during the day or at night.
On Tuesday, December 31, the Children’s Museum of Science & Technology in Troy will host a kid-friendly New Year’s Eve Celebration. Investigate the cool science of all things frozen and ring in the “Noon Year” with your children. There will be a variety of fun activities to check out from 9:00am-1:00pm, and everything is included with general museum admission.
The Albany Marriott’s annual Groovin’ New Year’s Eve Dinner Show & Dance Party Celebration will take place on Tuesday, December 31, starting at 6:30pm. This rock & roll legends show will feature performances from Elvis Presley, Mick Jagger, Elton John, Janis Joplin, and many others. For tickets and reservation info, contact the hotel directly.
Capital Region favorite Skeeter Creek will take the stage at Skyloft at Crossgates Mall for a New Year’s Eve concert. The group has earned a reputation as being one of the hardest working bands in the northeast country music scene. Buy your tickets and enjoy the December 31 show!