A new year of fun events awaits you in the Albany area! From ice skating at the Empire “Skate” Plaza to eating delicious food, here are 7 ways you can enjoy the weekend.
Make your way to the Empire “Skate” Plaza in downtown Albany for an afternoon of ice skating with family and friends. Open daily from 12:00pm-8:00pm, this outdoor ice skating rink is a winter favorite in the heart of the Capital Region.
The 23rd Annual Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights is coming to an end this Friday. Don’t miss your chance to see all the festive displays and scenes located throughout Albany’s Washington Park.
Bowie Brunch | Saturday, January 4 & Sunday, January 5
In celebration of the life and legacy of David Bowie, City Beer Hall in Albany will host a special Bowie Brunch on both Saturday and Sunday this weekend. Limited reservations will be taken, and the brunch will have a live DJ spinning tracks, Bowie-themed food and drink specials, a special raffle, and other festivities.
On Saturday from 2:00pm-5:00pm, the Honest Weight Food Co-op in Albany will present a free information fair about vegan living. Highlights will include recipes, food and product samples, guides, and other resources about veganism.
Crailo State Historic Site’s annual Twelfth Night Celebration will be held from 4:00pm-7:30pm this Saturday. For a small admission fee, visitors can enjoy seasonal decor, live music, 17th-century re-enactors, cooking demonstrations, and refreshments. Additional events will take place at the nearby Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site.
Planning a wedding or know someone who is? The annual Albany Marriott Wedding Expo is happening this Sunday from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Admission is free, and the wedding expo will feature over 100 exhibits, complimentary refreshments, raffles, and more.
Catch a performance of the critically-acclaimed smash-hit Broadway musical “The Band’s Visit” at Proctors in Schenectady. The show is being performed daily through Sunday, January 5, and tickets are available now.
If you’re preparing for your dream wedding, then consider attending next week’s 2020 New York Bridal & Wedding Expo at the Albany Capital Center. The event will run from 11:00am-5:00pm, and admission is free with online registration or $10 at the door.