Searching for things to do this weekend in the Capital Region? Look no further—we’ve got you covered! Keep reading for details on the top events happening in and around Albany.
Top Events This Weekend in the Albany Area
Kick off summer with the family and enjoy everything strawberry this weekend at the 2nd Annual Capital Strawberry and Wine Festival! Indulge in delicious strawberry cocktails, strawberry shortcakes, and more. While you’re there, sample 18 New York wines and spirits and grab a bite from ten specialty food booths.
Ever wonder what the inside of stunning houses you pass on the street look like? Well, now you have the chance to see! This weekend, embark on a self-guided tour of the Capital Region’s most sought-after homes at the 2023 Capital Region Parade of Homes. Not only will you get insight into new home design trends and gorgeous new construction builds, but you will also be supporting local charities, as a portion of the proceeds are donated.
Let your child’s creativity fly at the 2023 Schenectady Kids Arts Festival this Saturday. This festival will feature artists, performers, and art educators for a chock-full day of inspiration and imagination. In addition, there will be over 50 hands-on activities for kids to participate in, like pounding and pressing flowers into art, decorating a flower pot, drumming, face painting, necklace making, and more.
Mark Your Calendar for Next Week
Are you newly engaged? Congratulations! Planning a wedding can be overwhelming, and it can take a lot of work to get an idea of what you want by looking online. If you need more inspiration for your wedding, check out the Summer Wedding Expo at the Albany Marriott Hotel. Browse exhibits, meet with wedding professionals, sample bites from local caterers and bakeries, and more.
Join Ryan’s Wake Public House for an evening of jamming out to live music during their Wake Up Wednesdays Concert Series! On June 7, 14, and 21, enjoy performances from local bands like The Squids and Yacht Masters NY as they bring the party to Troy. This series is free to the public, so don’t miss out.
The City of Albany is once again hosting the free outdoor concert series, Alive at Five at Jennings Landing starting June 8! This series showcases a diverse lineup of local artists and promises nights of groovy fun. Hawthorne Heights and Bad Luck will kick off the series at Emo Pride Night next week. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready for some great tunes!
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