Celebrate the Season on Lark Street in Albany

Check out the details of the hotttest holdiay events on historic Lark Street in Albany! Both events are happening in conjunction with each other on Saturday, December 16th.

A Taste of Lark: Chili & Chowder Edition

A Taste of Lark: Chili & Chowder Edition is happening from 12pm to 4pm, with $1 samples of chili and chowder from area restaurants. Vote for your favorites as you stroll through Albany's classic Lark Street neighborhood, fully decked out for the holidays. Admission to the event is free.

Santa Speedo Sprint

This year marks the 11th annual Santa Speedo Sprint! The Santa Speedo Sprint is an 800 meter run taking place at 2pm on Lark Street. The cost to register is $25, with net proceeds to benefit the Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center. Register online or between 11am and 1:45pm on December 10th at The Lionheart or Oh Bar.

You do not have to wear a speedo - runners wear everything from speedos to bikinis to costumes to suits! If you're not running, come out and enjoy the fun, and consider a donation.

There will also be restaurant and bar specials, promotions from retail shops, and live music. Kick off the holiday season on Lark Street in downtown Albany!

Check out photos from previous Santa Speedo Sprints:

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