The City of Albany, NY Office of Cultural Affairs plans, produces and co-sponsors an array of fairs, festivals, and concerts promoting art, entertainment and cultural interest for all ages throughout the year.
Celebrating 30 years of music in 2019, Albany's signature free concert series is a staple of summer in the Capital Region. Thursdays, 5pm - 8pm, June through August .
Albany's celebration of all the fantastic fathers of the Capital Region!
September in the City Art Fair series every Thursday in Downtown Albany’s DiNapoli Park. A midday showcase for local art, music and culture, September in the City features exhibits and work available for purchase from regional mixed media artists and crafters, with a different live musical act providing the soundtrack each week.
For 18 years, the City of Albany Jazz Festival has featured a wealth of jazz greats, critically acclaimed up-and-coming artists and local favorites at the area’s most spectacular venues.
The Cash for Coats Drive is a community event collecting funds toward the purchase of NEW winter items for Albany kids in need.