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2017 MAAC Basketball

March 2-6, 2017
Times Union Center

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The 2017 MAAC Basketball Championships are back in town March 2-6, 2017 and we're helping fans celebrate with the second annual Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest!

The MAAC Championship games will be held at the Times Union Center during the first weekend in March. Get the full game schedule here

We've got all the information you need to enjoy this great event, and we've got events planned to keep you and your family entertained and your energy high during the whole tournament. The Albany Capital Center will host family friendly activities in their new facility all weekend. 

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You're invited to celebrate the return of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) Men's and Women's Basketball Championship to downtown Albany with the second annual "Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest"! Fans will have the opportunity to sample gourmet mac-n-cheese dishes from numerous Albany-area restaurants; as well as dozens of varietals of craft beer from New York breweries. 

This year's festivities will feature the Air Elite Dunkers, the official dunk team for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks, Charlotte Hornets, New York Knicks, Orlando Magic and Toronto Raptors. The high-flying entertainers will showcase their aerobatic skills in a pair of 20-minute performances during the Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest at the Albany Capital Center. The Air Elite Dunkers are presented by Pioneer Bank.

Participating restaurants include: Allie B's Cozy Kitchen; Ama Cocina; Angelo's 677 Prime; Capitol Melts Grilled Cheese Café; Cider Belly Doughnuts; The City Beer Hall; Dave & Buster's; Druthers Brewing Company; The Hollow Bar & Kitchen; Parish Public House; Public House 42; and Wellington's.

Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest tickets are available online for $8 for 10 tastings that can be used in any combination to sample mac-n-cheese or craft beer or the same offer  for $10 at the door!

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  • Location: Albany Capital Center
  • Venue: Albany Capital Center
  • Admission: $8 online, $10 at the door
  • 55 Eagle Street
  • Albany, NY 12207
  • Phone: 518-434-1217 ext. 100
  • Visit Website

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The Hannaford MAAC-n-Cheese Fest would not be possible without help from the following sponsors:

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