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Featured Events

Oct 20

Farmer's Market

05/03/2017 — 10/27/2017
Oct 20

Hudson River …

04/29/2017 — 10/28/2017
Oct 27

Guided Walking Tour

04/28/2017 — 10/27/2017
Nov 1

Special Tours …

11/01/2017 — 02/28/2018



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Download the Tour Albany app on your smartphone for another great way to Discover Albany...

Albany Institute

Albany Institute

Since 1791, the Albany Institute of History & Art is dedicated to promoting our History....

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Capital Rep Theatre

From contemporary and classic drama to off - Broadway musicals, this theatre has it all....

Colonie Center

Colonie Center

Shop 'til you drop! Located on Wolf Road, Colonie Center is home to over 100 stores.......

Corning Preserve

Corning Preserve

Home to the Mohawk Hudson Hike-Bike Trail along the Hudson River...


Hilton Albany

The Hilton is located right in the heart of Downtown Albany....


The Egg

See a ballet, concert, or other performance at the Egg, known for its distinctive shape....

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Empire State Plaza

Located right in the heart of downtown Albany, the Empire State Plaza is sure to amaze.....

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Albany Gifts

Visit the Fort Orange General Store at 412 Broadway for a beautiful selection of gifts...


NY State Museum

Since 1836, it is the oldest and largest state museum in the country. A must see......

New York State Capitol

NYS Capitol Building

Tour the Capitol Building and you will be stunned by its history and majestic beauty......


The Palace Theatre

Come see popular musical acts, cultural events and Classic Movies at the Palace!......

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Steuben St. Market

Fresh and local goods located right in downtown Albany. Soups and salads for lunch......

Times Union Center

Times Union Center

Home to concerts, sporting tournaments, trade shows, family events and more..........

Washington Park Lakehouse

Washington Park

Visit our 81-acre park with 10 tennis courts, basketball courts and a playground.......


Mohawk Hudson River Marathon and Half Marathon 2017

Mohawk Hudson River Marathon Marathon
Hannaford Supermarkets Half Marathon
October 8, 2017
Albany, NY

On behalf of the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, we are delighted to welcome the Mohawk Hudson River Marathon & Half Marathon to New York State's historical Capital City.  ARE YOU READY TO RACE?

Looking to qualify for the Boston Marathon? Now's your chance! The Mohawk Hudson River Marathon continues to be a favorite among Boston Marathon qualifiers.


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If there is anything we can do while you are here, please contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Please enjoy your stay and come back soon.

 We are certain your experience here will be personally rewarding, but will also provide you with an opportunity to discover all that Albany has to offer. From shopping to dining, to arts and entertainment opportunities, and countless cultural cuisine venues, Albany has it all for you to take in!!!!!



Albany Dining

Click here for Albany's dining options while you are in town!......

The Hilton Albany is the host hotel and located in the heart of downtown Albany. A few blocks from the hotel is the contemporary design of the Empire State Plaza, completed as a vision of Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller in 1978. The Plaza was built not only to serve as government offices, but as a center of arts, culture and community activity. The New York State Museum (the largest State Museum in the country), the Empire State Art Collection and the Empire State Performing Arts Center (known as The Egg for its unusual and distinctive design) are all contained at the Plaza. In addition, you will be able to visit the NYS Capitol as well as the Albany Institute of History & Art.

Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center

Visitors Center

Check out the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center to find out more about Albany!...

The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center offers visitors access to information seven days a week.  The knowledgeable staff can answer visitor inquiries and they are well stocked with travel brochures about New York's Capital Region.

The Visitors Center is also home to the USS Albany Exhibit, an exhibit dedicated to preserving the National Heritage of the City of Albany and to honor all those who proudly served aboard ships named after the capital city of New York State. Experience the rich history of the USS Albany ships starting in 1846 to the current day. Come walk through history and view memorabilia!


Located just a short walk from downtown Albany's business district is Lark Street, often referred to as the "Greenwich Village" of the Capital Region. With countless restaurants, cafes, art galleries, boutiques and more, Lark Street is reminiscent of the great and colorful neighborhoods of Manhattan. For more information on dining and shopping on Lark Street, please click here.

Explore Wolf Road and you will find many options for shopping and dining, including over 40 restaurants and Colonie Center Shopping Mall featuring L.L. Bean, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Sephora, Christmas Tree Shops and Regal Cinemas Stadium 13.


What is there to do in our 400-year old city?
You can find out right here! 


Green Meetings

Green Meeting

You have the power to make a difference…. start by adopting a few common sense policies that will not compromise your experience…it will make you feel good knowing you have contributed to part of your conference’s success by leaving a smaller “carbon footprint”. If available, please make sure to recycle as much as possible in your hotel room, catered functions, registration and on the exhibit floor. Paperless, paperless, paperless whenever possible. If conference mobile apps are available, utilize as much as you can. Ask the housekeeping department not to change the sheets and towels daily unless requested by you. In addition, ask the hotel not to replace the amenities daily unless they are gone. Before leaving your sleeping room for the day shut blinds and turn down the heat/air conditioning during the day in rooms while attendees are gone. Utilize public or hotel transportation as much as possible….better yet walk if you can. For additional information on how you and/or your meeting can make a difference click here.


Useful Links

Dining Options, Maps & Attractions
Albany Attractions
Downtown Albany Dining & Map
Parking in Downtown Albany
Wolf Road Dining Options & Map

Travel Information
Albany International Airport
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Capital District Transportation Authority
Driving Directions

Shopping Information

Colonie Center Mall
Crossgates Mall
Stuyvesant Plaza


Important Downtown Albany Information


Bank of America ATM

 69 State Street



 120 State Street



 110 State Street




CVS Pharmacy

 613 New Scotland Ave


Rite Aid

 17 North Pearl St




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