Welcome to Albany!  

Albany, New York's 400-year-old capital city, welcomes Cap City Girls College Showcase players, college coaches, families, friends, and fans to a weekend of exciting soccer!  Albany is known for its hospitality with all sporting tournaments big and small.  Our restaurants, attractions and entertainment venues look forward to serving you.


If there is anything we can do prior to your Albany visit or while you are here, contact Debby Goedeke, Convention Services Manager at 1-800-258-3582 x 100. Have a great tournament and come back soon.




Hotel Accommodations

Cap City Soccer is pleased to again partner with Halpern Travel as their Official Tournament Housing Coordinator for the Cap City Girls International College Showcase.  All teams are required to book their hotel reservations through Halpern Travel to ensure their place in the tournament.  Soccer clubs requiring a large block of rooms for multiple teams should contact Halpern Travel for special assistance at 888.640.6400.  We look forward to partnering with Halpern Travel to successfully meet the housing needs of teams attending the Cap City Girls College Showcase.  Click here to view hotel selections and make your hotel reservations through Halpern Travel.

What's Nearby?


Wolf Road

Approximately 20 minutes from downtown Albany is the Wolf Road area. You will find many options for shopping and dining, including over 40 restaurants and the Colonie Center Shopping Mall featuring L.L. Bean, P.F. Chang's, The Cheesecake Factory, Christmas Tree Shops, Sephora, Regal Cinemas Stadium 13 and more.

In close proximity to Wolf Road is the Crossings of Colonie, Colonie's largest public park.  As a visitor, you will find an extraordinary setting in which to walk, bike, fly a kite or enjoy a relaxing picnic with friends or family.  Situated in the heart of Colonie just a stone's throw from the hustle and bustle of Wolf Road, the 130-acre passive park features a pond, acres of meadows, marshy wetlands, and extensive wooded and wildflower areas - all of which are connected by 6.5 miles of multi-use trails for walking, running, biking and in-line skating that wind across the natural landscape.

The Discover Albany 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!

Wolf Road Area Information 



Bank of America

133 Wolf Road (518) 459-9003

Key Bank

95 Wolf Road (518) 453-1612

Trustco Bank

34 Wolf Road (518) 458-7761



Blessed Virgin Mary Church

250 Maxwell Road (518) 453-2258

Christ Our Light Catholic Church

1 Maria Drive (518) 459-6635
St. Francis Chapel 145 Wolf Road
Shoppers Park #7
(518) 459-2854

Medical Care Facility


Albany Med EmUrgentCare

98 Wolf Road Suite 16 (518) 264-9000




465 Sand Creek Road (518) 482-2835

Hannaford Pharmacy

96 Wolf Road (518) 482-1085

Rite Aid

463 Albany Shaker Road (518) 458-1205


Downtown Albany

Welcome to Albany, the Capital City of New York State!  We hope you will have time to explore our beautiful 400-year-old city.  Albany's history combined with our rich Dutch architecture tell an important American story.  

Downtown Albany is home to the New York State Museum, one of the country's largest with a September 11 exhibit and a working carousel on the 4th floor.  The Albany Institute of History & Art is home to "Albany's Mummies" and was founded in 1791.  The Corning Tower Observation Deck at the Empire State Plaza is where you not only get a bird's eye view of Albany but also three mountain ranges - the Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills.   

Please be sure to visit the many restaurants and breweries in downtown Albany open and ready to serve you.  From the Speakeasy at the City Beer Hall to the mouth-watering guacamole and chips at Ama Cocina, there will be menus and offerings to suit everyone's taste.


Downtown Albany Area Information 



Citizens Bank

10 North Pearl Street (518) 447-0151

Key Bank

120 State Street (518) 433-2000

NBT Bank of Albany

54 State Street (518) 426-3285

Pioneer Bank

90 State Street (518) 427-5913



The Cathedral of All Saints

62 South Swan Street (518) 465-1342

Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception

125 Eagle Street (518) 463-4447

St. Peter's Episcopal Church

107 State Street (518) 434-3502

Medical Care Facilities


Albany Medical Center

43 New Scotland Avenue (518) 262-3125

Samaritan Hospital - Albany Memorial Campus

600 Northern Boulevard (518) 471-3221

St. Peter's Hospital

315 South Manning Boulevard (518) 525-1550




16 New Scotland Avenue (518) 434-0667


17 North Pearl Street (518) 434-6024



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Listed below are several useful links that will provide you with additional tournament information as well as information regarding services, shopping, and dining in the Capital Region. 

Useful Links

Albany Attractions
Albany Calendar of Events
Downtown Albany Parking Information
Downtown Albany Map/Dining Options

Wolf Road Map/Dining Options
Youth Group Activities

Shopping Information
Colonie Center Mall
Crossgates Mall
Stuyvesant Plaza

Travel Information
Albany International Airport
Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station
Driving Directions

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