Welcome to Albany, NY!

Over the past four centuries, Albany has grown from a small Dutch settlement into New York State's Capital City in the heart of burgeoning Tech Valley.

Residents and visitors alike enjoy four unique seasons of free festivals and events, historic masterpieces, one-of-a-kind attractions, premiere shopping, and memorable meals. Take a train up or drive in, and explore this area. You haven't truly seen New York State until you've visited Albany. Travel packages make booking your visit easy! 

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Upcoming Events

1969 Exhibition NOW EXTENDED

1969 Exhibition NOW EXTENDED

We are excited to announce the extension of our popular exhibition at the Empire State Plaza's Vietnam Memorial Gallery,... More

2019-2020 Empire State Plaza Ice Rink

2019-2020 Empire State Plaza Ice Rink

Monday - Friday 12:00 - 3:30 p.m. 4:30 - 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Every Saturday is Hannaford... More

A Tribute to Toni Morrison: Film screening and remembrance

A Tribute to Toni Morrison: Film screening and remembrance

We gather to pay tribute to Toni Morrison, giant of American literature, Nobel laureate, University at Albany professor (1984-89), and the subject of the beautiful film, "The... More