CONTACT:
Molly Belmont, Marketing Director
Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Phone: 518-434-1217 x 203
Email: mbelmont@albany.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 18, 2016

Fifth Annual Market Mingles Shopping, Lights, and Holiday Delights

ALBANY, NY - The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center will play host to the fifth annual Albany Holiday Market at 25 Quackenbush Square on Wednesday, November 30, 5:00 pm-7:00 pm. The evening will feature gifts from local artisans, including Naturelogues, Lee Dixon, T&J Soaps, and River Glass Creations. The event will also include tastings from Hudson-Chatham Winery, Brookview Station Winery, Albany Distilling Company, Albany Pump Station, Nine Pin Cider Works, Druther's Brewing Company, Ama Cocina, and The Olde English Pub.

"The Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, in the heart of downtown Albany, is a perfect venue for people to ‘shop small' this holiday season and support local business owners," states Michele Vennard, President/CEO of the ACCVB. "People can sip, shop, and save during this festive holiday celebration!"

A free holiday shuttle will travel between the market and the Holiday Tree Lighting and Open House at Albany City Hall, beginning at 5:30pm. This special event will also include a 20% discount on select items in the Visitor Center Gift Shop.

 

About the ACCVB:
The Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau, Inc. was established in 1976 to promote the civic and commercial progress of the community through increased development of conventions and tourism. ACCVB currently represents more than 300 member businesses and assists each year in hundreds of regional meetings. ACCVB also operates the Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center, Henry Hudson Planetarium, and the Albany International Airport Information Center. For more information, call 518-434-1217 or 800-258-3582 or visit www.albany.org.
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