Cheer Derby 2018

April 14-15, 2018
Albany Capital Center
Albany, NY 

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Welcome to Albany!  

Albany, New York's 400-year-old capital city, welcomes the athletes, families, friends, and fans of Cheer Derby to enjoy an unforgettable weekend of friendly competition!  

 

Need Help?

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. Please enjoy your stay and come back soon.

 

The Albany Capital Center

Welcome to the brand new Albany Capital Center!  This state-of-the-art facility is located right in the heart of downtown Albany, within walking distance to many attractions, restaurants, museums, and more.  

Capital Complex

The Albany Capital Center is part of the Capital Complex, made up of four unique meeting and event venues. Consisting of more than 159,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, the Capital Complex will be the largest meeting space in Upstate New York.  With the Albany Capital Center, Empire State Plaza Convention Center, The Egg Performing Arts Center, and the Times Union Center Arena, the Capital Complex connects all these attractions, meeting venues, and entertainment options with an enclosed walkway!   

Albany Capital Center Location

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Find Out Where to Stay! 

 

What's Nearby?

 

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.   

 

 

Albany DiningDTN - The Century House - Dining

Click here for Albany's dining options while you are in town!...    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 award-winning Angelo's 677 Prime Steakhouse, there will be menus and offerings to suit everyone's taste. 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.

 

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.
Visitors CenterThe 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

 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.

Say Hello to Our NY

Say Hello to Our NY

Crossings of Colonie

Beautiful park to hike, bike, or walk and enjoy its peacefulness and diversity....

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.

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

Great Fun in Albany!

Great Fun in Albany!

Eat, Drink, Repeat 

Where do you like to eat and drink?

Where do you like to eat and drink?

Need A Rental Car?

While you are in the capital region, the Albany County Convention & Visitors Bureau has partnered with Enterprise and National Car Rentals to assist you with all of your rental car needs. From the economical vehicle to the luxury sedan they will have a stocked inventory for you to choose from. All of this combined with their great customer service and can-do attitude you will feel right at home.  Click here for Enterprise Rentals and click here for National Car Rental reservations.

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
Megabus

 

Downtown Albany Area Information

Banks

 

 

 

 

Bank of America ATM

 69 State Street

800-432-1000

KeyBank

 120 State Street

518-465-2946

SEFCU

 110 State Street

800-727-3328

Pharmacies

 

 

CVS Pharmacy

 613 New Scotland Ave

518-482-4996

Rite Aid

 17 North Pearl St

518-434-6024