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Fall Thacher ParkFall in love with Albany this autumn! A visit to Albany County brings charm to your fall festivities. Upstate is apple territory, take part in the quintessential New York experience: picking, sipping, and tasting New York apples. Witness the breathtaking fall foliage at national landmarks like Thacher Park or spend a day amongst the autumn scenery along the Albany Pine Bush Preserve trails. Halloween comes alive with the All-Hallow E’en Festival. Don't miss Albany’s favorite fall festivals like PearlPalooza, Oktoberfest, or the Albany Lantern Parade. It’s all happening in Fallbany!

Annual Autumn Events

Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival

Enjoy the Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival every September. More 


Downtown Albany's biggest (and FREE!) all day music festival is held every September on Pearl Street.  More 

NYS Writers Institute's Albany Book Festival

The Albany Book Festival, presented by the New York State Writers Institute, features panel discussions, literary vendors, book... More 

Capital District Scottish Games

One of the largest cultural festivals in New York State, this Celtic festival of arts is an annual Labor Day tradition. Grab your... More 

Hops & Harvest

Fall fun awaits at Empire State Plaza’s annual Hops & Harvest Festival. Dance to live music, indulge in delicious eats,... More 

Check out our Events Calendar for more fun fall events!

Plan Your Fall Adventure

Capitol Building Fall

Fall Fun in Albany County

The air is getting crisper, seasonal treats are making their way to restaurant menus, and soon the More

Cohoes Falls in Autumn

5 Ideas for Fall Day Trips in Albany County

Fall is one of the best times of the year for locals and visitors alike to discover Albany. From More

Washington Park in Fall

6 Can't-Miss Fall Instagram Spots in Albany County

Discover Albany this autumn with leaf peeping excursions, autumn strolls and scenic fall foliage More

Outdoor Autumn Adventures

WildPlay Elements Parks

Way, way up above your head, there’s an obstacle course where we throw everything at you: log ladders, ziplines, cargo nets, rope... More 

The Pine Hollow Arboretum

The Pine Hollow Arboretum is a 25-acre, member-supported, not-for-profit arboretum and nature preserve situated five miles from... More 

Albany Pine Bush Preserve Commission

The 3,300+ - acre Albany Pine Bush Preserve (APBP), located in New York’s Capital District, protects one of the best remaining... More 

Popular Autumn Attractions

John Boyd Thacher State Park

Thacher State Park, is situated along the Helderberg Escarpment, one of the richest fossil-bearing formations in the world. Even... More 

Nine Pin Ciderworks, LLC

Nine Pin Ciderworks crafts delicious hard cider using 100% locally sourced New York apples and fruit. Our tasting room, located in... More 

Indian Ladder Farms

Indian Ladder Farms grows a variety of crops, but we are best known for our apples. We are a certified-EcoApple grower, adhering... More 

Cider Belly Doughnuts- Fuller Road

Cider Belly Doughnuts will always be fresh, warm, soft, and delicious because we believe a warm happy belly results in a warm... More 

Albany Rural Cemetery

Established on October 7, 1844, the Albany Rural Cemetery is one of the most beautiful and historic cemeteries in upstate New... More 

Peebles Island State Park

Nestled amid a rolling, wooded landscape, Peebles Island State Park in NY is a great place to go hiking and enjoy the natural... More 

Washington Park

The 81-acre park was created during the 1870s-80s from a design by Calvert Vaux and Fredrick Olmsted, who is famous for New York... More 

Kleinke’s Farm

Kleinke's Farm offers the freshest fruits and vegetables. Open June through December 23rd. Come in and try some of our Sweet Corn,... More 

Falls View Park

This newly renovated park offers visitors a scenic view of the Cohoes Falls never before open to the public. One can gain access... More 

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