Albany Nightlife

From trivia nights and cornhole tournaments with locals, to handcrafted cocktails at a hidden speakeasy, there is no shortage of things to do in Albany once the sun goes down. Explore craft beverage producers from the Capital Craft Beverage Trail, or grab a Spirit of Albany cocktail, fashioned by one of our talented mixologists. If live music is more your scene, catch a performance at a variety of venues in downtown Albany. The night is yours! 

Top Spots for Nightlife

McGeary's Irish Pub

McGeary’s kitchen serves up all of your favorites, from burgers and sandwiches to soups and salads. Try our delicious sliders;... More 

Excelsior Pub

Albany NY's only New York themed pub! Featuring a wide variety of exclusively New York State craft beers, spirits and wines. The... More 

The Hollow Bar + Kitchen

Established in 2013, The Hollow Bar + Kitchen is a lauded downtown Albany restaurant and bar, live music and private event venue.... More 

Lost & Found Bar & Kitchen

New to the Albany, New York downtown Warehouse District. Bar and kitchen with outdoor space and a comfortable, relaxed atmosphere. 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 

Albany Distilling Co. Bar & Bottle Shop

The Bar & Bottle shop offers full bar including cocktails with Albany Distilling products and other local spirits, as well as... More 

Fort Orange Brewing

Our brewery focuses on creating fresh, flavorful beers that showcase the amazing styles being brewed across our country. Our beers... More 

Philly Bar & Lounge

Great Food, Great Drinks, Great Times. Catch the Game on one of our flatscreens and don´t forget to try our famous wings.. Live... More 

City Beer Hall

American beer hall & gastropub housed within downtown Albany's old telephone company. Inventive menus focus on locally sourced,... More 

Plan a Night Out in Albany

Whether you are a visitor or a local, Albany offers a variety of things to do once night falls. Head down to emerging Warehouse District to experience the Capital Craft Beverage Trail and discover Albany's booming craft beverage industry. Cheers with handcrafted cocktails at a hidden speakeasy or cozy gastropub. Or, check out Albany's live music scene with a performance at one of the downtown Albany venues. 

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