In conjunction with July's 1st Friday event, the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District & Lark Street Business Improvement District have partnered to bring you the best in art, dining, and shopping.
Shop special deals from participating businesses, dine local while enjoying restaurant specials, peruse artwork and exhibits, and shop local with incredible deals. Please observe all CDC COVID-19 guidelines while attending 1st Friday.
Downtown events & specials include:
Albany Center Gallery
488 Broadway 12-5pm
Frame // Unframe exhibit featuring 7 regional artists
Artful Albany podcast
Self-guided history and art tour and podcast available at downtownalbany.org/artfulalbany
Downtown Public Art
Visit downtownalbany.org/publicart for a map and more information on public art exhibits in Downtown, including Capital Walls murals, Downtown is Pawsome sculptures, and Open Gallery exhibits
Fort Orange General Store
Free tote bag with any purchase of $50 or more. Limit one per customer.
The Hollow Bar + Kitchen
79 N. Pearl Street
One complimentary dessert per $50 spend for the table
109 State Street
Free brow wax and tint with any specialty facial and 20% off ANY service of $50 or more
The Yard Hatchet House & Bar
16 Sheridan Avenue
Specialty 1st Friday BOGO cocktail menu