1st Friday October
1st Friday October
Albany's 1st Friday arts walk is back! The Downtown Albany, New York Business Improvement District & Lark Street Business Improvement District have partnered to bring you the best in art, dining, shopping, and entertainment.
Shop special deals, dine local while enjoying restaurant specials, enjoy artwork and live acoustic music, or take in virtual tour from the comfort of your home. Please wear masks, practice social distancing, and observe all CDC COVID-19 guidelines while attending 1st Friday.
Downtown events and specials include:
• 48 Hudson - Van Ostrande-Radliff House | Virtual tour of Albany's oldest building at historic-albany.org/48virtualtour
• Albany Center Gallery | Final day of the 42nd Annual Photography Region Select exhibit (gallery open 12:00 – 5:00 PM); virtual exhibit tours available at albanycentergallery.org/acg360
• #CapitalWalls | A public art endeavor by Albany Center Gallery, Albany Barn, and Albany Parking Authority featuring 14 murals throughout Downtown Albany. Visit albanycentergallery.org/capitalwalls for a map and more information.
• Downtown is Pawsome | Seek out 11 sculptures inspired by Albany icon Nipper, customized by regional artists and installed throughout downtown Albany. Map and more info at www.downtownalbany.org/downtownispawsome
• dp an American Brasserie | 25 Chapel Street | 20% off total bill (kindly tip on full value of meal; may not be used in conjunction with any other promotions or discounts)
• Fort Orange General Store | 412 Broadway | FREE Fort Orange General Store Tote Bag with $50 purchase (open until 7 PM)
• Open Gallery | A public art exhibit from the Downtown Albany BID and Albany Center Gallery reimagines doors throughout Downtown as an outdoor gallery, featuring the work of 13 local artists. Map and more information at: downtownalbany.org/opengallery
• Root3d | 165 S. Pearl Street | Class schedule: Black Health Matters (6:00 - 7:00 PM); fees apply
Stay tuned for Lark Street and Midtown area events and specials.
On-street and public garage parking is FREE in Downtown after 5:00 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends & holidays! Visit parkalbany.com for more information.