Downtown Albany will host the inaugural Aurora Games: the first-ever, all-women, international sports competition and festival

Downtown Albany will host the inaugural Aurora Games: the first-ever, all-women, international sports competition and festival


Aurora Games to be held at the Times Union Center and Albany Capital Center August 20 - 25, 2019

The City of Albany has been named as the official host site of the inaugural Aurora Games, an international, world-class, all-women's multi-sport competition and entertainment festival. The first-of-its-kind event will be held at the Times Union Center in Downtown August 20 - 25, 2019. 

Designed to celebrate the best in women's sports, entertainment and culture, the Aurora Games - named in honor of the Roman goddess of the dawn - will be held every two years and will welcome all-star athletes, as well as coaches and trainers, representing more than 15 countries in downtown Albany to compete in an international competition of teams comprised of the Americas vs. the World.

The six-day event will include team and individual competitions in basketball, tennis, figure skating, gymnastics, ice hockey and beach volleyball. Fans will also enjoy musical performances, food tastings, sports clinics, autograph sessions and seminars in the Aurora Games Fan Zone at the Albany Capital Center. Read more.

Individual tickets will be available to the general public beginning Friday, March 8, 2019 via Ticketmaster.com. Group sales packages and VIP experiences are currently available and can be purchased by calling Alyssa Shane at 201-926-8078.

For up-to-date information about the Aurora Games, visit AuroraGamesFestival.com or follow the Games on Twitter @AuroraGamesFest.