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

OCTOBER 15, 2018 - The City of Albany was today 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 Albany, NY, August 20 - 25, 2019. 

The Aurora Games, named in honor of the Roman goddess of the dawn, will be held every two years beginning with the inaugural edition in Albany.

Designed to celebrate the best in women's sports, entertainment and culture, the Aurora Games will welcome all-stat 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.

Ticket Information:

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 sponsorship information, contact Karen Scott Happer at karen@champagnetennis.com.

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

Media Contact:

Mark Bardack or Caitlin Cortelyou
Ed Lewi Associates
P: (518) 383-6183 | C: Bardack (518) 867-7943 or Cortelyou (518) 867-2440
Aurora Games Contact: theauroragames1@gmail.com