Olde English Downtown Dog Park
Local and visiting dogs alike will feel right at home inside downtown Albany's Olde English Downtown Dog Park.
This sizable grassy space offers Fidos of all sizes a fenced area to run and play off leash.
Waste bags and benches are available, as well as large rocks where pooches can climb, and a beautiful mural featuring some of Albany's best four-legged friends.
The park is open daily/year-round from dawn to dusk and is free of charge.
Olde English Downtown Dog Park Rules:
The Olde English Downtown Dog Park is Officially Open
ALBANY, NY - The City of Albany and the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) held the official ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Olde English Downtown Dog Park on Wednesday, November 29, 2017. Mayor Kathy M.
Call for Downtown Albany BID Board Nominations
Do you or someone you know want to get involved in shaping the development of our Capital City?
The Downtown Albany BID has the following open board positions:
Three Class A - Property Owner Board Positions each available for a three-year term starting in May 2018.
One Class B Tenant Board Position available for a three-year term starting in May 2018.
One Class B Resident Board position available for a three-year term starting in May 2018.
New York State Holiday Tree Lighting, Celebration & Fireworks Show
A chance to meet Santa Claus!
Holiday arts and crafts show
Skating demonstrations by the Hudson Mohawk Figure Skating Club
Ice Skating at Empire State Plaza
Empire State Plaza's 2017 - 2018 season is here! The Empire State Plaza Ice Rink will be open every day starting December 1, 2017 through March 11, 2018 (weather permitting).
Visit https://www.winter.empirestateplaza.org to stay up to date with the rink news & events.
21st Annual Capital Holiday Lights in Washington Park
- Sundays - Thursdays | 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Albany City Hall Tree Lighting Ceremony & Open House
Adorn - A Festival of Trees with a Twist!
Please join the Albany Visitors Center for this inaugural event, showcasing dress forms decorated in the holiday spirit by 7 area artists. All dress forms are available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the artists’ charities of choice.
Tickets | Donations Requested
The event at the Albany Heritage Area Visitor's Center is part of the downtown Albany Holiday Market and is free and open to the pubic. Donations are requested at the door.
Participating artists include:
#NIPPERQUEST - Small Business Saturday Scavenger Hunt 2017
The Downtown Albany BID will host a Downtown "Nipper Quest" Scavenger Hunt all day on Small Business Saturday, November 25. Free to participate! Download the #NipperQuest guide here.
Prizes up for grabs are: