Screening of Halloweentown + Family Fun Day at the Palace Theatre
Catch a screening of Halloweentown (1998 - Rated G - 84 minutes) on October 28 at The Palace Theatre.
Before the movie, enjoy a Palace Family Fun Day, featuring pre-film games and activities!
Tickets | $5.00 | Purchase online
Doors open at 12:00 PM for activities
Movie starts at 1:00 PM
*Kids who arrive in costume are automatically entered into our contest drawing for fun prizes!*
Trevor Noah at The Palace Theatre
Trevor Noah is the most successful comedian in Africa and is the host of the Emmy® and Peabody® Award-winning “The Daily Show” on Comedy Central. This year “The Daily Show” has been nominated for a Writers Guild Award (Comedy/Variety Series). Noah joined “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart” in 2014 as a contributor. On December 9 at 7:00 PM, he will perform at the Palace Theatre.
Oxi Day Commemoration at the USS Slater
On October 28th, 2017, millions around the world will commemorate OXI (pronounced ō-hē) Day, a day honoring Greece’s courageous resistance during World War II. The day will be remembered at USS SLATER with a brief program beginning at 9:00 AM. Father Dennis Nagi of St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Church will provide an historical account of Oxi Day. USS SLATER volunteers and friends will be joined by special guest Dr. Nicholas Athanassiou.
Chris Pratt's Annual Halloween Party (Under The Big Top)
It's that time of year again...time for the annual Halloween party everyone talks about!
Tickets | $30.00 | Purchase online
Previously held at the parking lot across from the former Barrel Saloon at 942 Broadway, local business owner Chris Pratt and his team have taken the party down by the river, changing the location to Jennings Landing in Downtown Albany.
Ria's Bistro & Bakery Brings Homestyle Italian Flair to State Street
ALBANY, NY - The City of Albany and the Downtown Albany Business Improvement District (BID) held the official grand opening of Ria’s Bistro & Bakery, located at 113 State Street, on Thursday, October 19, 2017. Mayor Kathy M. Sheehan, Ria’s owner Maria Lombardi, and Downtown Albany BID Executive Director Georgette Steffens delivered remarks followed by a ceremonial ribbon cutting.
Summer/Fall Downtown Albany Digest Now Available
Wondering what's been happening in Downtown over the last few months? You can read all about it in the Downtown Digest Summer/Fall 2017 edition!
From state-of-the-art residential properties and new retail and dining establishments opening in our District to innovative, Downtown-centric events and engaging public art installations, significant investment is happening while we all work together to activate our streets.