Halloween in Downtown Albany


Get ready for a scary good time. This year, Downtown businesses and venues are offering loads of Halloween events and specials. We'll update this list as more information comes in, so check back as we get closer!

Hollow-ween Bash


The Hollow Bar + Kitchen will host the 3rd annual Hollow-ween bash on October 29 starting at 8:00 PM.

Front Bar
FREE!  No cover!
Featuring ‘Walk the Dead Carpet’ with professional photographer + Step-n-Repeat
Costume Contest with thousands of dollars in prizing!
Grand Prize: $500
Best Couple: A pair of tickets to EVERY show at The Hollow for ONE YEAR
Runner Ups – gift certificates, brewery tours, growlers

Lévels Banquet Hall Kicks Off Gospel Brunch Series


Get ready for a hand-clapping, foot-stomping good time. Lévels Banquet Hall, Downtown's newest event venue, is kicking off their Gospel Brunch series on October 23. Being held the 2nd and 4th Sundays of each month with start times at 12:30 PM and 3:00 PM.

Brazilian Breakfast & Brazilian Music


Dali Mamma will host a Brazilian Breakfast and Brazilian Music on November 12 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Menu items include:

pão de queijo {cheese bread} 3/$2.50
beiju de tapioca {tortilla of manioc flour} $2
*with coconut $3
*with dolce leite$3
*with coconut & dolce leite $3.50
*with eggs $3.50
*with ham and eggs $5
Fruit Salad - $3.50
Brigadeiros $2.50

41 State Street (main entrance on Broadway) | 518.443.2233

Creative Stew: A Recipe of Culinary & Performing Arts Stars


Capital Repertory Theatre will host Creative Stew: A Receipe of Culinary & Performing Arts Stars on October 27 at 5:30 PM.

Tickets | $75 - $150

What is it? Our region is chock-full of talent, so we decided to cook up a bunch of artistic ingredients and see what happens!

Featured restaurants include: Cafe Capriccio, Mazzone Hospitality, Schenectady County Community College, Yono's/dp an American Brasserie.

Event schedule:

Cash for Coats Drive Launches


The community-based initiative Cash for Coats was launched this week to help collect funds to purchase new winter items for Albany school children in need. Donations are being accepted through November 1.

Gospel Brunch


Levels Banquet Hall hosts Gospel Brunch on November 27 at 3:00 PM. 

Come experience the region's famous gospel brunch with Levels Banquet Hall! We have a wide variety of foods at an all-you-can-eat buffet! Watch world class performances while you enjoy delicious brunch!

$23.95 at the door or RSVP for $18.95 for the main level. Kids 5-12 years old - $7.95. Under 4 years old are FREE! RSVP online.

69 N Pearl Street | 518.779.1204

Gospel Brunch


Levels Banquet Hall hosts Gospel Brunch on November 27 at 12:30 PM. 

Come experience the region's famous gospel brunch with Levels Banquet Hall! We have a wide variety of foods at an all-you-can-eat buffet! Watch world class performances while you enjoy delicious brunch!

$23.95 at the door or RSVP for $18.95 for the main level. Kids 5-12 years old - $7.95. Under 4 years old are FREE! RSVP online.

69 N Pearl Street | 518.779.1204

Gospel Brunch


Levels Banquet Hall hosts Gospel Brunch on November 13 at 3:00 PM. 

Come experience the region's famous gospel brunch with Levels Banquet Hall! We have a wide variety of foods at an all-you-can-eat buffet! Watch world class performances while you enjoy delicious brunch!

$23.95 at the door or RSVP for $18.95 for the main level. Kids 5-12 years old - $7.95. Under 4 years old are FREE! RSVP online.

69 N Pearl Street | 518.779.1204

Gospel Brunch


Levels Banquet Hall hosts Gospel Brunch on November 13 at 12:30 PM. 

Come experience the region's famous gospel brunch with Levels Banquet Hall! We have a wide variety of foods at an all-you-can-eat buffet! Watch world class performances while you enjoy delicious brunch!

$23.95 at the door or RSVP for $18.95 for the main level. Kids 5-12 years old - $7.95. Under 4 years old are FREE! RSVP online.

69 N Pearl Street | 518.779.1204