Things to Do


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Albany Capital Center

Downtown Albany's new, $78-million glass-fronted convention center, Albany Capital Center, offers dining, sporting and performance spaces.

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Albany Capital Center

Albany Center Gallery

The Albany Center Gallery is a brand-new exhibition space showing cutting-edge work from regional artists through a rotation of events and exhibits.

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Albany Center Gallery

Albany Symphony

The Albany Symphony is a Grammy Award-winning, full-size, professional orchestra, featuring world-famous musicians that perform in Albany and Troy.

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Albany Symphony

Alive at Five

Showcasing a diverse lineup of big names, up-and-coming acts and the region’s most talented original artists, Alive at Five offers eight weeks of free, critically-acclaimed…

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Alive at Five

Capital Repertory Theatre

The Capital Repertory Theatre is an award-winning professional theater in the heart of downtown Albany that is a must see for any incoming visitors.

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Capital Repertory Theatre

Downtown Troy

Downtown Troy provides ample opportunities to explore, shop and dine in a dynamic, growing, sustainable community and historic district.

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Downtown Troy

Flight Trampoline Park

Spend your day jumping around on over 13,000 square feet of connected trampolines!

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Flight Trampoline Park

Huck Finn’s Playland

The renovated Playland provides a family friendly atmosphere to create new memories while experiencing over 15 fun rides.

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Huck Finn's Playland

Lucky Strike Social

The original bowling lanes at Lucky Strike Social, in Albany NY, offer chef-driven food, craft beverages, gaming and live performances.

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Lucky Strike Social

New York State Capitol

Built by hand, the New York State Capitol, has been the state's government seat since the 1890s. It houses the NYS Legislature, Hall of Governors…

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New York State Capitol

New York State Capitol Tours

Explore the New York State Capitol to tour the building where the state government has settled and acted since the 1880s.

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New York State Capitol Tours

Palace Performing Arts Center

The Palace Performing Arts Center, Albany’s sole surviving theater built during the Depression, offers music, culture and classic films. PalaceAlbany.org

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Palace Performing Arts Center

Taste of Troy Food Tours

Discover New York's capitol district on a tour of its culinary expertise while learning about its history.

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Taste of Troy Food Tours

The Market Arcade

The Market Arcade is downtown Buffalo's latest gathering spot, offering a collection of indoor shops, food vendors and historical murals.

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The Market Arcade
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