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Things To Do in Albany, NY

Do you feel like you’re in a rut? Break free from the routine by exploring all the wonderful, fun-filled things to do in the area! We have it all from family fun and kid-friendly entertainment, to adult playgrounds and movie theaters. Discover just how rich the city is by scrolling below to find out the attractions around you.

Click on any attraction to get directions. You can also click on each category to find even more things to do. From outdoor fun to indoor mystery – nothing compares to the excitement that awaits you. With all our options, you’ll wish that days lasted longer!

Albany Civic Theater

Albany Civic Theater

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Albany Palace Theatre

Albany Palace Theatre

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ChowderFest

ChowderFest

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Schuyler Meadows Club

Schuyler Meadows Club

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1st Friday

1st Friday

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Bow Tie Cinemas Movieland

Bow Tie Cinemas Movieland

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USS Slater

USS Slater

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Albany Palace Theatre

Albany Palace Theatre

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Lionheart Pub

Lionheart Pub

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Henry Hudson Planetarium

Henry Hudson Planetarium

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Crossgates Mall

Crossgates Mall

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Great Danes

Great Danes

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St. Joseph’s Church

St. Joseph’s Church

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Local Resources in Albany, NY

When you’re visiting a city or are new to the area, finding information on local resources might be hard. You may find yourself in need of airport information, food banks, local radio and TV stations, hospitals, churches or even schools in the area. But don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Our local resources include universities, colleges and school districts; local government services and branches; hospitals, clinics and urgent care services; local news stations and newspapers; airports and trains; and local utilities – cable and internet services, natural gas, electric, water and cell phone services.

Anything you might need while you travel or when you first get established in a new city, we have in our "Local Resources" tab at the top of the page. Click on the category you’re looking for to find countless options to suit your needs.

Sage College of Albany

Sage College of Albany

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Albany City Chamber of Commerce

Albany City Chamber of Commerce

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Albany Memorial Hospital

Albany Memorial Hospital

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WNYT-TV

WNYT-TV

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Albany Times Union

Albany Times Union

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Albany International Airport

Albany International Airport

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National Grid

National Grid

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