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2019 Albany Latin Festival
Save the date for the Latin Festival happening at Washington Park in Albany, Saturday August 24th. Come out and celebrate the beauty and diversity of the Hispanic culture.
The Albany LatinFest is a full day of fun. Family oriented festival which includes musical performances, a wide array of food, ar…
Community Block Party August 17th
Saturday August 17th come out for the 2nd annual community block party outside the Palace Theater in Albany Ny presented by the Palace Theater and Price Chopper Market 32.
Its free and open to the public. Come out an enjoy an afternoon of family friendly activities, music by the ILL Funk Ensemble , v…
Altamont Fair is Back Aug 13th- Aug 18th
The annual Altamont Fair is back at the Altamont fair grounds,  August 13th to August 18th. Enjoy all the attractions and fun the Altamont Fair brings, excitement for everyone.
From exciting entertainment to thrilling rides , to sweet treats and fair games, bring the family out and enjoy a day o…
Mya Live At The Empire Plaza Aug 3rd
Next Saturday August 3rd come join Hot991 and singer and songwriter Mya the Empire Plaza for the Black arts sand Culture Festival.
Come out and enjoy good food, check out vendors , and enjoy a day of music and dancing. There will also be a kid zone with a bouncy house and petting zoo...
The Upstate Experience At Washington Ave Armory
Get ready for one of the biggest pop up shops to happen at the Washington Ave Armory this Saturday July 27th 12noon until 9pm  for The Upstate Experience. It's always dope to see a bunch of creatives coming together to create a dope vibe.
Enjoy the likes of 200 plus vendors from creatives i…
Albany's Inaugural Prop Trot 5k Run July 28th
It's always a good time when it's for a good cause. July 28th there will be a 5k run held at Lincoln Park in Albany. The run will conclude a kids run and an adult run. Part of the proceeds will go to the new Albany /youth program. This will be an all-day fun event as the run starts at 9am …
Get Fit At The Plaza July 25th
This Tuesday and Thursday  get fit at the Empire Plaza. Join the Cap city for a free workout right in the heart of the Empire Plaza. Its a free event and open to the public. No fitness level is required as this is going to be a fun interactive kinda workout...
Saratoga County Fair July 23rd-28th
Get ready for some more summer fun. The Saratoga County Fair is back next week July 23rd to the 28th. Enjoy rides, music, live entertainment, games and a petting zoo. The fair opens daily around 10am. Kids under 12 are free. There will be multiple shows happening at the fair as well so make sure you…
ParkPlayhouse Presents : In The Heights and Disneys ' Newsies
Enjoy a night out with your family and friends  and catch an amazing play presented by Park playhouse in the beautiful historic Washington Park this summer.
It is free and first come serve basis when it comes to seating however there is many you can donate and keep park play house plays continui…
Cardi B Back In The Capital Region
Cardi B has alot of fans here in here in the 518, we been rocking with  Cardi B since before she started making music, she came up to Albany on a few occasions before to host clubs and parties so she has alot of day ones out here.
Last time Cardi B was here she was pregnant with baby Kulture and we a…
Fourth Of July Fun In The 518
The  4th of July is this Thursday. The Cap city is ready for the fun and fireworks.If your looking for something to do this week to celebrate the holiday check out these out.
1) Rivers Casino will be doing there annual 4th of July celebration with live music, food and fireworks...
Juneteenth : A south Pearl Street Festival (Save The Date)
Save the date Juneteenth is happening Saturday, June 22nd and its taking over South Pearl Street in Albany for a day of fun. This is a free community event, bringing together the community, cultural organizations, and entrepreneurs to commemorate slavery’s abolition in the US, and ce…
Fathers Day In The 518
Father's Day is this Sunday June 16th, and we want to celebrate all the good dads out in the 518. There's a lot going on this weekend and most of the Father day events are free and open to the public however some are a little cost to your pockets...
2019 Alive At Five Concert Series Line-Up
Get ready for another fun summer in the Capital Region with Alive At Five free concert series. Kicking off June 6th at Jennings Landing ( Albany Corning Preserve) every Thursday from 5:00  to 8:00pm enjoy FREE concerts in the 518. Rain Location will be at the boat launch on Colonie and Water St…
Art On Lark June 8th
Looking for something fun and creative to do this Saturday June 8th , well check out Art  Lark festival. There will be entertainment , music, vendors and art lots of it too. Last year Art on Lark Festival totaled almost 20,000 people in attendance...
Memorial Day Weekend In The Capital Region
Memorial Day 2019 is this Monday May 27th, and as always the capital region takes pride in celebrating and honoring those who serve and has served for this country every year on Memorial Day.
Celebrating this year with the annual Memorial Day parade kicking off at  off at 9:30 a...
Mariah Lynn At Putnam Place May24th
Get ready Cap City Mariah Lynn from VH1 "Love and Hip Hop" will be in the 518 this Friday May 24th. Need all the baddies and ballers to pop out as there will be bottle specials all night long. Come catch a vibe and turn up . Music by TGIF, Dj King Bully, DJ Show...
Huck Finn's Playland Is Now Open For 2019 Summer Season
I am almost positive if not close to it that Huck Finn's  Playland is probably one of the Capital Region's oldest and longest running family theme parks for the kids in the upstate region. I remember clear as day graduating from kindergarten and my mom taking me and my best friend to …
Gillette Carnival At Cook Park (Colonie)
The best thing about spring, summer and good weather is all the outdoor fun that you can have while its nice out. I remember the best part of my childhood was always summer vacations and anytime we did not have school (ha).
Well that excitement is still in full effect with the new generation of kids.…
Monday Vibes In The Cap City
Every once in a while we all can use an extra added day to the weekend or maybe just sum extended after work fun. Monday vibes in the 518 can range from a simple paint n' sip to karaoke or open mic night at a local bar. Check the vibes out for the week for sum after work vibes...
Aboogie X Da Baby In Albany NY 4/20
This Saturday April 20th get ready for Aboogie and Da Baby live in the 518 at the Palace Theater. Aboogie just recently wrapped up his Aboogie vs Artist tour which sold out 26 out of 30 of his shows and his headed here this Saturday. Da Baby will also be in the 518 and he  just recently dropped…
2019 Curvention "Tales of a Phat Girl"
Get ready this Saturday 4/20 for an evening out in fashion, entertainment, confidence, and curves. The 2019 Curvention is back and better than ever. This year Curvention presents "Tales of a Phat Girl" hosted by Juilanna Obie and music by DJ Show at The Washionton Avenue Armory...
Dance- A-Thon At Hackett Middle School (Albany NY)
Get ready for a fun day this Saturday April 13th at Hackett Middle School in Albany NY from 12pm - 8pm, tomorrow will be nothing short of music  and dancing, games, arts and crafts and more. The Dance-a-Thon features over 10 dance fitness workshops from currently trending hip hop to the 1920&Cl…
DMX at The Upstate Concert Hall Recap
DMX did his thing at his concert last night at The Upstate Concert Hall in Clifton Park.A sold out show. DMX took us all back to the very first album playing hit after hit.It was and epic show. If you missed it check out some classics that DMX performed last night at the show...
Easter Bunny Is Hopping Into Town This Weekend
This weekend get ready for a little early Easter fun at Colonie Center. From 10am to 12 noon your little ones can search for all the Easter eggs that the Easter bunny left behind. Free and open to the public. Kids can enjoy the egg hunt, face painting, balloon artist and more...
Free Wine Tasting At Capital Wine & Spirits
Do you prefer a nice glass of wine over beer or a hard drink? Well every Friday at Capital Wine and Spirits enjoy FREE wine tasting from over several different wines from 6-9pm. Free admission ,
And if wine is really your thing well remember Wine Time at the Saratoga City Center is happening Apr…
St. pattys In the 518
Looks like a pot of gold or a four leaf clover can be found out here this weekend in the 518. Whether you are Irish or not , lots of people from all over celebrate this day and all the fun activies St.Pattys Day brings.
If you are looking for some much needed fun whether it be with the family or turn…
2019 Kids Expo This Saturday March 2nd
The 14th Annual Hannaford Kidz Expo takes over the Empire State Plaza from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. this Saturday, March 2 for a day full of entertainment and activities for kids to enjoy. Admission is FREE.
There will be several rooms set aside for activities like meet and greets with beloved cha…
Things To Do On Valentines Day
Love is in the air. Valentines day is next Thursday February 14th and if you are a last minute person  when it comes to holidays and have no clue as to what to do with bae this valentines day. The capital region is hooking you up with a few fun things that you can choose from and enjoy a specia…
Hype Fest 2019
The biggest/ hypest party to kick off the year right. This Friday January 25th its going down at the Albany Cap Center for the biggest party of the year. If you have never experienced the Hype Fest well be prepared to get lit like super lit...

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