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Albany at Christmas

Holiday Events

Christmas is almost here! There's a chill in the air and the smell of peppermint and holly. Whether you've lived your entire life in Upstate New York or you're new to the area, there are lots of things to do.

Local Events

Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk 2017
When: Thursday, Nov 30, 2017 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Where: Various Locations in Saratoga Springs
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Italian Christmas Market
When: Friday, Dec 1, 2017 until Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 - 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: American Italian Heritage Museum, 1227 Central Avenue Albany, NY 12205
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Breakfast with Santa at St. Mary's School
When: Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 - 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Where: St. Mary's School, 40 Thompson Street Ballston Spa, NY 12020
Cost: $5 per person

Empire State Plaza Holiday Tree Lighting and Fireworks Festival
Music, ice skating, and more!
When: Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Where: Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Visit the website for the time of each activity: https://winter.empirestateplaza.org/

Troy's Victorian Stroll
When: Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 - 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Where: Troy
Cost: FREE ADMISSION
Meet CRLC and ESE students and staff at 1:00 PM at Monument Square!

For many more events, from candy houses to craft fairs, visit: https://www.albany.com/events/holiday/!

And don't forget the great outdoors! The Adirondacks, Berkshires, and Catskills are only a short drive away for winter hiking, skiing, and snowboarding. Or try ice skating or snowmobiling.

If you'd like to explore more of the state, check out this list of the 10 Most Charming Small Towns in Upstate New York!