Happy Holidays Albany!

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Get into the holiday mood this season with the ultimate Holiday Guide for Albany. Here you can find top holiday events, local gift ideas, holiday traditions, tips on throwing the best holiday party, suggestions for decorating your home, local charities to give your time or money to, and so much more!

Tree Lighting & Fireworks
You won't want to miss out on the epic tree lighting in Empire State Plaza! Happening on Sunday, December 4th, come out for Santa, crafts, caroling, music, and of course, fireworks!
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Santa Speedo Sprint
The 11th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint is happening Saturday, December 10th. Shops and restaurants on Lark Street will have specials going on, and there will be a Half Moon Holiday Pop Up with artists and vendors!
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Top Holiday Gifts
Looking for local gifts to give this season? Check out the Top Holiday Gifts in the Capital Region and find the perfect present for everyone on your list!
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The Last Run 5k
Now in its 20th year, the Last Run 5k winds through Washington Park. The run is happening on Saturday, December 10th, and this event often sells out early, so hurry and register!
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Festival of Trees
Schenectady's Festival of Trees kicks off on Saturday, December 3rd and runs through Sunday, December 18th. Visit beautifully decorated trees in the YWCA and the Schenectady County Historical Society.
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Troy Victorian Stroll
The Troy Victorian Stroll is on Sunday, December 4th! Head to downtown Troy for ice sculptures, a window decorating contest, carols, musicians, and more.
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Price Chopper/
Market 32
Capital Holiday Lights

Every year Washington Park transforms into a winder wonderland with Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights! Drive through the park and see the amazing displays, and stop by the Lakehouse for special events, crafts, and Santa!

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