Skate at the Plaza!

Head out to the Empire Skate Plaza, open through March 13th! This incredibly popular winter pastime in Albany draws skaters of all ages and abilities. Skating is completely free! Need skates? Rentals are available for just $4 for adults, and $3 for kids 12 and under. Check out the details and special events happening throughout the season.

Food & Wine Festival
The annual Albany Chefs' Food & Wine Festival - Wine & Dine for the Arts is taking place January 12-14. Come out for grand tastings, seminars, a gala reception, a battle of the bartenders, a craft beer pavilion, and more!
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MLK Day at Empire State Plaza
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Observance at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center is taking place on January 16th. Featuring a musical guest, speakers, exhibits, displays, and more, you won't want to miss out on this special commemoration. 
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Check Out 5 Wits
Looking for a thrilling adventure? 5 Wits is now open at Crossgates Mall, featuring three hands-on experiences: Tomb, Drago's Castle, and Deep Space. Solve a series of challenges and puzzles to work your way through an exciting story!
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Winter Activities
Looking for fun winter activities to partake in around the Albany area? Try your hand at snowshoeing or cross-country skiing. Both are fun ways to get a workout while enjoying time with family or friends. Don't stay inside this season - get out and explore the great winter activities the region offers!
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Winter Guide
For winter activities, events, ideas for kids, and more check out the Albany Winter Guide! Not really into the cold weather? We've also got fun indoor ideas to keep you busy until the warm weather returns.


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