From Waterford to Albany and Saratoga Springs, the Capital Region will be full of outstanding festivals and celebrations this weekend. We’ve rounded up some of the best below that you should attend on September 6-8!
In celebration of New York’s maritime industry, there will be a festive Tugboat Roundup in Waterford. Join the community for a tugboat parade up the Hudson River, live music, tours, boat rides, kids’ activities, and more throughout the weekend.
Enjoy authentic Greek food, beverages, dancing, and more at the 44th Annual St. George Greek Festival in Schenectady. The festival will be held on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday at the St. George Greek Orthodox Church.
Amplify your Saturday at this year’s Albany Riverfront Jazz Festival! The free music festival will take place at Jennings Landing (weather permitting) and feature a fantastic lineup of musicians, great food and beverages, and vendors.
On Saturday, swing by Shenantaha Creek Park in Malta and enjoy the town’s annual Community Day! From 10:00am-4:00pm, the free festival will offer musical entertainment, activities, fire trucks and demonstrations, food for sale, business and nonprofit booths, and more.
Experience a taste of Italy at Schenectady’s 14th Annual Little Italy StreetFest this Saturday. This local tradition will bring people together for a day of delicious Italian food, shopping, music, activities, and games.
Sign up for one of the most fun, wild, and insane obstacle course runs in the world – the 2019 Insane Inflatable 5K Run. Presented at Ellms Family Farm in Ballston Spa, this one-of-a-kind 5K is a great way to spend the morning with family, friends, and coworkers.
Visit the Albany Capital Center on Sunday from 10:00am-5:00pm and check out the 2019 Albany VegFest. Look forward to over 100 regional and national exhibitors and expert speakers, vegan food, a children’s zone, a VegFest PLUS lounge, and more.
Gather up the whole family for a trip to the 3rd Annual Saratoga Grandparents Day at the Saratoga Springs City Center. Admission to the event is free, and it will include carnival style games, balloon art, a magician, fun photos, and other activities. Grandparents Day will be hosted by The Wesley Community.