Albany, N.Y. - Fall has arrived, and with its arrival comes beautiful fall foliage, cool, crisp air and amazing events to enjoy with the entire family! No matter what type of entertainment you're looking for this month the Capital Region has it with events ranging from amazing art festivals to fine dining to exciting games. So get out and enjoy all the Capital Region has to offer this fall! 10/1 | Race for the Cure Empire State Plaza | Albany, NY| (518) 250-5379 17th annual 5K Run and 2 Mile Family Walk Capitol Hauntings NY State Capitol | (518) 473-7582 Join the "ghost hunting Capitol tour guides as they take you through the "hot spots" of the NYS Capitol. Contact the Capitol for dates and times. 10/8-10/9 | Goold Apple Festival & Craft Show Goold Orchards | 1297 Brookview Station Rd. | Castleton, NY 12033 | (518) 732-7317 A celebration of the arts, crafts, and agriculture of the Capital Region 10/8-10/16 | MoHu Fest Various Locations throughout the Capital Region MoHu is the new week-long arts festival featuring theatre, dance, music, visual arts and random acts of art throughout Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, and Warren counties. MoHu raises awareness of the diversity and quality of the arts within communities bordering the Mohawk and Hudson Rivers 10/13-10/21 | Downtown Albany Restaurant Week Downtown Albany | (518) 465-2143 x 10 Downtown Albany's Fall Restaurant Week! 10/13 | Oktoberfest Empire State Plaza | South Concourse | Albany, NY | 877-659-4ESP Celebrate the Harvest the Old World Way. Tasty German food, drink specialties, arts and crafts vendors in a festive atmosphere. 10/14- 12/31 | Art & Wine in the Hudson Valley Albany Heritage Area Visitors Center | 25 Quackenbush Sq. | Albany, NY 12207 (518) 434-0405 A Year-Long Celebration of Art & Wine, presented by Hudson Valley Wine Magazine, concludes in Albany at the Albany Visitors Center. Jury-selected Hudson Valley artists, paired with select Hudson Valley wineries, have created in their own chosen medium, wine or vineyard inspired artwork in this first-ever traveling exhibition. 10/15 | Knicks vs. Celtics at the TU Center Times Union Center | 51 S Pearl St. | Albany, NY | (518) 487-2000 An NBA Preseason Game! 10/22 | Monster Mash & Bash New York State Museum | Albany, NY | (518) 474-5877 Toddlers to 10-year-olds can enjoy a celebration of costumes, crafts, face painting, and carefree fun at the New York State Museum's annual Halloween festival for kids. Don't forget to wear your costume for a spirited Halloween parade (at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.) through the halls of the Museum. 10/25-10/27 | Thanksgiving Northeast Art & Craft Show Empire State Plaza | North Concourse | Albany, NY | (518) 786-1529 10/30 | Festival of Nations Empire State Plaza | Albany, NY Attractions and events include: Parade of Nations, crowning of Miss Festival of Nations, native dance and music, ethnic foods, unique crafts, and much more.
Fantastic Fall Fun in the Capital-Saratoga region!
Sep 15, 2011 by I Love New York Staff