Glenmont, New York
offers year round special events of all kinds. Fairs and festivals and special holiday events, such as a Winter Fest and a fabulous New Year's celebration provide fun for the whole family. The following is just a sampling of the exciting happenings in the Glenmont/Albany County region. For more information about any of the events listed, please contact the Albany Chamber of Commerce, 107 Washington Ave. #M1, Albany, New York 12210, 518-431-1400.
Annual Winter Wonderland Auction – Takes place at the Normanside Country Club in Bethlehem. Usually held in February. For more information, call 439-4951 or 439-5333.
Historic Trolley Tours of the Town of Bethlehem – Ongoing.
Winter Farmer's Market – Held every Wednesday at the Empire State Plaza Convention Center in Albany.
Annual HMRRC Delmar Dash – usually held in April. For more information, contact the Bethlehem Chamber of Commerce at 518-439-0512.
Albany Auto Show – Over 170 vehicles are on display at the Times Union Center in Albany.
Albany Tulip Festival – Usually held in May, this is one of the Albany area's oldest and most popular special events. Held in beautiful, historic Washington Park, which is transformed each spring with thousands of different varieties of colorful tulips. This festival features an arts and crafts show, food vendors, entertainment, the Royal Tulip Ball and the crowning of the Tulip Queen.
Annual Freihofer's Jazz Festival – a tradition for over 30 years in Albany. Usually held in June. For more information, call 587-3330.
Capital District Apple Festival Craft Fair – Annual festival that offers 150 artists and craftspeople, wine tasting, cooking demonstrations, a haunted house, a farmers market and bakery, lots of kids activities, entertainment and more. Usually held in October.
Holiday Light Display in Historic Washington Park – Come celebrate the magic of the holiday season in historic Washington Park.