Holiday Events and Forecasts

Capital Holiday Lights in the Park


Come support the Albany Police Athletic League and all they do for the kids of Albany!  Big shoutout to Price Chopper/Market 32 for their financial support.

Take a ride through Washington Park, lined with holiday lights.

Stop in the lakehouse for craft vendors, holiday treats and have a visit with Santa himself!  (closed Mondays)

Into This Weekend

Cold & dry Thursday 

Friday will be cloudy but dry through mid-evening

Saturday evening looks to be showery, temps in the 40s; breezy and colder but dry Sunday evening.

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Santa Speedo Sprint & Chili Stroll


Saturday, December 14th

Come join one of the most unique fundraisers you'll ever see!  

This is the 14th Annual Santa Speedo Sprint, with proceeds to benefit  the Albany Damien Center and the HIV/AIDS program at Albany Medical Center.  

Your Forecast: Scattered showers with temperatures in the 40s.

Registration begins at 11, with the race beginning at 2:00.

You can also enjoy a chili stroll from noon until 4 (it will be a good weather day for it!).

For more information, check out the Lark Street BID page here.

(no, you don't have to wear a Speedo)

FYI from the City of Albany:

Road Closures

Lark Street between Washington Avenue and Madison Avenue 

From 1 until 3:00

Parking Restrictions:

Lark Street both sides between Washington Avenue and Madison Avenue

From 10 a.m until 3 p.m

More Events to Come This Holiday Season!


Shoutout to, who couldn't do a better job of logging tons of activities throughout the year!

Across this holiday season, I'll keep you updated on all the fun goings on across our area with their forecasts.


Friday, December 13th

Your Forecast:

Becoming cloudy through the morning with temperatures rising to the low/mid 30s.

Showers develop and continue into the evening.


Schenectady - Festival of Trees from 10 until 5

Sharon Springs - Victorian Holiday Celebration Parade of Lights at 6:00

Round Lake - Santa's Play Land Open House from 5:30 until 9

Granville - Lighted Tractor Parade from 6:30 until 9:30

Hudson Falls - Lake George Community Band's Christmas Show from 7 until 9

Saturday, December 14th

Your Forecast: Morning rain and afternoon showers, with temperatures in the 40s

FUNDRAISER - Saratoga: Santa Paws from 10 until 2

Halfmoon - Jingle Bell Run from 8 until noon

Sharon Springs - Victorian Holiday Celebration from 10 until 5

Altamont - Christmas Land from 11 until 6

Saratoga - SantaCon from 1 until 7

Round Lake - Santa's Play Land Open House from 5:30 until 9 

Sunday, December 15th

Your Forecast: Mostly cloudy with a few rain/snow showers.  30s north of Albany, near 50 in the mid Hudson Valley before falling off through the afternoon.

FUNDRAISER Lake George - Brunch with Santa from 9 until 1

Sharon Springs - Victorian Holiday Celebration from 10 until 4

Troy - Holiday Market from 11 until 4

Altamont - Victorian Holiday Celebration from noon until 5

Having a fundraiser? I want to help.

I have partnered with the JoyUS Foundation, whose mission is "To restore Joy and Serenity in the lives of Cancer Survivors and their families by providing access to the healing powers of the outdoors."

I'm offering a partnership to any other causes out there.

Email me the details and we'll go from there.