Special Nights at the Lights

At the end of the ride through Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights, Albany PAL welcomes everyone to visit the Lake House filled with crafts, refreshments and special friends including Rudolph. Santa will be there through Dec. 23 to hear the holiday wishes of the little ones.

Please Note: The Washington Park Lake House will be closed on December 24, 25, 31, & January 1-3.

Celebrating a Special Occasion? Book your special visit through the Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights and take advantage of a trolley, limousine, or your preferred mode of transportation! Celebrate your event in Lights on our digital display board by contacting Sherry at 518-435-0392.

Horse drawn carriage rides are available with our exclusive vendor, Camp Pinnacle, by reservation! Call Kayla or Bill today at 518-872-9100 (Monday thru Friday 9am to 3pm), or 518-894-1598 to book your carriage ride through the Lights!

Trolley Rides are available from your starting location most nights via Advantage Transportation. For more information or reservations contact (518) 518-433-0100.


Saturday, November 17—3-7pm:  Albany PAL presents its Craft Beer, Wine & Spirits Festival at the Lights; enjoy music, tasting and, of course, the Lights on beautiful Washington Park Lake! Must be 21 to attend; ID required. Tickets only $29.95 in advance at www.albanypal.org or $49.00 at the door.

Sunday, Nov. 18 – 4-7pm: Chili, Chowder & Soup Fest - Join us for the Capital Region’s hottest seasonal event, featuring samples from many of your favorite restaurants, taverns & delis! Music, crafters, Santa & more! Tickets only $7.00 for Adults/$3.00 children 10 & under in advance at www.albanypal.org, or $12.00 Adults/$5.00 children 10 & under at the door.

Monday, November 19—5-7pm – Join us for our Pet Walk Night. Take your pet for a walk around the Lake as part of a walk-only Charity Walk Night to benefit our local Charities of Choice for 2018. Suggested donations $5.00 per person or $10.00 per family.

Tuesday Nov. 20 through Thursday, Nov. 22- Happy Thanksgiving! Santa and his elves are making the final preparations to the lights to be sure they are perfect for the Capital Region; the Show will be closed so our other volunteers may enjoy the holiday with their family. SEE YOU ON FRIDAY AS WE CELEBRATE OUR GRAND OPENING!

Friday, Nov. 23 – GRAND OPENING!! The Lights are on and we welcome the 22nd Annual Price Chopper/Market 32 Capital Holiday Lights in the Park open every night through January 2 (Lake House Closed Dec. 24, 25, and final Lake House Night Dec. 30) Sunday through Thursday 6-9pm, Friday and Saturday 6-10pm.

Bike Night at the Lights
Sunday, Nov. 25 - Ride your bikes through the Lights from 4:45 pm 5:15pm - $5.00 per person or $10.00 per family to help support PALs youth bicycle helmet safety program!

Sundays in December, Kids Night –
the first 125 youth receive a special gift compliments of Albany PAL, the Albany Patroons and CDTA!

Albany Broadcasting Nights at the Lights
Join your favorite Albany Broadcasting stations for fun Remote Nights at the Lights! B95.5, JAMZ 96.3, FLY 92.3, 100.9 The Cat and Magic 590 AM are taking turns keeping Santa company at the Show; stop by and see them for prizes and giveaways!

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