FAQs

For the most up-to-date schedules, locations, timing, directions and parking for each event please visit Albanyevents.org

Special Events - FAQs

How do I host a special event in a city park or facility?

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Where do I park for Tulip Festival?

Tulip Festival is held in a large green park in the center of the city. Parking is available on nearby city streets, but please be prepared to walk a few blocks into the festival.

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When do tulip bulbs go on sale?

The Tulip Bulb sale is organized by The Washington Park Conservancy. Please call (518) 463-5846 for any questions.

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Can I see the tulips before or after Tulip Festival?

Washington Park is a public park and visitors may visit any time at no charge. 

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Is there an entrance fee?

There is no entrance fee for admission to the Tulip Festival. 

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Do you rent the stage?

No

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What time does Alive at Five start?

The event begins at 5 pm and ends at 8 pm.

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When will I know if Alive at Five has been moved to the rain location?

Announcements to move to the rain location are made by 11 a.m. the morning of Alive at Five. For up-to-date information, please call the Office of Special Events and Cultural Affairs at (518) 434-2032 or check Albanyevents.org

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How do I apply to perform at an event?

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How do I apply to be a vendor?

Each event has different requirements and requires an application. For an application or more information, visit albanyevents.org/vendor_information/

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What time does the headliner go on for Alive at Five

In most circumstances, opening acts play from 5-6 p.m. and headliners take the stage around 6:30 p.m.

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