Expanded Fort Orange Holiday Market Returns for 2018 Season

November 30, 2018

The Fort Orange General Store’s Holiday Market is returning for the 2018 season. Supported by the Amplify Albany Grant Program and with momentum gained after the Store’s inaugural Holiday Market in 2017, the scope of this year’s Holiday Market has expanded. The Market will feature a significant number of new vendors totaling more than 30 selling locally made and sourced goods. The market will kick-off on the same evening as Albany City Hall’s Tree Lighting & Open House on November 30. The Holiday Market will continue for the following three Friday evenings, December 7, 14, and 21 from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. each night in the Arcade Building (488 Broadway), with additional workshops held at the Fort Orange General Store. Learn more at www.fortorangegeneralstore.com/holidaymarket.

Event Dates: November 30, December 7, December 14, December 21
Event Times: 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM each night
Locations: The Arcade Building, 488 Broadway & Fort Orange General Store, 412 Broadway
Parking: Free event parking in the Park Albany Riverfront Garage, courtesy of Albany Parking Authority

In October the City of Albany Capital Resource Corporation approved $25,000 more to support the Amplify Albany Grant Program. Administered by Capitalize Albany Corporation, the program is designed to create and expand programming that is driving foot-traffic throughout City neighborhoods and commercial districts. To date the City of Albany Capital Resource Corporation has invested $125,000 in this program — 30 grant awards has leveraged more than $290,000 in new or expanded programming investment and has supported foot-traffic of more than 25,000 participating in programming and attending events in neighborhoods throughout the City.