Master Guide to December Holiday Fun in the Capital District
As soon as the cold weather arrives, our thoughts naturally turn to the holiday season! We prepare for it for weeks if not months. Here is your master guide to the holidays in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy-Saratoga area!
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Christmas Tree Farms
Do you cut your own Christmas tree? Here's our big list of farms where you can cut your own Christmas tree in Albany.
FREE holiday events in the Capital District
You think you can't get anything free anymore? Nonsense! Here are a bunch of free holiday events (listed day by day) coming up in our area.
Holiday Concerts and Performances
Where can your kids see Santa Claus locally? At plenty of places! We also show you Breakfasts with Santa (and sometimes, Breakfast with the Grinch!). (Get your tickets early, because those Breakfasts with Santa tend to sell out early.)
Holiday Light DisplaysChristmas Lights... and lots more!
So many families have the tradition of hopping in the car and going to see the lights in neighborhoods around our area. Check out KidsOutAndAbout's big list of holiday light displays... as reported by readers.
Hanukkah begins in the evening of December 2, 2018 and ends December 10, 2018.
Lightbulb Day is celebrated on the Winter Solstice, on or about December 21.
Kwanzaa is celebrated December 26-January 1 each year.