Albany Alley

A Fun Weekend Spot for Art & Food

Meet me in Albany Alley!

Unique Weekend Dining and Alley Dumpster Art in Downtown Albany


Enjoy a spring morning, summery evening or fall afternoon enjoying a meal in the open air in Albany Alley. Order your favorites from your choice of more than two dozen Downtown restaurants then settle in for a great meal. Mix and match and create your own progressive dinner for even more fun!


Dining Court Opens Friday, May 6, 2022

  • 1st Fridays – 4 pm ’til 10 pm
  • Saturdays 9 am ’til 10 pm

Alley Art Dumpster Walk – open all year around


Albany Alley Dining Court is located behind 1st and 2nd Avenues at 230 Ellsworth St. SW.

Alley Art Dumpster Walk is located behind 1st and 2nd Avenues and between Ellsworth & Broadalbin Streets. Map to: 115 Broadalbin St. SW, Albany

Our Thanks

Albany Alley is made possible through a generous Travel Oregon Destination Ready investment, Albany Downtown Association, Albany Visitors Association, local partners, and Downtown volunteers.


Fun & Unique Art Dumpsters

Beautiful art and photos grace Albany Alley in the form of Art Dumpsters. Read about the local artists and their work on the Albany Alley – Art Dumpsters page.

  • Bill Origer – Rudbeckia
  • Jose Lule-Juarez – Maquizcoatl and Xochipilli
  • Tricia Greaves – Poppies
  • Marjorie Kinch – Swirl of Koi

The Making of Albany Alley

In 2021, it took a lot of volunteers, partners and time to bring together Albany Alley through challenges of COVID supply chains and staff, structural surprises, working alley logistics and more.

2022 brought more partnerships with the Dining Court relocated next to Downtown Albany’s Iconic Red Caboose.

To see some of the stages, challenges and solutions, view our Making of Albany Alley page.


Albany Alley in the News

Albany Downtown Associations’ Albany Alley has been getting some great press coverage.

Read the story

Read the story

Read the story

Downtown Restaurants

Enjoy a take-out meal or tasty treats at Albany Alley. Create your own menu from our amazing Downtown restaurants, cafes, bakeries and tap houses:

  • Albany Carousel & Museum
  • Ba’s Vietnamese Comfort Food
  • Brick & Mortar Cafe
  • Bodhi Bakery
  • The Brim Coffee
  • Calapooia Brewing Co.
  • Casetta di Pasta
  • Citadel Oasis
  • The Depot Restaurant
  • First Burger
  • Gamberetti’s Italian Restaurant
  • The Growler Garage
  • Homegrown Oregon Foods
  • Little Wuesten Cafe
  • Loafer’s Station
  • Margin Coffee
  • Natural Sprinkles Co. Bakery
  • Novak’s Hungarian Restaurant
  • Pix Theatre
  • Pono Bowl Co.
  • The Squeaky Cork
  • Sweet Red Bistro
  • Taqueria Alonzo
  • Toki Teriyaki
  • Tone Thai
  • Vault 244 Bistro


* No alcohol at this time.

Albany Alley Project Partners & Supporters