Downtown 1st Friday “Spring Fling” is April 5

Downtown 1st Friday “Spring Fling” is April 5
March 30, 2024 Lise Grato

Shake off winter and join us for a “Spring Fling” themed 1st Friday on April 5 in Downtown Albany. Make sure to check out these businesses:

  • 1st Hand Seconds Unique Boutique: Dollar Sale & Boutique is 20% off (5-7 pm)
  • Albany Arts Commission: Join us for an artists’ reception at City Hall, 333 Broadalbin St. SW (5-6:30 pm)
  • Ba’s Vietnamese Comfort Food: Drink Specials (11:30 am-3 pm, 5-8:30 pm)
  • Beloved Cheesecakes: Offering free samples of our new seasonal cheesecake, Almond Joy, and hosting the candle company Schneider Pines! (5-8 pm)
  • Gallery Calapooia: April featured artists Koka Filipovic and Bill Thompson. Reception, beverages and small bites. (6-8 pm)
  • High on the Hog: BBQ Chicken – Sandwich with side $12. Mac-n-Cheese $14, Plate with 2 sides $16. (11:30 am-7 pm)
  • Historic Carousel and Museum: For just $5 per person, you get unlimited Carousel rides, plus a fun activity or craft for the family, along with gift shop specials and a great deal on a tasty treat at the Carousel Café! (5:30-8 pm)
  • La Belle Boutique: Come meet Caesar the No Drama Llama and help us kick start a fundraising campaign to get them a new van! (5-7 pm)
  • Margin Coffee Roasters: All cocktails $2 off. Check out our Friday night eclectic food menu (4:30-8:30 pm)
  • The Natty Dresser: 20% off straw hats and short-sleeved shirts. Gift with purchase. Live music and refreshments. (5-7 pm)
  • Sniffany’s Pet Boutique: Highlighting our new spring specials on fresh toys, grooming supplies and treats, plus lots of fun new samples for your dogs and cats to try. Pets are always welcome in-store, on leash! (Open ‘til 7:30 pm).
  • The Squeaky Cork: Rueben’s $10.00 Tennents $5.00 pints. (4-10 pm)
  • Sweet Red Bistro: New Spring Cocktail list includes The Butterfly Effect, Pink Lady and more. (4-10ish pm)
  • Urban on 1st: All of our summer wear is out – sandals, shorts, tank tops, swimsuits, etc. Swim tops and bottoms are mix & match for $2 a piece. All one pieces and matching swim sets are $5. (11 am-6 pm)
  • Vito’s Trattoria: Choosing one lucky couple (platonic couples are considered too!) whose tab will be picked up by Vito’s! The couple is selected from those dining at Vito’s anytime after 5 pm!
  • Weathered Together Market: Special sales, treats and a drawing for a gift card (11 am-7 pm)
  • Wine Crush: April Showers bring May Cocktails!  Come and join us for wine cocktails designed especially for those warm spring days ahead! (2-9 pm)
  • Urban Ag Supply: 15% off all houseplants and a free ponytail palm with any purchase. While supply lasts! (4-8 pm)

For more information, call the Albany Downtown Association at (541) 928-2469 or visit our website