Know Before You Go

So you can plan ahead…

An Exclusive Perk for Bank of America and Merrill Lynch card holders (credit, debit, etc.) is a VIP Fast Lane dedicated queue for all Festival event registrations. WHICH MEANS Bank of America cardholders will be able to skip the regular registration line and use the BOA Fast Lane to check in with a dedicated priority queue and staff member. Thank you to our Presenting and Featured Sponsor, Bank of America!
Renaissance Albany Hotel

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Start Date: Friday, January 17, 2020
End Date: Sunday, January 19, 2020
Last Day to Book: Friday, January 12, 2020
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate: Renaissance Albany Hotel for 169 USD per night.

Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Downtown

  Book your group rate for Albany Food & Wine Festival

Start Date: Friday, January 17, 2020
End Date: Sunday, January 19, 2020
Last Day to Book: Friday, January 3, 2020
Hotel(s) offering your special group rate: Hampton Inn & Suites Albany-Downtown with standard rooms for 99 USD per night, king studio suite for 109 USD per night and suites for 139 USD per night.

Park Albany

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Parking in Albany has never been easier with more than 5,000 convenient public parking spots! Download our ParkAlbany app! Find us on Facebook @ParkAlbany, and Twitter @ParkAlbany

Falcon Club

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Falcon Club is a private, members-only car service providing members the opportunity to only pay for service when they use the vehicle. No more paying for idling! Take your lifestyle to the next level and become a Falcon Club member!

Falcon Club, your safe and reliable transportation option, is proud to support the Arts community.  Enjoy the luxury of a Falcon Club ride to and from any festival events.  No membership required for ticket holders and 15% discount for all rides to and from festival venues!


CDTA is the area’s mobility leader, providing local, express, commuter and bus rapid transit services across New York’s Capital Region. CDTA also operates the CDPHP Cycle! regional bike-share program, along with a variety of new mobility options like trolleys and FLEXOn Demand Transit to get you where you need to go! Visit or download their Navigator mobile app and get moving today!

Discover Albany

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Whether you are a visitor discovering Albany for the first time, or a resident exploring the local area, check out Discover Albany for the official guide to Albany County! Discover Albany keeps visitors and residents up-to-date with festivals, historic happenings, unique attractions, innovative restaurants and more. Visit for more information.

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Empire Merchants North is the exclusive wine and spirots sponsor of the Albany Chefs’ Food & Wine Festival. Please drink responsibly.