The BID cultivates and advocates the economic growth of Downtown Troy by creating an inviting, dynamic, and sustainable community that celebrates the City’s history while building towards its future.  The BID is dedicated to improving the quality of life within the District to further enhance and make our community a vibrant, attractive destination for visitors, businesses, residents, property owners, the daily workforce, and students. 

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Tuesday, October 24

This annual event showcases available commercial and residential properties in the Downtown Troy BID district with an open house and guided tour between 9:00am and 11:00am. A guided walking tour of the spaces will depart at 9:00am from the Downtown Troy BID office, located at 251 River Street.

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Friday, October 27 at 6:30pm

Those seeking an especially scary experience during October's Troy Night Out, can be part of the Mysteries and Mayhem tour, presented by Old Troy Stories. This guided tour, will take place from 6:30pm to 8:30pm, and is sure to delight those in search of historically spooky and hair raising adventures. Tours are provided jointly by The Hudson Mohawk Industrial Gateway and The Rensselaer County Historical Society. Tickets are $15 or $10 for students and seniors and can be purchased below. 

Downtown Troy Fall Cleanup

Friday, November 3 | 1pm to 5pm

Business owners, employees and residents are encouraged to work together on Friday, November 3, in an effort to clean the blocks and alleyways around your storefront, residence or office building. Step outside and lend a hand to weeding tree pits, flower beds and planters along with cleaning sidewalk and alleyways. In addition, different areas of the district are welcome to determine specific projects they would like to focus on for the program. The Downtown Troy BID will pair you with a fall cleaning leader and provide needed supplies to beautify our city!

Annual Dinner & Sammy Awards

Wednesday, November 29 at 5:00pm

The Downtown Troy Business Improvement District invites you to celebrate accomplishments, growth and the pride prevalent in the historic city! Join business owners, city officials and residents, friends and families for the 6th Annual Dinner & Sammy Awards  on Wednesday, November 29, at the Franklin Ballroom Plaza5:00p.m. until 8:30p.m.


The Downtown Troy Business Improvement District Foundation requests your support to grow Troy's urban tree canopy with the Raise . Plant . Grow initiative. The initiative will raise funds to plant up to 150 trees in downtown Troy, and will take place in stages as funds become available.

The first step will include clearing dead or dying trees, and removing stumps from existing tree wells. Once these tree wells are cleaned, in the fall and/or spring, new trees may be planted. The Downtown Troy BID beautification staff will mange watering of the trees. 

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