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.
An official Empire State competition sanctioned by New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo, citing New York pride in its place as the site of events that highlight the state and its tradition of excellence in offering unique foods and specialty dishes often based upon tried and true recipes that have endured through the generations.
One of the most loved events in the Capital Region, the Troy Pig Out is a full day of fun where culinary competitors duke it out for best BBQ, and people flock to Riverfront park to taste some of the area’s best food.
Join the Downtown Troy BID Foundation for the 2nd Annual Twilight Cruise on the Captain JP with Live DJ, Hors D'oeuvres and Dessert!
Downtown Troy's Captain J.P. II is by far the largest and most lavish cruise vessel in the Capital Region of upstate New York and has three enclosed decks, equipped with central air for a warm summer night, along with full service cash bar and dance floor. Looking for some fresh air? The rooftop deck will be open to catch a nice breeze atop the Hudson River.
A free, 10-week outdoor summer concert series held on Wednesday nights between June and August in Riverfront Park. The series gives music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night in Downtown Troy, attracting 5,000 to 8,000 guests per night.
Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts | June 25 to July 16
The Balance Loft | July 23 to August 6
Lotus Wellness Studio | August 13 to 27
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.