SPECIAL EVENT FORMS AND INFORMATION


BID events, which may occur weekly or annually, offer the opportunity for local and regional business owners, as well as food, craft, not-for-profit, and corporate vendors to participate.

EARLY BIRD RATES APPLY THROUGH WED. MARCH 20

Chowder Fest

Rockin' on the River

Troy Makers Market

Troy Night Out

Troy River Fest

Troy Pig Out


Rockin' on the River Summer Music Series

Wednesdays June 5 through August 7, 2019, 5:00-8:30pm

Free, outdoor concert series giving music fans a wonderful excuse to stay out and about on a Wednesday night in Downtown Troy.
June 5, 12, 19, 26 | July 3, 10, 17, 224, 31 | August 7

APPLICATION DEADLINE: MONDAY, MAY 6
Notice of acceptance sent by Monday, May 20


Troy Makers Market (Weekly Event)

Saturdays, 9:00am to 2:00pm

A weekly celebration of crafters, makers, & artists from around the Capital Region, held in conjunction with the Troy Waterfront Farmers Market.

2018-2019 INDOOR SEASON

2019 OUTDOOR SEASON


Troy Night Out (Monthly Event)

Last Friday of the month, January through November

Troy Night Out is a monthly arts and cultural event that takes place the last Friday of every month in Downtown Troy from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. The event regularly draws thousands people onto the streets of Troy, and attendees are able to enjoy art events, music venues, fine restaurants as well as unique boutiques of all varieties. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FIRST FRIDAY OF MONTH
Notice of acceptance sent by the second Friday of the desired month


Troy River Fest (Annual Festival)

Saturday, June 15, 2019, 9:00am to 4:00pm

The 16th Annual Troy River Fest River Fest is thoughtfully curated with an emphasis on locally-crafted, hand-made goods and local cuisine. Centered in Monument Square, the festival attracts over 20,000 guests each year, and spills out onto the surrounding streets to truly make the most of our scenic, historic downtown district. This family-friendly festival encourages visitors to ramble throughout the streets of downtown Troy with food and craft vendors, music, face painting, chalk art and much more.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 15
Early Bird Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 20

Notice of Acceptance by Thursday, May 29


Troy Pig Out (Annual Festival)

Saturday, July 13, 2019, 10:00am to 9:00pm (plus fireworks)

The 12th Annual Troy Pig Out, located in Troy’s Riverfront Park, challenges barbecue master from across the Northeast to duke it out for the top prizes. Drawing over 25,000 guests to Downtown Troy, patrons enjoy the sights, sounds, smells, and eats of the city. Part of a deeply rooted tradition for BBQ lovers, guests are encouraged to stay, shop, eat and enjoy Troy.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: THURSDAY, JUNE 13
Early Bird Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 20
Notice of Acceptance by Thursday, June 27


Chowder Fest (Annual Festival)

Sunday, October 13, 2019, 12:00pm to 4:00pm

The 13th Annual Troy ChowderFest welcomes over 20,000 chowder-lovers who turn out and judge some of the best chowder in the area. Centered in Monument Square, guests purchase their tickets, explore the vendors and travel to the participating Downtown Troy restaurants distributing chowder from their establishments. It's a full day of fall food, live music, and family fun!

APPLICATION DEADLINE: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
Early Bird Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 20
Notice of Acceptance by Friday, September 27