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 over 1,000 people onto the streets of Troy, and attendees are able to enjoy over 30 art events, 15 music venues, and over 20 fine restaurants as well as unique boutiques of all varieties.
Jump on the Troy Trolley as it makes the rounds of the city, providing free transportation to all event attendees and stopping at major event destinations.
The RPI Shuttle is available for RPI students only, providing transportation between campus and Monument Square every hour (during the academic year only).
Would you like to participate in TNO? Click HERE for the application!
Maps highlighting all of the evening's activities are available at all participating venues and businesses.
This Month's TNO will host a College Night all around Downtown Troy on Friday, September 26th!
Do you have a smart phone? Get the Troy Night Out App and have all the TNO info at your fingertips!
September Troy Night Out - College Night!
** Featuring Live Music
= College Night Specials
Keep checking back for more updates!
TASTE! all things food and drink
Beirut Restaurant (184 River Street, Block F8) :: Come to BEIRUT Restaurant this TNO and enjoy a FREE Stuffed Grape Leaves appetizer with each 2 of our dinners. (518)270-9404
Carmen’s Café (198 1st St, South of Block E10) :: Sensemaya Trio plays Carmen's Café! Shows at 6 & 8. Dine on award-winning tapas, with wine, beer and sangria. We make everything fresh and tasty! Major credit cards accepted— plenty of free parking. $5 cover.
**Daily Grind (46 3rd Street, Block D7) :: Tango from 5:30 -8 and then stay for some great music until? Cafe Menu served all evening along with delicious desserts , great beers and wine. Breakfast served all day. (518)272-8658
Collar City Hard Pressed (215 Broadway, block E7) :: Happy hour juices from 5-8!
The Grocery (211 Broadway, Block E7) :: It's the most wonderful time of the month - Taco Time. TNO Taco Shop returns to The Grocery with new tacos, new craft beer on tap, and Mexican-style corn in a cup that is not to be missed. The action starts at 6pm. (518) 326-3450
**Infinity Café (172 River Street, Block F8) :: Music by Marcus Ruggiero from 6-9. 10% off to all college students, faculty, as well as service men and women. Come check out our great specials! (518)491-5657
Lucas Confectionery (12 2nd Street, Block E7) :: Sparkling Wine & Oyster Party - $1.50 oysters and plenty of sparkling wine by the glass and bottle specials. We'll go from 5pm until we run out. (518)326-3450
Nite Owl News (400 Fulton Street, Block C6) :: College Girls and Boys! From 5-9PM, ALL Deli foods will be 20% off! We recommend a Jamaican Beef Pattie. College ID required (518) 272-8586
**O’Brien’s Public House (43 3rd Street, Block D7) :: TNO AFTERPARTY :: It's back!!! An impressive lineup of DJs, performance and dancing all night long. Revive the tradition and dance for a cause! Party starts at 9 PM and goes til closing time. $10 donation at the door benefits Margination, creating jobs and community in North Troy. (518) 874-1734
Plum Dandy Frozen Yogurt (1521 6th Ave, City Station, Block B9) :: Celebrate TNO with half off bubble teas! (518)326-8003
Psychedelicatessen (275 River Street, Block D6) :: Come and hang out in Troy's new hippie bagel lounge! Enjoy authentic NYC bagels and tasty egg and deli sandwiches, made fresh to order, using over 75% local ingredients. Also featuring art from your fellow Trojans, great music, and good vibes for all. TNO special - Stock your freezers! With a purchase of a sandwich and a drink, grab a dozen frozen bagels for free! Students can purchase frozen dozens for a discount price of 2.50 with valid ID. (518)478-3459
Sweet Sues (203 River Street, Block F7) :: Sweet Sue is hosting "A City that Plays Together, Stays Together"! We are inviting the whole city of Troy to participate in Enchanted City Preparations. We will be revealing the official Enchanted City Crest, as well as building and decorating our fairy village. There will Faerie City Officials overseeing the work in progress and touring the event space (518)892-2933.
The Brown Bag (156 4th Street and Ferry, Block C9) :: RPI & Sage students with valid id, $1 milkshakes. 5pm-9pm only! (518)279-7699
The Whistling Kettle (254 Broadway, Block D7) :: Enjoy our award winning food. Kitchen open until 8:30pmTag sale on select teas with savings up to 40%. (518)874-1938
TOUCH! shops, shops, shops
**Apollo’s Den (95 4th Street, Block C8) :: Troy's newest tobacco accessory and gift shop. Custom botanicals, hand-crafted candles and soaps, home décor, jewelry and other gifts all crafted in our Upstate NY studios. Solo-acoustic tribute to Dave Matthews, ♬♩♬ Music 7pm start ♬♩♬ (518)621-3005
Artcentric Gallery (266 River Street, Block E6) :: Artcentric Artist: Photographer Ray Koloski "Many Faces of the Mohawk River." College Night Specials ! Hula Hoops and more. 691-0007
Aurora's Boutique (286 River Street, Block D6) :: Stay Cozy With A Colorful Pashmina Scarf From Aurora's; TNO College Discount, 30% Off All Regular Priced Merchandise. (518)266-1191
Blue Bird Home Décor (29 3rd Street, Block D6) :: Vintage, repurposed, & handmade. Stop on over to see what's new for fall. Pumpkin Chai scented candles now available!! (518) 365-2138
Enigma Co (16 First Street, Block E7) :: NEW BUSINESS :: Please join us for our Grand Opening Night! (518)308-8422
Flowers by Pesha (177 River Street, Block F8) :: Welcome Back! 10% off Plants & Dish Gardens with Student ID. Free Balloons for TNO Kids! (518)272-1980
Foam Brain Games (71 Fourth Street, Block C7) :: Stop by Foam Brain Games for fun and board games. Come play games outside with us. (518)874-1033
Henry Loves Betty (195 River Street, Block F7) :: Join Henry Loves Betty for our regular Treat Tasting Event for Pups and their People! Bring Student ID for 15% off of totes, notebooks and other gifts for pet lovers! (315)744-8277
Hippies, Witches & Gypsies (212 River Street, Block F7) :: Visit Hippies, Witches & Gypsies for your room décor ...everything eclectic! All purchases of $50.00 or more that are made between 6:00 pm & 9:00 pm (before tax), will gain you one entry for a beautiful tapestry ... Hours for Troy Night Out 12noon-9:00 pm (518) 326-1048
MarEle Boutique Accessories (427 River Street, Block C3) :: College Discount is always 15% off total purchase. We are also giving away 2 pairs of "Spirit Gloves" for each college RPI, Sage and HVCC. (518)522-7479
Nine Steps Away to Africa (199 River Street, Block F7) :: Step off of River Street and into an African Oasis at 9 Steps Away to Africa, your place for hand-crafted African drums, wood carvings, instruments, beads, jewelry, apparel and more! (518)894-4388
Pfeil Hardware & Paint (63 3rd Street, Block D8) :: Open until 7. Last chance for September specials! (518)687-0014
Shabadashery (137 2nd & Division, South of Block E10, by Russell Sage College) :: Welcome back Sage & RPI students and staff! Stop by for a visit and enjoy 10% discounts. Our great smelling soy candles are in! (518)225-7059
T and J Soap (271 River Street, Block E6) :: All new fall soap fragrances like pumpkin pie, chai tea and apple spice! Soaps & soy candles are handmade right in the shop in small controlled batches. All RPI, Sage & HVCC students show ID to get 5 soaps for $20! Special only for TNO. (518)272-2660
The Botanic Studio (282 River Street, Block D6) :: Double discount!!! College students receive 20% off for TNO! (with proper ID, 5-9pm only). (518)279-7470
The Broken Mold Studio (284 River Street, 2nd Floor, Block D6) :: Empty Bowls Preview Show! This will be your last week to purchase pre-sale tickets! The empty bowl is a reminder that people go to bed hungry every night... (518)273-6041
Truly Rhe (1 Broadway, Block E7) :: Truly Rhe...The Unique Boutique. Your invited to help us celebrate 7 YEARS IN BUSINESS!! Specials.... take an additional 20% off all Clearance items...10% off all regular priced Chalet.....20% off all Dresses.....10% off all Dansko. Hope to see you there, Truly, Rhe. (518)273-1540
Twilight Market (Broadway & Second Street) :: The Troy Twilight Market will be full swing providing unique vendors, music and an intimate atmosphere for TNO. 6:00 - 9:00 at the monument.
LOOK! galleries, museums, and other fun things to see
The Arts Center of the Capital Region (265 River Street, Block E6) :: Exhibits: Main Gallery:East Coast National Screenprint Biennial, curated by Nathan Meltz. Wallace Gallery: Malady, oil paintings by Philip J Palmieri. Foyer Gallery: Folkloric Expressions, works by Armando Soto. Faculty Student Gallery: Displayed, featuring our photography students. (518) 273-0552
Clement Frame Shop and Art Gallery (201 Broadway (Monument Square), Block 17) ::"The Space Between” - works by Jullian Platt & Tony Iadicicco. Reception from 6-9pm. (518)272-6811
Collar Works (137 4th Street, Block 32) :: Liquidation, Fundraiser featuring the sale of art from Collar Works' members and guest artists. Please visit the Collar Works facebook page for more info.
Fulton Street Gallery (408 Fulton Street, Block C6) :: Fire In The Belly - A group show by self taught artists featuring: Tony Thompson, Leslie Sharkey, Tom D'Ambrose, Robert Gullie, Misty LeMay, and Michael Brennan. 5-8pm (518)331-0217
Martinez Gallery (3 Broadway, Suite 203, Block E7) :: New Exhibition: IMMORTALS / IMMORTALES, exploring if there is such a thing, with Alberto Mijangos and Richard Callner. Also, One last Look at Lope Max Diaz. (518)274-9377
Photographic Expressions Studio & Gallery, LLC (455 Broadway, Block C7) :: NEW BUSINESS :: Showing contemporary photographically based works. TNO will feature video installation work of Albany based artist Steven Minchin. (518)274 -0489
The Photography Center (404 River Street, Block C3) :: The Photography Center of the Capital District hosts a reception for "Biography" exhibiting the work of Stephen Honicki and James Fossett. The PhotoCenter Museum shows the evolution of cameras from the mid-1800s to the present. (518)273-0100
**Prism Glass Works (225 Fourth Street, Block ) :: Help Prism Glassworks Melt Away Cancer this September 26th and 27th. This two day event will focus on raising money and awareness for ovarian cancer research. Prism Glassworks will host a Flameraiser and live craft & music festival Friday September 26th. (518)273-4527
DO!performing arts and other cool stuff that you just can’t miss
1stPlayable Productions(5 3rdStreet, Suite 300, Block 11) :: Stop by for a tour of our game studio located in an 1800's ballroom, participate in our interactive Minecraft exhibit, or try our latest games! Open 5-8PM. (518)271-8172
The Arts Center of the Capital Region (265 River Street, Block E6) :: The RPI Dance Team: Free performance at 6:45 pm in The Arts Center’s Black Box Theater. Sheer Idiocy: Free performance at 7:15 pm in The Arts Center’s Black Box Theater. Sheer Idiocy is the premier improvisational comedy group on RPI’s campus! Guaranteed to be full of laughs! Help Create A Collaborative Sculpture! Stop by The Arts Center and lend your hand in completing a collaborative sculpture composed of large stones, and made out of every day, recycled cardboard and other materials. The finished sculpture will be installed in Riverfront Park and allowed to react to the elements. Drop in 5:30 -7:30 pm. (518) 273-0552
Rensselaer County Historical Society (57 2nd Street, Block E8) :: RCHS will be open with 3 new exhibits, come visit the new exhibit at the corner of Second & State. (518)272-7232
Troy Book Makers (273-291 River Street, Block F7) :: The Troy Book Makers welcome readers, writers, and book lovers to come see our new space and celebrate our 8th year in business. (518)689-1083
**Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (30 2nd Street, Block E7) :: Free Concert! 6 PM: Ensemble Congeros, lead by Dr. Eddie Ade Knowles, this group is made up of RPI alums and students dedicated to the study of Afro-Cuban, African and New World percussion. 7:00 – 9:00 PM: A Cappella performances from RPI student groups including the Rensselyrics, Duly Noted, Partial Credit and The Rusty Pipes. (518)273-8945