Spend the weekend in historic downtown Troy with over 120 unique boutiques, art studios, cafes, bars, breweries and diverse restaurants. One of the wealthiest cities of the 19th and 20th centuries, Troy boasts an impressive past, showcased in its historic architecture and displayed prominently throughout the city. Located along the Hudson River and just 15 minutes from Albany, make downtown Troy a destination on your next upstate adventure.

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The Downtown Troy BID is preparing its strategic plan for 2020-2022 and stakeholder engagement is an important part of the process, helping to inform decision-making. Please take five (5) minutes to provide us your thoughts!

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Rockin’ on the River

Wednesdays, June 5 through August 7 | 5pm to 8:30pm

ROCKIN' ON THE RIVER is a free, 10-week outdoor summer concert series -- A great reason for live music fans to shop, dine and explore Downtown Troy on a Wednesday night!

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.

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Thursday, August 15, September 19 | 12:00pm at the Tech Valley Center of Gravity

We are excited to announce a new training program available to employers and employees through a partnership with Pinnacle Human Resources, LLC. Did you know that ALL employers in New York State are required to provide all current and new employees with sexual harassment prevention training? We understand how overwhelming the new sexual harassment prevention regulations can be. We want to help with the mandate to deliver sexual harassment training to your managers & staff by October 2019. Monthly trainings are scheduled for July, August, and September.

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PROFIT NOT-FOR-PROFIT PANEL: Team building Ideas with Charitable Tie-Ins

Tuesday, August 20 | 8 Am - 9 Am | $5

Team building activities can be especially meaningful when paired with a corporate social responsibility (C.S.R.) element that benefits a community or charity. Join in a conversation with a of panel not-for-profit organizations to brainstorm ways your company or organization can gain a fresh perspective on team building, while being of service to those in need!

Located at 57 2nd St, Troy, NY 12180 (Rensselaer County Historical Society)

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Fitness In The Park

Sundays, June 23 through August 25

Exercise among the downtown Troy community at Riverfront Park each Sunday, June 23 through August 25. The perfect way to start your Sunday in Troy. Weekend workout, brunch with friends, browse the shops, enjoy Troy!

Instruction by Lotus Wellness Studio & Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts


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Friday, July 26 | 5 pm - 9 pm

Troy Night Out is a monthly arts and cultural event that regularly draws thousands people onto the streets of Downtown Troy. Attendees are able to enjoy countless art events, music venues, fine restaurants as well as unique boutiques of all varieties.

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Monday, September 9 through Sunday, September 15

Enjoy the diverse culinary landscape of Downtown Troy each year with a wide selection of prix fixe menus, discounts, specials and more! There’s something for everyone so make your way downtown and enjoy troy!


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. 

2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

The Downtown Troy Business Improvement District (BID) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life within the district of downtown Troy. In our efforts to make the community a vibrant, attractive destination to live, work, learn and play, we request annual partners for marketing sponsorships. We offer extensive sponsorship packages that fit your marketing goals and with a broad range of benefits creating long-term visibility across the Capital Region.


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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