Downtown Troy BID Announces Modified 2020 Summer Event Season

The Downtown Troy Business Improvement District (BID) announced the return of their annual summer events in downtown Troy, NY as the Capital Region continues to reopen with safe and social distancing protocols. Some of the upcoming activities include Rockin’ at Sage Park which has been taking place since July 22 and will run through September 9 and Fitness in the Park which started on July 19 and will run through the September 6.

Katie Hammon, Executive Director of the Downtown Troy Business Improvement District, spoke on the return of summer events saying, “Downtown Troy welcomes you back in safe, physically distanced ways with a diverse lineup of summer programming. This year’s events will look a bit different as we keep the safety of our community at the forefront of our planning, and scale back creating new ways to interact with downtown. We are excited to be able to offer fun physically distanced experiences while inviting individuals back to our business community for shopping, dining, and exploring alongside the events!”

The annual upcoming summer events in Downtown Troy include Fitness In The Park, Rockin’ At Stage Park, Troy River Fest Ramble, and a Grown Up Scavenger Hunt. These events will be free and open to the public with the option to RSVP to them ahead of time. Some of the events have a cap on the amount of attendees permitted so interested parties should RSVP to ensure their spot.

Fitness In The Park

William D. Chamberlain Riverfront Park Troy, NY 12180

Sundays, July 19 through September 6 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Heartspace Yoga & Healing Arts provide an opportunity to stay healthy and active outside while experiencing the morning sounds of Troy and views of the Hudson River. Fitness instruction will be provided in a safe environment with physically distanced circles on the grass. Brunch and an opportunity to shop throughout Troy will be provided afterwards.

Click here to RSVP

Rockin’ At Sage Park

51 Congress St. Troy, NY 12180

Wednesdays, July 22 through September 9| 5:30 p.m.

July 22, 29 | August 5, 12, 19, 26 | September 2, 9

Summer Square’s partnership with Rockin’ on the River will provide live music and arts entertainment throughout downtown Troy at the Rockin’ at Sage Park event.

Rockin’ at Sage Park will provide a small-scale concert series with local performers. The lineup will be announced weekly for each performer. Physically distanced circles will be designated on the grass for seating.

Attendees can bring their own food or order takeout from downtown Troy restaurants to enjoy with the music.

 Attendance will be limited at 40 individuals. Click here to RSVP.

Troy River Fest Ramble

Friday, July 31 through Sunday, August 2

Troy River Fest returns with a 3-day long physically distanced throughout downtown Troy with a downtown-wide sidewalk sale and family-friendly activities.

On Friday, July 31, River Fest Ramble: Twilight Shopping will take place from 5:00pm – 9:00pm and beyond

On Saturday, August 1, Downtown-wide Sidewalk Sale with live demos and pop-ups will take place from 9:00am – 2:00pm and beyond

On Sunday, August 2, activities include:

  • Family Day Out!–9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. and beyond
  • Fitness in The Park (9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.)
  • Brunch Downtown
  • Chalk Art Contest (begins at 10:00 a.m., prizes awarded at 1:45 p.m.)

Click here to Register

Grown Up Scavenger Hunt

Friday, July 31 through Friday, August 28

The Capital Region Grown Up Egg Hunt has now transitioned into a month-long scavenger hunt with prizes distributed each week throughout participating downtown Troy businesses. Businesses will hide “holiday” items for holidays celebrated at home because of COVID-19.

Click here to receive your scavenger card and start the hunt

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