Welcome to Albany. We think you’ll like it here.
*Watch our video by clicking on the bridge photo (right). In this friendly town nestled where two rivers meet, you can wander by lovingly-restored historic homes or watch wood-carvers bring a hand-crafted carousel to life. Hungry? Visit Albany’s unique restaurants, where chefs transform the bounty of Willamette Valley into fresh, authentic local cuisine. Thirsty? Savor a craft beer, locally-made cider, or glass of award-winning Oregon wine.
From Albany, you can take a drive on winding country roads and visit old-fashioned covered bridges, built by pioneers and still standing today. Feel the breeze as you explore our fertile countryside from a bicycle, or splash in the waters of one of our many lakes and rivers. In Albany, you’ll find a simpler pace of life. Here, we take the time to preserve our history, cultivate our land, and explore Oregon’s beauty.
Enter the 2018 AVA Photo Contest
Calling all shutterbugs! It’s time for the 2018 AVA Photo Contest. This is your opportunity to share your photos in Albany Visitors Association publications, as well as on our website and in social media. The deadline is February 16, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. Read the rules and download the entry forms.
Meet Our Shared Partners
Get to know organizations such as Albany-Millersburg Economic Development Corporation, Albany Downtown Association, and the Linn County Expo Center. From economic development to heritage and cultural sites, connect with our partner websites by clicking on the logos at the bottom of this page. While not an official list of complete partners, this is a broad cross-section of our local stakeholders.
A Little Radio About Us
Don’t miss this podcast about Albany and its award-winning culinary scene, with AVA Executive Director Jimmie Lucht and Chef Matt Bennett of Sybaris Bistro. The interview sheds insight into how Chef Matt uses local lush farm offerings to prepare his special menus and cultural dinners.
Discover Albany Blog
February 16th, 17th, 23rd, 24th, 25th - March 1st, 2nd, 3rd
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February 23, 24, 25 and 26, 2018
A whopping four days of obedience and agility trials, and dog breed competitions will take more...