Welcome to Albany. We think you’ll like it here.
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.
Farm to Table Dinners
Visit Corvallis and the Albany Visitors Association are pleased to produce a series of farm-to-table dinner parties this summer. Celebrate the bounty of the Willamette Valley. Learn more about these four extraordinary wine and food pairings and the local chefs.
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.
The narrow path of the Total Solar Eclipse
On August 21, 2017, a rare Total Solar Eclipse will hit the Oregon Coast and the shadow will slowly make its way across the state. The following video depiction shows what a truly narrow path the viewing will take, and when the eclipse will be most visible in Albany. Make sure to visit our eclipse info page for links and FAQs.
The Total Solar Eclipse of August 21, 2017 – “fly along with the shadow!” video from Eclipse2017.org on Vimeo.
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.
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.
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