Welcome to AVA’s monthly calendar of events. Take a peek and plan your stay-cation or your next visit to our region. The city’s most notable annual events include historic home tours, outdoor summer concerts and movies under the stars, and the Northwest Art and Air Festival.
*Note for event organizers: If you’d like to have your event listed on the AVA calendar, head over to our contact page and submit your event to us.
Back by popular demand, the Albany Easter Egg Poster Hunt. Head to Historic Downtown Albany and search for “Easter Eggs” on window posters throughout Downtown. Before you leave home, print and color your Downtown Easter Hunt entry form to record your finds. Entry forms are available at the Albany Downtown Association office starting Monday, March 27 through April 7, 2023. For information visit the ADA WEBSITE.
Join Gallery Calapooia’s Artist Reception for Carol Houk and Steve Terhune happening Friday, April 7 from 6-8 pm. Houk and Terhune are the Featured Artists for April 2023. Their artwork will be on display now through April 22. Visit their website, GalleryCalapooia.com for more information.
Hop around Albany (in your car) and collect something fun at different parks throughout the city. The fee is $5.00 per child and registration is required – visit the Albany Parks & Recreation WEBSITE
Verbatim Church is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt inside the Heritage Mall on Saturday, April 8 starting at 10 am. The egg hunt will take place on the West side of the Mall in front of Hobby Lobby. They will be running age groups at different times to ensure safety and to make sure that all kids have a chance to get some eggs. Times for age groups will be: 0-2 Years at 10 am, 3-5 Years at 10:30 am, 6-8 Years at 11:00 am, and 9-12 Years at 11:30 am. They will also be raffling off a prizes.
Hop on down to the Carousel on Saturday, April 8th, for an egg-cellent time with the Easter Bunny at the Carousel! The Egg Hunt starts at 11:00 AM and continues until all the eggs are gone! The Easter Bunny will be making their grand return to the Carousel and will be available for pictures until 2:30 PM- and don’t forget to take a couple of spins on the Carousel while you are here! For information visit
the carousel’s calendar HERE