The 2022 AVA Photo Contest

  PURPOSE:    The purpose of this contest is to find images suitable for use in the marketing program for Albany, Linn County and the Willamette Valley. Photograph Subject We ask that your work specifically feature Albany and surrounding Linn… Read More

Capture autumn photos in these scenic Albany locations

If you’re looking for the perfect spot to visit to capture pictures during autumn, look no further than the most scenic spots in Albany. Here, the month of November boasts beautiful bright-colored leaves creating an orange and red… Read More

11 Cool Things to Do Mid-March in Albany

March 13th, noon to 1:00 p.m. The Albany Regional Museum presents History Bites. You either hate ‘em or are fascinated by ‘em—nutria! Discover how this once farmed rodent became an invasive species. Mike Martin is the presenter and his… Read More

Photo of child about five years of age, looking at Christmas miniature display of a snowy village with penguins and polar bears in hats and scarves. The display is one of hundreds set up annually at Albany Oregon's Christmas Storybook Land event.

It’s huge – Christmas Storybook Land

What exactly is Christmas Storybook Land? Recently, Alex Paul, Linn County Reporter for the Democrat Herald, wrote this article about the 2018 show. The free family event takes place every year at the Linn County Fair & Expo Center in… Read More

Travel Advisory for Albany and Linn County
- COVID-19 Updates and Road Condition reports
15th Annual Photo Contest
- Enter your photos for a chance to win and be published
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