November 25, 2011 - January 2, 2012
Washington Park, Albany, NY
Albany’s historic Washington Park is transformed into a wonderland of lights for the 15th
Annual Hannaford Capital Holiday
Lights. The Lakehouse at the end of the journey will feature face
painting, balloon sculptures, a craft show, refreshments and, before
Christmas, Santa Claus!
The Albany Police Athletic League (PAL) has an amazing holiday show
planned this year in New York's Capital City to celebrate and capture
the best of the season's spirit. This year, they invite you to
"Believe!" in the wonder of the holidays as you enter a magical world
seen through the eyes of a child. Around every turn is a nostalgic
reminder of years gone by, as well as the whimsical imagination of some
of Santa's most imaginative elves.
Since it began, the show has welcomed more than 1 million visitors to a wondrous world with
thousands and thousands of lights.
DATES: Sundays through Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m.
Fridays and Saturdays from 6 to 10 p.m.
The Washington Park Lake House is open for activities
from 6:00 PM to
9:00 PM Sundays through Thursdays and from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Fridays
The Lake House will be closed December 24 & 25
as well as
December 31 and January 1-2, but the drive through show will still be
running these days at the above times.
ADMISSION: $15 per
car; $25 per limousine or 15-passenger van and $75 per bus, with all
proceeds benefiting the youth programs of Albany PAL.
WHERE: Washington Park, Albany
WHO: Brought to the Capital Region by The
City of Albany, Gerald D. Jennings, Mayor, the Albany Police Athletic
League and presented by Hannaford Supermarkets.
BENEFIT: All proceeds benefit the Albany Police
Athletic League, PAL, celebrating its 18th year as a juvenile crime-
prevention program in the City of Albany.
SPECIAL NIGHTS AT THE LIGHTS:
At the end of the ride through Hannaford Capital Holiday Lights, Albany
PAL welcomes everyone to visit the Lake House filled with crafts,
refreshments and special friends including Rudolph. Santa will be there
through Dec. 23 to hear the holiday wishes of the little ones.
Carriage Rides: Thursday through Sunday
evenings, horse-drawn carriage rides are available by calling Saratoga
Horse and Carriage. Reservations are suggested and can be made by
calling Tony at 518-584-8820.
will be visiting in front of the Lake House on December 11,
December 18, and December 23.
Trolleys will also be available to charter for lights’ outings. To
charter the trolleys, call 518-462-3825.
Please Note: The
Park Lake House will be closed on December 24, 25, 31, &
MORE INFORMATION: www.albanycapitalholidaylights.com or call Albany PAL at 435-0392.