Albany lies where the Calapooia River meets the Willamette River, and Downtown Albany has a wide selection of shops to browse through and great restaurants. Albany is a 20 minute drive from Corvallis and an hour and 15 minute drive from Portland, making it close enough to enjoy the attractions each city provides.
Northwest Art and Air Festival - A festival in late August featuring hot air balloons, music performances, artist demonstrations and fun activities for all ages.
Willamette River Festival - A festival in late July featuring barbeque cook offs, pie and rib eating contests, pirates and much more.
Mondays at Monteith - A concert series throughout the summer that features musical artists.
Albany Wine Walk - An event featuring over 20 Oregon wineries set in downtown Albany.
Albany Nosh Tour - A tour of some of Albany's best eateries and vintage homes.
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