Special Events

Below is a list of special events that take place throughout the year. See our Events Calendar for other scheduled events.

Fishing Tournament | See Events calendar for date and time
Each year a multitude of anglers from around the world make their way to the City of Troy to fish for striped bass in the Hudson River.

Flag Day Parade | See Events calendar for date and time
Troy's most enduring event, The Troy Flag Day Parade is the largest parade in the nation in honor of the American flag.

Rockin on the River | See Events calendar for date and time
The Rockin on the River concert series offers FREE concerts to the public along the Hedley District Riverfront in Downtown Troy every Wednesday throughout the concert season.

Troy Night Out
Troy Night Out is a Monthly Arts and Cultural Event that Takes Place the Last Friday of Every Month in Downtown Troy from 5 - 9p.m. You can also find them on Facebook

Troy Pig Out
Welcomes professional BBQ teams from across the United States for a two-day competition. Barbeque vendors and live music are the main attractions for guests to the festival. The Troy Pig Out is officially sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Association and the office of the Governor as the New York State BBQ Championship, qualifying the winner for the National Championship.

Troy Turkey Trot
Troy’s premier road race and one of the oldest in the Capital Region. From its humble beginnings in 1916 with only six runners entered, the Troy Turkey Trot has grown into one of the largest road races in upstate New York. It features a childrens 1 mile run, a 5K and a 10K run.

Victorian Stroll
The annual holiday tradition which transforms the historic streets of downtown Troy into a magical stage of song, dance, and family enjoyment