ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The New York State Office of General Services (OGS) has actually introduced the efficiencies for the 2023 New York State Food Festival and also the yearly Hops and also Harvest Festival. New York State Food Festival is established for August 16 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. and also the Hops and also Harvest Festival is established for September 13 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
“In downtown Albany, summer is the season to spend time outdoors with colleagues and friends at the Empire State Plaza, enjoying delicious food and beverages with a side order of free entertainment,” stated OGS Commissioner Jeanette Moy stated. “Hops & Harvest and the New York State Food Festival are two highlights of our annual Summer At the Plaza series of concerts and events, and I invite everyone to join in on the fun.”
Robert Randolph & The Family Band, a scripture rock band, will certainly execute at this year’s Food Festival, while the Yonder Mountain String Band, a modern bluegrass team, will certainly take the phase at the Hops and also Harvest Festival. These bands sign up with the formerly introduced performances for the 2023 Summer at the Plaza period.
New York State’s Food Festival includes food, beverages, tasks and also cost-free home entertainment. Flavour will certainly likewise be doing at the Festival. The Hops & Harvest Festival will certainly display upstate New York’s harvest period and also beers. Additional efficiencies will certainly be by Sicard Hollow and also Bees in the Barn.
Previously introduced 2023 Summer at the Plaza events consist of New York State’s Fourth of July Celebration with Sheila E., the Capital Concert Series, and also the Lunchtime at the Plaza Concert Series. OGS will certainly proceed to reveal the schedule of events and also entertainers in the coming weeks.