Street Fair Application

The Upper Madison Street Fair takes place on Albany’s Madison Avenue between S. Allen and W. Lawrence Streets. The fair offers free music, quality crafts and art, a variety of foods and a host of children’s activities. Last year’s event drew between 2,500 and 3,500 people.


Read here to determine if your organization is eligible. Email us at if you have questions.

  • On Site Food Vendors: If you want to sell food for on-site consumption such as burritos, sandwiches etc. apply here: On-Site Food Vendor 
  • Other Vendors: If you want to sell locally produced original art works, crafts or food not intended for on-site consumption, apply here: Vendor/Crafter/Artist (Re-sellers of manufactured merchandise will not be accepted.)
  • Stage Entertainers: If you are a stage entertainer (band, dance troupe, etc.) contact us by email at
  • Other Entertainers: If you are a strolling entertainer or similar (clown, balloon twister, magician etc.) contact us by email at

Online application is strongly preferred, and you can pay with a check or via credit card. 
If you really must apply by paper, please print the form and mail it to us at 52 Ryckman Avenue Albany NY 12203.
We'll get in touch if we have questions, and will let you know as soon as possible whether your application was approved.

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