This year's Upper Madison Street Fair Participants

These wonderful activities and vendors have committed to participate in this year's Upper Madison Street Fair. It's going to be a great Fair!

Namesort descending Type Spot Number Description
Joe Elario Photography Sponsor - Other

Luxury Saratoga Springs Wedding Photographer based in Albany, NY as well as Lake George Wedding Photography.

A & J Crafts Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 15

Homemade soaps and candles. Handcrafted Resin soap dishes, candle holders, ashtrays, keychains, ornaments and decorative pieces. Handcrafted wine glass domed Christmas scenes. Homemade crochet stockings. Homemade knit hats. Hand-stitched ornaments.

Affordable Housing Partnership Not for Profit - Not for Profit M02-01

Energy Bike

AFRIKAN QUEENS BOUTIQUE, INC Vendor - Artwork by Local Artists 54

African clothes, jewelry, home decor and art

Akum Norder UMSF Activity - Other

Ask the Historian: 1:45 to 2:30 pm

Albany Art Room Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 57, 58

handmade artwork

Albany Bicycle Coalition / Vision Zero 518 Not for Profit - Not for Profit M2-02

informational handouts and cycling guides

Albany Bike Rescue Not for Profit - Other M12

minor bicycle repair

bicycles, t-shirts (as in previous years, we'll need some extra space to park about 12 bicycles)

Albany County Department for Children Youth and Families Not for Profit - Not for Profit M2-01

We will be giving away items such as pens, chip clips, pins, etc.

Albany Elks Lodge #49 Not for Profit - Not for Profit M2-06
Albany Firefighters Museum UMSF Activity - Other

Present history of Steamer 10 and former 6th Precinct Station (now Center Station) of Albany Police Department including history and architectural drawings

Albany High - Cosmetology Not for Profit - Not for Profit 26

Patrons will spin the wheel to win a service or prize.

Yes free salon services provided by cosmetology and barbering students,

Albany Massage Vendor - Other 07

5-15 minute massage sessions. Gift certificates. Hand made massage oils/muscle balms

Albany Medical Center Not for Profit - Not for Profit M02-02

Albany Medical Center branded items

Albany Police Athletic League (PAL) Not for Profit - Not for Profit 52

Promo programs and activities for youth. We will coordinate a couple games/activities to engage attendees.

Albany Police Department Not for Profit - Not for Profit 51.5

Safe Child I.D. Cards

All Plus Table Tennis UM Merchant - Other

All+ Table Tennis of Albany is excited to offer table tennis into the Capital Region! Look for us at the fair near Trustco - we'll have four tables for you to play and learn more about our Club at the Albany Elks Lodge!

Art Fimbel Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 31

- Self-published botanical coloring book titled "Leaf the Coloring to Me: A Highly Detailed Coloring Book for All Ages" ($14.99)

- Various digital art prints featuring nature and cats. These prints are 10 x 10 inches, and they have been printed on 110 lb. textured cover stock. ($8)

- Handmade polymer clay leaf pins ($12) and cat keychains ($18)

- Other ceramic leaf-themed objects. Bowls, figures, etc. ($5 - 35)

Ask the Historian! UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M05

Albany historians will be present to answer your questions and share their knowledge about Albany's history - come meet Tony Opalka (City of Albany Historian) and Akum Norder (Author of History of Here - A House, the Pine Hills Neighborhood, and the City of Albany)

Aunt Bonnie's Vendor - Local Agricultural Products 30

USDA Certified Organic Hemp Oils, Lavender Hemp Lotion, CBD Softgels, CBD Gummies, CBG & CBD Softgels, USDA Certified Organic Pet Oil, Hemp Chews for Dogs, and Natural Supplements

Ballon Gal Jenny UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF

Look for the amazing Balloon Gal Jenny throughout the fair - she's easy to spot as she creates fantastic balloon creations sure to please children of all ages!

Blooms By Marie Sponsor - Artwork by Local Artists 24

Fresh flowers and bouquets.

Bridge and Tunnel Designs Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 05

Vintage inspired jewelry mostly composed of brass and plated brass findings and/or glass beads or cabochons. Glass components are of a high quality, mostly from the Czech Republic, Austria, or West Germany. Some are vintage, NOS (new/old stock). New pieces are original modern and brutalist designs made of copper and sterling silver set with semi precious stones and/or glass stones and beads.

Caliko LLC Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 26A

We are Caliko, a vibrant, woman-owned small business specializing in unique, vintage, and upcycled apparel, along with exquisite custom crochet items. Our collection also includes breathtaking handmade jewelry, crafted from Herkimer Diamonds that we personally mine. Additionally, we offer environmentally friendly candles/ incense and beautifully embroidered tote bags. Immerse yourself in a truly groovy and enchanting experience that our customers adore. We are eager to become a part of your incredible community, let’s create magic together!??‍♂️???

Citizens Bank UM Merchant - Other 51



City of Albany Department of Neighborhood and Community Services Not for Profit - Not for Profit M2-04

Informational flyers and booklets, event flyers, potentially some small free items with the City's logo such as stress balls, magnets, pens, etc.

City School District of Albany Not for Profit M02-10
Cjs reflections Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 11

Hand beaded and mirrored suncatchers

Cornell Cooperative Ext, SNAP-Ed Not for Profit - Not for Profit KZ

Physical activity games for kids

Activity trackers

Cornell Cooperative Ext. Albany Co. Not for Profit - Not for Profit M2-03

We will provide horticultural resources and answer gardening questions and invite participants to visit our Pollinator garden at the Pine Hills Library across the street during the event. We will not be selling any items.

Curry House UM Merchant - Food for on-site consumption 04

Sell food

vegetable korma, tandoori chicken, chicken vindaloo, chicken tika masala, chana masala, vegetable samosa, naan

Dandelion Collaborative Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 12

I sell medicinal, spiritual, and household herbal products including proprietary herbal tea blends, tinctures & tonics, balms & salves, infused oils, dried (and sometimes fresh, when available) herbs, smudge sticks, herbal pre-rolls (herbs only, NO cannabinoid products), incense, wildflower seeds, non-toxic cleaning products, and more ranging in price from $3-$27. I also offer holistic coaching services & herbal consults with dynamic hourly pricing. Products are homemade in small batches, and ingredients are locally, ethically, and/or sustainably grown, foraged, or sourced through ethical small businesses.

DrawingsByShoham Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 55

Cards, stickers, and other crafts

Duke's Barbershop Sponsor 50
Emack & Bolio’s Ice Cream On-Site Food - Food for on-site consumption 26B

ice cream in a cup or cone & water

Equinox Not for Profit - Not for Profit M2-05

We will be having an origami butterfly tutorial! We will ask participants to write a healthy relationship trait or a goal of theirs on the paper and then make it into a butterfly.

Fair Central - your source for all Upper Madison Street Fair Information UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M04

Fair Central - your source for all Upper Madison Street Fair Information!

FFAPL Not for Profit - Not for Profit 43

Albany Public Library Merchandise such as totes, mugs, socks, baby onesies, etc. We give away pencils and bookmarks.

Food Court UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M01

A lovely place to eat your lunch and take a break from the busy-ness of the Fair!

Fried Dough At Its Best On-Site Food - Food for on-site consumption M13

A long time favorite at the Fair - the very best fried dough and lemon aid around!

Gialanella Family Dentistry Sponsor - Other

Family dentistry group based in Albany

Heldeberg Marionettes UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF

Strolling Marionettes

Historic Albany Foundation UMSF Activity - Other

Ask the Historian: 12:45 to 1:30 pm
Artifacts from the Van Ostrande-Radliff House's archaeology, a smattering of historic house parts for people to look at, some books used for research and maps.

Tool library stickers

Holistic Network UM Merchant - Other 42

Massage Therapy Services by Annette Kulawiak LMT, and Michael Corcoran LMT

Honest Weight Food Coop Sponsor - Food for on-site consumption 35

Albany's Homegrown Grocery Store for Natural, Organic and Local Food.

Hudson River Shop (Standard Arts) Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 48

Hudson River Clothing and headware

Izzys Bows And More Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 25

Bows & Bands. All crafted by Delva Vera.

Jamas Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 37

I sell handmade zippered pouches ,bags and eyeglass cases from 3” To 14”...also handmade straps and lanyards.(zip it’s )
Also have homegrown cat nip ,cat toys and dog tugs.
I have been a vendor for 38 years . Would love to participate

jane's daughter Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 06

handcrafted soap and lotion bars; hand knit 100% cotton face cloths and bibs for infants, organic cotton spa face cloths for adults, hand knit purses

JD & G SCENT CO. Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 29

Hand poured small batch candles waxmelts, and inked, glittered drink tumblers.

KidZone UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF KZ

Lots of fun free activities for children - rock painting, games, recycling sculptures, coloring, and more!

Kismet Grill UM Merchant - Food for on-site consumption 02


Mackey's Produce Vendor - Local Agricultural Products 32A

fresh collard greens, cabbage and other produce!

Marybird Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 27

Handcrafted jewelry. Costume and silver work. Some apparel and possibly some art prints.

Matt Chinian UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF Plein Air at the Point

I will do a demonstration of plein air painting, the public is invited to ask questions while I work.

I will bring a small sample of work for sale.

Meat me on Madison UMSF Activity - Food for on-site consumption 17

100% All-Beef Hot Dogs and bottled water - proceeds support the Upper Madison Neighborhood

Mobil/Xtra Mart Sponsor - Other

Neighborhood mini market and gas station.

Monticello Real Estate Sponsor - Other

Licensed real estate broker encompassing all of Albany County.

Motor Oil Coffee UM Merchant - Food for on-site consumption 40

Coffee, baked goods and merchandise

Assorted baked goods

Mural UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M11

Painting Mural

Nanas Backyard Friends Vendor - Artwork by Local Artists 41

Soft Sculptures for all ages. Handmade 'critters' of all kinds. Anything from a cute monkey to a T-Rex. Affordable to all.

O’Malley’s Oven On-Site Food - Food for on-site consumption 56

All baked goods are gluten free, produced in my commercial kitchen at Maple Hill middle school in castleton NY. Items include muffins, cupcakes, cream puffs, smalls cakes and biscuits. I do have all necessary insurance and permitting.

Old McDonald Roadhouse Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 45

I make hand poured soy candles with clean burning scents. They are long lasting and safer to burn around ppl and pets. I also make old fashioned and molded soaps.

Paint Cohoes: Studio & Gallery Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 28

Local art by artist and myself / prints / stickers / screen printed clothing / handmade jewelry

Peace of Pottery Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 59

Wheel thrown functional pottery

Pine Hills Pictures UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M06

Annual display of historic neighborhood photos.

Pixie Floss On-Site Food - Food for on-site consumption 44

Fresh spun Organic Cotton Candy served on a stick or in a tub
Fresh squeezed lemonade made to order with fresh lemons and organic sugar

Plein Air UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF Plein Air at the Point

Painting (Art) during the Fair hours

plein aire artist UMSF Activity - Artwork by Local Artists SFC

Although the other painters will be at the Point, I'll be setting up at street fair central in order to multitask.

Pottery by Beth Joslin Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 23


Radix Ecological Sustainability Center Not for Profit - Not for Profit 35
Raffle - Support the Fair and take a chance on some great prizes!! UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M09

Over $2000 of raffle prizes! All proceeds go to support the good works of the Upper Madison Group

Ragliacci aka Rags the Clown UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF

Strolling Clown

Refugee and Immigrant Support Services of Emmaus, Inc. Not for Profit - Not for Profit M02-03

We plan to have people play the Green Card Game, which explores the complexity of the US immigration system and helps people understand the extraordinary journeys our refugee and immigrant neighbors make to become permanent US residents. To play, visit:

Rob Field Agent State Farm Insurance Sponsor - Other

Albany-based agent for life, home, car insurance and more.

Rummage Sale UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF 18,19, 20

Gently used household goods - a great way to reduce, reuse, and recycle!

Sewn & Scrunched Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 09

Sewn & Scrunched is for hand-crafted sewn accessories include hair scrunchies, pocket t-shirts, pencil pouches, tote bags, and dog/cat bandanas. These items are meant to add small touches of color and pattern to everyday looks, and range a variety of styles so that there's something for everyone.

Shateik's Shave Ice On-Site Food - Food for on-site consumption 49

Shave Ice

Silly Shans Face Painting Vendor 46

I will be offering Face Painting services on a "pay per face" basis. Paints that will be used are Fusion brand hypoallergenic paints and cosmetic grade glitters. A display board with multiple design options at different rates will be offered.

Smith's Smokeshack On-Site Food - Food for on-site consumption 32

BBQ meats - pulled pork, brisket, chicken, served on sandwiches and in bowls. Tater tots, Mac and cheese, Cole's law, chili

SPHP Health Center for Children UM Merchant - Other 22

Donated books, toothbrushes, pinwheels, pencils

Steamer No. 10 Theatre Sponsor - Other 61
Stone Garden Crafts Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 39

James, jellies, knit goods

Stone Wear Jewelry Designs Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 53


Street Fair Main Stage UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M99 - Stage

We will fill the stage with an eclectic mix of local artists!

Tag You're it! UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M10

Inspired by the art show now at the Pine Hills Library, participants will complete one of a 3 part figure. With the help of Albany art teachers, participants make one part of an "exquisite corpse" drawing. The results are always a surprise, because while working on one part of the figure they cannot see what other artists have created. Artist aged 5 to adult are welcome to create using a variety of drawing and collage materials and then return to see the unique finished works.

Test your Upper Madison Knowledge and Win Prizes UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M04

Test your Upper Madison Knowledge and Win Prizes

How Much do you know about Upper Madison? Get a free book for taking a fun quiz. If you score 15 or more points, you also get a free raffle ticket.

The Right Move Chess UMSF Activity - Activity Sponsored by UMSF M03

Chess! Play and learn

Times Union Sponsor 47
TrustCo Bank Sponsor - Other

Neighborhood bank, sponsoring again this year!

UAlbany Not for Profit - Not for Profit 38

Free UAlbany temporary tattoo's will be applied at our booth for anyone that wants one.

We will provide literature on the University, give away some UAlbany swag, and apply temporary kid's tattoo's for anyone that wants one.

UMSF Volunteer Check In UMSF Activity - Other 21

Volunteers and Vendors, please check in here!

Underground Railroad Education Center UMSF Activity - Not for Profit

Ask the Historian: 3:45 to 4:30 pm
Learn about the Underground Railroad History Project right here in Albany!

Brochures about program

Used Book Sale UMSF Activity - Other M08

Fabulous selection of used books for all ages each for just $1. Fund raised benefit the neighborhood!

VALUSPACE Sponsor - Other 16

Marketing materials including brochures, pens, temporary tattoos, cozzies, and chip clips.

Victoria's Essentials Vendor - Other 08

Locally hand crafted, all natural, true aromatherapy products for health and wellness.

Whip My Butta Organics Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts

Natural and organic bodycare items

Woman's Club of Albany Not for Profit - Not for Profit M02-07

Free pencils to kids, and a guessing game. Participants can also enter a free raffle drawing to win a custom-designed keepsake ornament featuring the Woman's Club of Albany building at 725 Madison.

Yellow Door Pottery Vendor - Regionally Made Crafts 36

Small batch, hand produced, functional pottery

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