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.

If you want to participate, apply using one of these links.   Online application is 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. 

We'll get in touch if we have questions, or let you know as soon as possible whether your application was approved.


Applications for 2018 should be up and running by mid-April.

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

We also have options for not for profits active in our local area and ways to support the fair through sponsorship. 
Contact us at or

  • On-Site Food Vendor (Food for on-site consumption such as burritos, sandwiches etc.)
  • Vendor/Crafter/Artist (Locally produced original art works, crafts or food not intended for on-site consumption.  Re-sellers of manufactured merchandise will not be accepted.)
  • Merchant with a storefront in the Upper Madison area
  • Entertainment, either on street or on stage

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