Troy Night Out is a Monthly Arts and Cultural Event that Takes Place the Last Friday of Every Month in Downtown Troy from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.
The event regularly draws over 1,000 people onto the streets of Troy, and attendees are able to enjoy over 30 art events, 15 music venues, and over 20 fine restaurants as well as unique boutiques of all varieties.
Jump on the Troy Trolley as it makes the rounds of the city, providing free transportation to all event attendees and stopping at major event destinations.
The RPI Shuttle is available for RPI students only, providing transportation between campus and Monument Square every hour (during the academic year only).
Would you like to participate in TNO? Click HERE for the application!
Maps highlighting all of the evening's activities are available at all participating venues and businesses.
This Month's TNO will host a Halloween Costume Contest & Trick-or-Treating all around Downtown Troy on Friday, October 31st!
Get your costumes ready! Troy Night Out is hosting a costume contest for TNO Halloween! Winners will win gift cards and goodies from Downtown businesses.
Here's what you have to do:
1. Get creative with your costume and head to downtown Troy to take advantage of all the spooky TNO specials and discounts.
2. Post a picture of your costume in a local business on Facebook, Instagram and/or Twitter with the hashtag #TNOHalloween to enter to win. Participating businesses will also post their favorite costumes to their Facebook page with the hashtag #TNOHalloween.
3. ABSOLUTELY NO FACE MASKS! Any costume that includes a full face mask will be disqualified.
Do you have a smart phone? Get the Troy Night Out App and have all the TNO info at your fingertips!
October Troy Night Out - Halloween!
** Featuring Live Music
= Halloween Specials!
= Candy for Trick-or-Treaters!
Keep checking back for more updates!
TASTE! all things food and drink
Beirut Restaurant (184 River Street, Block F8) :: Come to BEIRUT Restaurant in costume this TNO and enjoy a FREE letil soup with any of our meat dinners. Candy for Trick or Treaters!(518)270-9404
The Brown Bag (156 4th Street and Ferry, Block C9) ::10% off your food order for all in costume, 5pm-9pm only! (518)279-7699
**Brown’s Brewing Co. (417 River Street, Block C3) :: All Hallow’s Eve Bash with DJ Handikap! Music starts at 9pm(518)273-2337
Carmen’s Café (198 1st St, South of Block E10) :: Serving a tapas menu– see our specials at CarmensCafeTroy.com. Wine, beer, cocktails and homemade sangria. Great food in a comfortable atmosphere. (518)326-2064
**Daily Grind (46 3rd Street, Block D7) :: Come learn to Tango from 5:30 -8. Free Lesson and then open dance. Stay for some great music with Rudd Young and Friends 8:30 until ? Great craft beers and wine along with some of the best desserts in town. Full cafe menu served all evening. (518)272-8658
Dante’s Frozen Yogurt Bar (274 River Street, Block E6) :: Trick-or-Treat and try our fall flavors! Come try our new waffles, and top them off with yogurt and toppings to receive $1 off! Candy for Trick-or-Treaters!
The Grocery (211 Broadway, Block E7) :: TNO Taco Shop is back with tasty new tacos, refreshing beers, & Mexican-style corn in a cup that you missed. Check out our new home goods, like cheese boards from Brooklyn Slate & more. Tacos start at 6pm (518) 326-3450
Lucas Confectionery (12 2nd Street, Block E7) ::Wine, beer, small plates, and candy for everyone! (518)326-3450
Muddaddy Flats Quesadillary (49 Third Street, Block D7) :: $5 Kid's Meal: mini quesadilla, chips/cheese, cookie, and apple juice or chocolate milk. Grown-ups - Chicken Scaryaki Quesadilla. (518)326-0630
Nite Owl News (400 Fulton Street, Block C6) :: Don't be lame! Be unique and and check out our random assortment of items to complete your look! Come in your costume and receive 20% off Jewelry and Accessories when you mention TNO! (Offer only good for full priced items).
Plum Dandy Frozen Yogurt (1521 6th Ave, City Station, Block B9) :: 50% off one yogurt sundae for customers in full costume! No combined offers or discounts. (518)326-8003
Psychedelicatessen (275 River Street, Block D6) :: Free dozens to people in costume with a minimum purchase of $5. (518)478-3459
Rare Form Brewing Co. (90 Congress Street, Block D9) :: $1 off beers for people in costume. (518)313-9256
**Spill’n the Beans (13 3rd Street, Block D6) ::Food, Drink, Live Music with Keith Prays Soul Jazz Revival 7-10pm (518)268-1028.
The Whistling Kettle (254 Broadway, Block D7) :: Pick up our free 2015 catalog! Our fall seasonal teas are now available! Try some delicious new salads on our updated menu. (518)874-1938
X’s to O’s Vegan Bakery (97 4th Street, Block C7) :: Come check out our spooky offerings. Free cookie to those in costume, and trick or treaters are welcome! (518)238-3311
TOUCH! shops, shops, shops
Annick Designs - Fine Artisan Jewelry (269 River Street, Block E6) :: Trick-or-treaters come by the shop for candy! Free rock for those in costume!(518)273-7860
Apollo’s Den (95 4th Street, Block C8) :: Troy's newest tobacco accessory and gift shop. Custom botanicals, hand-crafted candles and soaps, home décor, jewelry and other gifts all crafted in our Upstate NY studios. TRICK OR TREAT! (518)621-3005
Artcentric Gallery (266 River Street, Block E6) :: Halloween Special Treats at Artcentric: Candy & Psychic readings by J.B. Whitehorse and Pati Cumo (complimentary 10 minute readings by certified psychic/mediums). 691-0007
Aurora's Boutique (286 River Street, Block D6) :: Visit Aurora's for Beautiful New Fall Fashions Plus Glitzy Antique, Vintage, Sterling & Contemporary Jewelry, All On Sale for TNO.. (518)266-1191
**Blue Bird Home Décor (29 3rd Street, Block D6) :: Live music at 6! *SALE* Enjoy 10% off all furniture and scales! Don’t forget to stop by for trick-or-treating! (518) 365-2138
‘e ko logic (Frear Building, 1 Fulton Street, Block D6) :: Help us celebrate our 1st anniversary in the Frear Building. Our gift to you, enjoy a 10% discount on cashmere clothing and accessories handmade for the conscientious consumer right here in Troy New York. (518)274-0813
Enigma Co. (16 First Street, Block E7) :: Come join us for a special treat! Wear a costume for and recieve a special discount! (518)308-8422
Flowers by Pesha (177 River Street, Block F8) :: We will be handing out candy to the kids, and also FREE balloons! EEK! (518)272-1980
Henry Loves Betty (195 River Street, Block F7) :: Henry Loves Betty will be hosting a pet costume contest, discounts for pets in costume as well as a super-spooky treat tasting for dogs and their owners! (315)744-8277
Hippies, Witches & Gypsies (212 River Street, Block F7) :: Visit Hippies, Witches & Gypsies to see what we are cooking up inside the cauldron. All adult costume wearers that visit us will be entered into a prize draw. Kids will receive a "healthy" treat. (518) 326-1048
Market Block Books (290 River Street, Block D6) :: Meet Scardey Squirrel IN PERSON, 6:30-7:30 at Market Block Books!!! (518) 328-0045
Naturally Grown (282B River Street, Block D6) :: Kids activities and trick or treating. Parents come trick or treat for a coupon to be used during the holiday season.
River Rocks Jewelry & Beadshop (209-211 River Street, Block F7) ::Fresh new beads, gemstones, minerals, and crystals! 20-50% Off select items! Including skull beads and jewelry! Halloween treats too!! (518)273-4532
**Segel Violins (44 3rd Street, Block D7) ::FREE Live music featuring Celtic duo "LAWSON" from 7:00 - 8:30. Family friendly, "trick-or-treaters" welcome! Check out our one-night only in-store specials!
Shabadashery (137 2nd & Division, South of Block E10, by Russell Sage College) :: Treats for the young and like alike! Goodies for the kids and storewide discounts for “vintage” kids in costume – and possible Troy Costume Contest fame!! BOO! (518)225-7059
Swinehundt Designs Gallery (182 River Street, Block F8) :: Join us for Halloween treats for the kids and a 10% off treat for you on entire purchases! Baaaaahaaaaaa (518) 669-3253.
T and J Soap (271 River Street, Block E6) :: Treat your nose to fall soap fragrances like pumpkin pie, chai tea & apple spice! Skull soaps $4 each while supplies last. Everything is handmade right in the shop in small controlled batches. Show me your costume for a possible vote in the costume contest! (518)272-2660
The Botanic Studio (282 River Street, Block D6) ::Unveiling a hauntingly beautiful collection of work by local artist, Sara Pruiksma. Focusing on metaphor and the associations of material and/or form, each piece embodies the ephemeral. Gestures of sewing, pinning, and the gentle pressing of papers echo a subtle femininity. Ghostly layers of paint act as atmosphere, creating a realm for the resonance of contemplation. (518)279-7470
The Broken Mold Studio (284 River Street, 2nd Floor, Block D6) :: Trick-or-Treat!!! Come on by for some candy! (518)273-6041
Superior Merchandise Co. Pop Up Shop (217 Broadway, Block E7) :: Join us at The Tavern for a sneak peek of what SMCo. is all about! We will have a selection of awesome stuff for sale as well as wonderfully witchy flowers crowns made by Flower Scout.
Troy Cloth & Paper (291 River Street, Block D6) :: It's our 2nd Halloween Glow-in-the-Dark Print Party! Stop by, snag some candy, and print your own glow-in-the-dark TroyBot tee here at the shop for just $10! (518)687-1010
Truly Rhe (1 Broadway, Block E7) :: Truly Rhe…The Unique Boutique. Happy Halloween, The Truly Rhe staff has been hard at work carving and designing the most fabulous Pumpkins!! Come in and vote for your favorite and you will get a treat!!! (518)273-1540
LOOK! galleries, museums, and other fun things to see
The Arts Center of the Capital Region (265 River Street, Block E6) :: Main Gallery: ABECEDARIUS: 26 + 1 Recent Works by Colin Boyd + Michael Oatman. Winners of the 2013 Emerging & Established Artist Awards, they have teamed up to present an exhibition that looks at the natural world and the roles humans have in misshaping it. ABECEDARIUSushers viewers into a visual history lesson on extinction, scientific mishap, and mythology. Foyer Gallery: Living Life Through Art, Center for Disability Services Consumer Art Show. Faculty Student Gallery: On Kinetic Military Action, An installation by Faheem Haider, Arts Center Instructor. Wallace Gallery: The Shop, Local. Unique. Creative. A seasonal marketplace filled with locally handcrafted gifts for everyone on your shopping list.
Clement Frame Shop and Art Gallery (201 Broadway (Monument Square), Block E6) :: Light & Shadow: Still Lifes & Interiors by Nick Patten & Chester Dewitt Rose. Reception from 6-9pm. (518)272-6811
Photographic Expressions Studio & Gallery, LLC (455 Broadway, Block C7) :: No Tricks, Only Treats! FREE TNO Halloween Portraits: Families, Kids, Students! Order Prints at discounted rate! Need more info? Call (518) 621-5360.
**Prism Glass Works (225 4th Street, South of Block E10) ::Prism Glassworks presents Matthew McLamb free glass blowing demo and art show. Reggie Baker will be showing a collection of work on our walls as well. FREE to the public, Drinks, Music, Raffles…. (518)273-4527
DO!performing arts and other cool stuff that you just can’t miss
1st Playable Productions (5 3rd Street, Suite 300, Block 11) :: Stop by for a tour of our game studio located in an 1800's ballroom, participate in our interactive Minecraft exhibit, or try our latest games! Open 5-8PM with candy for trick or treaters! (518) 271-8172
A Space to Grow (216 River Street, Block F7) ::Come and meet the Switch Witch, enjoy Belly Painting for expecting women, balloons for children, and so much more! (518)545-4606
The Arts Center of the Capital Region (265 River Street, Block E6) :: Events: Dare to visit The Haunted Circus with an aMAZEing interactive backstage tour. SEANO presents a silly, scary experience. ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH? The haunted circus is FREE and will run from 6:30 to 9 pm. (Appropriate for ages 5+)
**Troy Savings Bank Music Hall (30 2nd Street, Block E7) :: FREE CONCERT, 6 – 7:30 PM. Maria & Friends, featuring vocalist Maria Olmstead and piano accompaniment by Marcus Schlegel. This eclectic program includes Broadway hits, Japanese anime theme songs, contemporary hits by Metallica, Celine Dion, the Scorpions, Tori Amos and more! (518)273-8945