Lupine Festival

133 people currently registered.


5/18/2019 → 10:00am–4:00pm


Albany Pine Bush Event Parking
302 Washington Ave. Ext.
Albany NY, 12205

Event Type:

Conservation Program
Discovery Center Program
Recreation Program
Volunteer Opportunities

Event Description:

Witness the magic of spring at the Albany Pine Bush Preserve's annual Lupine Fest.  Fields of violet Lupine flowers and fluttering Karner Blue butterflies set the stage for visitors to explore and support the Albany Pine Bush Preserve and its partners.  Visitors can enjoy nature walks, hands on activities with community partners, music, games, crafts, food, vendors and more!

All Day Activities: 

  • Discovery Center Exhibits
  • Face Painting
  • The Lupine Lady
  • Saratoga Photobooth
  • Food Vendors
  • Craft Vendors
  • Games
  • Fire Trucks
  • Make Your Own Craft
  • Wildlife Scavenger Hunt
  • Science Gallery - Check out the research happening in the preserve
  • Hands On Science Stations
  • StoryWalk®  - Walk the trail and read Opossum and the Summer Storm
  • National Park Service Passport Stamping
  • Make your own Tie-Dye  - Make sure to purchase your shirt and begin tie-dying before 3:15pm



Live music with the Whippersnappers 10am - 12pm 

Karner blue butterfly Stroll 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30, 2:30, 3:30

Live Local Wildlife 11:00 & 1:00

Music & Games with B95.5  12pm-4pm



All parking will be at 302 Washington Avenue Ext. Shuttle bus provided.

On-site parking for people with disabilities only.

No pets allowed at this event.


Fee: Free! Reservations are not required for special events, but knowing how many people are coming helps us to plan better, so please sign up. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Make reservations by calling 518-456-0655 or visit