Discover Schenectady is dedicated to inspiring visitors to experience and enjoy all that Schenectady County has to offer.
#DiscoverDifferently with us...
Stopping the spread of the COVID-19 virus continues to be top of mind for the Discover Schenectady team, Board of Directors, and our community partners.
Of course we want you to continue to #discoverschenectady, we just ask that you #discoverdifferently for a little while to keep our community safe. Allow us to be your guide...
Understanding that this is a fluid and ever changing situation, we will update this page as information comes our way. If you are partner that has an update, please complete our online COVID-19 Response form.
Miss seeing the faces of Schenectady County?
Check out the Discover Schenectady You Tube channel featuring our community partners and influencers!
Our Community Partners Go Virtual
- CREATE Community Studios Taking Care Videos and Boxes
- Clinton Street Mercantile
- Dare To Be Human Podcast presented by Mopco
- MiSci-Museum of Innovation & Science
- Musicians of Ma'alwyck
- Schenectady Historical Society Catalog & Digital Collections
- Schenectady County Public Library
- Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corporation: Show Me Schenectady
- Studio 4 Hot Yoga & Pilates
- Yoga Bliss on the Boulevard
Cheers to You! The Schenectady Ale Trail goes virtual! We'd like you to meet the brewers at:
- Back Barn Brewing
- Druthers Brewing
- Frog Alley Brewing
- Great Flats Brewing
- Mad Jack Brewing
- Wolf Hollow Brewing Company
Our Hotel Partners offer Unconventional Site Tours
Plan for the future: planning is in our nature; it is what we do.
As you look toward the future and respective plans begin to come together, please allow us to help you virtually! The Discover Schenectady team and our hotel partners have established 360°views of our hotel and venue partner’s meeting and event spaces. Under Meeting Spaces, simply click on the venue you would like to know more about and select the 360° video option.
Our restaurant scene offers diverse dining options
Step Off the beaten path with our outdoor attractions
Supporting our local community while staying home: Small Business Support
- Support Schenectady County Arts and Cultural Organizations
- Shop Online to Support Schenectady County Small Businesses
Other Creative Ways to #Discoverdifferently
Missing the bright lights of Broadway shows at Proctors? Here are a few ways to enjoy your favorite Broadway shows and stars until the lights are shining again!
- 24 Hour Plays: presents a mini series of shows that are written, cast, directed and performed by the NYC theater community in one day.
- Broadway Cares has put together a special encore series of two dozen or so recent star-studded performances.
- Broadway HD offers high-definition versions of classic and more recent Broadway plays and musicals. (Note: this is a paid service.)
A note from Proctors Theatre:
As you know, public events at Proctors, UPH and theREP are postponed until further notice due to state and federal restrictions on public gatherings. Beginning Tuesday, March 24, our box office is available at (518) 346-6204 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday through Friday. If you have purchased a ticket for an event that takes place this spring, please know that we will reach out to you as soon as we have rescheduled your performance. Keeping your ticket ensures your same seat and ticket price. With employee work restrictions we will have few people to answer questions, therefore we thank you in advance for your patience and understanding. For more information, please click here.
Share Your #DiscoverDifferently Experiences!
Let's help each other find ways to discover Schenectady differently! Use hashtags #DiscoverDifferently and #DiscoverSchenectady so we can add your experiences here AND shout you out on social media!