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...

Enjoy a cell phone guided tour through the Historic Stockade District!

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

Cheers to You! The Schenectady Ale Trail goes virtual! We'd like you to meet the brewers at:

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

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!

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! 

The Insider’s Guide to Schenectady

From hot spots to hidden gems, our guide to everything you need to explore and enjoy Schenectady County!

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