Discover Schenectady is dedicated to inspiring visitors to experience and enjoy all that Schenectady County has to offer.
#DiscoverDifferently with us...
Please remember that COVID-19 is an ever evolving situation; the below page outlines our community partners who are offering virtual events and experiences. We will keep you posted on the reopening of businesses via our Facebook page, Instagram, and Discover Schenectady blogs. Be sure to follow us for all important updates!
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
- Rivers Casino4Fun: Play Now!
- CREATE Community Studios Taking Care Videos and Boxes
- Dare To Be Human Podcast presented by Mopco
- Museum of Innovation & Science (miSci) | miSci on the Move
- Musicians of Ma'alwyck
- Schenectady Historical Society Catalog & Digital Collections
- Schenectady County Public Library | Curbside Pick Up
- Studio 4 Hot Yoga & Pilates
- Yoga Bliss on the Boulevard
- Schenectady Civic Playhouse
- Mopco Improv Theatre
Virtual Concerts & Events
- Freedom Park Quaratune Series, running July & August
- Frog Alley Live Entertainment, running July & August
- Gentle Bliss Yoga at Mohawk Harbor, Sundays in August
- SUNY Schenectady Craft Beer Brewing & Craft Spirit Distillation Virtual Information Sessions: August 19 (6 - 7 pm)
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 restaurant scene offers diverse dining options
- See a complete list of Schenectady County restaurant take-out and delivery services
- Mazzone at Home | Mazzone Summer Entertaining Menu
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.
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
- Farm Bureau's Weekly Veggie Swap, every Sunday, from 2 to 3 p.m., through Sept. 13. at the Schenectady Trading Company
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!
- Proctors Virtual Summer Camps
- 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.)
- Proctors Theatre introduces Virtual Master Classes
Proctors Information - "It's just an intermission":
How Can You Help: Support Schenectady County Arts
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!