Friday Lunch Options

As usual, on Friday we will have lunch available from the hotel for Writer’s Workshop attendees, Albacon Staff who are setting up, and any Albacon attendees who happen to arrive early. This year we are being less formal, with box lunches consisting of:

  • Sandwich or Wrap
  • Chips
  • Cookies
  • Apple
  • Bottled Water

Sandwich choices are:

  • Turkey
  • Ham & Cheese
  • Tuna Fish
  • Roast Beef
  • Vegetarian Vegetable

Cost is $15 per lunch and payment and choices are due at the Albacon Registration Desk by 10 AM Friday morning. If you would like to pre-order, please fill out the following form and stop by Registration to pay on Friday.


Special Event — Night of the Living Dead

In honor of the film’s 50th Anniversary, Albacon will be doing a special presentation of The Night of the Living Dead with a panel discussion and a showing of the movie (on film, not video). See the classic the way it was intended to see!

The zombies begin to shamble on Saturday night starting at 7 pm.

Hotel Information for Albacon 2018

Albacon has moved to the Ramada Plaza (Ramada Albany) located at 3 Watervliet Avenue Ext., Albany, New York.

Room rates are $89 per night, plus tax, and reservations can be made directly with the hotel by phone by indicating you are with Albacon. The phone number is 518-438-8431.


All the convention space is located on the first floor.

Albacon 2018 Announcement

Albacon has announced that it will be moving back to a fall convention in 2018!

The twentieth anniversary Albacon will be held September 14 – 16, 2018. Memberships for 2018 will be available soon. We’ll also announce on Facebook when that page is up and what the rates are. Guests will be announced here and on our Facebook as soon as the information is available. Suggestions for program events are also welcome here and on our Facebook page.

Thanks to Tina Connell and her staff for a fun filled Albacon 2017.