New Albany 101 Events

New Albany is known for its beautiful neighborhoods, charming Market Square and world-renowned business park…but do you know how we grew from a small farming village to the thriving community we are today? Join us for a behind-the-scenes tour of some of New Albany’s most iconic places to learn the who, what, when, where, and why from the City staff, City Council Members and City Board and Commission members who shape our community.

April 23: New Albany Public Service Tour

Join us on April 23 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the New Albany public service complex for a behind-the-scenes tour of the department that makes New Albany better for both residents and visitors every day of the year. New Albany’s public service crews take care of everything from street trees to snow removal, and traffic lights to sanitary sewers. Participants can learn more about our vehicles, equipment, salt barn, solar panels, and composting!

  • Date: Tuesday, April 23
  • Time: 5:30-7:00 p.m.
  • Location: 7800 Bevelhymer Rd.

August 28: Business Park Tour

From its groundbreaking in 1997 to present-day construction on the Intel site, the New Albany International Business Park has seen tremendous growth. Join New Albany Economic Development staff on a shuttle tour that includes the history of the business park, design and development standards, plus other interesting facts. Please note this tour requires advance registration* and, due to limited capacity, is available to New Albany residents (222 tax district) only.

  • Date: Wednesday, August 28
  • Time: Three departure times are available – 4, 5 & 6 p.m.
  • Location: Village Hall, 99 W. Main St.

*Registration opens in August.

October 8: Hinson Amphitheater Tour

Making its debut in 2021, the Charleen and Charles Hinson Amphitheater has quickly become an arts attraction in downtown New Albany. The 800+ seat venue has hosted concerts, dance festivals, Juneteenth, and fundraisers since opening its gates. Join us for an up-close look at the amazing structure and a peek of what happens behind the scenes!

  • Date: Tuesday, October 8
  • Time: 6 – 8 p.m.
  • Location: Hinson Amphitheater, 170 E. Dublin-Granville Rd.

New Albany 101 is an IDEA Implementation Panel initiative created with the goal of making local government accessible to all of New Albany’s residents. Information about how to join our boards, commissions and panels, and engage with local leaders will be available at all New Albany 101 events.