Before each day’s action starts during the NCAA women’s basketball Albany Regional, a free fan fest event will take place inside the Times Union Center Atrium.
Saturday’s fan fest will run from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., while Monday’s event runs from 5 to 7 p.m.
Saturday’s Sweet 16 games start with Buffalo (No. 11, 29-5) and South Carolina (No. 2, 28-6) playing at 11:30 a.m., with UConn (No. 1, 34-0) and Duke (24-8, No. 5) scheduled to tip at 2 p.m. Winners of those games play Monday at 7 p.m.
Entertainment at the fan fest sessions includes: a live DJ, basketball-themed inflatables, performances from college and university pep bands, face painters, balloon artists and jugglers.
Merchandise and food will be available for purchase.