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Independence Day Celebration

July 4

Location

  • Canalside
  • 44 Prime Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
Free

Spend your July 4Th. at Canalside with a full day of activities. Kids activities from 11am-7pm Live music from 2pm-9pm Flag folding ceremony at 9:30pm Fireworks at 10:15pm  

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4th. of July Sunset Cruise

July 4

Location

  • Buffalo Harbor Cruises - Miss Buffalo
  • 79 Marine Drive
  • Erie Basin Marina
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
$25

Enjoy amazing skyline views of Buffalo and more along a two hour narrated tour on the Miss Buffalo. This is the only boat in Buffalo to travel through four bodies of water: Lake Erie, the Niagara River, Black Rock Lock and Canal.

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Zooper Saturday

July 4
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Every month on the first Saturday until May 7, 2016

Location

  • Buffalo Zoo
  • 300 Parkside Avenue
  • Buffalo, NY 14214

Zooper Saturday take place at the Zoo on the first Saturday of every month, and feature a different animal or animal group. Special activities are held from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. including keeper talks, animal enrichments, demonstrations, and more.  Zooper Saturday activities are free with regular Zoo admission.

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Spirit of Buffalo: Pirate Cruise

July 4
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Every week on Saturday until August 22, 2015

Location

  • Spirit of Buffalo
  • One Naval Park Cove
  • Canalside
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
Adults $25 , Children $20 (12 & under) 2 & under Free

All cruises include a crew of professional pirates. You will be entertained with pirate stories, face painting, a treasure hunt, music and loads of swashbuckling family fun! An adventure your children will not forget.

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Canalside Family Scavenger Hunt

July 4
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Every week on Saturday until September 5, 2015

Location

  • Canalside
  • 44 Prime Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
$20

Every Saturday this summer family teams will race through Canalside solving riddles, finding clues, taking pictures and making videos. Together the team will use a smart phone, creativity and their knowledge of Buffalo to complete the course. This Scavenger Hunt is designed so that all teams can finish at a leisurely pace and can participate in our awards ceremony. Win or lose, you’ll have a wonderful time and you’ll keep the memories of the event on your phone to share…

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Canalside Murder Mystery

July 4
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Every week on Saturday until September 5, 2015

Location

  • Canalside
  • 44 Prime Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
$25

Former athlete Scott Norwood has been found dead at Canalside and we need your help to catch the killer. Detective Stanley ‘Stashu’ Holmes (Buffalo born relative of Sherlock) is on the case. He’ll need your assistance in interviewing the suspects and gathering the clues. This live action murder mystery features costumed characters and performances by well known local professional actors. You can be in on the act as well by volunteering to participate as a suspect…if you dare! Ticket price…

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Officer O’Connor’s Vice Patrol Tour

July 4
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Every week on Saturday until September 6, 2015

Location

  • Canalside
  • 44 Prime Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
$25

This live action event features costumed performances from several well known local actors and is based on the true stories of crime, murder and mischief taken from Buffalo’s colorful waterfront. Ticket price includes 2 for 1 craft beer specials during the performance. Reservations are necessary.

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Elmwood-Bidwell Farmers Market

July 4
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Every week on Saturday until November 28, 2015

Location

  • Elmwood Village
  • Elmwood Ave. at Bidwell Parkway
  • Buffalo, NY 14222

Enjoy some fresh home grown produce in the heart of the Elmwood Village. All the vendors grow or produce what they sell themselves—no middlemen and no compromises. Our patrons know they are dealing directly with source, helping to create a diverse and healthy local economy!

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Lewiston Culinary Tour

July 4
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Every week on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday until September 25, 2015

Location

  • Town of Lewiston
  • intersection of Center Street & Water Street
  • Lewiston, NY
  • 14092
$49

Our knowledgeable tour guides will narrate the 3 hour walking tour as you taste different foods paired with drink tastings as well as point out interesting historical facts about the Village. Suitable for all age groups and fitness levels, you’ll experience the best restaurants the area has to offer from one-of-a-kind specialty food stores, family run restaurants to “from scratch” eateries.

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Saturday Artisan Market

July 4

Location

  • Canalside
  • 44 Prime Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14202

Come meet your makers! The Saturday Artisan Market is an all locally hand made artisan market with live music and food trucks on the boardwalk at Canalside in Buffalo.

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