Events

With all the exciting events going on year-round, you'll never run out of things to do in Buffalo! From the Taste of Buffalo, Allentown Art Festival, Garden Walk Buffalo and the National Buffalo Wing Festival to free outdoor music concerts and ethnic food festivals of every stripe, our special events and festivals bring in visitors from all over the world.



Upcoming Events

Milestones of Science

April 23
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An event every 1 day(s) that lasts 0 day(s) and 24 hour(s), the last of which will begin on September 30, 2017

Location

  • Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
  • 1 Lafayette Square
  • Buffalo, NY 14203
Free

Entitled Milestones of Science: Books That Shook the World!, the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library is proud to offer, in its largest-ever exhibition,  a selection of the 35 most significant rare books in the Milestones of Science collection. The exhibition is organized by ten science-related disciplines/themes.  Alongside the magnificent books on display are attractive graphics and immersive information on the authors and the revolutionary ideas posed through their publications. Interactive activity stations, representative props and illustrative banners and wall…

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Guitar – The Instrument that Rocked the World

April 23
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Daily until May 7, 2017

Location

  • Buffalo Museum of Science
  • 1020 Humboldt Parkway
  • Buffalo, NY 14211
Included with Museum Admission

For a limited time only, guests are invited to explore the evolution of the single most enduring icon in American history through the powerful lens of science. Experience diverse genres of music, discover the science of pitch and tone, and learn how the selection of materials and strings fused with electromagnetism and amplification to create an elaborate device that has revolutionized music.  

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Spring Flower Exhibit

April 23
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Daily until April 23, 2017

Location

  • Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
  • 2655 South Park Avenue
  • Buffalo, NY 14218
$6 - $11

Don’t miss WNY’s favorite Easter tradition! This year’s exhibit will be dripping with color! With over 22,000 bulbs on display, come celebrate the sensations of spring inside our Dome. Fragrant shrubs and flowers of every kind will be set against the ombre hues of tulips and daffodils highlighting our majestic conservatory at one of the most beautiful times of the year. Included with the exhibit is the 4-H Farm that will host baby bunnies, chicks, pigs, ducks and so much…

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Million Dollar Quartet

April 23
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Location

  • MusicalFare Theatre
  • 4380 Main Street, Suite 123
  • Daemen College
  • Amherst, NY 14226

This Tony® Award Winning musical is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Performance time 2:00 pm

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Shantell Martin: Someday We Can

April 23
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An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday that lasts 0 day(s) and 24 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 25, 2017

Location

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  • 1285 Elmwood Avenue
  • Buffalo, NY 14222

Using her simple trademark linework—black ink on white surfaces—Shantell Martin transforms everything from walls to found objects, ceramics, toys, sneakers, and even the faces and bodies of participants and passersby into a signature visual narrative. This is the first time an artist working with the Albright-Knox’s Public Art Initiative will install work simultaneously at the museum and in the community.

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Storrs All High Photo Show

April 23
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Daily until April 23, 2017

Location

  • Kenan Center
  • 433 Locust Street
  • Lockport, NY 14094
Free

For the 32nd year, the Kenan Center will present the Storrs All High Photo Show, featuring the work of high school students from across Western New York. This year’s show opens Sunday, April 2 with a free public reception from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Kenan Center House Gallery. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 2 to 5 p.m.

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