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Buffalo Harbor Cruises

July 5
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 6, 2015

Location

  • Buffalo Harbor Cruises - Miss Buffalo
  • 79 Marine Drive
  • Erie Basin Marina
  • Buffalo, NY 14202
$16 Adults, $11 (4-11 yrs.)

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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First Sunday Hotel Lafayette Tour

July 5
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Every month on the first Sunday until December 6, 2015

Location

  • Hotel Lafayette Tours
  • 391 Washington Street
  • Buffalo, NY 14203
$10

Take a 50-minute behind the scenes tour of Buffalo’s magnificently restored 1904 masterpiece hotel. Find out about the meticulous renovations, the hotel’s darker days and how whiskey saved this building. Tour focuses on the people and events that make this hotel an important part of Buffalo’s heritage.

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Niagara Falls Fireworks Tour

July 5
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Every week on Sunday until September 6, 2015

Location

  • Niagara Falls State Park
  • Niagara Falls State Park
  • Niagara Falls, NY 14303
$15

See the funny side of the Falls on a walking tour of the state park that culminates in a fantastic fireworks display over Niagara. Your guide for this walking tour is an author, historian and former stand-up comic with a passion for telling the amazing stories of Niagara Falls. Tours end with a majestic fireworks display over Niagara Falls.

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Buffalo Bites Food Tours Elmwood Village

July 5
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until December 19, 2015

Location

  • Elmwood Village
  • Tour meets near Elmwood and Cleveland Avenues. Exact location provided at time of purchase.
  • Buffalo, NY
$49 Adult; $30 Child (ages 12 and under, if eating

Embark on a three-hour guided walking tour of the Elmwood Village where you will eat delicious samples from local eateries and explore the exquisite architecture, history and present day vibrancy of this neighborhood. This delicious and memorable experience will entice you to come back to the Elmwood Village like a local again and again!

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Shakespeare on Old Falls Street

July 5

Location

  • Old Falls Street, USA
  • 101 Old Falls Street
  • Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Free

Actors from Shakespeare in Delaware Park perform “E tu, Shakespeare?” a series of vignettes, which exposes the audience to various Shakespearean plays. Live music by Billy Horn is performed prior to the play on Old Falls Street’s Middle Block.

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Screen Play: Life in an Animated World

July 5
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until September 13, 2015

Location

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

With artworks that are by turns funny, poignant, critical, and provocative, the artists in Screen Play prompt viewers of all ages to enter alternative universes, to consider our deepening relationship with screens and screen fictions, and to see “in real life” with screen-refreshed eyes. The artistic techniques on view range from stop motion to traditional hand-drawn cel animations, digital modeling, three-dimensional video projections, and virtual-reality installations—presenting the fullest range of how artists use diverse animation technologies in their work today.

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Buffalo Whirlwind Tour

July 5
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until September 6, 2015

Location

  • Tour Begins at Elmwood Ave. and Potomac St.
  • 983 Elmwood Ave.
  • Buffalo, NY 14222
$25

Professionally guided one and a half hour long tour on the Open-Air Autobus of Buffalo by “Campaign for Greater Buffalo History, Architecture and Culture”. The Buffalo Whirlwind Tour gives you all the architectural highlights of Buffalo-buildings by Frank Lloyd Wright, H.H. Richardson, and Louis Sullivan, grand civic architecture, historic districts, as well as the terminus of the Erie Canal. This runs rain or shine.

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Historic Waterways Tour

July 5
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Every week on Saturday and Sunday until September 6, 2015

Location

  • Tour meets at 88 Main St. at Hanover St.
  • Downtown Buffalo
  • Buffalo, NY 14203
$20

A one hour long tour on the Open-Air Autobus! Buffalo’s grain elevators are a landscape unlike any other, reflecting a history unlike any other. You’ll get neck-craning up-close views of these monsters, plus discover the people and places of Buffalo’s storied waterfront, including the birthplace of the reclining chair and the coffee break(Related?Yes!), where Grover Cleveland hoisted a beer stein and launched a political carreer, and “saloon boss” of bosses Fingy Connors held sway. Rain or shine.

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Public Tour of Albright-Knox

July 5
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Every week on Thursday, Friday, and Sunday until June 5, 2016

Location

  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery
  • 1285 Elmwood Avenue
  • Buffalo, NY 14222
Free with museum admission

Tour one of the greatest Art Galleries in the world, the Albright-Knox. Public tours are led by Albright-Knox–trained docents and are free with museum admission. All tours begin at the Guest Services Station.

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Pan Am Walking Tour

July 5

Location

  • The Buffalo History Museum
  • 1 Museum Court
  • Buffalo, NY 14216
$10

Take a walking tour of the PanAmerican grounds with one of our trained docents. See the fair in a new light! A map with historic photos is included. Pre-registration required.

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