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

Explore Buffalo: Silo City Vertical

May 27 @ 10:00 am - June 2 @ 12:30 pm
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Location

  • Explore Buffalo
  • One Symphony Circle
  • Buffalo, NY 14201
$40

This tour is an experience unlike any other tour in the world! Silo City: Vertical will take you to the top of the American and Perot grain elevator complexes. Approximately two and half hours in length, you will experience all of the history and mechanics of the grain elevator, as well as the malt production process in the Perot malthouse on this in-depth tour. A look at some of the regenerative projects ongoing at Silo City is included. Please note…

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Milestones of Science

May 28
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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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Million Dollar Quartet

May 28
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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

May 28
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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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Chur Gallery Art Opening – Bob Maurer

May 28
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Daily until June 30, 2017

Location

  • Roycroft Campus
  • 31 South Grove Street
  • East Aurora, NY 14052

A resident of Canton, Ohio, Bob Maurer has been enjoying the spontaneity and freshness of painting with watercolors since 1972. Bob is interested in capturing a subtle mood in his paintings, just as the California tonalists did in the early twentieth century. He makes note that the actual objects in each scene often act as more of a backdrop for the atmospheric effects of his pieces.  

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EXHIBIT: “For Home and Country”

May 28
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Daily until April 6, 2019

Location

  • The Buffalo History Museum
  • 1 Museum Court
  • Buffalo, NY 14216
$7

Visit the new World War I exhibit, For Home and Country, marking the 100th anniversary of American involvement in World War I. During the war, our nation lost nearly 117,000 of its bravest men and women. The exhibit will commemorate the sacrifice of 968 lives from Western New York.  Guests will explore their stories and view rarely before seen artifacts from the collection including home front advertising, uniforms, and weaponry. A faux-bunker installation will honor the soldiers of the decisive…

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