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 › Comedy

Canalside Waterfront Tour

Thursday, Oct. 19th - Sunday, Oct. 29th
$20.00; Thurs., Fri., Sun. 1 PM-3:00 PM

A seat on the second level of our double decker bus is a a great way to explore Canalside and the waterfront.  This tour focuses on the city’s amazing waterfront history, bringing to life Buffalo’s rise from backwater village to world renowned port. 90 minute tours cover:

Buffalo’s notorious red light district, AKA “the most evil square mile in America”
The lives and losses of Buffalo’s Irish grain scoopers
Canalside
Why grain silos blew up in Buffalo
Outer Harbor
Erie Canal
Erie Basin Marina
Niagara Square

Tickets are $20 per person. 

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Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Thursday, Oct. 19th - Sunday, Oct. 29th
$25; From: 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Buffalo’s Best Bus and Naval Park Tour

Enjoy Buffalo’s historic past and unlimited future on this uniquely amazing experience.  This tour includes a 20-30 minute stop at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park.  During our stop at the Park, we will board the USS The Sullivans and experience the stories of the women, men and machines that have safeguarded freedom.  In two hours, we’ll explore:

How Buffalo Got its Name
Pirates and Portuguese Fisherman of Buffalo’s Secret Beach Community 
Allentown’s Secrets
How Booze and a Buffalo Dentist Helped Create the Electric Chair
The Triple Hanging at City Hall
The Naval Park and America’s Most Famous Photo
Canalside
Downtown Architecture
Buffalo’s Millionaire Row
New development including Medical Campus

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Double Decker Tour-Buffalo Ghost Tours

Thursday, Oct. 19th - Saturday, Oct. 28th
$25; Thursdays and Fridays: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM; Fridays 7:30 PM-9:30 PM

Visit the haunted ships at Buffalo’s Naval Park

Explore evidence gathered by local ghost hunters while enjoying some liquid ‘spirits’ at the same time. This entertaining experience lasts approximately two hours.  We start at the Barrel Factory at 6 PM on Thursdays & Fridays. On Saturday nights, we depart from Flying Bison Brewery at 7:30 PM.

ITINERARY:
We begin with a fascinating and sometimes spine tingling presentation of paranormal audio and video at the Barrel Factory (65 Vandalia St. in the Old First Ward) on Thursdays & Fridays. Saturdays we leave from the Flying Bison Brewery at 7:30 PM.  Then we climb aboard our 65 passenger double decker bus of doom for a trip to what is believed to be one of the most haunted places in Buffalo, the Naval Park, for more tales of horror.  Passengers also visit ‘The Ruins’ at Canalside where they’ll discover the first hand story of a very violent prostitute ghost and an exploding corpse. We continue for drinks at the Swannie House and a telling of a newly discovered ghost tale involving that historic tavern. After more stories of ghosts and paranormal activity, we return to our starting point. This entertaining experience lasts approximately two hours.

WHAT TO BRING:

Dress appropriately for Buffalo’s Autumn weather. The tour goes rain or shine; if it is raining, consider bringing an umbrella.

This tour involves humor and adult themes.  It is for those 21 and over who have a sense of humor. 

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Tom Segura

Saturday, Nov. 11th
$27 - $37; Starting: 8:00 PM

Tom Segura is a comedian originally from Cincinnati, and will make a stop here on his No Teeth No Entry tour.  His specials MOSTLY STORIES (2016) and COMPLETELY NORMAL (2014) are currently streaming on Netflix.  When he’s not touring clubs, Tom continues to perform at the top comedy festivals in the world.   Tom recently released his third hour-long stand up album, which sat atop the iTunes and Billboard Comedy charts for consecutive weeks.

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An Evening with Bill Maher

Sunday, Nov. 12th
$36 - $126; 7:30PM

For more than twenty years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC), and for the last fourteen years on HBO’s “Real Time,” Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him 38 Emmy nominations.  In addition to his television program – Maher has written five bestsellers.

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Something Rotten!

Tuesday, Mar. 6th - Sunday, Mar. 11th

Set in the ’90s – the 1590s – this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick and Nigel Bottom, two brothers who are desperate to write their own hit play while the “rock star” Shakespeare keeps getting all the hits. When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing and acting at the same time, Nick and Nigel set out to write the world’s very first MUSICAL!

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