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 › Family Fun

Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival

Wednesday, Oct. 18th - Tuesday, Oct. 31st
$7; 10:00AM - Dusk

All your favorite fall things to do will be found at this fun fall Festival.  Come and enjoy the Cornmaze, Boo Barn, Amusement Rides, Cow Train, Jumping Pillows, Magic Show, Halloween Store, Bakery, Cider & Donuts and much more…and plenty of great food!  Come out and buy pumpkins, gourds, stalks and more! Check out whats new this year including the Shooting Gallery and The Witches Brew Bar new location outside and much more!

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FrightWorld

Thursday, Oct. 19th - Saturday, Nov. 4th
$16 - $40; Varies

If you enjoy being frightened – this is the attraction for you!  This live, interactive display of Halloween horrors will test your reactions, and have your heart thumping.  Be prepared for a ghoulish good time!

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House of Horrors & Haunted Catacombs

Thursday, Oct. 19th - Saturday, Nov. 4th
$25 - $73; Checks site for details

Are you ready for a fright?  Visit Buffalo’s largest and most intense haunted spectacle.  There are multiple attractions within the site, including Hell House, Killer Theatre, Killer Theatre Chapter 2, Mark of the Beast, The Infected, The Last Ride, Death Machine, Bomb Squad, Escape the Serial Killer, Locked in a Room with a Zombie, and Escape the Pharoh’s Tomb.  Check them all out – if you dare!!

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Downtown Country Market

Thursday, Oct. 19th - Thursday, Oct. 26th
Free; From: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Downtown Country Market is celebrating its 35th season! The Downtown Country Market is a two-day, weekly, open-air farmer’s market located on Main Street between Court and Church Streets in Downtown Buffalo. This downtown tradition offers residents, workers, and visitors the perfect place to pick-up local fresh produce, enjoy tasty treats such as baked goods and fresh lemonade, and purchase plants and flowers to brighten gardens, homes and offices.

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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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Halloween Trick-or-Treat

Friday, Oct. 20th - Saturday, Oct. 21st
$5 - $8

A family favorite! Join us for a ghostly good time. This outdoor event invites children and their parents to Trick-or-Treat through our historic village while meeting some interesting characters!  Everyone is encouraged to come in costume for the gently spooky night.  Children receive (with paid admission): a Trick-or-Treat bag, TREATS at historic buildings, and FREE refreshments and snacks. This is a fun OUTDOOR event set in a safe environment.

Times:
10/20/2017  5:00pm-7:30pm,  10/21/2017  4:00pm-7:30pm

Cost:
Cost is $8 for Children trick-or-treating, $5 for Adults

Ages:
3 and up. Children 2 and under are free but may not participate in Trick-or-Treating due to museum policies regarding safety concerns. Like adults, children 2 and under may attend but will not receive a trick-or-treat or collect treats from the various stops with the exception of the reception area at the end.

Handicapped accessible:

The exhibit building and museum grounds are handicapped accessible. Of the 15 Trick-or-Treat stops, 7 are handicapped accessible. For more information on accessibility, please contact the museum.

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Haunted Hayrides

Friday, Oct. 20th - Sunday, Oct. 29th
$10; 7:00PM - 9:00PM

Come if you dare…but don’t come alone!!  The Haunted Hayride,  and phylotec have been scaring the “yell” out of unsuspecting victims for some time now . It has become a Halloween tradition, so bring your friends and family, Scouts or sports groups – as many people as you can to protect you from the strange happenings and eerie encounters that go on in the Becker Farms forests after dark.

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Third Fridays at the Buffalo History Museum

Friday, Oct. 20th - Friday, Oct. 18th
Free; From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

On the third Friday of every month, the Buffalo History Museum, Resource Center and select events are free for visitors.  Experience new exhibits and events, docent-led tours and more.  (Resource Center is located at 459 Forest Avenue, same hours apply).

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Peppa Pig’s Surprise

Friday, Oct. 20th
$35 - $45; Starting: 6:00 PM

Peppa Pig, the #1 Family show of 2016, is back with an action-packed live show featuring your favorite characters as life size puppets and costume characters in Peppa Pig’s Surprise! Come join Peppa, George, Mummy Pig, Daddy Pig and more in an all singing, all-dancing adventure full of songs, games and surprises!

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