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 › Food & Drink

Taste of Christmas Past

Saturday, Dec. 9th
$8 - $450; From: 06:00 PM to 09:30 PM

Join us for our annual Taste of Christmas Past, featuring a menu of Victorian Christmas favorites. Catered by Banchetti by Rizzo’s, this event offers a gourmet dining experience – featuring a scrumptious dinner and a yuletide food and beverage tasting. Guests will enjoy the sounds of caroling, a nostalgic Christmas tree lighting, and rousing auctions. Musical entertainment provided by Buffalo Schwaben Chor, Historic Organ Grinder Dan Wilke, and a live big band.

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Date Night at Lenox Grill

Sunday, Dec. 31st

Best Deal in Town! Two Steaks, Two Lobster Tails, Two Salads, Two Desserts & a Bottle of Wine all for $69.  Come experience great food and drinks in the casual atmosphere of the historic Lenox Hotel in Buffalo.  Largest selection of bottled beer in Western New York!  

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Robert Burns Night

Saturday, Jan. 27th
$50; From: 05:30 PM to 11:00 PM

Join us in a Celebration of Scottish poet and literary giant Robert Burns. Event will feature a cocktail hour, appetizers, and Burns Supper with toasts, recitation of Address to the Haggis, and the Immortal Memory.  Entertainment includes Tom Keefer and Celtic Cross, Step In Time, Gordon Highlanders, pipes and drums, and local dancers.  Kilts and plaid encouraged!  Price includes: Buffet Dinner, 50 ml Bottle of Scotch, and museum admission.

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Buffalo Whiskey Fest

Sunday, Jan. 28th
$35; 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

An event dedicated to exploring and encouraging the education of whiskey and all its varieties, the inaugural Buffalo Whiskey Fest welcomes all lovers of the spirit, whether you’re a whiskey aficionado or just beginning your whiskey journey.  Attendees be tasting over 75whiskeys, and enthusiasts can participate in seminars on the history, production, and terroir of different types of whiskeys presented by master distillers and brand ambassadors.

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Buffalo Soup-Fest

Sunday, Jan. 28th
$5; From: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Come to the fastest growing and most exciting winter event in Buffalo.  Join family and friends, and 30 local restaurants, while sampling over 75 different soups all in one place!  You won’t want to miss the surprises, great fun, and delicious soups!

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