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 › Outdoor Recreation

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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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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Slow Roll Buffalo 2017

Monday, Oct. 23rd - Monday, Oct. 30th
Free; Starting: 6:30 PM

Slow Roll Buffalo, in its third season, is a free weekly community bike ride throughout the city of Buffalo, with thousands of participants, spanning from ages 5 to 90+. The Monday night riders meet at 5:30 and the ride begins at 6:30pm. Join plenty of bikers on a smooth, casual ride through wonderful Buffalo neighborhoods! Need a bike, find one here:

Check the website for the schedule for weekly ride start locations. 

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Turkey Trot

Thursday, Nov. 23rd
$36 - $50; Starting: 9:00 AM

Since 1896 runners have competed in this footrace that has become today’s Turkey Trot.  The race attracts serious runners, amateurs, and team competitors alike. The Turkey Trot is an 8k footrace which begins on Delaware Avenue, and continues into downtown Buffalo. Consider joining us this year – a great way to work up an appetite!

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The Nutcracker

Saturday, Nov. 25th - Sunday, Nov. 26th
Sat: 8 PM, Sun. 2 PM

The Buffalo Philharmonic once again joins forces with the Neglia Ballet Artists and Shea’s Performing Arts Center to present Tchaikovsky’s beloved holiday ballet. Stefan Sanders leads the BPO in this time-honored tradition. Tickets will go on sale in the fall. Join the BPO’s email list for updates.

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