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This summer, over 800 events and activities will encompass a wide range of programming including regularly scheduled family programs featuring Explore & More...a children's museum, Buffalo Museum of Science/Tifft Nature Preserve, Young Audiences of WNY, as well as 2 appearances of the Pop Up Park Playground. In addition, Story of Buffalo performances, Music at the Ruins, Shakespeare at Canalside, Saturday Artisan Market and the UB Archaeological Dig highlight the myriad of cultures in our region.
The continuous activity blossoms each day with hands-on activities for children, live music and theatrical performances to make Canalside a must see destination. Also, be sure to check the calendar for such great events such as the Buffalo Irish Festival, Annual Pride Festival, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and The Ride for Roswell or simply “rock out” this summer along the waterfront at the 15th Annual "Buffalo Place Rocks the Harbor" and "Thursday at Canalside" Concert Series.
Walking, biking, boating and kayaking tours are also available to explore the area with the help of an experienced guide. Learn about Buffalo's roots and experience a self-guided walking tour of the recently restored Erie Canal area! During the 19th and early 20th centuries, the harbor functioned as the bustling "western terminus" of the Erie Canal. Visitors can experience many original elements including the refurbished "Commercial Slip," "Central Wharf," "Whipple Truss" foot bridge, cobblestone "Commercial Street," and the excavated foundations of several canal era buildings.
There are also two eateries at Canalside, Clinton's Dish, serves casual fare while offering a great view of the Erie Canal Terminus, and The Liberty Hound at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park, which affords a casual-contemporary atmosphere and features seafood and a bar. Site accessible year-round, 24/7.

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Biggest Loser Run Walk

  • August 29, 2014 - September 01, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Spend your Labor Day weekend with The Biggest Loser RunWalk in beautiful Buffalo, New York and nearby Niagara Falls! As an added bonus, a portion of proceeds from this race will be donated to Fleet Feet's "Shoes on Students" program, pro... More View Details

Foster the People

  • September 11, 2014 - September 11, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Foster the People is a melodic dance-infused pop and rock band best known for its 2010 hit single "Pumped Up Kicks." View Details

Buffalo Maritime Festival

  • September 19, 2014 - September 21, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

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Buffalo's Lawless Canal District

  • June 07, 2014 - August 30, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Saturday

Buffalo's waterfront was once known as "The most evil square mile in America." The area along the canal was ground zero for vice, violence, prostitution and disease. Relive the seedier side of Buffalo's history on this 90 minute walk thro... More View Details

Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market

  • September 06, 2014 - September 06, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Buffalo SAM is a true handcrafted market, and each week a changing assortment of artists and artisans display their wares for sale, with all work created by the seller. Entertainment is also part of the Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market experience, wit... More View Details

Budding Tree Yoga Festival

  • September 14, 2014 - September 14, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

A full day of free yoga classes, health and wellness workshops and a small vendor market. You will find Kids and Family Yoga, Paddleboard Yoga and Zumba! For more info, please go to, www.buddingtreeyoga.com View Details

Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market

  • September 20, 2014 - September 20, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Buffalo SAM is a true handcrafted market, and each week a changing assortment of artists and artisans display their wares for sale, with all work created by the seller. Entertainment is also part of the Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market experience, wit... More View Details

Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market

  • October 04, 2014 - October 04, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Buffalo SAM is a true handcrafted market, and each week a changing assortment of artists and artisans display their wares for sale, with all work created by the seller. Entertainment is also part of the Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market experience, wit... More View Details

Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market

  • October 18, 2014 - October 18, 2014
  • Location: Canalside
  • Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Buffalo SAM is a true handcrafted market, and each week a changing assortment of artists and artisans display their wares for sale, with all work created by the seller. Entertainment is also part of the Buffalo Saturday Artisan Market experience, wit... More View Details

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