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With all the exciting events going on year-round, you'll never run out of things to do in Buffalo! From the Buffalo Winterfest and Powder Keg Festival in February, to the Taste of Buffalo, the Elmwood Festival of the Arts, the National Buffalo Wing Festival, and the National Garden Festival (which features America's largest garden walk) in the summer, our events bring in visitors from all over the world.



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Friday Dec 19, 2014

Catherine Burchfield Parker: Winter Light

  • December 19, 2014 - December 27, 2014
  • Location: Muleskinner Antiques
  • Address: 5548 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
  • Venue: Muleskinner Antiques
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
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A holiday art exhibition and sale featuring the renowned Western New York artist's paintings and drawings evoking the beauty of the season.

Light Up the Season - Holiday Sale & Exhibit

  • December 19, 2014 - December 19, 2014
  • Location: Impact Artists' Gallery
  • Address: 2495 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14214
  • Venue: Impact Artists' Gallery
  • Recurrence: Recurring every week day

Light Up the Season - Holiday Sale & Exhibit November 19 – December 19, 2014 Holiday Reception is November 28, 2014 from 5:30 – 8:00 PM Get in the holiday spirit with the Holiday open studios and Galleries at Tri-Main Center 2495 Main St #545, Buffalo, NY 14214 Entry Deadline: Saturday November 15, 2014 For more information, please view the prospectus at To reserve a spot, please email: e...

Delbert McClinton

The venerable Delbert McClinton is a legend among roots music aficionados, not only for his amazing longevity, but for his ability to combine country, blues, soul, and rock & roll as if there were no distinctions between any of them in the best time-honored Texas tradition.

Kissmas Bash 2014

Kiss 98.5FM brings you national recording acts such as Jacob Latimore, Neon Trees, Jake Miller, Robert Delong, Charli XCX, Walk the Moon, Jungle, Nick Jonas, The Airborne Toxic Event, & Nico & Vinz

M&T Third Friday & Holiday History Community Open House

Free admission to The Buffalo History Museum (1 Museum Ct) and the Resource Center (459 Forest Ave). 1-3 pm: Free guided tours at main Museum and Resource Center. 5-7 pm: M&T Third Fridays: Holiday Cheer Hour!, It’s our very first Julia Boyer Reinstein Center Open House Party and we'll be dressed in holiday style! Offering a rare look into this 1920s building designed as a home and music studio. ( across from The Buffalo History Museum lot) Cash bar with hot drinks and complimenta...

Queen City Pop Up Shopping Surge

Get your last minute holiday shopping done in Buffalo's First Mini Mall, the Market Arcade. A full day of deals at the Queen City Pop Up with all items 10% off and other retailers inside. Recieve a Queen City Pop Up pass good for select downtown Restaurants when you purchase a QCPU shopping bag.  From 4:30pm-7:30pm Lloyd's Food Truck will be outside the arcade for dinner. 

Buffalo Bites Food Tours

  • December 19, 2014 - December 28, 2014
  • Location: Tour Meets near Elmwood & Cleveland Avenues
  • Address: Exact meeting location given at time of purchase, Buffalo, NY 14222
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Buffalo Bites food tours provides food tasting & historical walking tours of some of Buffalo and Western New York's most delicious neighborhoods. Join us for food, fun and history!

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

  • December 19, 2014 - December 21, 2014
  • Location: New Phoenix Theatre
  • Address: 95 Johnson Park, Buffalo, NY 14201
  • Venue: New Phoenix Theatre
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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by Laura Eason Adapted from Mark Twain Directed by Chris Kelly Starring Joseph Donohue III, Renee Landrigan and Brandon Barry as our Tom. Join Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn and Becky Thatcher in the greatest adventure ever told in this imaginative, highly theatrical adaptation of Mark Twain's imcomparable classic.


Daily - Included with Garden Admission Expect the Unexpected! The whole family will enjoy this new and exciting exhibit full of beautiful poinsettias, vibrant colors and lots of whimsical surprises!

Santa Claus is Coming Out

  • December 19, 2014 - December 20, 2014
  • Location: Main Street Cabaret
  • Address: 672 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
  • Venue: Main Street Cabaret
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
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Santa Claus is Coming Out by Jeffrey Solomon starring Timothy Patrick Finnegan with Chuck Basil at the piano directed by Christopher Standart There was the year Christmas was saved by a reindeer with a red nose. And the year a pesky cold nearly made Santa cancel the whole thing. But this is the year Santa vacates the closet. Having hidden his true identity from the world that has loved and depended on him for years, he risks his reputation and the legacy he has built to tell his truth. Encou...

The Night Before Christmas

Set in 1941 London; a boy, his friends, and a surprise visitor must band together to rescue Father Christmas from the clutches of the dubious Jack Frost. This marvelous adventure ends well, much like the timeless poem, when Father Christmas flies off into the night exclaiming, "Happy Christmas to all, and to all a good-night!"

Holiday Music Under the Dome

  • December 19, 2014 - December 19, 2014
  • Location: M&T Bank
  • Address: Fountain Plaza (Main @ Huron St.), Buffalo, NY 14203
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M & T Bank Presents Holiday Music Under the Dome Fountain Plaza Branch Main & Genesee 12:00pm - 1:00pm The Holiday Concert Series is free and open to the public Concert Schedule listed below: MONDAY DECEMBER 8 Sacred Heart Academy Chamber Singers, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9 Mount Mercy Academy "Pure Magic" Show Choir WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10 Bishop Timon/St. Jude Men's Chorus THURSDAY, DECEMBER 11 Immaculate Academy's Vox Caeciliae FRIDAY DECEMBER 12 St. Joseph’s Collegi...

A Christmas Carol

  • December 19, 2014 - December 21, 2014
  • Location: Alleyway Theatre
  • Address: One Curtain Up Alley, Buffalo, NY 14202
  • Venue: Alleyway Theatre
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Dickens' classic adapted and directed by Neal Radice This delightfully faithful adaptation will shift your spirit into high gear as Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Alleyway Carolers warm the cockles of your holiday heart for another joyous season!

Santa Claus Conquers the Martians

  • December 19, 2014 - December 27, 2014
  • Location: The Grange Theatre
  • Address: 22 Main Street, Hamburg, NY 14075
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
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Buffalo Chrysalis Theatre Company presents SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS at the Grange Theatre in Hamburg, NY. A new holiday classic come the Grange Theatre, written by Paul L Jacobson and Glenville Mareth, adapted to the stage by Drew McCabe from the 1964 science fiction film that took on newfound fame in the 1990's after being featured on an episode of the popular Mystery Science Theatre 3000. GET PICTURES TAKEN WITH SANTA AFTER THE SHOW! Plot: The children of Mars are glued to their fa...

Holiday Pops

It’s the concert where memories are made! Western New York’s top holiday tradition is back for another season of musical splendor and fun. Featuring Sal Andolina’s Big Band and the vocals of James Torme, son of jazz legend Mel Torme, this concert will make your holiday merry and bright. Fri. Dec. 19 at 10:30 AM and 8 PM Sat. Dec. 20, 8 PM Sun. Dec. 21 2:30 PM

Saturday Dec 20, 2014

Catherine Burchfield Parker: Winter Light

  • December 20, 2014 - December 27, 2014
  • Location: Muleskinner Antiques
  • Address: 5548 Main Street, Williamsville, NY 14221
  • Venue: Muleskinner Antiques
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Visit Website

A holiday art exhibition and sale featuring the renowned Western New York artist's paintings and drawings evoking the beauty of the season.

Brian Freeman & Friends Part III Holiday Edition

Enjoy some live music with Brian Freeman & Friends at the Tralf!

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Christmas with The Tenors

The Tenors are here to perform a holiday special, featuring popular songs such as "Ave Maria," "What Child Is This" and "O Holy Night." Clifton Murray, Victor Micallef, Remigio Pereira and Fraser Walters thrill audiences worldwide with their powerful voices and memorable melodies. Blending classical music and contemporary pop, the vocal super group has achieved success by showcasing their charm and diverse vocal styles. They have performed on The Oprah Winfrey Show,...

FAMILY DAY with Santa!

Visit The Julia Boyer Reinstein Center, dressed in holiday style, at 1 Gingerbread Lane (aka One Museum Court, across the lot from the Museum) Stop across the way after or before your holiday shopping in our charming gift shop to visit Santa while he's making his list of holiday wishes. While visiting Santa between 12-3 pm take a well-deserved cookies and cocoa break, too! (The Buffalo History Museum is open 10- 5pm)

Festival of Nine Lessons & Carols

  • December 20, 2014
  • Location: St. Mary RC Church
  • Address: 211 Eagle Street, Medina, NY 14103

This time-honored tradition combines the best loved songs of Christmas with the splendor of the ceremony. Community readers from WNY congregations offer Scripture readings of the Christmas story. Featured music includes the 2014 Festival Choir, Buffalo's Greycliffe String Quartet, the Pergaudeo Brass, along with pipe organ, fife and drum. Ecumenical, family-friendly, no cost- free will offering goes to charity. Saturday, December 20, 2014. Pipe Organ Prelude at 6:30PM, event at 7:00PM

Jim Brickman's On A Winter's Night

Jim Brickman will celebrate the sounds of the season with a concert of holiday favorites and new music. And he won’t forget the hits that made him the most charted Billboard Adult Contemporary artist ever, including “The Gift,” “Angel Eyes,” "If You Believe" and "Sending You A Little Christmas." With featured musical guests, this one-of-a-kind concert is filled with lush instrumentals and soaring vocals.

Lunch with Santa presented by Girl Scout Troop #33018

BRING THE WHOLE FAMILY OUT FOR TONS OF HOLIDAY FUN WITH SANTA! Dine on a delicious buffet-style meal sponsored by Purple Foxx Catering Company, Meet and take memorable photos with Santa, Create your own gingerbread man, get your face painted and MORE! Tickets are $12 for adults ages 12+, $8 for ages 11 and under.

The Nutcracker

  • December 20, 2014 - December 21, 2014
  • Location: The Academy for Visual & Performing Arts
  • Address: 450 Masten Ave., Buffalo, NY 14209
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Buffalo City Ballet Presents, The Nutcracker

Ultimate Holiday Frozen Meet & Greet Party

Held inside The Conference & Event Center Niagara Falls (101 Old Falls Street, Niagara Falls, NY) Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for children (Children 3 and under are free) Includes Brunch, Crafts, Bounce House, Meet & Greet with Anna, Elsa, Olaf & Kristoff and a Special Surprise Visit from another Princess! Show up in Costume & Receive a Character Sticker Set Photo Packages with all the Characters and Your Kids Starting at $10 ***Giving Tree - Bring a donation of new winter h...

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