Español
Français
Deutsch
中国
日本の
Português
Italiano

Right Here. Right Now.


Hello! The Unexpected Buffalo here. Bet you weren’t expecting to see me. Looking for things to do in Buffalo, New York? As the Unexpected Buffalo, I’ve spent my life seeking out the countless original and surprising things to do here. With amazing architecture, incredible art, delicious food, natural beauty, and fantastic events, you’ll never wonder what to do in Buffalo, you’ll just wonder how to do it all. If you ever find out, let me know.

The Unexpected Buffalo

Watch the video

EXPLORE

Experience Buffalo’s remarkable transformation, including a redeveloped waterfront, revitalized neighborhoods, and a burgeoning craft beer scene. Add a rich history and the designation of America’s Best Designed City, and you’ve got a lot to see.

EAT & DRINK

In addition to being the birthplace of America’s favorite bar snack, Buffalo is home to enthusiastic chefs who have shaped the city’s culinary scene. Here you’ll find everything from fine dining and pubs to international cuisine and bountiful markets.

STAY

What’s most important to you when you’re looking for a place to stay? Whether it’s comfort, convenience, architecture, history or affordability, with its array of hotels, B&Bs, campgrounds, and hostels, Buffalo has you covered.

PLAN

There’s so much to do in Buffalo that it can appear overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be! Let us guide you.

FALL GUIDE

FALL GUIDE

NEIGHBORHOODS

ITINERARIES

TOURS

BUFFALO STORIES

A city is only as incredible as its stories. We’re proud to say that the people, places and moments that shape Buffalo make for great stories, and we’re excited to share them with you.

Introducing the Buffalo Wing Trail

7 Iconic Buffalo Foods Receive International Attention

Becoming a Hero at Explore & More Children’s Museum

Buffalo Architectural Spotlight: Shea’s Performing Arts Center

More Stories

BUFFALO 101

VIDEOS

Events

There’s never a dull moment in Buffalo. Here’s proof:

Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition: Water/Ways

10/17 - 11/16

Culture

From above, Earth appears as a water planet with more than 71 percent of its…

Come From Away

10/17 - 10/20

Music

Broadway’s COME FROM AWAY is a Best Musical winner all across North America! This New…

Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival

10/17 - 10/31

Family Fun

All your favorite things to do will be found at this fun fall Festival.  Come…

Buffalo’s Olmsted-Richardson District Ghost Walk

10/18 - 10/25

Sightseeing

Buffalo’s monumental Olmsted-Richardson district features ancient mystery, architectural landmarks, War of 1812 trauma, and one…

SEE MORE

FOLLOW US ON INSTAGRAM @visitbuffaloniagara

#inthebuf