“I had no idea.” We often hear that from visitors who spend a weekend listening to the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra in the acoustically perfect Kleinhans Music Hall, seeing a touring Broadway production in the opulent Shea’s Performing Arts Center or enjoying nightlife in bars, clubs, classic taverns and live music venues downtown and throughout Buffalo.
Indeed, Buffalo has many of the entertainment and nightlife options of a larger city at a fraction of the price. From performing arts and playhouses to comedy clubs and casinos, we’ve rounded up all sorts of ways to have fun in the Queen City below.
(Buffalo is open for business! Please keep in mind that even if a business has reopened, their hours may have changed. It is best to call ahead or check the business website for accurate and complete information.)