Buffalo loves a good party. And good food. And being outside. We love traditions, parades and annual rituals – the days that bring together thousands of locals, homesick ex-pats and hip visitors who have picked up on Bufalo’s fun-loving vibe. Now it’s your turn to party like a local. Plan your trip around one of our signature events.

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Oceanda: Where Taste Meets Sustainability

11/14

Food & Drink

$100

Watch as local chefs slice, dice and sauté some savory dishes using sustainable seafood -- then sample their creations!  It's…

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Innovations in Sustainable Seafood: An Evening with Barton Seaver

11/14

Free

Chef, author, and sustainable seafood expert, Barton Seaver, will educate and excite participants with stories focused on seafood innovations and…

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Buffalo Sabres vs. Carolina Hurricanes

11/14

Downtown

Head over to KeyBank Center to watch the Buffalo Sabres take on the Hurricanes in this regular season NHL hockey…

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Distinguished Speaker Series: Maggie Haberman

11/14

Culture

$32-$56

Maggie Haberman is one of the most influential voices in national affairs journalism today.  As a New York Times White…

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BABEL: Valeria Luiselli

11/14

Culture

$40

Valeria Luiselli was born in Mexico City and grew up in South Korea, South Africa and India. An acclaimed writer…

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Queen City Downtown Tour

11/15

Buffalo Architecture

$5-$10

The Queen City Downtown Tour is a guided walking tour that takes you through the history and architecture of the…

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Bottles and Bites: Flavors of Fall

11/15

Food & Drink

$35

Don’t miss an evening of sampling gourmet food, craft beer, wines and locally distilled spirits! Plus, live music by Ed…

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Grown Up Night of Play

11/15

$35-$45

Grab your friends for a playful tour of countries and cultures as we celebrate year-end traditions from around the world!…

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Slee Visiting Artist Series

11/15

$15

The University at Buffalo Department of Music is pleased to present Frank Huang, violinist and Gilles Vonsattel, pianist in concert…

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Bruce Wojick & the Struggle

11/15

Music

$20-$23

Bruce Wojick is regarded as one of the most talented and respected guitarists and songwriters, in the Western, NY area.…

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STEM Saturdays

11/16

STEM Saturdays offer a full day of fun and engaging STEM activities located throughout the museum. Come play your way…

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Liquor and Letterpress

11/16

$35-$60

Let's toast to type at Book Arts’ fifth annual Liquor & Letterpress Fundraiser! The evening will feature tastings from local…

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Buffalo Sabres vs. Ottawa Senators

11/16

Downtown

Head over to KeyBank Center to watch the Buffalo Sabres take on the Senators in this regular season NHL hockey…

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Wedding of the Waters

11/17

Harnessing the power of Buffalo’s waterways has been key to our region’s prominent place in American history. Come celebrate the…

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Mandolin Orange

11/17

Bars & Nightlife

$25-$30

Mandolin Orange’s music radiates a mysterious warmth —their songs feel like whispered secrets, one hand cupped to your ear. The…

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Bob Meier & The Hitmen Horns Big Band

11/18

Bars & Nightlife

$10

Bob Meier - trombonist for the past 50 years and leader of The Hitmen Horns for 25 years.Recently Bob was…

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TRivia Nite at the Site

11/19

History

$10

Do you enjoy brain-tickling entertainment, combined with a healthy dose of friendly competition?  Then you won’t want to miss TRivia…

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Buffalo Sabres vs. Minnesota Wild

11/19

Downtown

Head over to KeyBank Center to watch the Buffalo Sabres take on the Wild in this regular season NHL hockey…

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Aizuri Quartet

11/19

$30

Through its engaging and thought-provoking programs, branded by The New York Times as “genuinely exciting” and “imaginative,” the Quartet has…

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O.A.R.

11/21

$37.50-$42.50

What do you call a band whose twenty year-career spans sold-out stands at both Madison Square Garden and Red Rocks…

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Shea's Shopping Soiree'

11/21

$10-$15

Join us for the 10th Annual Shea's Shopping Soirée featuring 60+ local vendors for all your pre-Black Friday shopping needs.…

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Bone Thugs N Harmony

11/21

Downtown

$27.50-$100

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony is an American hip hop group from the Glenville section of Cleveland, Ohio. They are best known for…

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Kim Waters with special guest Kayla Waters

11/22

Music

Kim Waters with special guest Kayla Waters - Jazz saxophonist, composer and producer Kim Waters has scored more than a dozen…

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Il Divo - A Holiday Song Celebration

11/22

Music

$29.50 - $99.50

At their outset, Il Divo were four strangers of different nationalities. To date, they have 30 million album sales, and…

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