Party Like a Local

Upcoming & Annual Events in Buffalo

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

Buffalo Signature Events

Traditions are big in Buffalo. Attend an iconic annual event and have a quintessential Buffalo experience.

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Things to Do This Weekend in Buffalo

There’s nothing Buffalo loves more than a fun way to wrap up the work week — so get out this weekend and join the fun!

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2023 Buffalo Auto Show

02/02 – 02/05

The Buffalo Auto Show is Western New York’s  Premier New Vehicle Automotive Event!  At the 2023 Auto Show visitors will…

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade

03/19

Free

The annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, is Buffalo’s largest celebration of the Irish heritage. The Parade, which begins near Buffalo’s…

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Dyngus Day Parade

04/10

Free

Be there for this display of cultural and ethnic pride, as the Polish community celebrates Dyngus Day!  This parade gathers…

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Blue Monday

08/30 – 12/15

Music

Free

Chicago Jack and the Heptones play with weekly Special Guests. Join us in the Grand Room in the lower level…

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Continuum: A History of Erie County

11/01

Art

Created in coordination with Erie County’s bicentennial celebration, Continuum offers a glimpse into our region’s history a history dating back…

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Dinner in an Igloo!

11/01 – 03/31

Food & Drink

This unique, intimate dining experience is perfect for birthdays, family gatherings, or just getting friends together for a memorable night…

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Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

01/08 – 12/31

$7.00

Begin this self-guided nature walk in the Tasting Room, then set off with a glass or bottle in hand and…

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Gregory Alan Isakov

01/30

Music

Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now calling Colorado home, horticulturist-turned-musician Gregory Alan Isakov has cast an impressive presence on…

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Sarah Braman: Finding Room

09/09 – 03/19

Art

Finding Room brings Sarah Braman’s monumental outdoor and domestically-scaled indoor sculptures to the historic Frank Lloyd Wright designed Graycliff in…

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Songs of Nature’s Echo

01/11 – 03/05

$15.50 Adults

 Join us for the next art exhibit at the Botanical Garden’s Arcangel Gallery “Songs of Nature’s Echo” by Kaleigh Day!…

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Exhibition of Paintings by Edward G. Bisone

01/20 – 03/10

Art Dialogue Gallery at Five Linwood Avenue is pleased to present an exhibition of artworks by Western New York Artist…

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Gorge-ous Trees

01/03 – 01/31

Free

Learn about the winter ecology of the gorge and about its very old and very special trees, along the path…

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Patty Griffin and Raul Malo

01/31

Music

Patty Griffin is among the most consequential singer-songwriters of her generation, a quintessentially American artist whose wide-ranging canon incisively explores…

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Animal Evidence

02/01

Free

Take a short hike and see if you can find any evidence of the animals of the Niagara Region. Work…

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Buffalo Sabres vs. Carolina Hurricanes

02/01

Watch the action as the Buffalo Sabres take on the Carolina Hurricanes in this regular season game.  The hard hitting,…

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Deborah Oropallo + Andy Rappaport: Reckoning

01/13 – 02/24

Rivalry Projects is delighted to present Deborah Oropallo + Andy Rappaport: Reckoning as our first exhibition of 2023. This exhibition…

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THE MAI: Community Matinee

02/01

$12

A performance with accommodations for people who would benefit from a more relaxed theatre-going experience.  We encourage attendees from school…

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Winter Recess Self-Guided Tour

02/01 – 02/28

$10-$15

Perfect for students and families, this self-guided tour experience will include an optional art activity for visitors of all ages in…

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Exhibit Grand Opening: Black Doll Exhibit: “We are Beautiful: An Evolution of Black Dolls”

02/02

Free

There will be a special opening presentation ceremony on Thursday, February 2 at 6:00 p.m. at the Merriweather Branch featuring…

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THE MAI

01/19 – 02/05

Theater

$23-$52

The Mai, an accomplished, savvy, middle-aged woman, is thrown into a world of confusion after her husband abandons her and…

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THE MAI: ASL/Open Captioned Performance

02/02

$23-$52

On select Thursday evenings throughout the Season, American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters are located near the stage to give the…

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Thurs-Date Nights

02/02 – 02/23

Celebrate the most romantic month of the year with a romantic trip to the Botanical Gardens for the return of…

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Tuesdays with Morrie

02/02 – 02/26

Theater

By: Mitch AlbomBased on the 2006 best-selling memoir, Tuesdays with Morrie is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished…

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Winter Wetlands

02/02

Free

Did you know the Niagara River Corridor is the only designated wetland of international importance in New York State? Learn…

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