Buffalo Events 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.

Things to Do Today in Buffalo

In Buffalo, there’s always something fun and exciting happening. Check out what’s going on today.

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Jul 14

Art on the Riverwalk Festival – 20th Annual

Niawanda Park

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Jul 14

Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

Buffalo Zoo

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Jul 14

Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 14

Kiddieland Opens at the Carrousel

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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Jul 14

Sunday Morning Brunch Cruise on the Lake

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Grand Island Garden Walk

Town Commons Gazebo

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Jul 14

The Famous Sunday in the Cemetery Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 14

Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 14

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Jul 14

Kenmore Farmer’s Market

Kenmore Municipal Green

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Jul 14

Shakespeare in Delaware Park – The Winter’s Tale

Delaware Park

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Jul 14

Free Yoga on the Lawn

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

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Jul 14

Hundred Days

MusicalFare Theatre

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Jul 14

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca

Artpark – Mainstage Theater

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Jul 14

Macedonian Festival – 34th Annual

Sts. Cyril & Methody Orthodox Church

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Taste of Buffalo 2024

Along Delaware Avenue from Chippewa to Niagara Square

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Jul 14

North Tonawanda Garden Walk

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Jul 14

Buzz Around Hamburg Garden Walk and Fair

Memorial Park Bandstand

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Jul 14

Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk

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Jul 14

Classic Corner Market

Riley St. & Girard

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Jul 14

South Buffalo Farmers Market

Cazenovia Park Casino

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Jul 14

Canal Fest 2024

Niawanda Park

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Jul 14

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Yoga & Wine @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Artisan & Farmers Market @ Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Queen For A Day Tour

Lakeward Spirits

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Jul 14

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Uncle Lucius w/ Special Guests

Buffalo Iron Works

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Jul 14

Jazz at Richardson: Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble

The Richardson Hotel

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Jul 14

Puccini’s Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert

Artpark

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

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Jul 14

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Lipsey Summer Jazz at the AKG: Jeff Jarvis

Buffalo AKG Art Museum – Lincoln Stairs

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Jul 14

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

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Jul 14

Beau Fleuve’s Day of Play at Explore & More

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum

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Jul 14

Richardson Olmsted Campus Car Show

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 14

Snyder-CleveHill Garden View

Trillium Courtyard Florist

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Jul 14

“Return to the Rainbow City: Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition” Exhibit Opening

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 14

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Lewiston Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 14

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 16

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 16

Sunset Harbor Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 16

Wine and Wheels

Artpark Clay Studio

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Jul 16

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 17

Outdoor Richardson Olmsted Grounds Walking Tour

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 17

Soundwaves Concert Series

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 17

Concordia Cemetery Walking Tour

Concordia Cemetery

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Jul 17

Caribbean Harbor Queen Cruise

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 18

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 20

2024 Photography Tour – Richardson Olmsted Campus

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 20

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 20

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

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Jul 21

Pints in the Park

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 21

Combo Art Class @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

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Jul 27

Solar Saturdays

Buffalo Museum of Science

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Jul 27

Saturdays at Solé

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Tuesday is Country Night at Solé!

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 31

Southern Junction BBQ Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Aug 02

Libations and Landscapes

Artpark

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Aug 05

Classic Vinyl Live Series with Jeff Miers

Sportsmen’s Tavern

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Aug 10

Assembly House 150 Tours

Assembly House 150

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Aug 10

Artifact Adventurers!

Buffalo History Museum

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Sep 12

Orchid Repotting with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Oct 12

Path Through History Weekends

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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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Jul 14

“Return to the Rainbow City: Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition” Exhibit Opening

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

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Jul 14

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Artisan & Farmers Market @ Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Classic Corner Market

Riley St. & Girard

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Jul 14

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

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Jul 14

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

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Jul 14

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

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Jul 14

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Jul 14

Free Yoga on the Lawn

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Lewiston Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 14

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 14

Kiddieland Opens at the Carrousel

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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Jul 14

Yoga & Wine @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 14

The Famous Sunday in the Cemetery Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 14

South Buffalo Farmers Market

Cazenovia Park Casino

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Jul 14

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Kenmore Farmer’s Market

Kenmore Municipal Green

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Jul 14

Sunday Morning Brunch Cruise on the Lake

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

Buffalo Zoo

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Jul 14

Canal Fest 2024

Niawanda Park

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Hundred Days

MusicalFare Theatre

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Jul 14

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Queen For A Day Tour

Lakeward Spirits

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Jul 16

Member’s Art Show

Western New York Book Arts Center

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Jul 16

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 16

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 16

Sunset Harbor Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 17

Caribbean Harbor Queen Cruise

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 17

Soundwaves Concert Series

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 17

East Aurora Farmers Market

Aurora Village (Tops) Plaza

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Jul 17

Outdoor Richardson Olmsted Grounds Walking Tour

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 17

Concordia Cemetery Walking Tour

Concordia Cemetery

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Jul 18

Exhibition: Robyn Tsinnajinnie – “A Shared Experience”

K Art Gallery (contemporary Indigenous art)

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Jul 18

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 18

Lavender Days! U-Pick lavender, Tour, Education & Lavender Wand Making.

Goody Girl Flower Farm

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Jul 19

Buffalo True Crime Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 19

Hispanic Heritage District Walking Tour

Southwest Corner of Porter & Niagara Streets

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Jul 19

M&T Third Friday

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 19

Junior History Buffs

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 19

2024 Grease Pole Festival

Pucho Olivencia Community Center

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Jul 19

Buffalo Bisons vs. Scranton/WB

Sahlen Field

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Jul 19

Buffalo Brewery Tour

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 20

Martin House – Home and Garden Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 20

Lancaster Garden Walk

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Jul 20

Providence Farm Collective Farmer’s Market

130 Grant Street

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Jul 20

Dinner Theatre: Don’t Drink the Water

Desiderio’s Dinner Theater at Bobby J’s

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Jul 20

East Side Garden Walk

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Jul 20

2024 Photography Tour – Richardson Olmsted Campus

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 20

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 20

Sounds and Sails

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 20

Billy Brag

Town Ballroom

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Jul 20

Women of the Pan Am Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 20

Williamsville Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 20

An Evening of Poetry

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House – Greatbatch Pavilion

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Jul 20

Citizen Soldier

Electric City

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Jul 20

Billy Bragg – The Roaring Forty USA Tour 2024

Town Ballroom

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Jul 20

The Jay/Sharptet Celebrates Christmas in July

PAUSA Art House

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Jul 20

Burgerfest 2024

Main Street Hamburg

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Jul 20

Kenzie Cat w/ Cami Clune

Buffalo Iron Works

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Jul 20

WNED Classical Live On Stage: Hidden Gems

Buffalo Toronto Public Media

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Jul 20

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

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Jul 20

Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 20

Mythical Terrarium Workshop

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 20

Hamburg Farmers Market 2024 Season

Hamburg Farmers Market

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Jul 20

Chef Darian’s Jamaican Market

Larkin Square

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Jul 20

Christmas in July on Old Falls Street

Old Falls Street, USA

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Jul 20

Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway

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Jul 20

Williamsville Farmers Market

Amherst Town Hall Parking Lot

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Jul 20

Akron-Newstead Garden Walk

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Jul 20

East Aurora Garden Walk

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Jul 20

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

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Jul 20

Family History Day

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Jul 21

Pints in the Park

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 21

Combo Art Class @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

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Jul 27

Solar Saturdays

Buffalo Museum of Science

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Jul 27

Saturdays at Solé

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Tuesday is Country Night at Solé!

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 31

Southern Junction BBQ Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Aug 02

Libations and Landscapes

Artpark

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Aug 05

Classic Vinyl Live Series with Jeff Miers

Sportsmen’s Tavern

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Aug 10

Artifact Adventurers!

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 10

Assembly House 150 Tours

Assembly House 150

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Sep 12

Orchid Repotting with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Oct 12

Path Through History Weekends

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Taste of Buffalo 2024

07/13 – 07/14

Along Delaware Avenue from Chippewa to Niagara Square

Free

Join us  in celebration of our 41st year of sharing food, drinks and good times with the great city of…

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Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

06/21 – 09/22

Buffalo Zoo

Get excited Zoomagination: The Festival of Lanterns and Lights presented by Five Star Bank is back for another year! Named…

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Food Truck Tuesdays

06/04 – 08/27

Larkin Square

Free

Food Truck Tuesday returns to Larkin Square on Tuesday June 4th and runs through August 27th, 5 PM – 8…

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2024 Grease Pole Festival

07/19 – 07/21

Pucho Olivencia Community Center

THE AGUSTIN “PUCHO” OLIVENCIA COMMUNITY CENTER IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE:53RD GREASE POLE FESTIVAL “EL PALO ENCEBAO”   PRESENTED BY: UNITED…

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First Fridays at the AKG

09/01 – 12/06

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

M&T First Fridays at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum are back! From 10am to 8pm, bring your friends and family…

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Doors Open Buffalo 2024

09/28

Free

About Doors Open Buffalo: Doors Open Buffalo, Explore Buffalo’s signature annual event, is a day of free public access to…

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“Return to the Rainbow City: Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition” Exhibit Opening

05/02 – 12/29

Buffalo History Museum

Admission is pay-what-you-wish

This May, the story of Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition returns to the Buffalo History Museum the Exposition’s only planned permanent structure.…

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Art on the Riverwalk Festival – 20th Annual

07/14

Niawanda Park

Come by this beautiful setting for a full day of vendors, food, and a view of the water!

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Artisan & Farmers Market @ Freedom Run Winery

03/10 – 08/25

Free

We are so excited to present our new boutique Artisan & Vendors Market!  Stop in from 1-5 p.m. to shop…

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Beau Fleuve’s Day of Play at Explore & More

07/14

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum

Pay What You Wish! $8, $10, or $13 admission

Explore & More & The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum and Beau Fleuve Music & Arts have once again…

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Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

06/04 – 09/29

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

$30

Trip Advisor calls our tours the #1 ‘Thing to do in Buffalo’.  Enjoy Buffalo’s historic past and unlimited future on…

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Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

05/11 – 09/30

Buffalo Boat Tours

Get your island feel on aboard Big Kahuna, the coolest tiki boat in town!  Sip on a refreshing Tiki cocktail…

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Buffalo River History Tours

05/10 – 09/30

Buffalo Boat Tours

Join us for a 90-minute narrated Buffalo River history tour! Hear the story of the Erie Canal, Buffalo’s history as…

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Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

05/24 – 09/01

Buffalo RiverWorks

The Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series lineup is here! Enjoy live, local musicians every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday on The…

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Buzz Around Hamburg Garden Walk and Fair

07/13 – 07/14

Memorial Park Bandstand

Free

Special features Visit Memorial Park to shop at our garden vendor fair. Pick up the map with descriptions of our…

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Canal Fest 2024

07/14 – 07/21

Niawanda Park

Free

Canal Fest of the Tonawanda’s is the largest outdoor festival of its kind!  Encompassing 2-square miles along the banks the…

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City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

07/01 – 09/02

Buffalo, NY & With summer officially underway, City of Buffalo outdoor pools have opened. Mayor Brown stated, “We are very…

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City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

06/26 – 09/02

Find a spot for the kiddos to cool off this summer at one of the city’s nearby parks!  The splash…

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Classic Corner Market

05/19 – 11/24

Riley St. & Girard

Visit us at the corner of Riley St. and Girard every Sunday from 9-2pm.

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Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

05/01 – 11/01

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

For fresh locally grown produce and flowers this season visit us at the Clinton Bailey Farmer’s and Flea Market. The…

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Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

03/08 – 09/30

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

The Buffalo AKG Art Museum has announced a landmark exhibition that will respond to the tragic slaying of ten members…

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Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

04/26 – 08/19

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

The exhibition surveys a generational response to the precarious state of our natural environment. Historically, art from the Nordic region…

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Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

04/26 – 08/19

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

After the Sun Forecasts from the North, a new exhibition that will survey a generational response to the precarious state…

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Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

07/12 – 01/06

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Marisol: A Retrospective will open at the Buffalo AKG Art Museum on July 12, 2024. The exhibition is the most…

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