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 13

What Lies Below

Riff City

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Jul 13

Sounds and Sails

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 13

Williamsville Farmers Market

Amherst Town Hall Parking Lot

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Jul 13

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 13

Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 13

Kiddieland Opens at the Carrousel

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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Jul 13

Solar Saturdays

Buffalo Museum of Science

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Jul 13

BuffaLUG Block Party

Walden Galleria Mall

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Jul 13

Tuesday is Country Night at Solé!

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 13

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

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Jul 13

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 13

Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 13

Buffalo True Crime Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 13

Providence Farm Collective Farmer’s Market

130 Grant Street

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Jul 13

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 13

Shakespeare in Delaware Park – The Winter’s Tale

Delaware Park

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Jul 13

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 13

Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

Buffalo Zoo

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Jul 13

Buffalo Brewery Tour

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 13

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

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Jul 13

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 13

Member’s Art Show

Western New York Book Arts Center

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Jul 13

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

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Jul 13

Martin House – Home and Garden Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 13

Hundred Days

MusicalFare Theatre

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Jul 13

Macedonian Festival – 34th Annual

Sts. Cyril & Methody Orthodox Church

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Jul 13

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 13

Taste of Buffalo 2024

Along Delaware Avenue from Chippewa to Niagara Square

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Jul 13

Artifact Adventurers!

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 13

North Tonawanda Garden Walk

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Jul 13

Buzz Around Hamburg Garden Walk and Fair

Memorial Park Bandstand

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Jul 13

Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway

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Jul 13

Saturdays at Solé

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 13

Lewiston Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 13

Tough Old Bird with Jungle Steve

duende at Silo City

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Jul 13

Pour Me a Strong One Acrylic Paint Class

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 13

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 13

Toronzo Cannon

The Cave

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Jul 13

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears

Babeville – 9th Ward

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Jul 13

Capen by Night

UB Anderson Gallery

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Jul 13

Saturday Night Live Music at Buffalo Olde Brewery

Buffalo Olde Brewery

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Jul 13

“Jazz Rubato” with the Dr. M Jazz Combo

PAUSA Art House

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Jul 13

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 13

The Taxpayers

Rec Room Buffalo

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Jul 13

Buffalo Ska Fest

Buffalo Iron Works

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Jul 13

Jon Lehrer Dance Company

Artpark – Emerald Grove Stage

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Jul 13

Niagara Ninja Warrior Day

Old Falls Street, USA

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Jul 13

Fairy House Festival

Artpark

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Jul 13

Desert Discoveries – Kids Succulent Workshop

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 13

Reinstein Woods Artisan Market

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

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Jul 13

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 13

Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk

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Jul 13

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 13

Williamsville Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 13

Hamburg Farmers Market 2024 Season

Hamburg Farmers Market

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Jul 13

East Aurora Farmers Market

Aurora Village (Tops) Plaza

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Jul 13

Assembly House 150 Tours

Assembly House 150

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Jul 13

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 13

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

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 13

Exhibition: Robyn Tsinnajinnie – “A Shared Experience”

K Art Gallery (contemporary Indigenous art)

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Jul 13

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

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Jul 13

Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 13

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

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Jul 14

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca

Artpark – Mainstage Theater

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Jul 14

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Jul 14

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 16

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 16

Wine and Wheels

Artpark Clay Studio

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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

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 18

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 20

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

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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 21

Combo Art Class @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 21

Pints in the Park

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

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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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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 13

What Lies Below

Riff City

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Jul 13

Sounds and Sails

Canalside Buffalo

Learn More

Jul 13

Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway

Learn More

Jul 13

Williamsville Farmers Market

Amherst Town Hall Parking Lot

Learn More

Jul 13

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

Learn More

Jul 13

Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

Buffalo RiverWorks

Learn More

Jul 13

Kiddieland Opens at the Carrousel

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

Learn More

Jul 13

Solar Saturdays

Buffalo Museum of Science

Learn More

Jul 13

Saturdays at Solé

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

Learn More

Jul 13

BuffaLUG Block Party

Walden Galleria Mall

Learn More

Jul 13

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

Learn More

Jul 13

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Learn More

Jul 13

Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

Learn More

Jul 13

Buffalo True Crime Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

Learn More

Jul 13

Providence Farm Collective Farmer’s Market

130 Grant Street

Learn More

Jul 13

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

Learn More

Jul 13

Shakespeare in Delaware Park – The Winter’s Tale

Delaware Park

Learn More

Jul 13

Lewiston Food Tour

The Roaming Table

Learn More

Jul 13

Macedonian Festival – 34th Annual

Sts. Cyril & Methody Orthodox Church

Learn More

Jul 13

Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk

Learn More

Jul 13

Buzz Around Hamburg Garden Walk and Fair

Memorial Park Bandstand

Learn More

Jul 13

North Tonawanda Garden Walk

Learn More

Jul 13

Artifact Adventurers!

Buffalo History Museum

Learn More

Jul 13

Taste of Buffalo 2024

Along Delaware Avenue from Chippewa to Niagara Square

Learn More

Jul 13

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Learn More

Jul 13

Hundred Days

MusicalFare Theatre

Learn More

Jul 13

Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

Buffalo Zoo

Learn More

Jul 13

Martin House – Home and Garden Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

Learn More

Jul 13

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

Learn More

Jul 13

Member’s Art Show

Western New York Book Arts Center

Learn More

Jul 13

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

Learn More

Jul 13

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

Learn More

Jul 13

Buffalo Brewery Tour

Buffalo RiverWorks

Learn More

Jul 13

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

Learn More

Jul 13

Tuesday is Country Night at Solé!

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

Learn More

Jul 13

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

Learn More

Jul 13

Pour Me a Strong One Acrylic Paint Class

Freedom Run Winery

Learn More

Jul 13

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

Learn More

Jul 13

Toronzo Cannon

The Cave

Learn More

Jul 13

Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears

Babeville – 9th Ward

Learn More

Jul 13

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Learn More

Jul 13

Capen by Night

UB Anderson Gallery

Learn More

Jul 13

Saturday Night Live Music at Buffalo Olde Brewery

Buffalo Olde Brewery

Learn More

Jul 13

Tough Old Bird with Jungle Steve

duende at Silo City

Learn More

Jul 13

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Learn More

Jul 13

“Jazz Rubato” with the Dr. M Jazz Combo

PAUSA Art House

Learn More

Jul 13

The Taxpayers

Rec Room Buffalo

Learn More

Jul 13

Buffalo Ska Fest

Buffalo Iron Works

Learn More

Jul 13

Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

Learn More

Jul 13

Jon Lehrer Dance Company

Artpark – Emerald Grove Stage

Learn More

Jul 13

Niagara Ninja Warrior Day

Old Falls Street, USA

Learn More

Jul 13

Hamburg Farmers Market 2024 Season

Hamburg Farmers Market

Learn More

Jul 13

Reinstein Woods Artisan Market

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

Learn More

Jul 13

East Aurora Farmers Market

Aurora Village (Tops) Plaza

Learn More

Jul 13

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

Buffalo History Museum

Learn More

Jul 13

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Learn More

Jul 13

Desert Discoveries – Kids Succulent Workshop

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Learn More

Jul 13

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

Learn More

Jul 13

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

Learn More

Jul 13

Fairy House Festival

Artpark

Learn More

Jul 13

Assembly House 150 Tours

Assembly House 150

Learn More

Jul 13

Exhibition: Robyn Tsinnajinnie – “A Shared Experience”

K Art Gallery (contemporary Indigenous art)

Learn More

Jul 13

Williamsville Food Tour

The Roaming Table

Learn More

Jul 14

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca

Artpark – Mainstage Theater

Learn More

Jul 14

Free Yoga on the Lawn

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Queen For A Day Tour

Lakeward Spirits

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Jul 14

Canal Fest 2024

Niawanda Park

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Jul 14

Kenmore Farmer’s Market

Kenmore Municipal Green

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Jul 14

Yoga & Wine @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Classic Corner Market

Riley St. & Girard

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Jul 14

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 14

Sunday Morning Brunch Cruise on the Lake

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Jul 14

Artisan & Farmers Market @ Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

South Buffalo Farmers Market

Cazenovia Park Casino

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Jul 14

The Famous Sunday in the Cemetery Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 16

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 16

Sunset Harbor Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

Learn More

Jul 16

Wine and Wheels

Artpark Clay Studio

Learn More

Jul 17

Caribbean Harbor Queen Cruise

Canalside Buffalo

Learn More

Jul 17

Soundwaves Concert Series

Buffalo Boat Tours

Learn More

Jul 17

Outdoor Richardson Olmsted Grounds Walking Tour

Richardson Olmsted Campus

Learn More

Jul 17

Concordia Cemetery Walking Tour

Concordia Cemetery

Learn More

Jul 18

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

Learn More

Jul 20

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Buffalo History Museum

Learn More

Jul 20

2024 Photography Tour – Richardson Olmsted Campus

Richardson Olmsted Campus

Learn More

Jul 20

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

Learn More

Jul 21

Pints in the Park

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Learn More

Jul 21

Combo Art Class @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

Learn More

Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

Learn More

Jul 31

Southern Junction BBQ Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

Learn More

Aug 02

Libations and Landscapes

Artpark

Learn More

Aug 05

Classic Vinyl Live Series with Jeff Miers

Sportsmen’s Tavern

Learn More

Sep 12

Orchid Repotting with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Learn More

Oct 12

Path Through History Weekends

Learn More

Featured Event

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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Featured Event

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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Featured Event

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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Featured Event

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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Featured Event

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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“Jazz Rubato” with the Dr. M Jazz Combo

07/13

PAUSA Art House

“Jazz Rubato” is a unique performance of jazz ballads sung rubato with individual musicians, intermixed with full band up-tempo vocal…

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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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Artifact Adventurers!

07/13 – 08/10

Buffalo History Museum

Admission is $20/$15 for Members!

Artifact Adventurers is a program that engages 1st to 5th grade children in guided age-appropriate history lessons, songs, stories, crafts,…

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Assembly House 150 Tours

04/06 – 11/09

Assembly House 150

$10

Join us for the return of the Assembly House 150 tours. Assembly House is an immersive artwork by Dennis Maher…

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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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Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour @ Freedom Run Winery

03/16 – 08/31

Freedom Run Winery

$19.95

Join us Saturdays at 2 p.m. for our Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour, conducted by our winemaker Ryan…

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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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Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears

07/13

Babeville – 9th Ward

Joe’s honed his mastery over gut bucket blues guitar and his true voice. It’s a vital and distinctly American voice…

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BuffaLUG Block Party

07/13

Walden Galleria Mall

Our LEGO club brings together adult builders who share a passion for creativity, community, and the art of LEGO construction.…

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Buffalo Brewery Tour

06/21 – 09/28

Buffalo RiverWorks

$55

Fridays and Saturdays this summer enjoy three drinks while exploring three uniquely Buffalo locations.  We start the evening at RiverWorks…

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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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Buffalo Ska Fest

07/13

Buffalo Iron Works

$40

Riot Squad Media is thrilled to announce after a victorious inaugural year, Buffalo Ska Fest will return Saturday, July 13,…

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Buffalo True Crime Tour

06/07 – 09/28

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

$27

Explore the unusual stories of crime, mayhem and mischief aboard a double decker bus.  This 90 minute tour reveals obscure…

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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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Capen by Night

07/13

UB Anderson Gallery

Free

Seventh annual  Capen Garden Walk by Night. Visit some of our gardens under the light of the moon. Enjoy 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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