With all the exciting events going on year-round, you'll never run out of things to do in Buffalo! From the Taste of Buffalo, Allentown Art Festival, Garden Walk Buffalo and the National Buffalo Wing Festival to free outdoor music concerts and ethnic food festivals of every stripe, our special events and festivals bring in visitors from all over the world.

Upcoming Events

Buffalo Never Fails: The Queen City and World War I

Thursday, Oct. 18th - Friday, Jan. 31st
Free; Starting: Mon, Tues, Wed, Fri & Sat 8:30-6; Thurs 8:30-8; Sun 12-5

Commemorating the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I in 1917, this exhibit looks back to a critical time in our nation’s history, emphasizing Buffalo’s role in the war. Central to this exhibition is the Library’s extraordinary collection of World War I posters, representing some of the finest graphically designed war propaganda from the United States, Canada and Europe.

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Big Fish

Thursday, Oct. 18th - Sunday, Oct. 28th

Based on the 1998 novel by Daniel Wallace and the 2003 film by Tim Burton, Big Fish follows traveling salesman Edward Bloom and his adult son, Will, who tries to make sense of his dying father’s many mythical stories while becoming a parent himself.

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Drive-In Movie Experience

Thursday, Oct. 18th - Saturday, Nov. 10th
$9; 7 & 8 PM

Have you ever experienced the outdoor drive-in? Well here’s your chance while in the area!  Movies are projected on 5 screens every day of the week, rain or starlight.  Great idea to plan this retro activity for the whole family, or as a date-night for 2.  While you’re there, stay for the double-feature!

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Great Pumpkin Farm Fall Festival

Thursday, Oct. 18th - Wednesday, Oct. 31st
$8; 10:00AM - Dusk

All your favorite things to do will be found at this fun fall Festival.  Come enjoy the Cornmaze, Boo Barn, Amusement Rides, I Got It Game, Cow Train, Jumping Pillows, Magic Show, Halloween Store, Bakery, Cider & Donuts and much more…and plenty of great food!  Opening weekend will also feature Dinosaur’s in the Cornmaze and Sylvia Fletcher & Friends Ventriloquism.  Come and buy pumpkins, gourds, stalks and more!  Check out what’s new this year including the Shooting Gallery and The Witches Brew Bar new location, outside near the food grove.  Craft beers will be available as well as specialty Halloween drinks!

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Little Shop of Horrors

Thursday, Oct. 18th - Sunday, Oct. 28th
$30; Thurs-Sat: 7:30 PM, Sun: 2:30 PM

Based on the film by Roger Corman, screenplay by Charles Griffith – feed the need for musical hilarity with this delicious sci-fi smash about a man-eating plant.  

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The Strudel Lady

Thursday, Oct. 18th - Sunday, Oct. 28th
$38; Thurs: 7:30 PM, Sat: 4 & 8 PM, Sun: 2 PM

The Strudel Lady is a humorous tale of a Jewish woman who takes control of her life when she’s rejected by her husband and children. The musical comedy-drama tells the story of Chava, a dutiful wife whose journey to self-discovery redefines her long-held ideas about love, marriage, Jewish traditions and the power of a good strudel.

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