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 22

The Flaming Lips

Artpark Amphitheater

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Jul 22

Golden Hour Tour at Seneca One

Seneca One

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Jul 22

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 22

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

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Jul 22

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

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Jul 22

Salsa in the Park

Delaware Park Rose Garden

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Jul 22

Alden Farmers Market

Alden Town Park

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Jul 22

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 22

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 22

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 22

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 22

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

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Jul 22

Beartooth: Summer 2024 Tour

Town Ballroom

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Jul 22

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 22

Blue Monday

Tacoma Performing Arts Center

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Jul 22

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

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Jul 22

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 22

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 22

“A Midsummer Night’s Tour!” – Taylor Road Cabin

Taylor Road Cabin

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Jul 22

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 23

Sunset Harbor Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 23

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 25

Soundwaves Concert Series

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

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Jul 25

Dinner Theatre: Don’t Drink the Water

Desiderio’s Dinner Theater at Bobby J’s

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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

Concordia Cemetery Walking Tour

Concordia Cemetery

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Jul 27

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 31

Caribbean Harbor Queen Cruise

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 31

Southern Junction BBQ Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Aug 01

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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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 05

First Monday Jazz Jam

The Gypsy Parlor

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Aug 06

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Aug 07

Hispanic Heritage District Walking Tour

Southwest Corner of Porter & Niagara Streets

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Aug 09

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Aug 10

Outdoor Richardson Olmsted Grounds Walking Tour

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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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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Aug 11

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Aug 16

Junior History Buffs

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 16

M&T Third Friday

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 17

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 24

Women of the Pan Am Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Aug 31

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

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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 22

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 22

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 22

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 22

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

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Jul 22

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 22

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 22

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

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Jul 22

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

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Jul 22

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

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Jul 22

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 22

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 22

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 22

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 23

Sunset Harbor Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 23

Member’s Art Show

Western New York Book Arts Center

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Jul 23

Buffalo Bisons vs. Syracuse Mets

Sahlen Field

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Jul 23

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 23

Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 24

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

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 24

Kiddieland Opens at the Carrousel

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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Jul 24

East Aurora Farmers Market

Aurora Village (Tops) Plaza

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Jul 24

Hundred Days

MusicalFare Theatre

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Jul 25

Exhibition: Robyn Tsinnajinnie – “A Shared Experience”

K Art Gallery (contemporary Indigenous art)

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Jul 25

Soundwaves Concert Series

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 25

Shakespeare in Delaware Park – The Comedy of Errors

Delaware Park – Saul Elkin Stage

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Jul 25

Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

Buffalo Zoo

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Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

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Jul 25

Buffalo Infringement Festival 2024

Allentown District

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Jul 25

Dinner Theatre: Don’t Drink the Water

Desiderio’s Dinner Theater at Bobby J’s

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Jul 26

Buffalo True Crime Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 26

Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 26

Buffalo Brewery Tour

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 26

“Fueling Change: A Multimedia Exploration of Niger Delta’s Oil Crisis”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 26

Galbani Italian Heritage Festival 2024

On Hertel Avenue – North Buffalo

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Jul 26

Lewiston Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 26

“Tales from the Porch, Part IV: Art is a Language”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 26

Buffalo Irish Festival 2024

Lakeside Event Lawn

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Jul 27

Glen Park Art Festival

Glen Park

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Jul 27

Upper Deck Golf

Highmark Stadium

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Jul 27

Sounds and Sails

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 27

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 27

Providence Farm Collective Farmer’s Market

130 Grant Street

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Jul 27

Concordia Cemetery Walking Tour

Concordia Cemetery

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Jul 27

Martin House – Home and Garden Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 27

Art and Architecture of Forest Lawn Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 27

Garden Walk Buffalo

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Jul 27

WNY VegFest

Johnnie B. Wiley Amateur Athletic Sports Pavilion

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Jul 27

Solar Saturdays

Buffalo Museum of Science

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Jul 27

Queen City Jazz Festival 2024

Lafayette Square

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Jul 27

Sun Printing Workshop

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 27

Taking Back Sunday

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 27

JJ Johnson 100th Birthday with the Buffalo Bone-tet

PAUSA Art House

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Jul 27

The Crane Wives w/ Rachel Bobbit

Buffalo Iron Works

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Jul 27

WNED Classical Live On Stage: Arias & Art Songs

Buffalo Toronto Public Media

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Jul 27

Silo City Reading Series – July 2024

Silo City – Marine A

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Jul 27

Sun June

duende at Silo City

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Jul 27

Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 27

Williamsville Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 27

Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway

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Jul 27

Williamsville Farmers Market

Amherst Town Hall Parking Lot

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Jul 27

Hamburg Farmers Market 2024 Season

Hamburg Farmers Market

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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

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

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Jul 28

The Famous Sunday in the Cemetery Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 28

Artisan & Farmers Market @ Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 28

Classic Corner Market

Riley St. & Girard

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Jul 28

South Buffalo Farmers Market

Cazenovia Park Casino

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Jul 28

Free Yoga on the Lawn

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 28

Kenmore Farmer’s Market

Kenmore Municipal Green

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Jul 28

Queen For A Day Tour

Lakeward Spirits

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Jul 28

Yoga & Wine @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 28

Sunday Morning Brunch Cruise on the Lake

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 31

Southern Junction BBQ Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 31

Caribbean Harbor Queen Cruise

Canalside Buffalo

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Aug 01

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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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

Learn More

Aug 06

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Learn More

Aug 07

Hispanic Heritage District Walking Tour

Southwest Corner of Porter & Niagara Streets

Learn More

Aug 09

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

Learn More

Aug 10

Artifact Adventurers!

Buffalo History Museum

Learn More

Aug 10

Assembly House 150 Tours

Assembly House 150

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Aug 10

Outdoor Richardson Olmsted Grounds Walking Tour

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Aug 11

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Aug 16

Junior History Buffs

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 16

M&T Third Friday

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 17

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 24

Women of the Pan Am Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Aug 31

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

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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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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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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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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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“A Midsummer Night’s Tour!” – Taylor Road Cabin

07/22

Taylor Road Cabin

Announcing our 2024 Touring Production: A Midsummer Night’s Tour! This FREE production will be traveling across WNY all summer long -…

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Alden Farmers Market

06/03 – 09/30

Alden Town Park

The Alden Farmers Market is moving it’s location to the Alden Town Park and will now be held on Monday…

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Beartooth: Summer 2024 Tour

07/22 – 07/23

Town Ballroom

Prices from $70-120 per person.

Hardcore punk band Beartooth are breaking in the new year hard and fast with a huge North American tour. Joining…

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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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Blue Monday

08/30 – 12/15

Tacoma Performing Arts Center

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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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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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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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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Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

03/01 – 08/12

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

It’s Always You, 2021, encourages viewers to reflect on the performance and commodification of identity in our present moment. The…

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Floral Spectra

06/01 – 08/05

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Included with admission

Celebrate all things color this summer! See hundreds of boldly colored plants that fill our conservatory with bursts of vibrant…

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Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

01/08 – 12/31

Freedom Run Winery

$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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Golden Hour Tour at Seneca One

04/29 – 07/29

Seneca One

Experience an enchanting GOLDEN HOUR from Seneca One, Buffalo’s tallest building!  Embark on a remarkable journey through the public spaces…

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Nightcap Sail

05/18 – 09/29

Buffalo Boat Tours

Marvel at the the Buffalo skyline and its night lights from a unique vantage point aboard the majestic Spirit of…

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Salsa in the Park

07/22

Delaware Park Rose Garden

$15

Join us for the 11th Annual Salsa in the Park, a special Latin dance summer event, coveted by dance fans and…

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The Flaming Lips

07/22

Artpark Amphitheater

Just announced: The Flaming Lips are coming to the Amphitheater on July 22 to perform their critically acclaimed album “Yoshimi…

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