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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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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Oktoberfest!

09/17 – 10/30

Bars & Nightlife

Free

Despite its name, did you know Oktoberfest actually starts in September? Join Hofbräuhaus Buffalo as we officially kickoff Oktoberfest on…

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The Lucas Foss Legacy

09/30 – 10/01

Music

In commemoration of his 100th birthday, we celebrate the life and works of Lukas Foss, music director of the BPO…

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The Prom

09/27 – 10/02

Music

Everyone’s invited to the joyous Broadway hit that New York Magazine calls “smart and big-hearted” and The New York Times…

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JazzBrunch Sundays

01/16 – 12/18

Food & Drink

JazzBuffalo will provide high-quality jazz music for Sunday Jazz Brunch at The Terrace’s historic location at Marcy Casino. The Terrace…

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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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The Midweek Vibe

10/05

Music

$30

The Midweek Vibe is the first of it’s kind midweek concert experience every 1st Wednesday of the month and will…

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“The President’s Own” United States Marine Band

10/06

Free

Free

For the first time in five years, “The President’s Own” United States Marine Band returns to the Northeast on tour,…

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Buffalo Chamber Players Opening Night at Asbury Hall

10/06

Music

$25, Student ticket with ID $5

6:30pm Doors, 7:30pm Show  The Buffalo Chamber Players launches another exciting season at Asbury Hall. Chen Yi From Old Peking Folklore…

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Dueling Pianos Night

09/29 – 12/29

Downtown

Join us every other week for Downtown Buffalo’s only Dueling Pianos Residency!From Bieber to Billy Joel , The Beatles to…

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Orleans: Live

10/06

Music

EXCLUSIVE BEAR’S DEN APPEARANCEFormed in Woodstock, NY in 1972, Orleans, remains one of America’s favorite pop-rock bands. Their signature harmonies, both…

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Slander

10/06

Music

$30-$40

SLANDER is an American DJ/Producer duo consisting of Derek Andersen and Scott Land based in Los Angeles, CA who are…

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Slask Buffalo

10/06

Culture

The Polish Folk Group Song and Dance Ensemble presents a unique and spectacular project.  Join us to share this authentic…

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Dance Party for the Planet!

10/07

Art

Join us at the closing reception for A SOIL STORY. There will be a live DJ! 

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Free Fall – Music Night @ Freedom Run Winery

09/17 – 10/28

Music

Free

After a very successful first two gigs on the patio, we are pleased to announce that Alex & Sofia a.k.a.…

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Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

10/07

Music

Wynton Marsalis is an iconic figure in the evolution of the art form and a tireless advocate for jazz as America’s…

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Gladys Knight

10/08

Music

The legendary seven-time GRAMMY Award-winning Empress of Soul performs with your BPO for one unforgettable evening, bringing a treasure trove…

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Halfway to Dyngus Day Celebration

10/08

Food & Drink

Free

Halfway to Dyngus Day at the Broadway Market, 999 Broadway, Buffalo 14212. Pierogi, Polka and Piwo!Buffalo Touch performing from 12:30…

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Plaster Sandals

10/08

Bars & Nightlife

$15-$20

From 1993-98 PLASTER SANDALS topped Buffalo’s pop rock scene, selling thousands of CDs, and dominating local radio on then alternative…

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The Disco at Oktoberfest

10/08

Music

Hofbräuhaus Buffalo presents: The Disco at Oktoberfest! Join us as we transform New York’s best beer hall into a an…

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Michael Bublé in Concert

10/11

Music

Bublé’s previous global tour which ended in 2021 spanned across 25 countries worldwide and included 61 sold out US shows…

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Tchaikovsky Piano No. 1

10/14 – 10/15

Music

Taiwanese-American conductor Mei-Ann Chen makes her BPO debut with an epic musical journey of ages past. Masquerade draws inspiration from…

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The Floyd Concept

10/14

Music

$10 presale; $15 door

The Floyd Concept takes the stage with Stealin’ kicking off the show. Reds food truck will be available as well…

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Mother Mother Fall Tour

10/15

Music

2022 Fall Tour USA – with special guests Vundabar & Transviolet.

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Sphinx Virtuosi

10/15

Music

The Sphinx Virtuosi are the nation’s most dynamic, exhilarating professional chamber orchestra, dedicated to increasing racial and ethnic diversity in…

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