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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Unforgettable: Nat and Natalie

02/10 – 02/11

Music

Two legendary performers. Father and daughter. Nat and Natalie. Both Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole put their individual stamp…

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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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Alan Doyle

02/15

Downtown

$24

Famed Canadian musician performs with a full band and special guest Chris Trapper.

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Hadestown

02/21 – 02/26

Music

Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and…

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Shakespeare’s The Tempest

02/24 – 02/26

Music

A very special collaborative production of the last play William Shakespeare ever penned, The Tempest, with Jean Sibelius’ imaginative and…

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The Tempest

02/24 – 02/26

Music

ICTC and the BPO unite once more for a unique theatrical experience. Thought to be one of the last plays…

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Joe Bonamassa

02/28

Downtown

Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock…

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Buffalo Chamber Players: Safety Last!

03/09

Music

$25, Student Ticket w/ ID $5

6:30pm Doors, 7:30pm ShowJoin the Buffalo Chamber Players for a screening of Safety Last! at Asbury Hall. The 1923 silent rom-com will…

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Jefferson Starship

03/10

Music

Bradley Thachuk, conductor To tell the story of Jefferson Starship is to tell the story of rock and roll, from…

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Pops Goes Totally 80’s

03/11

Music

No need for a Walkman or a mixtape to relive your favorite ’80s jams! Stu Chafetz, Principal Pops Conductor of…

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Art of Jazz | Miguel Zenón Quartet

03/12

Music

9-time Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and…

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Mendelssohn’s Violin

03/17 – 03/18

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Dynamic violinist Sandy Cameron returns to perform one of the most beloved of all concertos, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, brimming…

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Beetlejuice

03/21 – 03/26

Music

He earned his stripes on Broadway now the ghost-with-the-most is coming to Buffalo.It’s showtime! Based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved…

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Bruce Springsteen

03/23

Downtown

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will kick off their 2023 international tour with 31 performances across the United…

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

03/24

Music

Enjoy the film as the live orchestra plays the score.The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling episode of…

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Dance the Night Away

04/01

Music

A celebration of infectious grooves and dynamic moves with orchestral favorites from ballet to hip-hop, tap, tango, and swing. Award-winning…

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Spyro Gyra

04/08

Music

$41.50-$65

American jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra has long been known to its peers in the contemporary jazz world as a…

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Art of Jazz | Marquis Hill – New Gospel Revisited

04/14

Music

New Gospel Revisited is the most recent musical project from the fearless and formidable American composer and trumpeter Marquis Hill.…

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Six

04/25 – 05/07

Music

Divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived.From Tudor Queens to Pop Princesses, the SIX wives of Henry VIII take the mic…

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Buffalo Chamber Players: Colla Voce

04/27

Music

$25, Student Ticket w/ ID $5

6:30pm Doors, 7:30pm ShowThe Buffalo Chamber Players explores the versatility and power of the human voice. This dynamic program features…

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Revolution: The Music of the Beatles

04/28

Music

Bradley Thachuk, conductor A magical musical and visual journey of The Beatles, featuring video, animation, and arrangements of over 25…

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Hooray for Hollywood!

04/29

Music

Breathtaking orchestral arrangements from the greatest music of television and film from years past, like the Tom and Jerry cartoon…

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Kinky Boots

05/04 – 05/21

Music

$24-$57

KINKY BOOTS, a joyous musical celebration about the friendships we discover, and the belief that you can change the world…

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Jagged Little Pill

06/06 – 06/11

Music

SOME SHOWS YOU SEE. THIS SHOW YOU FEEL.Joy, love, heartache, strength, wisdom, catharsis, LIFE everything we’ve been waiting to see…

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