Events

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 Architecture

Guaranty Building Tour

Friday, Nov. 16th - Saturday, Nov. 14th
$5 – $10; From: 02:00 PM to 03:00 PM

The Guaranty Building is one of Buffalo’s most beautiful buildings and an important site in architectural history. Join us for this interior and exterior tour of this Sullivan masterpiece. During this 1 hour guided tour which meets in the lobby, you’ll learn about the history of the building, the architectural elements that make it so special, and why it serves as an important case for preservation.  Reservations are required for this tour; walk-ons will not be admitted. Please call or visit website to reserve a spot.

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Buffalo City Hall Tour

Friday, Nov. 16th - Wednesday, Nov. 18th
Free; From: 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM

PBN’s City Hall tour is a FREE guided walking tour that takes you through one of Buffalo’s most significant architectural treasures. One of the largest city halls in America, this tour will give you the opportunity to see this Art Deco masterpiece inside and out. The tour normally includes the lobby, Common Council Chambers, the Mayor’s Office, and the best view of Buffalo on the Observation Deck.  The tour meets in the lobby of City Hall, no reservations required! Please inquire about mobility needs.

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Thanksgiving Weekend at the Martin House

Friday, Nov. 23rd - Sunday, Nov. 25th

Walk off that second (or third) helping of Thanksgiving dinner!  Bring the family on a one or two-hour tour of the Martin House over Thanksgiving weekend.  A great opportunity to see restoration updates and get a jump start on holiday shopping.  Check site for the holiday weekend tour schedule.  While you’re there, visit the museum store, and give inspired, unique gifts this holiday season!

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Tree of Light: Spark the Season!

Tree of Light: Spark the Season!

Saturday, Dec. 1st
FREE; 4:00-6:00pm

The Martin House launches the holiday season with a free tree lighting event for you and friends and family.  Join us outside on the Martin House plaza for a cup of hot chocolate and hot cider, or inside the Greatbatch Pavilion for ornament making and holiday story-telling for the kids.  Enjoy the grounds as they are decked out for this special time of year, and visit the museum store for specials!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Olmsted + Wright Legacies in Buffalo

Wednesday, Dec. 5th
$10; From: 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Frank Lloyd Wright and Frederick Law Olmsted, Sr. provided the city of Buffalo with a series of remarkable designs. In celebration of 150 years of Olmsted parks in Buffalo, join us for a conversation between Frank Kowsky and Fred Prozzillo on these two giants of the American landscape.

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Holiday Spotlight Tour: Twentieth Century Club

Thursday, Dec. 20th
$40; Starting: 6:00 PM

The Twentieth Century Club of Buffalo, founded in 1894, is considered to be one of the oldest and most historic private women’s clubs in the United States. It reflects the growth of the national women’s club movement and the increased influence of women generally in American life. It has been officially designated among the National Register of Historic Places.  The elegant classical revival clubhouse, designed by E.B. Green and built in 1896, serves as an important reminder of the city’s outstanding architectural history.

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