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.



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Buffalo Pints + Pierogi Fest

Sunday, Jun. 2nd
$10; From: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Restaurants and food trucks alike will pull out all the stops with their delicious pierogi and pierogi-themed dishes at the Outdoor Rinks at Buffalo RiverWorks. More than just traditional pierogi, vendors of all types will be putting their own spin on the pierogi with unique pierogi-themed creations.
In addition to noms there will also be beer and wine stations, live music, a pierogi-eating contest, artisan vendors (for your shopping pleasure), and more.

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Market in the Country

Saturday, Jun. 8th
Free; From: 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

One hundred vendors offering Antiques,  Auto Parts, Collectibles, Crafts,  Farm Goods & Produce, Flea Market,  Car Cruise,  Petting Zoo, Wildlife booth, Farm exhibits, Pony rides and Hayrides. Food available.  Handicapped Accessible.

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Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, Jun. 22nd
FREE; From: 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Join us as we celebrate our 89th year on East Aurora’s Main Street!  First opened by our grandfather, Robert S. Vidler, Sr., on June 21, 1930, we’re thrilled that the entire WNY community has supported us all these years.  There will be free birthday cake for as long as it lasts, and we’ll be handing out dimes to the kids to use in our popcorn machine or to take a ride on Sandy, our mechanical horse — both over 50 years old! Likely to have some in-store entertainment too!

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Beau Fleuve Music and Arts Festival

Sunday, Aug. 25th
$25; From: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

Beau Fleuve Music and Arts Festival was created to celebrate the rich history of Buffalo’s arts scene and illuminate the resurgence of all forms of music, art, media and culture that resonates in and from Buffalo & WNY.  “THE ULTIMATE SUNDAY FUNDAY” will feature multi-stage performances, Art Installations, Culture Exhibits, Fan Favorite Silent disco, Interactive film festival, Live to Air Podcast, Poetry, Comedy, Food Trucks, Beer & Wine Garden, Vendors Marketplace, a Family Fun Zone & more!. Festival goers will have a true multi-cultural experience as all forms of art and music will be on hand.

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Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Saturday, May. 11th - Saturday, Nov. 23rd
Free; From: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Enjoy a true rite of summer and visit the Elmwood Bidwell Farmers Market, at the corner of Elmwood Avenue & Bidwell Parkway in Buffalo’s Elmwood Village This long standing, weekly ‘producer-only’ market brings all of the freshest goods to the city, from our local area growers.  This eclectic neighborhood provides the perfect backdrop for a morning of summer fun and shopping for everyone. Produce available is subject to our local growing season.  Open rain or shine!

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Downtown Country Market

Thursday, May. 16th - Thursday, Oct. 24th
Free; From: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

The Downtown Country Market is celebrating its 37th season! The Downtown Country Market is a two-day per week, open-air farmer’s market located on Main Street between Court and Church Streets in Downtown Buffalo. This downtown tradition offers residents, workers, and visitors the perfect place to pick-up local fresh produce, enjoy tasty treats such as baked goods and fresh lemonade, and purchase plants and flowers to brighten gardens, homes and offices.

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Allentown Art Festival

Saturday, Jun. 8th - Sunday, Jun. 9th
Free; Sat & Sun: 10AM-6PM

The Allentown Art Festival takes place in the Allentown Historic Preservation District of Buffalo. Tens of thousands of art patrons visit the festival to enjoy the beauty of Buffalo’s weather in June, the charm and uniqueness of the Allentown area and the quality of the art and crafts presented by the over 400 juried exhibitors.

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The Market at Graycliff

Friday, Jun. 21st - Friday, Aug. 2nd
Free; From: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

 

Graycliff with be hosting the “Market at Graycliff” every Friday this summer. There are 25-30 farmers and artisans each Friday, food trucks, music, and tours of the site.

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Roycroft Campus Art and Antique Show

Saturday, Jun. 29th - Sunday, Jun. 30th
From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Enjoy the summer sun on the Roycroft Campus! Join us for our Art & Antique Show as we feature over 70 artists, antique vendors and cultural groups. While strolling the beautiful Campus grounds, you can find old and new treasures, visit with live animals from Thistle Creek Alpacas and Wild Spirit Education, and watch artist demonstrations in copper and glass. Other highlights include live music, several lunch options from local food trucks, as well as other snacks and treats.

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Ellicottville Summer Music Festival

Friday, Jul. 5th - Sunday, Jul. 7th
$40 – $345; Starting: 5:00 PM

Street vendors, an arts and crafts show, live music, entertainment and more fun in the sun are happening at the Ellicottville Summer Festival.  Join us  when the first fairway at Holiday Valley’s Double Black Diamond Golf Course becomes one of the best outdoor concert venues in the region. There’s plenty going on in the village over the weekend as well.  Opening the festival on Friday night will be Caitlin Koch.  Saturday night will feature Don Felder, former lead guitarist of the Eagles, followed by the Buffalo Philharmonic on Sunday Evening.

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