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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Art and Garden Show

Saturday, Apr. 28th - Sunday, Apr. 29th
$5; From: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Over 110 artists will be arriving and displaying their work from all over the greater Buffalo area as well as Rochester, Syracuse, and Ithaca. Many of them have participated in shows and festivals throughout the USA.  All create their own craft!  All parking off-site at Moog: 7021 Seneca Street, with Free shuttle from there.

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Makers + Shakers: Boozy Artisan Market

Sunday, May. 6th
$5

More than just a vendor market, Makers + Shakers is going to be a hella fetch party. Over 75 local business, shop owners, and artisans will be selling sweet stuff that you actually want to buy and local booze-makers will be providing free samples/selling stuff that you actually want to drink. Plus, there will be live music. Bonus: Each vendor will have special giveaways especially for attendees.  Check out the Bloody Mary bar, Unicorn Mimosas, and cash bars with local beer, wine, and cocktails.

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CELEBRATING WOMEN Sip and Shop

Friday, May. 11th
From: 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Celebrate the women in your life! Enjoy a special evening by sipping Mom-osas and shop with and for your mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, wife, aunt, nana, and friends! We’ll have lots of wonderful and unique gifts for Mother’s Day and a beautiful red rose for all of the ladies who attend.

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Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Saturday, May. 12th - Saturday, Nov. 24th
Free; From: 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Enjoy a true rite of summer and visit the Elmwood Bidwell Farmers Market.  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. Open rain or shine!

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Artists Market Spring Edition

Saturday, May. 12th
$15; From: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Let’s do brunch! Rise and shine to attend the 6th annual City of Buffalo Artists Market: Spring Edition. Join us for a brunch buffet served by The Grove Café + Health Bar and bubbly available at the cash bar. Spring into spring with this special event that invites guests to brunch and browse over 50 local vendors offering a variety of unique and special crafts, food, and art, all in one location while listening to the live music.

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Buffalo Pints and Pierogi Fest

Sunday, Jun. 3rd
$10; From: 11:00 AM to 6:00 PM

Hosted by StepOutBuffalo.com, the 2018 Buffalo Pints & Pierogi Fest will showcase a variety of both traditional and unique pierogi dishes made by local restaurants and food trucks.  In addition to the wide array of pierogi dishes and vendors, there will also be beer stations and multiple cash bars, live music, giant inflatables, games, a pierogi eating contest, vendor market, and more!

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Allentown Art Festival

Saturday, Jun. 9th - Sunday, Jun. 10th
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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Garden Art Sale

Saturday, Jun. 30th - Sunday, Jul. 1st
From: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Need something special or handcrafted to complete your garden art collection? Be it zany and unique, or cool and subtle, there is something for everyone at this popular sale.

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The Market at Graycliff

Friday, Jul. 6th - Friday, Aug. 31st
From: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Join us at Graycliff for the summertime market! Walk the gardens as part of Gardens Buffalo Niagara open gardens, and stay for dinner with The Cheesy Chick food truck and our great vendors!  The Market will not be held on August 17.

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Erie County Fair

Wednesday, Aug. 8th - Sunday, Aug. 19th
$12; Aug. 9: Noon-10pm, Aug.10-20: 9am-10pm

The Erie County Fair, held annually is the largest fair of it’s kind in New York State, and the 3rd largest county fair in the nation.  It seeks to preserve and showcase our community’s agricultural traditions, talents, diversity and heritage.  Come view the live animals, and visit their caretakers.  Then head over to the James E. Strates Shows midway, with over 70 rides and 100 games.  Enjoy continual entertainment on a number of stages, then visit the food vendors, whose options range from the casual to the extraodinary!  Come for a day, or two, or more!  

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