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 › Tours

City of Light Bus Tour

Saturday, Feb. 24th - Saturday, Apr. 21st
$40; Starting: 1:00 PM

At the end of the 19th century, Buffalo was a major American city in the forefront of progress. It was a busy inland port and railroad hub with heavy industry and state-of-the-art electricity, which brought great wealth to the city.  These developments culminated in 1901 when Buffalo hosted a spectacular world’s fair: the Pan-American Exposition.  Experience Buffalo through the eyes of the narrator of Lauren Belfer’s historical novel, City of Light, set in Buffalo at the dawn of the 20th century.

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Downtown Ceilings & Skylights Tour

Friday, Mar. 2nd - Friday, Apr. 27th
$15; Starting: 1:00 PM

Come ready to look up on this downtown walking tour! This tour will reveal the ornate ceilings and skylights found in many buildings throughout downtown Buffalo.  While many people walk underneath them on a daily basis, the ceilings of many of Buffalo’s buildings are often their least-noticed feature.  Take this tour to discover these beautiful works of art, many of which are hiding in plain sight!

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March Spotlight Tour

Thursday, Mar. 15th
$25; Starting: 6:30 PM

Get an in-depth look at Buffalo’s world-famous music hall! Explore the interior spaces of Kleinhans Music Hall, a National Historic Landmark designed by renowned architects Eliel & Eero Saarinen, with assistance from designer Charles Eames. It is a modern masterpiece, home of the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for nearly 75 years. On this tour, you will have access to behind-the-scenes spaces that are rarely open to the public to see.

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