Buffalo Events 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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Jul 14

Art on the Riverwalk Festival – 20th Annual

Niawanda Park

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Jul 14

Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

Buffalo Zoo

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Jul 14

Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 14

Kiddieland Opens at the Carrousel

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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Jul 14

Sunday Morning Brunch Cruise on the Lake

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Grand Island Garden Walk

Town Commons Gazebo

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Jul 14

The Famous Sunday in the Cemetery Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 14

Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 14

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Jul 14

Kenmore Farmer’s Market

Kenmore Municipal Green

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Jul 14

Shakespeare in Delaware Park – The Winter’s Tale

Delaware Park

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Jul 14

Free Yoga on the Lawn

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

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Jul 14

Hundred Days

MusicalFare Theatre

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Jul 14

Giacomo Puccini’s Tosca

Artpark – Mainstage Theater

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Jul 14

Macedonian Festival – 34th Annual

Sts. Cyril & Methody Orthodox Church

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Taste of Buffalo 2024

Along Delaware Avenue from Chippewa to Niagara Square

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Jul 14

North Tonawanda Garden Walk

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Jul 14

Buzz Around Hamburg Garden Walk and Fair

Memorial Park Bandstand

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Jul 14

Samuel P. Capen Garden Walk

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Jul 14

Classic Corner Market

Riley St. & Girard

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Jul 14

South Buffalo Farmers Market

Cazenovia Park Casino

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Jul 14

Canal Fest 2024

Niawanda Park

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Jul 14

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Yoga & Wine @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Artisan & Farmers Market @ Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Queen For A Day Tour

Lakeward Spirits

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Jul 14

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Uncle Lucius w/ Special Guests

Buffalo Iron Works

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Jul 14

Jazz at Richardson: Wendell Rivera Latin Jazz Ensemble

The Richardson Hotel

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Jul 14

Puccini’s Greatest: A Gala Opera Concert

Artpark

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

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Jul 14

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Lipsey Summer Jazz at the AKG: Jeff Jarvis

Buffalo AKG Art Museum – Lincoln Stairs

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Jul 14

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

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Jul 14

Beau Fleuve’s Day of Play at Explore & More

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum

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Jul 14

Richardson Olmsted Campus Car Show

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 14

Snyder-CleveHill Garden View

Trillium Courtyard Florist

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Jul 14

“Return to the Rainbow City: Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition” Exhibit Opening

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 14

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Lewiston Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 14

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 16

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 16

Sunset Harbor Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 16

Wine and Wheels

Artpark Clay Studio

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Jul 16

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 17

Outdoor Richardson Olmsted Grounds Walking Tour

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 17

Soundwaves Concert Series

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 17

Concordia Cemetery Walking Tour

Concordia Cemetery

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Jul 17

Caribbean Harbor Queen Cruise

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 18

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 20

2024 Photography Tour – Richardson Olmsted Campus

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 20

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 20

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

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Jul 21

Pints in the Park

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 21

Combo Art Class @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

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Jul 27

Solar Saturdays

Buffalo Museum of Science

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Jul 27

Saturdays at Solé

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Tuesday is Country Night at Solé!

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 31

Southern Junction BBQ Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Aug 02

Libations and Landscapes

Artpark

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Aug 05

Classic Vinyl Live Series with Jeff Miers

Sportsmen’s Tavern

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Aug 10

Assembly House 150 Tours

Assembly House 150

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Aug 10

Artifact Adventurers!

Buffalo History Museum

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Sep 12

Orchid Repotting with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Oct 12

Path Through History Weekends

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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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Jul 14

“Return to the Rainbow City: Buffalo’s Pan-American Exposition” Exhibit Opening

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun-Forecasts from the North

Jeffrey E. Gundlach Building

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Jul 14

Exhibition: “Before and After Again”

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Artisan & Farmers Market @ Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Classic Corner Market

Riley St. & Girard

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Jul 14

Nightcap Sail

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Pools are Open!

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Jul 14

Martin House/Graycliff Experience

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 14

Exhibition: After the Sun – Forecasts from the North

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

City of Buffalo Splash Pads are Open!

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Jul 14

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

Clinton Bailey Farmers Market

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Jul 14

The Market at Bassett Park

Bassett Park

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Jul 14

Free Yoga on the Lawn

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Buffalo River History Tours

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Lewiston Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 14

Big Kahuna Evening Tiki Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Sin Wai Kin: It’s Always You

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Buffalo RiverWorks Summer Concert Series

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 14

Kiddieland Opens at the Carrousel

Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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Jul 14

Yoga & Wine @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 14

The Famous Sunday in the Cemetery Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 14

South Buffalo Farmers Market

Cazenovia Park Casino

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Jul 14

Floral Spectra

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 14

Kenmore Farmer’s Market

Kenmore Municipal Green

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Jul 14

Sunday Morning Brunch Cruise on the Lake

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 14

Zoomagination: Festival of Lanterns and Lights

Buffalo Zoo

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Jul 14

Canal Fest 2024

Niawanda Park

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Jul 14

Exhibition: Marisol: A Retrospective

Buffalo AKG Art Museum

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Jul 14

Hundred Days

MusicalFare Theatre

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Jul 14

Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 14

Queen For A Day Tour

Lakeward Spirits

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Jul 16

Member’s Art Show

Western New York Book Arts Center

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Jul 16

Exhibition: “Layers”

Buffalo Arts Studio

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Jul 16

Photography Nights

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 16

Sunset Harbor Cruise

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 17

Caribbean Harbor Queen Cruise

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 17

Soundwaves Concert Series

Buffalo Boat Tours

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Jul 17

East Aurora Farmers Market

Aurora Village (Tops) Plaza

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Jul 17

Outdoor Richardson Olmsted Grounds Walking Tour

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 17

Concordia Cemetery Walking Tour

Concordia Cemetery

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Jul 18

Exhibition: Robyn Tsinnajinnie – “A Shared Experience”

K Art Gallery (contemporary Indigenous art)

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Jul 18

Evening Behind-the-Scenes Tours

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 18

Lavender Days! U-Pick lavender, Tour, Education & Lavender Wand Making.

Goody Girl Flower Farm

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Jul 19

Buffalo True Crime Tour

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

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Jul 19

Hispanic Heritage District Walking Tour

Southwest Corner of Porter & Niagara Streets

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Jul 19

M&T Third Friday

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 19

Junior History Buffs

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 19

2024 Grease Pole Festival

Pucho Olivencia Community Center

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Jul 19

Buffalo Bisons vs. Scranton/WB

Sahlen Field

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Jul 19

Buffalo Brewery Tour

Buffalo RiverWorks

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Jul 20

Martin House – Home and Garden Tour

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House

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Jul 20

Lancaster Garden Walk

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Jul 20

Providence Farm Collective Farmer’s Market

130 Grant Street

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Jul 20

Dinner Theatre: Don’t Drink the Water

Desiderio’s Dinner Theater at Bobby J’s

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Jul 20

East Side Garden Walk

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Jul 20

2024 Photography Tour – Richardson Olmsted Campus

Richardson Olmsted Campus

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Jul 20

Pan-Am Walking Tour

Buffalo History Museum

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Jul 20

Sounds and Sails

Canalside Buffalo

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Jul 20

Billy Brag

Town Ballroom

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Jul 20

Women of the Pan Am Walking Tour

Forest Lawn Cemetery

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Jul 20

Williamsville Food Tour

The Roaming Table

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Jul 20

An Evening of Poetry

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House – Greatbatch Pavilion

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Jul 20

Citizen Soldier

Electric City

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Jul 20

Billy Bragg – The Roaring Forty USA Tour 2024

Town Ballroom

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Jul 20

The Jay/Sharptet Celebrates Christmas in July

PAUSA Art House

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Jul 20

Burgerfest 2024

Main Street Hamburg

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Jul 20

Kenzie Cat w/ Cami Clune

Buffalo Iron Works

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Jul 20

WNED Classical Live On Stage: Hidden Gems

Buffalo Toronto Public Media

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Jul 20

Prohibition Cruise

Buffalo Harbor Cruises – Miss Buffalo

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Jul 20

Beyond the Glass Wine Tasting & Tour @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 20

Mythical Terrarium Workshop

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 20

Hamburg Farmers Market 2024 Season

Hamburg Farmers Market

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Jul 20

Chef Darian’s Jamaican Market

Larkin Square

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Jul 20

Christmas in July on Old Falls Street

Old Falls Street, USA

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Jul 20

Elmwood Village Farmers Market

Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway

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Jul 20

Williamsville Farmers Market

Amherst Town Hall Parking Lot

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Jul 20

Akron-Newstead Garden Walk

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Jul 20

East Aurora Garden Walk

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Jul 20

Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

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Jul 20

Family History Day

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Jul 21

Pints in the Park

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Jul 21

Combo Art Class @ Freedom Run Winery

Freedom Run Winery

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Jul 25

Summer Concert Series at Central Terminal

Buffalo Central Terminal

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Jul 27

Solar Saturdays

Buffalo Museum of Science

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Jul 27

Saturdays at Solé

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Tuesday is Country Night at Solé!

Solé at Woodlawn Beach

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Jul 27

Plated Dinner Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Jul 31

Southern Junction BBQ Cruise

Grand Lady Cruises

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Aug 02

Libations and Landscapes

Artpark

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Aug 05

Classic Vinyl Live Series with Jeff Miers

Sportsmen’s Tavern

Learn More

Aug 10

Artifact Adventurers!

Buffalo History Museum

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Aug 10

Assembly House 150 Tours

Assembly House 150

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Sep 12

Orchid Repotting with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

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Oct 12

Path Through History Weekends

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Ghost-Note

09/11

Babeville

Led by SNARKY PUPPY’s multi-Grammy-winning percussion duo of Robert “Sput” Searight and Nate Worth, GHOST-NOTE is an explosion of sound and groove. With…

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Orchid Repotting with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society

06/22 – 09/12

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Free

Join us for an Orchid Repotting Event in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society!Bring your orchid with you! Our experts will help repot your plant and…

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Orchid Repotting with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society – Evening

09/12

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Free!

Join us for an Orchid Repotting Event in partnership with the Niagara Frontier Orchid Society!Bring your orchid with you! Our experts will help repot your plant and…

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RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars Lve

09/12

Shea’s Buffalo

Enter the Werk Room this Summer and get ready to experience the high kicks and low splits of RuPaul’s Drag…

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ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd

09/12

Darien Lake Amphitheater

ZZ Top and Lynyrd Skynyrd and the Sharp Dressed Simple Man Tour come to the outdoor Darien Lake Amphitheater.  Also…

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Borderland Music and Arts Festival

09/13 – 09/15

Knox Farm State Park

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The Borderland Music and Arts Festival celebrates the rich history and renaissance of the region with a 3-day music and…

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Deer Tick

09/14

Babeville – Asbury Hall

Emotional Contracts, the latest full-length album from Deer Tick, catalogs all the existential casualties that accompany the passing of time,…

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Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games

09/14 – 09/15

Niagara County Fairgrounds

$15-$31

Everyone’s welcome at the popular Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games! Enjoy the wonders and pageantry of Ireland, Scotland,…

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Orchard Park Festival of the Arts

09/14 – 09/15

Highmark Stadium – Lot 7

Health, Fitness, and Business Expo 2024:  This long-running festival brings artists and crafters from all over the Northeastern United States…

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Bflo Bisons vs. Scranton/WB AAA Baseball

09/17 – 09/22

Sahlen Field

Come on out to the ball game downtown as the local Buffalo Bisons take on Scranton/WB  during this final home…

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Outlaw Music Festival 2024

09/17

Darien Lake Amphitheater

Lineup includes: Willie Nelson, Bob Dylan, John Mellencamp, Southern AvenueEvent is rain or shine. For the safety, comfort and experience…

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Spoon

09/17

Electric City

$42-$84

New album ‘Lucifer On The Sofa’ out now.

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Terminal B Concert Series: Lake Street Dive

09/17

Terminal B Event Center

The Good Together Tour:Since forming in 2004, Lake Street Dive have matched their sophisticated musicianship with a fearless refusal to…

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STRFKR

09/18

Electric City

STRFKR appearing with special guest Holy Water and Happy Sad Face.

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An Evening with Cowboy Junkies

09/19

Babeville

$45

In 1988, Cowboy Junkies proved that there was an audience waiting for something quiet, beautiful and reflective. The Trinity Session was like a whisper…

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Mandy Gonzalez: Broadway Today

09/21

Kleinhans Music Hall

Bradley Thachuk, conductorMandy Gonzalez, vocalsThe Broadway star of Hamilton (Angelica Schuyler), In the Heights (Nina Rosario), and Wicked (Elphaba) headlines…

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Music is Art Festival 2024

09/21

Outer Harbor – Terminal B

Free

Each September, the Music is Art Festival attracts thousands of people from WNY and the world. This annual homegrown festival…

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The Price is Right Live!

09/21

Shea’s Buffalo

THE PRICE IS RIGHT LIVE is the hit interactive stage show that gives eligible individuals the chance to hear their…

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Some Like it Hot

09/24 – 09/29

Shea’s Buffalo

Winner of 4 Tony Awards, including Best Choreography and Best Costumes, and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album,…

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Daniel Champagne

09/25

Babeville – 9th Ward

The young Australian virtuoso recently described as “the finest guitar player of this generation” has been selling out shows all…

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WNY Refugee Film Festival

09/26

Journey’ End Theatre

 Our sixth season, which premiers September 2024, is a mix of in-house and virtual screenings. Ambassador film passes are only…

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Creed in Concert

09/27

Darien Lake Amphitheater

Creed and the Summer of ’99 Tour come to the outdoor Darien Lake Amphitheater.  Also appearing: Three Doors Down and…

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Tom Segura: Come Together Tour

09/27

KeyBank Center

One of the biggest touring comedians, Tom Segura, announced the second leg of his latest global stand-up comedy tour Tom…

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Grey Day 2024 Tour

09/28

KeyBank Center

New Orleans duo $uicideboy$ have announced the schedule for their renowned annual Grey Day Tour in 2024. Rap cousins Ruby…

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