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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BPO Brass Quintet at Graycliff

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Barrel of Laughs Comedy Night Featuring Dave Attell

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90 West @ Freedom Run Winery

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Lonesome River Band

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Grand Funk Railroad

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Bottler

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Continuum: A History of Erie County

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Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

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Antarctic Dinosaurs: The Exhibition

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Friday Night Bash at the Ballpark

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Painting with Martha at the Vineyard

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Buffalo by Bike History Tour

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Renaissance Ride: Buffalo Foodie Tour

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Lewiston Prohibition Food Tour – Cocktail & Food Tour

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Lewiston Food Tour

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Exhibit: Creative Journeys

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Shop, Rock and Stroll Summer ’22

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Creators on the Boardwalk

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Waterfront Ride: Outer Harbor Buffalo History Tour

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Silo City Reading Series

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Party on the Portico 2022

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Architecture Adventures

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Landscape Tours of Graycliff

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Jim Morris, On The Nature of Things

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Behind the Scenes Curator Tour

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Goat Island Evening Walk

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Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

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Grain Silo & Waterfront Tour

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Kayaking With Tina

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Boppin at the Beech

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Seeing Green: Finding Light in Winter

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Shakespeare in Delaware Park – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Guaranty Building Tour

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Pan American Exposition Walking Tour

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Nature at a Snails Pace

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Historic River History Tour

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Pine Grill Jazz Reunion

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Erie County Fair 2022

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Ages

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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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Wright Rocks! A Geology Tour of Graycliff with Penn-Dixie

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Festival of India

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Halestorm

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Ace Frehley: LIVE!

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Continuum: A History of Erie County

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Yoga & Wine @ Freedom Run Winery

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Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

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JazzBrunch Sundays

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Antarctic Dinosaurs: The Exhibition

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Feed The Fish!

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Friday Night Bash at the Ballpark

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Painting with Martha at the Vineyard

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Renaissance Ride: Buffalo Foodie Tour

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East Aurora Farmers Market

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Hamburg Farmers Market

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Elmwood Village Farmers Market

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Buffalo’s Favorite Daughters: Downtown

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Assembly House 150 Tour

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Buffalo’s Favorite Daughters: Full Tour

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The Stagecoach Market

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Buffalo’s Favorite Daughters: Allentown

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Buffalo Lit

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Lewiston Prohibition Food Tour – Cocktail & Food Tour

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Williamsville Farmers Market

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Lewiston Food Tour

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Exhibit: Creative Journeys

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Creators on the Boardwalk

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Waterfront Ride: Outer Harbor Buffalo History Tour

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Sunset Sundays 2022

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Clarence Hollow Farmers Market

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South Buffalo Farmers Market

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Sunday Brunch with Ava’s Table at the Vineyard @ Freedom Run Winery

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Farmbrunch: Bottomless Cidermosa

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Silo City Reading Series

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Party on the Portico 2022

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Architecture Adventures

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Landscape Tours of Graycliff

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Kenmore Farmer’s Market

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Behind the Scenes Curator Tour

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Richardson Olmsted Campus In Depth Tours

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The Buffalo Whirlwind Tour

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Solar Saturdays

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Best of Buffalo Double Decker Tour

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Boating and Safety Outreach

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Queen For A Day Tour

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Seneca Art Exhibit Opens

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Kayaking With Tina

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Seeing Green: Finding Light in Winter

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The Famous Sunday in the Cemetery Trolley Tour

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Shakespeare in Delaware Park – A Midsummer Night’s Dream

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Guaranty Building Tour

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Pan American Exposition Walking Tour

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Nature at a Snails Pace

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Historic River History Tour

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Pine Grill Jazz Reunion

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Erie County Fair 2022

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Ages

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Brantley Gilbert

08/18

Music

With back-to-back Platinum albums and a grassroots following millions strong, Brantley Gilbert’s music has been shared, covered and adopted as…

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Nelly

08/18

Music

$30-$45

Diamond Selling, Multi-platinum, Grammy award-winning rap superstar, entrepreneur, philanthropist, and actor, Nelly, has continually raised the bar for the entertainment…

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Legacy Fighting Alliance: Live

08/19

Sports Events

$45 – $150

SEE THE NEXT GENERATION OF MMA STARS Experience the thrill of world-class Mixed Martial Arts live at the Seneca Niagara Event…

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Gabriel Iglesias

08/19

Comedy

Iglesias is one of America’s most successful stand-up comedians performing to sold-out concerts around the world. He is also one…

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The Oddities and Curiosities Expo

08/20

Downtown

$10

The Oddities & Curiosities Expo showcases hand selected vendors, dealers, artists and small businesses from all over the country with…

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Ultimate Night of Destruction

08/20

Family Fun

$20-22

Featuring:Large Bus Demolition DerbySmall Bus Demolition DerbyDouble Figure 8 Racing140-Foot Car JumpTickets purchased prior to the day of the show…

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Plasticiens Volants: “Leonardo, Dreams and Nightmares”

08/20

Performing Arts

$20

Plasticiens Volants, a 40-year old French institution practicing street theater spectacle with their unique inflatable puppetry returns to Artpark’s grounds…

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World’s Largest Demolition Derby – 2 Shows

08/21

Family Fun

$24-$26

This annual event welcomes more than 100 cars from across Western New York to the Fairgrounds to see who can…

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High Noon Cornhole Tournament

08/21

Come to watch or even participate at this High Noon sponsored Cornhole tournament.  Get out in the summer sun, where…

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Asian Food and Culture Festival

08/21

Culture

  Please join us and enjoy the vibrant sights, sounds and tastes of Buffalo’s Asian Cultures by Canalside! No admission…

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Jack White

08/21

Music

$45-$115

Come see Jack White on the Mainstage Theatre in The Supply Chain Issues Tour 2022.

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Dispatch & O.A.R.

08/23

Music

Summer tour 2022, with special guest G. Love.Dispatch’s eighth studio release, Break Our Fall, speak not only to the band’s personal evolution,…

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Ship N’ Shore

08/25

$70 in advance; $75 at the door

Ship N’ Shore is the Buffalo Naval & Military Park’s biggest event of the year! From 5:30 PM – 8:30…

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Music on the Lawn: Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra at Graycliff

08/26

Buffalo Architecture

$45

This special concert event will feature a selection of musicians from the Orchard Park Symphony Orchestra (OPSO) performing outdoors on…

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Bill Burr – Slight Return Tour

08/26

Comedy

A Grammy-nominated comedian, Bill Burr is one of the top comedic voices of his generation achieving success in TV and…

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Lionel Richie: Live

08/26

Music

$45 – $195

TICKETS ON SALE MAY 27 From his early days with The Commodores to his most recent role as a judge on ABC’s American…

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Urban Farm Day Tour

08/27

Free

Free

The first Urban Farm Day last summer was filled with more fun and learning than anyone could have hoped for:…

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Lynyrd Skynyrd: Live

08/27

Music

$55 – $195

Summer nights were practically made for the legendary Lynyrd Skynyrd – See them under the stars at our fantastic Outdoor Show. Since…

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That Comedy Show at Babeville

08/27

$10-$15

Join some of Buffalo’s funniest comedians for a night of laughs in The 9th Ward!Featured Comics:Don Johnson // M. Dukes…

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Tonawanda City Porchfest

08/28

Music

Bringing the community together with music and the arts. Family free event open to all! Held on the last Sunday…

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Beau Fleuve Music and Arts Celebration

08/28

Art

Beau Fleuve Music and Arts Festival was created to celebrate the rich history of Buffalo’s arts scene and illuminate the…

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Dining at Dusk: 50’s Night!

08/28

Family Fun

$48

Sunday, August 28: 50’s Night! Calling all cool cats! We’ve got it made in the shade over here at the…

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Waterfall Walk

08/31

Family Fun

FREE

Embark on a journey to Knox Falls. This is an intermediate level hike designed for those who enjoy the thrill…

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Boy George and Culture Club

08/31

Music

$20-$25

Few new wave groups were as popular as Culture Club. During the early ’80s, the group racked up seven straight…

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