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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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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Token

01/25

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Also appearing: Ben Reilly  Through a prolific, albeit quiet grind, Token has morphed into an outlier in hip-hop. Powered by…

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Mozart Masterpieces

01/28 – 01/29

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Our annual celebration of Mozart’s birthday features a double concerto, the Symphonie Concertante, with concertmaster Nikki Chooi and principal violist…

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Dan Bern

01/30

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$15-$18

If you must put him in a box, make sure it’s a big box! Undefinable by genre, crossing over and…

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Gregory Alan Isakov

01/30

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Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, and now calling Colorado home, horticulturist-turned-musician Gregory Alan Isakov has cast an impressive presence on…

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Patty Griffin and Raul Malo

01/31

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Patty Griffin is among the most consequential singer-songwriters of her generation, a quintessentially American artist whose wide-ranging canon incisively explores…

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Schumann’s Second

02/03 – 02/04

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Guest conductor Ankush Kumar Bahl, music director of the Omaha Symphony, leads your BPO in a tour de force. “Testament”…

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Angel Olsen with Erin Rae

02/04

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Angel Olsen:Fresh grief, like fresh love, has a way of sharpening our vision and bringing on painful clarifications. No matter…

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Art of Jazz | Elio Villafranca and The Chick Corea Afro-Caribbean Experience

02/05

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Chick Corea was quoted in a 2019 Billboard interview as saying, “That [Latin] flavor, I find, is mostly in everything…

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Unforgettable: Nat and Natalie

02/10 – 02/11

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Two legendary performers. Father and daughter. Nat and Natalie. Both Nat King Cole and Natalie Cole put their individual stamp…

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Alan Doyle

02/15

Downtown

$24

Famed Canadian musician performs with a full band and special guest Chris Trapper.

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Hadestown

02/21 – 02/26

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Welcome to HADESTOWN, where a song can change your fate. Winner of eight 2019 Tony Awards® including Best Musical and…

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Shakespeare’s The Tempest

02/24 – 02/26

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A very special collaborative production of the last play William Shakespeare ever penned, The Tempest, with Jean Sibelius’ imaginative and…

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The Tempest

02/24 – 02/26

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ICTC and the BPO unite once more for a unique theatrical experience. Thought to be one of the last plays…

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Joe Bonamassa

02/28

Downtown

Hailed worldwide as one of the greatest guitar players of his generation, Joe Bonamassa has almost single-handedly redefined the blues-rock…

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Buffalo Chamber Players: Safety Last!

03/09

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$25, Student Ticket w/ ID $5

6:30pm Doors, 7:30pm ShowJoin the Buffalo Chamber Players for a screening of Safety Last! at Asbury Hall. The 1923 silent rom-com will…

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Jefferson Starship

03/10

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Bradley Thachuk, conductor To tell the story of Jefferson Starship is to tell the story of rock and roll, from…

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Pops Goes Totally 80’s

03/11

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No need for a Walkman or a mixtape to relive your favorite ’80s jams! Stu Chafetz, Principal Pops Conductor of…

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Art of Jazz | Miguel Zenón Quartet

03/12

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9-time Grammy Nominee and Guggenheim and MacArthur Fellow Miguel Zenón represents a select group of musicians who have masterfully balanced and…

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Mendelssohn’s Violin

03/17 – 03/18

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Dynamic violinist Sandy Cameron returns to perform one of the most beloved of all concertos, the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, brimming…

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Beetlejuice

03/21 – 03/26

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He earned his stripes on Broadway now the ghost-with-the-most is coming to Buffalo.It’s showtime! Based on Tim Burton’s dearly beloved…

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Bruce Springsteen

03/23

Downtown

Bruce Springsteen and The E Street Band will kick off their 2023 international tour with 31 performances across the United…

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Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

03/24

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Enjoy the film as the live orchestra plays the score.The battle for the galaxy intensifies in this thrilling episode of…

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Dance the Night Away

04/01

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A celebration of infectious grooves and dynamic moves with orchestral favorites from ballet to hip-hop, tap, tango, and swing. Award-winning…

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Spyro Gyra

04/08

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$41.50-$65

American jazz fusion band Spyro Gyra has long been known to its peers in the contemporary jazz world as a…

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