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Spirit of the Seasons Tour

Behold winter’s majesty in true Buffalo Niagara fashion by experiencing the sights, sounds and flavors of the holiday season. Find gifts for your loved ones, take in the decorations presented by several of our cultural institutions, and ring in cheer with live renditions of holiday classics.

Looking for the perfect gift? Stroll down Main Street in Williamsville to shop and enjoy storefronts decorated for the holidays.

Marvel at the ornate Christmas decorations with a five-star dinner at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens.

Need a gift for the fashionista on your list? Find designer brands for less at the Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls.

Don’t forget a trip to the Walden Galleria! With over 200 stores, you’ll find the perfect gift for everyone on your list.

Take a moment to remember the reason for the season at Our Lady of Victory Basilica & National Shrine.

Spend an evening taking in the splendor of the Festival of Lights at Our Lady of Fatima Shrine or the Fairgrounds Festival of Lights.

Christmas is always in season at the Woyshner’s Christmas Shoppe, a 15,000 square foot store filled with santas, snowmen, and stockings.

See the biggest exhibition of poinsettias in Western New York at the Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens holiday display.

Find one-of-a-kind gifts for family and friends at independently-owned shops on Elmwood Village, Hertel Avenue and Allentown.

Sing along to your favorite carols at the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra Holiday Pops Concert.

Main Street in East Aurora is a great place to find unique gifts. Be sure to stop at Vidler’s 5 & 10, a shopping experience reminiscent of the early 1900s. Shop at the Made in America Store where all items are 100% American made.

Have lunch at the lovely Roycroft Inn before touring the Roycroft Campus to learn about Elbert Hubbard and the Arts and Crafts Movement. Then stop by the Roycroft Copper Shop Gallery, which features handcrafted artisan items or take in a class at the new Power House.

If you’re in town in early November, head over to the Christmas in the Country Craft Show.

Paint your own pottery at Designing Dish. They’ll even ship your project home for you after you leave.

Attend a holiday-themed play at the Lancaster Opera House and see the village of Lancaster transformed into “Christmasville.”

Things to Explore on the Spirit of the Seasons Tour

Italian Prime at Salvatore's

Italian Prime at Salvatore's

6461 Transit Road
Depew, NY, 14043
(716) 683-7990
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Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls (USA)

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls (USA)

1900 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY, 14304
(716) 297-2022
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Walden Galleria Mall

Walden Galleria Mall

1 Walden Galleria
Buffalo, NY, 14225
(716) 681-7600
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Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica

Our Lady of Victory National Shrine & Basilica

767 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY, 14218
(716) 828-9444
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Woyshner's Christmas Shoppe

Woyshner's Christmas Shoppe

880 Ridge Road
Lackawanna, NY, 14218
(716) 821-0416
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Buffalo Botanical Gardens

Buffalo Botanical Gardens

2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY, 14218
(716) 827-1584
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Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra

Kleinhans Music Hall
3 Symphony Circle
Buffalo, NY, 14201
(716) 885-5000
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Vidler's 5 & 10

Vidler's 5 & 10

676 - 694 Main Street
East Aurora, NY, 14052
(716) 652-0481
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Roycroft Campus

Roycroft Campus

31 South Grove Street
East Aurora, NY, 14052
(716) 655-0261
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Designing Dish

Designing Dish

138 Grey Street
East Aurora, NY, 14052
(716) 655-4456
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Lancaster Opera House

Lancaster Opera House

21 Central Avenue
Lancaster, NY, 14086
(716) 683-1776
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Houses of Worship Tour

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Nature’s Splendor Tour

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Gardening Tour

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