39 Awesome Events Happening This July in WNY

City Guide, Event Articles & Guides, Things to Do


Written by Step Out Staff

Published on June 25, 2021
Photo courtesy of Taste of Buffalo

Summer is officially here and so are Buffalo and Western New York events! There are tons of awesome things to do this month, from large festivals like Taste of Buffalo to smaller concerts, classes and more garden walks than we can count. Hey, we’ll take it!

So without further ado, let the good times roll – shall we? Here is our curated list of exciting events happening this July in WNY, as chosen by Step Out Buffalo’s editors.

Disclaimer: At the time this guide was published, all of these events are scheduled to happen, however with things changing rapidly and cancellations possible, please be sure to check with each organization before going to any event for the most recent updates possible. We will do our best to keep this list updated with any new information and cancellations should they come up.


Summer Fun Weeks & Riverside Saturdays At The National Comedy Center

Thu, August 5 • All Day +more dates


National Comedy Center
203 West Second Street Jamestown 14701, NY 14701

Southern Tier

The National Comedy Center, the United States’ official cultural institution dedicated to the art form of comedy, announced its full event schedule for

The Summer Earth-Spirit Artisan Festivals

Sun, August 29 • 11:00 am – 5:00 pm


Salon Indigo Sol
8860 Main St. Williamsville, NY 14221

North Towns

This outdoors summer event will be showcasing Buffalo’s top Artisans and Vendors! A body, mind and spirit show you don’t want to miss! There will be: artwork

Awesome Things To Do In July

The Powerhouse Food Truck Fest

Thu, August 5 • 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm +more dates


The Powerhouse
140 Lee Street. Buffalo , NY 14210


Buffalo's newest venue The Powerhouse is bringing Food Truck Thursdays to it's indoor / outdoor event space this Spring and Summer! Starting May 6th at ...

First Friday Gallery Walk

Fri, August 6 • 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm +more dates


Allentown Buffalo, NY


Allentown’s gallery walk, known as “First Fridays”, is one of the most popular monthly events in the city of Buffalo. Growing from just a handful ...

Shakespeare and Love in Hamburg

Fri, August 6 • 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm +more dates


Hamburg Town Park
4420 Lakeshore Rd. Hamburg, NY 14075

South Towns

Shakespeare & Love Synopsis: Four Shakespearean lovers explore the triumphs, trials, and tribulations of what it means to love in Shakespeare in Delaware ...

Summer Market Series

Sat, August 7 • 10:00 am - 3:00 pm +more dates


Loaded Lumber Buffalo
223 South Park Avenue Buffalo, NY 14204


Loaded Lumber Buffalo is Happy to announce its inaugural: SUMMER MARKET SERIES! Come Shop Safely with us this summer! Enjoy local artisans and Food ...

Chandler Street After-Market

Sat, August 7 • 3:00 pm - 8:00 pm +more dates


Chandler Street After-Market
27 & 37 Chandler Street Buffalo, NY 14207

North Buffalo

EAT LOCAL, EAT FRESH -- ON CHANDLER! As we embark on a new market season, we're announcing an exciting change! Kicking off Saturday May 8th, the market ...

Food Truck Tuesday in Larkin Square

Tue, August 10 • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm +more dates


Larkin Square
745 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14210


Food Truck Tuesday is back in Larkin Square. Buffalo’s largest and longest running food truck rodeo returns to Larkin Square on July 13th from 5:00-8:00 ...


JazzTuesdays at the Mansion on Delaware Avenue

Tue, August 10 • 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm +more dates


The Mansion on Delaware Avenue
414 Delaware Avenue Buffalo, NY 14202


Join JazzBuffalo and the Mansion on Delaware every Tuesday this summer for music on the patio. This an opportunity for both jazz musicians and jazz fans ...

Murder Mystery Dinner Train

Sat, August 14 • 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm +more dates


Arcade & Attica Railroad
278 Main Street Arcade, NY 14009

Wyoming County

Enjoy a round-trip train excursion! At the halfway point, you depart the train at Curriers Station, where you enjoy a delicious dinner catered by Catered ...

Shop, Rock n’ Stroll 2021

Fri, August 27 • 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Hertel Ave. Buffalo, NY


Shop, Rock & Stroll is a summer event which takes place the last Friday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Shop at some of the best boutiques ...

Creators on the Boardwalk

Sun, August 29 • 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Boardwalk at Canalside
225 Fuhrmann Blvd. Buffalo, NY 14203


The Creators on the Boardwalk brings together vendors and farmers to showcase their best work for your purchasing pleasure. Enjoy a safe and socially-distanced ...


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