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Best Things To Do Next Week

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Written by Homer Enthusiast

Published on August 8, 2022
James Beard Celebrity Chefs Tour Dinner at Bacchus Wine Bar

Best Things To Do Next Week in Buffalo

Here are THE best things to do next week in BuffaloWestern New York, and the Niagara Frontier. This list includes the best things to do including live music, festivals, comedy shows, theater, concerts, sports, nightlife parties and more. Love knowing what’s going on in Buffalo and Western New York? Be the first to know everything from the best new restaurants to coolest events – subscribe to our free daily emails!

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9th Annual Summer Festival at Griffis Sculpture Park

Sun, Aug 21
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Griffis Sculpture Park
6902 Mill Valley Road East Otto,

Other

 Griffis Sculpture Park will host their 9th annual summer festival on Sunday, August 21, 2022 from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. It’s a day filled with ...

Buffalo River History Cruise

Fri, Aug 12 - Sat, Oct 1
All Day

Admission starts at: $23

Buffalo River History Tours
44 Prime Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Join us for a 90-minute narrated Buffalo River history tour! Hear the story of the Erie Canal, Buffalo’s history as the largest grain port in the ...

Summer Earth-Spirit Artisan Festivals

Sun, Aug 21
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Salon Indigo Sol
8860 Main St. Williamsville, NY 14221

North Towns

The Earth-Spirit Artisan Festival is back this year and located at Salon Indigo Sol 8860 Main St. Williamsville, NY 14221. The dates are Sunday June 26th, ...

Plasticiens Volants: “Leonardo, Dreams & Nightmares”

Sat, Aug 20
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Artpark
450 S. Fourth St. Lewiston , 14092

Niagara County

With our dreams…let’s occupy the sky! In the brilliant mind of Leonardo da Vinci, everything was connected — anatomy, mechanics, drawings of interlacing ...

182nd Erie County Fair

Mon, Aug 15 - Sun, Aug 21
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $13.50

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Who is ready for A Roaring Good Time!? From rides to food, animals to shows, the Erie County Fair is the “bee’s knees”. We’ll see you, ...

Big Ditch Summer Run Series

Mon, Aug 15
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Big Ditch Brewing Co.
55 E Huron St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Introducing the Big Ditch Summer Run Series. Join us and our friends from Next Level Running on the 3rd Monday of June, July and August for a group run ...

Zach Williams at the Erie Couty Fair

Mon, Aug 15
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Zach Williams’ powerful and poignant journey spans how a boy with a storybook childhood filled with wonderfully nurturing parents, a strong and supportive ...

Food Truck Tuesdays at Larkin Square

Tue, Aug 16 +more dates
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Larkin Square
745 Seneca St Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Dozens of food trucks from Buffalo, Rochester and beyond come together to celebrate a night of food, live music and fun in the square! Enjoy live music ...

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Tue, Aug 16 +more dates
7:15 pm - 9:45 pm

Free

Shakespeare in Delaware Park
199 Lincoln Pkwy Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

47th Summer Season Productions (2022): A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Directed by Saul Elkin (July 28, 2022- August 21, 2022) Performances are ...

Happy Together Tour at the Erie Couty Fair

Tue, Aug 16
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

2022 will mark the 13th year of the highly successful, hit-filled summer package, THE “HAPPY TOGETHER” TOUR. The touring sensation that has criss-crossed ...

 

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Wine-d Down Wednesdays

Wed, Aug 17 +more dates
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Becker Farms and Vizcarra Vineyards
3760 Quaker Road, Gasport NY Gasport, 14067

Niagara County

Wined down with us on Wednesdays with 30% off all wine by the glass and 20% off of a bottle with glass! ...

ATV Big Air Tour at the Erie Couty Fair

Wed, Aug 17 +more dates
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

🏁 The ATV Big Air Tour brings laughs, screams, and excitement in an action-packed show launching Freestyle 4-wheelers, and Motorcycles backflips in ...

KeyBank Live! at Larkin Summer Music Series

Wed, Aug 17 +more dates
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Larkin Square
745 Seneca St Buffalo, NY 14210

Buffalo

KeyBank Live! at Larkin returns on Wednesdays beginning June 8th, 5PM – 8PM running through August 31st. Join us for Buffalo’s signature music nights ...

Beatles Night w/ The Two of Us, Gregg & Danny Sansone

Wed, Aug 17 +more dates
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Diamond Hawk Golf Course & Pub "The Hawk"
255 Sonwil Dr. BY THE AIRPORT Cheektowaga, New York 14225

Cheektowaga and East

BEATLES NIGHT 6:00 Join us for WNY’s ultimate Beatle Duo, Two of Us – Gregg & Danny Sansone Food & Drink Specials reservations diamondhawkgolf.com/reservations 716 ...

River Fest Park Concert Series

Wed, Aug 17 +more dates
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

River Fest Park
249 Ohio Street Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Here is the 2022 *FREE* Wednesday Night Concert Series Lineup: May 25 Supercharger June 1 5’s Are Wild June 8 Flipside June 15 Breakaway June ...

Neal Francis

Wed, Aug 17
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Buffalo Iron Works
49 Illinois St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

On his new album In Plain Sight, Neal Francis offers up a body of work both strangely enchanted and painfully self-aware, unfolding in songs sparked from ...

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Kick Off Summer with Boys of Summer

Thu, Aug 18
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Sole at Woodlawn Beach
3580 Lake Shore Rd Buffalo, 14219

South Towns

Local Night Thursday with Boys of Summer. Come down and enjoy some great music, food and drinks. ...

James Beard Celebrity Chefs Tour Dinner at Bacchus Wine Bar

Thu, Aug 18
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $300

Bacchus Wine Bar and Restaurant
56 W Chippewa St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Bacchus Wine Bar Chef Tour Dinner with James Beard Award Winning Chefs! Cocktails and canapés followed by 5 course dinner with wine pairings prepared ...

Nelly at the Erie Couty Fair

Thu, Aug 18
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

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

Beyond The Blue Summer Festival Series

Fri, Aug 19 +more dates
All Day

Admission starts at: $77

Great Blue Heron Grounds
2361 Wait Corners Road Sherman, NY 14781

Southern Tier

The Great Blue Heron Music Festival in Sherman, New York, will happen once again the first weekend in July. For nearly 30 years, this annual event has ...

Pendleton Farm & Home Days

Fri, Aug 19 - Sat, Aug 20
All Day

Free

Pendleton Farm & Home Days
6570 Campbell Blvd Lockport, NY 14094

Niagara County

Join us on August 19th and 20th, 2022 at Pendleton Town Park as we celebrate Pendleton Farm & Home Days! Sponsored by Pacific Pools, this event is ...

Summer Sizzler Series Cooking Demonstrations

Fri, Aug 19 +more dates
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Statler Culinary Theatre within the Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
28 Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

As a 2009 NCCC, Culinary Arts Program alumna, Chef Lonigan brings to the table a refreshing perspective on food, fueled by a lifelong passion for cooking ...

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Party on the Portico At The Buffalo History Museum

Fri, Aug 19
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

The Buffalo History Museum
One Museum Court Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

The Buffalo History Museum’s biggest summer concert series returns! Party on the Portico takes place overlooking beautiful Hoyt Lake on M&T Third ...

2022 PEPSI ROCKIN’ THE DOWNS

Fri, Aug 19 +more dates
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel
8315 Park Avenue Batavia, 14020

Genesee County

Rockin’ The Downs Concert Series, presented by Pepsi, kicks off on Friday, June 17th and keeps rolling through mid to late August. Mark your calendars ...

Buffalo Brewery Tour on Buffalo Double Decker Bus

Fri, Aug 19 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

Admission starts at: $55

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours
12 Fuhrmann Boulevard Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Taste Buffalo’s amazing brewing tradition Friday evenings.  Go behind the scenes at three venues and taste the best brewing in Buffalo.  We feature ...

The Sounds of Buffalo Live Music Series

Fri, Aug 19 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Wilkeson Pointe
Coast Guard Station S Rd Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Back for another season! The Sounds of Buffalo Live Music Series brought to you by the Upstate Honda Dealers and MP Caroll Hardwood will be returning to ...

Torn Space: Ages at Silo City

Fri, Aug 19 - Sun, Aug 21
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Silo City
85 Silo City Row Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Torn Space invites you once again to join them in mid-August for their annual early harvest celebration. The series began in 2013 where they ...

5 Hour ICU Ghost Hunt At Rolling Hills Asylum

Fri, Aug 19 +more dates
8:00 pm - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $60

Online

5 Hour ICU – $60+tx Public Self Guided Ghost Hunt -To purchase tickets go to: www.RollingHillsAsylum.com ...

Gabriel Iglesias at the Erie Couty Fair

Fri, Aug 19
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

All new material! Iglesias is one of America's most successful stand-up comedians performing to sold-out concerts around the world. He is also one of the ...

FREE FAMILY SATURDAYS At ARTPARK

Sat, Aug 20 +more dates
All Day

Free

Artpark
450 S. Fourth St. Lewiston , 14092

Niagara County

Educational and interactive activities Saturdays this summer at the Native American Peace Garden and  Artpark Amphitheater July 2 – August 27, 2022, ...

Preseason Kick-Off Weekend

Sat, Aug 20 - Sun, Aug 21
Times Vary

Admission starts at: $45

Niagara Wine Trail
Niagara Niagara Falls, 14777

Other

New for 2022! The Niagara Wine Trail is partnering with the Buffalo Bills Alumni Foundation for this new wine tasting experience. A portion of ...

Preseason Game 2 – Buffalo Bills v Denver Broncos

Sat, Aug 20
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $6

Highmark Stadium
1 Bills Drive Orchard Park, 14127

South Towns

Bills v Broncos in Pre-season ...

Craft BevEDU Series at Becker Farms

Sat, Aug 20
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

Becker Farms
3760 Quaker Road, Gasport NY Gasport, 14067

Niagara County

Ever ask yourself “How is that made?” Now is your chance to find out. Join Vintner/Brew Master Andres Vizcarra as he gets deep, down, and dirty with ...

A Grateful Dead Tribute Concert At Spring Lake Winery

Sat, Aug 20
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Spring Lake Winery
7373 Rochester Rd Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Get ready to rock your socks off with Live at Spring Lake Winery! Live @ Spring Lake Winery is back with a Grateful Dead tribute band! Headliner: A ...

80’s Themed Murder Mystery Tour On Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours

Sat, Aug 20 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $35

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours
12 Fuhrmann Boulevard Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

You’re invited to become an extra on the set of a 1980’s music video. Unfortunately the star of the video, Jackson Michael, is found murdered. You ...

Ultimate Night of Destruction at the Erie Couty Fair

Sat, Aug 20
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

The night’s events will include the ever-popular school bus demo spectacular and the compact car double figure 8 racing championship. ...

Bubbly Brunch Cruise

Sun, Aug 21 +more dates
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Admission starts at: $49

Grand Lady Cruises
275 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

What’s better than brunch? How about brunch on a BOAT!?! Enjoy a 90 minute cruise around Buffalo’s waterfront with brunch, drinks, music, and make ...

LIVE Music 90s Brunch with Ed Wyner

Sun, Aug 21
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Free

Jack Rabbit
1010 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

’90s BRUNCH is BACK, ALRIGHT!!! with LIVE music from Ed Wyner – at JACK RABBIT right in the heart of Elmwood village! Ed Wyner (aka Milton Wild of ...

Queen For A Day on Buffalo DOuble Decker Bus Tours

Sun, Aug 21 +more dates
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $65

Buffalo Double Decker Bus Tours
12 Fuhrmann Boulevard Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Treat yourself to an indulgent experience on Sundays this summer. Enjoy a special seltzer drink at Buffalo’s biggest distillery, a light brunch meal, ...

World’s Largest Demolition Derby Afternoon Show at the Erie Couty Fair

Sun, Aug 21
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $24

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Will feature approximately 100 vehicles from across Western New York to the Fairgrounds to see who can outlast the rest. Cars must navigate the track to ...

Sunset Sundays ’22

Sun, Aug 21 +more dates
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $62

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

And we're back! House techno & breaks, along the water and under the sunsets. The best DJs in Buffalo, the longest running club night in the area. ...

World’s Largest Demolition Derby Evening Show at the Erie Couty Fair

Sun, Aug 21
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $24

Fairgrounds, Erie County/Hamburg
5600 McKinley Pkwy Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Will feature approximately 100 vehicles from across Western New York to the Fairgrounds to see who can outlast the rest. Cars must navigate the track to ...

Cruise For A Cause on The Grand Lady

Sun, Aug 21 +more dates
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $36

Grand Lady Cruises
275 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Our Sunday evening “Cruise for a Cause” series helps raise money for local charities and organizations. These cruises are completely open to the public, ...

JACK WHITE: The Supply Chain Issues Tour

Sun, Aug 21
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $45

Artpark
450 S. Fourth St. Lewiston , 14092

Niagara County

WHAT IS A PHONE-FREE SHOW? No phones allowed in the performance space. An unplugged, real life experience. HOW DOES IT WORK? Upon arrival at the venue, ...

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