Buffalo Bucket List Challenge #1: Ice, Ice, Baby

Things to Do


Written by Jessica Kelly

Published on January 11, 2017

Ice Biking in Buffalo

Ice Biking / Photo x Jessica Kelly

“Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” -Helen Keller

Getting healthy, nailing that promotion, sorting our your finances – they’re all respectable resolutions. But frankly, they’re boring af, which is why we here at Step Out Buffalo are challenging you to really step out of your comfort zone in 2017 with the Buffalo Bucket List Challenge. We know it can be difficult to constantly come up with new and exciting ways to enjoy your time here on planet earth, and more specifically Western New York, so we’re doing the work for you. Every Wednesday this year we’ll publish a new Buffalo Bucket List Challenge post with a fun / interesting / exciting / unique “task” to try.
For more info on how to win prizes by actually accepting this challenge and participating via Instagram, skip to the bottom of this post!

Ice Biking at Canalside

Ice Biking at Canalside

Week 1: Ride an Ice Bike

As if we needed another reason to be proud of Buffalo, they go and invent a way for even the most uncoordinated person to enjoy the ice at Canalside safely.  Honestly, even if you absolutely love ice skating, give them a try because it’s something different and unique to try!  You pedal and break like a normal bike, and you can really pick up some serious speed on these bad boys.  Don’t worry, there’s a bell to warn others that you’re about to fly by them.  Check this off of your bucket list for a mere $12 per person for 30 minutes.
Where: The Ice at Canalside Buffalo
When: Sunday: 10 am – 8 pm, Monday: Closed (except 12/26, 1/2, 1/16, & 2/20), Tuesday & Wednesday: 3 pm – 7 pm, Thursday: 11 am – 7 pm, Friday & Saturday: 10 am – 10 pm
Cost: $12 per half hour
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To further incentivize an epic 2017 for you and yours, we’re upping the ante with a hashtag challenge and *prizes*. Here’s how the Buffalo Bucket List Challenge 2017 works:

Step 1: Read up on our weekly Buffalo Bucket List inspiration. (Find all our past posts here.)

Step 2: Go, see, do, experience the Bucket List activity and document that s#*@!

Step 3: Post a photo of your experience on Instagram using #stepoutbucketlistchallenge and tag @stepoutbuffalo. Don’t forget to include a caption that let’s everyone know where you are / what you’re doing!

Step 4: On the last day of the month, we’ll pick a winner from the #stepoutbucketlistchallenge photos and send them a Step Out Buffalo prize. (Think SOB t-shirts or tickets to one of our upcoming events!)

Got it? Time to start making memz and winning prizes, friends! Should you choose to accept this challenge you’ll have 52 more experiences under your belt by the end of this year.  Life can get busy, but it’s important to remember that you need to keep it fun, too. Look out for the first Buffalo Bucket List Challenge 
Check out all our  Buffalo Bucket List Challenge posts right here! 

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Written by <a href="" target="_self">Jessica Kelly</a>

Written by Jessica Kelly


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