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Every Festival Happening This Month in Buffalo & WNY

City Guide, Things to Do, Visit Buffalo


Written by Step Out Staff

Published on December 12, 2021

Who doesn’t love a good festival? In Buffalo and Western New York we have a festival for just about everything. From chicken wings (obv) to Bloody Marys, beer, burgers, just about every nationality, town, food, drink, and even plenty of music festivals to jam out at come summer and fall. Explore and enjoy, Buffalo!

Here’s a guide to upcoming festivals in Buffalo & WNY this month and beyond:

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Saints Peter & Paul School Open House

Tue, Jan 25 +more dates
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Waiting for Godot At The Irish Classical Theatre

Wed, Jan 26 +more dates
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Wordism – Welcome 2022 !

Sat, Jan 29
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Festivals in Buffalo & WNY This Month

Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival

Tue, Jan 25 +more dates
All Day


Niagara on the Lake
26 Queen Street Niagara-on-the-Lake Ontario, Canada


The Niagara-on-the-Lake Icewine Festival takes place over two weekends in the gorgeous heritage district that sets the stage for a magical weekend. Start ...

BBQ & Bourbon Bash

Fri, Jan 28
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm


Batavia Downs Gaming & Hotel
8315 Park Avenue Batavia, 14020

Genesee County

Join us inside the Park Place Events Center on Friday January 28 for our BBQ & Bourbon Bash Sponsored by Jim Beam Introducing our NEW event – BBQ ...

Barrel Jam Barrel-Aged Beer Fest II

Sat, Jan 29
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm


42 North Brewing Company
25 Pine Street East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Barrel Jam Beer Festival II is 42 North’s second indoor/outdoor barrel-aged beer, music & winter celebration slated for January 29th, 2022. As ...



More Upcoming Festivals

2022 Brewer’s Invitational: A VIP Beer Festival

Sun, Feb 6
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


New York Beer Project
6933 S Transit Rd Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Celebrate the creativity happening in Western New York’s thriving craft beer scene while enjoying unique beers brewed especially for the Craft lover! ...


Fri, Feb 11
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Batavia Downs - Park Place Event Center
8315 Park Avenue Batavia, 14020

Genesee County

Join us for our 3rd annual Batavia Brew Fest sponsored by Genesee Specialty & Young Lion Brewing Company on FRIDAY February 11, 2022! Explore the ...

Cupids Undie Run

Sun, Feb 13
12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


The DL
95 Delancey St New York, NY 10002


This February, do something crazy for a crazy good cause. Join us for Cupid’s Undie Run, a “brief” fun run that takes place in the middle of a BIG ...

Great Niagara Fishing & Outdoor Expo

Thu, Feb 17 +more dates
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center
101 Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

This "pure" fishing show is designed by fishermen for fishermen with the simple goals of promoting and teaching fishing. Now in its 8th year, it has become ...

42 North’s Brewski

Sat, Feb 19
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Knox Farm State Park
437 Buffalo Rd. (Seneca Street) East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

BREWSKI is back! Hike, snowshoe or XC ski your way around Knox Farm State Park while tasting local craft beers with 42N! Bring your ...

Buffalo Whiskey Riot 2022

Sat, Feb 19
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203


On February 19, 2022 you’ll get to try over 200 whiskies, taste creative whiskey cocktails, meet master distillers, and more. Ready for the ultimate ...


Wine and Chocolate Affair

Sun, Feb 27
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Tonawanda Castle
69 Delaware St. Tonawanda, 14150

North Towns

Buffalo are you ready? The Chocolate Affair and Buffalo Uncorked wine tasting party are joining forces for the Buffalo Wine and Chocolate Affair on Saturday, ...

Buffalo Wine & Chocolate Festival

Sat, Mar 12 +more dates
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm


Buffalo Grand Hotel (formerly Adams Mark)
120 Church St. Buffalo, 14202


JOIN US AS WE CELEBRATE GREAT WINE AND SWEETS FROM DOWN THE STREET AND AROUND NEW YORK! Wineries and wine enthusiasts from across the region will ...

1st Annual Rail Rider Jamboree Music Fest

Sat, Mar 19
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Holiday Valley Resort
6557 Holiday Valley Rd, Ellicottvile, 14731

Southern Tier

The promoters of Borderland Music + Arts Festival have teamed up with Holiday Valley Resort to bring you the inaugural Rail Rider Jamboree. The Rail ...

Buffalo Blues & Roots Festival

Sat, Apr 23
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Buffalo Riverworks
359 Ganson St. Buffalo , NY


Barry Entertainment is excited and proud to announce that they have teamed up with Three Chord Bourbon to bring you The 1st Annual BUFFALO BLUES & ...

Buffalo Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival

Sat, Jun 11
11:30 am - 9:00 pm


44 Prime St Buffalo, 14202


*RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 11TH, 2022* Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival comes to Buffalo – Get your TACO ON! Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival – Buffalo Get Your ...




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