BUFFALO FESTIVALS

Looking for festivals in and around Buffalo & WNY? Who doesn’t love a good festival? Whether it’s a Music Festival, Bloody Mary Festival, a Craft Beer Festival, a Corn Festival, a Pumpkin Festival or one of our many ethnic heritage festivals, there is no limit to how much fun you can have. When it comes to local festivals Buffalo (read Western New York) can bring it like no place on earth. Feast on Buffalo festivals here!

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The Outdoor Flea Market At Antique World

Sat, May 21 +more dates
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Antique World Flea and Marketplace
11111 Main St. Clarence , 14031

North Towns

We are NY’s Largest Market! Hundreds of dealers set up both indoors and outdoors. Offering antiques & collectibles including furniture, jewelry, ...

Buffalo Brewery Tour on Buffalo Double Decker Bus

Fri, Jul 1 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:15 pm

$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 ...

Karaoke COMEBACK with DJ Bonkrz At Transit Lanes

Fri, May 20 +more dates
8:00 pm - 12:00 am

Free

Transit Lanes
7850 Transit Rd Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

We’re bringing back karaoke by popular demand! DJ Bonkrz has teamed up with us to bring back an old favorite with a fresh twist! @_bonkrz Join us ...

37th Annual Buffalo International Jewish Film Fest

Mon, May 16 - Thu, May 19
All Day

$10

Amherst Theater
3500 Main Street Amherst,

Other

This may be the 37th year of our Buffalo International Jewish Film Festival, but we are always willing to try something new. Ambivalent toward the pandemic, ...

Spring Fest

Thu, May 19
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Bennett Park Montessori School
342 Clinton St Buffalo, NY 14204

Buffalo

Spring Fest! 12:00 - 4:00 pm - Students 4:00 - 7:00pm - Students & Families ...

Celebrate Spring Carnival at the Eastern Hills Mall

Fri, May 20 +more dates
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$22

Eastern Hills Mall
4545 Transit Rd Williamsville, NY 14221

North Towns

The Celebrate Spring Carnival with Hammerl Amusements returns for two weekends on May 20th-22nd and May 27th-29th at the Eastern Hills Mall in front of ...

Buffalo Wing a Ding Ding Festival

Sat, May 21
11:30 am - 6:00 pm

$15

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

THE ORIGINAL WING A DING DING FESTIVAL It’s here Buffalo – The Original Wing a Ding Ding Festival! More than just Wings – We’re Bringin’ ...

Porchfest 2022

Sat, May 21
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

Elmwood Village
Elmwood Village Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Started in 2013, Buffalo Porchfest has quickly grown to be a community favorite! Buffalo Porchfest 2022 is set for a return on Saturday, May 21. Get ready ...

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Full Circle Festival 2022 by 42 North Brewing

Sat, May 21
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

$45

Knox Farm State Park
211 Knox Rd. East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

About this event:  42 North will host its 5th installment of Full Circle Festival. This year’s festival will move to the historic Stables at Knox Farm ...

Hamburg Music Festival

Sat, May 21
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$15

MEMORIAL PARK Main Stage
Corner of Lake St & Union St Hamburg, NY 14075

South Towns

In order to attend the music festival, you will need to purchase a wristband. A wristband enables you to enter the venues, ride on the “Music Bus”, ...

Boom Days 2022!

Sat, May 21
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$5

Duende at Silo City
20 Buffalo River Pl Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Boom Days, the grassroots community event celebrating the lifting of the Lake Erie- Niagara River Ice Boom and the arrival of Spring, returns on Saturday ...

Plunge Into Grunge

Sat, May 21
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$10

The Backlot Entertainment Venue
11891 Main st Akron, NY 14001

North Towns

The first annual Plunge Into Grunge Music Festival comes to The Backlot Entertainment Festival in Akron, NY. The event will be held on May 21st kicking ...

Maifest

Sun, May 22
All Day

Free

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo
190 Scott St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Live Music | Local Artisans | Maipole Ceremony ...

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Totally Buffalo Festival

Sat, May 28 - Sun, May 29
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

It's our 5th annual Totally Buffalo Festival and we couldn't be more excited! Come celebrate all things Buffalo with dozens of local vendors selling Buffalo-inspired ...

Maifest

Sun, May 29
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

$6

Spring Garden Park
3838 Two Rod Rd Marilla, 14052

South Towns

Music by The Frankfurters No carry-in food or drink permitted ...

Buffalo Greek Festival

Fri, Jun 3 - Sun, Jun 5
Times Vary

$3

Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Buffalo
146 West Utica Street Buffalo, NY 14222

Buffalo

After a few difficult years, it is with more joy and excitement we welcome you back to our Annual Greek Festival, at our Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church. As ...

KENAN CENTER AMERICAN CRAFTSMEN

Sat, Jun 4 - Sun, Jun 5
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

$5

Kenan Center Campus
433 Locust St Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Kenan Center American Craftsmen will be held on Saturday, June 4th & Sunday, June 5th, 2022. American Craftsmen Weekend will be held on Saturday, ...

Rock The Gates Vol. 4 // The Glorious Sons + Full Day of Live Music & Beer

Sat, Jun 4
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$50

12 Gates Brewing Company
80 Earhart Dr Buffalo, 14221

North Towns

Rock The Gates is back for Volume 4 this summer at 12 Gates Brewing Company in Buffalo! The Glorious Sons headline this year’s festival. It’s back ...

7th Anniversary Party At Rusty Nickel Brewing Co

Sat, Jun 4
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Rusty Nickel Brewing Co. – West Seneca
4350 Seneca St West Seneca, 14224

South Towns

We’re turning 7! Help us celebrate our 7th year of great beer, awesome people, and memorable events with: Live Music Food Specials Exclusive ...

Buffalo Pride Week Festival

Sun, Jun 5
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Canalside
44 Prime St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

This is the main event! Immediately following the Parade, join us for a vibrant celebration of WNY’s LGBTQ+ community, featuring entertainment, family ...

Heartlight At The Harbor TO Benefit Child & Family Services

Thu, Jun 9
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$20

Lakeside Park at Outer Harbor Buffalo
825 Fuhmann Blvd Buffalo, NY 14203

Buffalo

After COVID-19 caused Heartlight to be cancelled in 2020 and to go virtual in 2021, Child & Family Services is thrilled to bring back an in-person ...

Day Out with Thomas

Fri, Jun 10
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

$23.00

Medina Railroad Museum
530 West Avenue Medina ,

Other

Come celebrate Thomas’ birthday at the Medina Railroad Museum! Select your train time and hop on board for a ride with the #1 Blue Engine. Like ...

East Aurora Music Fest

Sat, Jun 11
All Day

Free

Various Venues
East Aurora,

Other

Join us at 20 venues, with 60+ bands, 100 hours of music, 250 musicians, food trucks and more as we rock around the clock to benefit our local non-profit ...

Celtic Faire

Sat, Jun 11 - Sun, Jun 12
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Genesee Country Village & Museum
1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford, 10451

Other

Join us at GCV&M for an annual favorite - the Celtic Faire! From the Scottish Highlands, Emerald Isles, and rugged Welsh coastline to the Genesee ...

65th Allentown Art Festival

Sat, Jun 11 - Sun, Jun 12
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

Free

Allentown
Allentown Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

New information coming soon. ...

Buffalo Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival

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

$34

Canalside
44 Prime St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

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

Sneaker’s Fest 2022

Sat, Jun 11
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$5

Sneakers
205 Martin Ave Blasdell , 14219

South Towns

First Ever Sneaker’s Fest. An all day, outdoor, event featuring a custom car and bike show beginning at 1pm. There will be several award categories. ...

Rochester Real Beer Expo 2022

Sat, Jun 11
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$10

Gregory Street
Whalin Street to Bond Street Rochester, 14620

Other

The 10th annual Rochester Real Beer Expo will be bigger and better than ever before! Local business owners from the award-winning South Wedge neighborhood ...

Hope Chest Annual Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival

Sat, Jun 18
7:45 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

See the majestic sport of Dragon Boat Racing at the Hope Chest Annual Buffalo Niagara Dragon Boat Festival℠. Join us for a day of dragon boat racing ...

Lewiston GardenFest

Sat, Jun 18 - Sun, Jun 19
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Lewiston
Center Street Lewiston, NY 14092

Niagara County

Lewiston GardenFest presented by Lewiston Garden Club is set for Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 19 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days along Center Street. ...

Randolph’s 48th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival

Sat, Jun 18
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free


Main Street Randolph, NY 14772

Southern Tier

Randolph’s 48th Annual Arts and Crafts Festival comes back to town on Saturday, June 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. hosted by the Randolph Area Community ...

Strawberry Moon Festival

Sat, Jun 18
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

$20

Artpark
450 S. Fourth St. Lewiston , 14092

Niagara County

The Strawberry Moon Festival celebrates the indigenous cultures of the Niagara region through storytelling, music, dance, and arts & crafts. Guests ...

DJ Pauly D’s Beach Bash

Sun, Jun 19
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

$29.99

Sunset Bay Beach Club
12911 Iola Dr. Irving , 14081

South Towns

Dj Pauly D, is making his return to Western New York to host his second Beach Bash at Sunset Bay Beach Club for his second time! The Jersey Shore star, ...

Buffalo Flea

Sat, Jun 25 - Sun, Jun 26
Times Vary

$5

Buffalo Central Terminal
495 Paderewski Dr. Buffalo, 14212

Buffalo

After having to cancel this event in 2020, we’re thrilled to re-launch our vision for a modern market experience to kick off summer in WNY! The Buffalo ...

Taste Of Diversity

Sat, Jun 25
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free

Grant St @ Lafayette
Buffalo, NY

Other

We are so happy to announce that the Taste of Diversity is back! We will be returning to an in-person festival this year and can’t wait to see you all! ...

South Buffalo Porchfest

Sat, Jun 25
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

South Buffalo
Buffalo, New York 14220

South Buffalo

Registration now open! Cut off date for registration: May 21st South Buffalo Porchfest is a music festival that takes advantage of the “stages” ...

New York State Craft Brewers Festival

Sat, Jun 25
2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

$55

Canalside Roller Rink
44 Prime Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Buffalo’s Premier Craft Brewers Festival Returns to Canalside June 25th! The New York State Brewers Association has teamed up ...

Summer Music Festival: The Voices of Classic Rock!

Fri, Jul 1 - Sun, Jul 3
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

$45

Ellicottville New York
Ellicottville, 14731

Southern Tier

Join us this Independence Day Weekend, when the first fairway at Holiday Valley’s Double Black Diamond Golf Course becomes one of the best outdoor concert ...

Queen of Heaven Carnival

Thu, Jul 7 - Sun, Jul 10
Times Vary

Free

Queen of Heaven School
4220 Seneca Street West Seneca, 14224

South Towns

The Queen of Heaven Carnival Committee is pleased to announce the 41st annual Queen of Heaven Carnival will be held on July 8th, 9th & 10th, kicking ...

Corn Hill Arts Festival

Sat, Jul 9 - Sun, Jul 10
All Day

Free

Rochester
133 South Fitzhugh Street Rochester , NY 14608

Other

The Corn Hill Neighbors Association Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the 2022 Corn Hill Arts Festival will take place on July 9 and 10, 2022. This ...

Taste of Buffalo

Sat, Jul 9 - Sun, Jul 10
Times Vary

Free

Niagara Square
65 Niagara Square Buffalo, NY 14202

Buffalo

The mission of the Taste of Buffalo is to promote the City of Buffalo and showcase the greater Buffalo area restaurants and businesses by providing an ...

Hemp Fest 22

Sat, Jul 9
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

$20.00

Smokin Joes
2293 Saunders Settlement Rd Sanborn, NY

Other

Hemp Festival with Native Flair! Enjoy hemp products, live bands, food trucks and free admission to the Native American Art Museum. We’ve brought Hemp ...

Basecamp Festival: Music, Craft Beer & Adventure

Sat, Jul 9
2:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$25

Swain Resort
2275 Co Rd 24 Swain, 14884

Other

NEW EVENT! Join 42 North & Swain Resort for the 1st Annual Basecamp Festival. Featuring live music from Organ Fairchild & Folkfaces, craft beer ...

Old Home Days Williamsville

Tue, Jul 12 - Fri, Jul 15
All Day

Free

Island Park
5565 Main Street Williamsville, NY 14221

North Towns

Rides, games, food, and the best beer tent you’ll visit all Summer. Each year, The Jolly Boys of Williamsville host Old HomeDays at Island Park in the ...

Cobblestone Live Music & Arts Festival 2022

Fri, Jul 15 - Sat, Jul 16
Times Vary

$20

Historic Cobblestone District
49 Illinois St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Twenty6 Productions, Buffalo Iron Works, and Lockhouse Distillery & Bar are proud to announce the artist lineup for the 2022 Cobblestone Live Music ...

Hospice Summer Affair

Thu, Jul 21
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

Resurgence Brewing Company
55 Chicago Street Buffalo, NY 14204

Buffalo

Don’t miss the party at the annual Hospice Summer Affair! Gather some friends and join us at Resurgence Brewery. Ticket information coming soon. ...

Niagara USA Uncorked!

Sat, Jul 23 - Sun, Jul 24
Times Vary

Free

Academy Park
Lewiston, NY 14092

Niagara County

The 12th annual Niagara USA UNCORKED! wine festival is BACK! Wineries from the Niagara Wine Trail, USA offering tasting and wine sales at the festival. Many ...

Kingdom Bound 2022

Sun, Jul 24 - Wed, Jul 27
3:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$54

Six Flags Darien Lake
9993 Alleghany Rd Darien Center, 14040

Genesee County

Kingdom Bound is back for 2022! Join us for four amazing days at Six Flags Darien Lake as together we celebrate 35 years of Kingdom Bound featuring incredible ...

Buffalo Irish Festival

Fri, Jul 29 - Sun, Jul 31
Times Vary

$10

Outer Harbor Buffalo
225 Fuhmann Blvd Buffalo,

Other

The Buffalo Irish Festival is returning in 2022!  All new, now run by the Buffalo Irish Center and the Irish Cultural & Folk Art Association of WNY! ...

Buffalo’s Country Music Festival

Fri, Aug 5 - Sun, Aug 7
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$20.00

The Backlot Entertainment Venue
11891 Main st Akron, NY 14001

North Towns

The inaugural Buffalo Country Music Festival is coming to The Backlot Entertainment Venue in Akron, NY. The event runs August 5th, 6th, & 7th starting ...

Village Music Fest

Sat, Aug 6
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

$20.00

Veterans Park
700 Third St. Youngstown , NY 14174

Niagara County

Barry Entertainment proudly presents the 3rd Annual Village Music Fest 8/6/22 at Veterans Park in Youngstown, NY. We are excited to announce that this ...

Howl In The Hills Country Music Festival

Sat, Aug 6
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$50

Holland Speedway
11586 Holland Glenwood Road Holland, NY 14080

South Towns

The Howl in the Hills music festival will be returning this summer on August 6th to the Holland International Speedway, in Holland, NY. The festival was ...

Taste of Ellicottville

Sat, Aug 13 - Sun, Aug 14
All Day

Free

Ellicottville New York
Ellicottville, 14731

Southern Tier

A smorgasbord featuring some of Ellicottville's most delectable flavors! ...

Lewiston Art Festival

Sat, Aug 13 - Sun, Aug 14
Times Vary

Free

Lewiston Landing
Water St Lewiston , 14092

Niagara County

The Festival features work by more than 150 exceptional artists, fine crafters and vendors. Meet the artists one-on-one and enjoy more than 20,000 original ...

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! This event is open to the general public ...

Northwest Jazz Festival

Fri, Aug 26 - Sat, Aug 27
Times Vary

Free

Lewiston Jazz Festival
Center Street Lewiston, NY 14092

Niagara County

The annual Northwest Jazz Festival in Lewiston, NY returns this year on August 26th and 27th!   Listen to the sounds of over 150 musicians and 30 performing ...

Hop Harvest Festival

Sat, Sep 10
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$19.50

Genesee Country Village & Museum
1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford, 10451

Other

Tour of one of the only working 19th-century breweries in the United States. Hear our costumed interpreters talk about harvesting and processing fresh ...

Cuba Garlic Festival

Sat, Sep 17 - Sun, Sep 18
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

$8


Cuba, NY 14727

Southern Tier

Established in 2005, the Cuba Garlic Festival features over 140 vendors, garlic themed foods and vendors, garlic and historic demonstrations and lectures, ...

Buffalo Cigar Festival 2022

Sat, Sep 17
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

$69

Buffalo Cigars- Amherst
7032 Transit Rd, Amherst NY 14221 Erie County, 14051

North Towns

Spirits · Stogies · Music · September 17th, 2022 The 5th annual Buffalo Cigar & Music Festival will be held on September 17th, 2022 from 12 – ...

Ellicottville Lacrosse Festival

Fri, Sep 23 - Sun, Sep 25
All Day

$570

Ellicottville Village Park
11 Parkside Dr. Ellicottville, 14731

Southern Tier

This tournament is more of a celebration for athletes of all ages and skill levels spanning over the course of three days stretching far beyond the boundaries ...

WNY Refugee Film Festival

Thu, Sep 29 +more dates
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Online

Join Journey’s End for its signature Western New York Refugee Film Festival! Our fourth season, premiering in February 2022, will continue to be virtual ...

Agricultural Fair

Sat, Oct 1 - Sun, Oct 2
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

$19.50

Genesee Country Village & Museum
1410 Flint Hill Rd Mumford, 10451

Other

Celebrate the bountiful Western NY harvest as the Museum shines in its finest fall colors! Enjoy livestock and cooking demonstrations, entertainment for ...

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Some of out favorite annual Buffalo Festivals are Pride Fest, the Bloody Mary Festival, Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival, Wald Fest, the Buffalo Niagara Scottish Festival, a Buffalo & Niagara Brewers Festival, the Eden Corn Festival, and Great Pumkin Festival. Check back weekly to find new and exciting festivals to enjoy with family and friends.

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