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Festivals

Festivals in and around Buffalo & WNY

Who doesn’t love a festival? Whether it is based on bloody mary’s, craft beer, sweet corn or ethnic heritage, there is no limit to how much fun you can have at a local festival. Buffalo & Western New York brings it like no place on earth. Check it out!

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Ommegang Tap Takeover and Beer Dinner

Wednesday Feb. 28, 2018
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Pub by Wegmans, Williamsville

The Pub at Wegmans proudly presents. Enjoy a 4 course dinner and beer pairing featuring some of Ommegang’s most popular brews including their Abbey Ale, Hennepin, Pale Sour Ale, Three Philosophers, Rosetta, and Candied Stout.

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25th Annual Advance Auto Parts Cavalcade of Cars

Friday Mar. 02, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

Produced by Show & Cruise News Magazine. Rods-Customs-Classics– Race Prepared – Motorcycles- Auto Related Vendors–“Old S’Cool Review Room”.
Music All Weekend.

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Shamrock Run

Saturday Mar. 03, 2018
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Old First Ward Community Center, Buffalo

We provide a wide range of programs for our members including daily meals, an afterschool program, woodworking and ceramics classes, athletics, a community garden, just to name a few.

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You’ve Gotta Have Art Festival

Saturday Mar. 03, 2018 - Sunday Mar. 04, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Clarence Presbyterian Church, Clarence

Hearts and Hands, which provides various free services to disabled and elderly people living in our community, and the Family Justice Center’s Northtowns location, which provides services to victims of domestic violence.

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25th Annual Advance Auto Parts Cavalcade of Cars

Saturday Mar. 03, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

Produced by Show & Cruise News Magazine. Rods-Customs-Classics– Race Prepared – Motorcycles- Auto Related Vendors–“Old S’Cool Review Room”.
Music All Weekend.

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2018 Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest

Sunday Mar. 04, 2018
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

Step Out Buffalo is bringing back another epic Sunday Funday with the 3rd annual Buffalo Bloody Mary Fest featuring Tommyrotter Distillery!

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25th Annual Advance Auto Parts Cavalcade of Cars

Sunday Mar. 04, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

Produced by Show & Cruise News Magazine. Rods-Customs-Classics– Race Prepared – Motorcycles- Auto Related Vendors–“Old S’Cool Review Room”.
Music All Weekend.

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ELLICOTTVILLE WINTER CARNIVAL FEATURING THE MARDI GRAS PARADE

Friday Mar. 09, 2018 - Sunday Mar. 11, 2018
All Day
Ellicottville, Ellicottvile

The 25th Anniversary parade was truly awesome!

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Winter Carnival

Saturday Mar. 10, 2018 - Sunday Mar. 11, 2018
All Day
Holiday Valley Resort, Ellicottville

It’s hard to believe that Holiday Valley can be even more fun, but wait ’til you come to Winter Carnival 2018!

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HEAL BFLO: YOGA Retreat and Festival

Sunday Mar. 11, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Hotel Henry, Buffalo

Western New York’s premier all day yoga retreat and market comes to Hotel Henry for with it’s biggest lineup yet.

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Maple Weekend

Saturday Mar. 17, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Park, Varysburg

Join us in celebrating the annual New York State Maple Weekend, the annual honoring of maple production in New York State.

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Maple Weekend

Sunday Mar. 18, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Park, Varysburg

Join us in celebrating the annual New York State Maple Weekend, the annual honoring of maple production in New York State.

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St Patrick’s Parade Day

Sunday Mar. 18, 2018
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
9th Ward at Babeville, Buffalo

St Patrick’s Day Parade with The Observers, Middlemen, Crikwater and The Catskill Mountain Boys

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NYS Maple Weekend

Saturday Mar. 24, 2018 - Sunday Mar. 25, 2018
9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village, Amherst

Maple weekend features a lumberjack breakfast (seating promptly at 9:30 AM and 11:00 AM ONLY) and educational programming

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Maple Weekend

Saturday Mar. 24, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Park, Varysburg

Join us in celebrating the annual New York State Maple Weekend, the annual honoring of maple production in New York State.

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Beerology: It’s Science On Tap!

Saturday Mar. 24, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Buffalo Museum of Science, Buffalo

Beerology guests can sample beers and other brews from some of the best microbreweries in the region, snack on beer-friendly foods, enjoy presentations on home brewing and a variety of beer-related topics, and more!

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Maple Weekend

Sunday Mar. 25, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hidden Valley Animal Adventure Park, Varysburg

Join us in celebrating the annual New York State Maple Weekend, the annual honoring of maple production in New York State.

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Annual Dyngus Day Parade

Monday Apr. 02, 2018
5:00 pm
Historic Polonia District, Buffalo

Unlike any other event in recent memory, this parade gathers people together with a sense of camaraderie and joy mixed with nostalgia and hope.

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Springtime in the Country

Friday Apr. 06, 2018 - Sunday Apr. 08, 2018
All Day
Hamburg Fairgrounds, Hamburg

Celebrating 24 years of fine art and artisans, Springtime in the Country returns to the Event Center at the Hamburg Fairgrounds, Friday April 6 through Sunday April 8. As always shoppers are afforded the unique opportunity to connect with over 200 artisans from across the nation, learn about their considerable talents and purchase only handcrafted […]

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Buffalo Wine Festival

Saturday Apr. 07, 2018
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Buffalo

Buffalo’s Premier Wine Festival is back and better than ever! The Buffalo Wine Festival will be at the Buffalo Convention Center Saturday, April 7th. Like our page for more details! Head to www.buffalowinefestival.com and get your tickets now before they’re gone!

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The Canadian-American Beer Festival

Saturday Apr. 07, 2018
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Conference & Event Center, Niagara Falls

CAN AM 2018 is the first iteration of what we hope will grow into a very large annual beer festival and beer competition taking place on both sides of the border in both Niagara Falls, USA and Niagara Falls, Ontario. We believe CAN AM can become one of the biggest and best North American beer festivals with hundreds craft breweries, several days of festivities, and a prominent highly-anticipated beer competition.

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Thawfest 3

Saturday Apr. 07, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Buffalo Riverworks, Buffalo

Thawfest 3

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Statler City Ghost Tour

Monday Apr. 09, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Statler City, Buffalo

Ghost hunters are asked to dress appropriately as the upper floors have no heat.

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Improvathon 2018

Friday Apr. 13, 2018 - Sunday Apr. 15, 2018
7:30 pm
The Arena – CSZ Buffalo, Amherst

This year’s Improvathon is our 10th Annual event, and features 25 straight ComedySportz matches!

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Trimania

Saturday Apr. 14, 2018
8:00 pm
Tri-Main Center, Buffalo

Every few years, for one night and one night only, BAS transforms six floors of the Tri-Main Center, a former manufacturing facility, with live bands, DJs, dancers, performers, comedians, poets, and visual artists, and provides the community with an opportunity to discover the vast Tri-Main Center.

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Statler City Ghost Tour

Monday Apr. 16, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Statler City, Buffalo

Ghost hunters are asked to dress appropriately as the upper floors have no heat.

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Statler City Ghost Tour

Monday Apr. 23, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Statler City, Buffalo

Ghost hunters are asked to dress appropriately as the upper floors have no heat.

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Fairy and Gnome Festival

Saturday Apr. 28, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Buffalo Botanical Gardens, Lackawanna

Visitors young and young-at-heart are welcome to join us for fun activities all day long, including fairy-themed crafts and activities, a special scavenger hunt, view the Fairy House Contest entries and vote for your favorites

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Knox Farm Art & Garden Show

Saturday Apr. 28, 2018 - Sunday Apr. 29, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Knox Estate Mansion, East Aurora

This is a perfect opportunity to head out to the park with Mom! Not only will artists be displayed in the mansion and outside, the guest house will also be open to the public (FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER) with artists displaying inside!

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Statler City Ghost Tour

Monday Apr. 30, 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Statler City, Buffalo

Ghost hunters are asked to dress appropriately as the upper floors have no heat.

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Lewiston Smelt Festival

Friday May. 04, 2018
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Waterfront Parking Lot, Lewiston

Join the Village of Lewiston as it celebrates one of its natural resources; Smelt! Enjoy smelt samples and live music on the Waterfront.

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Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival

Saturday May. 05, 2018 - Sunday May. 06, 2018
All Day
Japanese Garden in Olmsted’s Delaware Park, Buffalo

Pink clouds of cherry blossoms reflected on a lake.

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Nickel City Con

Friday May. 18, 2018 - Sunday May. 20, 2018
All Day
Buffalo Niagara Convention Center, Buffalo

A giant space where this world and the world of fantasy collide – that’s Nickel City Con.

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One World Water Lantern Festival

Saturday May. 26, 2018
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Outer Harbor Buffalo, Buffalo

One World Lantern Festival is an amazing food and music festival that culminates with the magic of lanterns being released as they light up the water at sunset.

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Buffalo Pride Festival

Tuesday May. 29, 2018 - Sunday Jun. 03, 2018
All Day

Buffalo & WNY Pride Week will be back in 2018 and ready to take over the region with a week’s worth of celebration, advocacy and community engagement!

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Western New York’s Dairy/Ag Festival 2018

Friday Jun. 01, 2018 - Sunday Jun. 03, 2018
All Day
Springville – Downtown, Springville

Western New York’s Dairy/Ag Festival 2018

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Buffalo Superhero Race

Friday Jun. 01, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Delaware Park and St. George’s Church Grounds, Buffalo

The Superhero Race & Wellness Walk is an annual event that highlights the strength and diversity of the children and adults assisted by advocates in the mental health community of Western New York.

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Albion Strawberry Festival

Friday Jun. 08, 2018 - Saturday Jun. 09, 2018
All Day
Albion, Albion

Albion Strawberry Festival

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2018 WYRK Toyota ‘Taste of Country’

Friday Jun. 08, 2018
6:00 pm
Coca Cola Field, Buffalo

One of the biggest rising stars in country music, THOMAS RHETT headlines this year’s show with CHRIS JANSON, SCOTT McCREERY, DANIELLE BRADBERY and TOC Riser Competition winner, KATE MALLEN!

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Allen West Festival

Saturday Jun. 09, 2018 - Sunday Jun. 10, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Allentown West, Buffalo

Founded in 1998, the Allen West Festival is held on the second weekend in June each year.

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Allentown Art Festival

Saturday Jun. 09, 2018 - Sunday Jun. 10, 2018
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Allentown Historic Preservation District, Buffalo

Tens of thousands of art patrons visit the festival to enjoy the beauty of Buffalo’s weather in June, the charm and uniqueness of the Allentown area and the quality of the art and crafts presented by the over 400 juried exhibitors.

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J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge

Thursday Jun. 14, 2018
6:45 pm
Delaware Park, buffalo

The J.P. Morgan Corporate Challenge Series is a world-wide series of 3.5-mile (5.6-km) running events open to groups of full-time employees from organizations within the business and public sectors.

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The Juneteenth Festival

Saturday Jun. 16, 2018 - Sunday Jun. 17, 2018
All Day
Martin Luther King Jr. Park, Buffalo

The Juneteenth Festival of Buffalo was started in 1976 by B.U.I.L.D., a community-based organization, as a culturally relevant alternative to the country’s Bicentennial Celebration.

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Holiday Valley Mudslide

Saturday Jun. 16, 2018
10:00 am
Holiday Valley Resort, Ellicottville

The seventh annual Holiday Valley Mudslide is a mudrun that’s really, really FUN.

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Lewiston GardenFest

Saturday Jun. 16, 2018 - Sunday Jun. 17, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Historic Center Street, Lewiston

Visitors will see beautiful open gardens, free to the public.

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Thin Man Second Anniversary Summer Solstice Street Festival

Saturday Jun. 16, 2018
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thin Man Brewery, Buffalo

Come celebrate our second anniversary with us as we close Elmwood Avenue between Utica Street and Hodge Avenue for a day filled with food, beer and music!

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Roycroft Summer Festival

Saturday Jun. 23, 2018 - Sunday Jun. 24, 2018
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Healthy Zone Rink, East Aurora

The Roycroft Summer Festival was originally featured on the grounds of the Historic Roycroft Campus.

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21st Annual Parkside Garden And Architecture Tour

Sunday Jun. 24, 2018
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This event is sponsored by the Parkside Community Association, one of Buffalo’s oldest incorporated neighborhood associations. All money raised helps support continuing non-profit programs of the Parkside Community Association

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ECRC Fun Run

Saturday Jun. 30, 2018
9:30 am
Walter Kunz Stadium, Buffalo

The ECRC Fun Run is a fun filled family event.

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Jam In The Valley

Thursday Jul. 05, 2018 - Saturday Jul. 07, 2018
All Day
Jam in the Valley Campgrounds, Varysburg

Jam In The Valley

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Queen of Heaven Carnival 2018

Friday Jul. 06, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 08, 2018
All Day
Queen of Heaven School, West Seneca

Queen of Heaven Carnival 2018

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Taste Of Buffalo

Saturday Jul. 07, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 08, 2018
11:00 am
Delaware Park, buffalo

The policy of the Taste is to offer returning veteran restaurants (restaurants that participated in the prior year) the right of first refusal.

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Friendship Festival

Thursday Jul. 12, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 15, 2018
All Day
Mather’s Arch Park, Fort Erie

Thrills for All ages, free family activities, green area, reptiles, food trucks, vendors, artists and much more!

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Finger Lakes Wine Festival

Friday Jul. 13, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 15, 2018
All Day
Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glenn

The Finger Lakes Wine Festival offers the largest showcase of New York State wines with over 80 wineries paired with regional artisans, music and culinary classes all in one beautiful location

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Sweet Chalk Festival

Saturday Jul. 14, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 15, 2018
All Day
Lockport -Pine and Main Streets, Lockport

We have talented local artists and students and bring in ringers from around the country to show off their skills.

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The Perry Chalk Art Festival

Saturday Jul. 14, 2018
8:00 am
Perry NY, Perry

Fantastic temporary art, fine music, and summer fun await at the 2018 Perry Chalk Art Festival on July 14th.

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Buffalo Niagara Blues Festival

Saturday Jul. 14, 2018
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Silo City, Buffalo

The festival will provide a full day of entertainment from top notch national artists and up-and-coming youth talent on two stages to thousands of attendees.

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Chautauqua County Fair

Monday Jul. 16, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 22, 2018
9:00 am
Chautauqua County Fairgrounds, Dunkirk

The fair combines farming, food, and fun. Don’t miss out on this event for all ages!

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Wild Renn Fest

Saturday Jul. 21, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 22, 2018
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, East Aurora

Immerse yourself in Hawk Creek’s unique renaissance-themed celebration of wildlife diversity!

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BurgerFest

Saturday Jul. 21, 2018
11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Hamburg – Village, Hamburg

BurgerFest is located along Main and Buffalo Streets and in the Village of Hamburg Municipal Parking Lot.

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Orleans County 4-H Fair

Monday Jul. 23, 2018 - Saturday Jul. 28, 2018
2:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Orleans County Fairgrounds, Albion

Orleans County 4-H Fair

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Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival

Saturday Jul. 28, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 29, 2018
8:00 am
Sanborn Lewiston Farm Museum, Sanborn

Sanborn-Lewiston Farm Museum Festival

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The 10th annual Niagara USA Wine Festival

Saturday Jul. 28, 2018 - Sunday Jul. 29, 2018
12:00 pm
Academy Park, Lewiston

Festival ticket holders will receive a keepsake wine glass with their ticket to keep as a souvenir, while supplies last.

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Kingdom Bound Summer Festival

Sunday Jul. 29, 2018 - Wednesday Aug. 01, 2018
All Day
Darien Lake, Darien Center

Kingdom Bound Summer Festival

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The Buffalo Paddle Bike Run

Sunday Jul. 29, 2018
7:00 am
Silo City, Buffalo

Buffalo’s Paddle Bike Run – the event consists of three disciplines including kayaking/Paddle Boarding, bike ride and a trail run.

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FALL FESTIVAL

Saturday Oct. 06, 2018 - Sunday Oct. 07, 2018
All Day
Ellicottville Chamber of Commerce, Ellicottville

Fall Festival is a fun, family-friendly way to kick off the autumnal fun in Ellicottville.

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