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Written by Homer Enthusiast

Published on November 28, 2022

Things To Do This Week in Buffalo & Niagara

Here are THE things to do this 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 email newsletter!

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SantaCon Buffalo 2022

Sat, Dec 3
12:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Downtown Buffalo
Chippewa Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

SantaCon Buffalo is back!! Sponsored by Jameson Irish Whiskey & Labatt Blue It’s almost time for the 11th Annual Event – Make sure you save ...

Fred Jackson Autograph Signing Event

Sat, Dec 3
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Buffalo Gift Emporium
4232 Delaware Avenue Tonawanda,

Other

Fred Jackson Autograph Signing Event Jackson spent nine seasons with the Buffalo Bills, becoming the third all-time leading rusher. This is a ticketed ...

Holiday Happening

Sat, Dec 3 - Sun, Dec 4
Times Vary

Admission starts at: $35

Niagara Wine Trail
Niagara Niagara Falls, 14777

Other

Sample wine at your local Niagara Wine Trail Wineries and get ready for the holiday season. We can’t think of a more fun way to get your holiday shopping ...

Winter Market Pop-Up! At Kin Loch Farms

Sat, Dec 3
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Kin Loch Farmstead
4299 Ridge Road, Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Join us for our first winter market! We’ve teamed up with Cottage Bloom Candle Co to curate 15 amazing local artisans for a holiday shopping experience ...

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BEEHIVE: The ’60s Musical

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $50

MusicalFare Theatre – Daemen College
4380 Main Street Amherst, 14226

North Towns

Six women sing the rock-n-roll music of the 1960s in a night of non-stop song and dance! ...

The Nutcracker

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $36

Shea’s Performing Arts Center
646 Main Street Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Neglia’s Nutcracker production has been recognized for its spectacular production value. “From the opening curtain’s rise to the dancer’s final ...

Yuletide In The Country

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $6

Hamburg Fairgrounds
5820 South Park Ave. Hamburg, NY 14075

South Towns

Buy locally and with meaning, the first weekend in December and find those unique handcrafted gifts for everyone on your list, as the 27th Annual Yuletide ...

Christmas on Ice

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
3:00 pm - 11:00 am

Admission starts at: $25

Fallsview Casino Resort
6380 Fallsview Blvd. Niagara Falls, L2G 7X5

Other

A thrilling high-paced spectacle of world-class ice skating and holiday cheer, Fallsview Casino’s Christmas On Ice features a winter wonderland of national ...

Yuletide in the Country Tours & Dinner

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
All Day

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

Other

Join us again this year at GCV&M for our Yuletide in the Country Tours, coming up on December 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 16, and 17. As you explore the ...

Totally Buffalo 716MAS 2022

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Happy 716MAS!  Boy are we excited for this!! The ORIGINAL Christmas Shopping Event featuring live Christmas music, Santa Claus, and more holiday fun!!! Join ...

Gingerbread Wonderland

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Niagara Falls Culinary Institute
28 Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

Imagine brightly colored gumdrops, candy canes, peppermints, licorice, and lots of icing. Talk about a sugar rush. Decorating gingerbread houses is a fun ...

Holiday Art Show at Roycroft Campus

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Roycroft Campus
31 S Grove St East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Get in the holiday spirit on the Roycroft Campus! Our Holiday Show is held (mainly) inside, but spread out over four Campus buildings including the Copper ...

Arctic | A Man Under The Ice

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
2:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Summit Mall
6929 Williams Rd Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Niagara County

Arctic – A Man Under The Ice. An Immersive Journey With Diver Mario Cyr. Now running at Niagara Falls, NY through January. The stunning exhibition, ...

The Sound of Music

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Lancaster Opera House
21 Central Avenue Lancaster, 14086

Cheektowaga and East

The Lancaster Opera House announces its upcoming production of The Sound of Music, which opens on November 18, 2022, and runs through December 4, 2022, ...

Christkindlmarkt 2022: Weekend 1

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo
190 Scott St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Enjoy the cherished German tradition of an outdoor Christmas market right here at Hofbräuhaus Buffalo, as we present our 2nd annual Christkindlmarkt. ...

Family In Focus At Kevin Guest House

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $50

Kevin Guest House
782 Ellicott St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Inspired by the national movement #TheFrontStepsProject, we want to capture your “family” in photos on our front steps this holiday season! Join us ...

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Festival of Lights

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $30

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

South Towns

The Fairgrounds Festival of Lights will return to brighten up the holiday season for families across Western New York. Spectacular lights and dazzling ...

Polar Express Train Rides

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

Medina Railroad Museum
530 West Avenue Medina ,

Other

Set to the sounds of the motion picture soundtrack, passengers will relive the magic of the classic story as they are whisked away on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ ...

Zoo Lights 2022

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $16

Buffalo Zoo
300 Parkside Ave Buffalo, 14214

North Buffalo

Everyone’s favorite festive light show has returned—Zoo Lights at the Buffalo Zoo is back for another holiday season! Enjoy the Zoo after hours as ...

Flipside

Sun, Dec 4
10:00 pm - 12:55 am

Free

Mister’s Bar and Lanes
206 Main St East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Classic rock band coming back to Mister’s this fall! ...

Sing! Sing! Sing! With Amherst Symphony Orchestra

Sun, Dec 4
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

Amherst Middle School
55 Kings Highway Amherst, NY 14226

North Towns

Amherst Symphony Orchestra presents Sing! Sing! Sing! at Amherst Middle School on December 4th at 3pm. Free admission with contributions encouraged. Conductor: ...

Farmers & Artisans Outdoor Holiday Market by the Kenmore Farmers Market

Sun, Dec 4
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Kenmore Farmers Market
2919 Delaware Ave Kenmore, 14217

North Buffalo

Shop small at our first Outdoor Holiday Gift Market! Mark your calendars and get ready for hot prepared food and beverages, local food gifts, craft vendors, ...

Acoustic Sunday Open Mic

Sun, Dec 4
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

42 North Brewing Company
25 Pine Street East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Want to sing & strum a few acoustic tunes at 42 North? Reserve your spot or swing by with that guitar and get on stage for a few songs. Reserve a ...

Buffalo Sabres vs. San Jose Sharks

Sun, Dec 4
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $32

KeyBank Center
1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Sports ...

A Charlie Brown Christmas at Seneca One – Matinee

Sun, Dec 4
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Seneca One Tower
1 Seneca St. Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

JazzBuffalo and Seneca One join together for the second consecutive year to present this special tribute to legend Vince Guaraldi and his soundtrack to ...

Rein in the Holidays

Sun, Dec 4
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

O'Brien's West End Inn
340 Union St. Hamburg, NY 14075

South Towns

Rein in the Holidays with the Village of Hamburg’s West End! FREE to Attend! Join us for a day filled with family friendly holiday fun! -Horse Drawn ...

Checkers’ Christmas 3k Race

Sun, Dec 4
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Admission starts at: $20

Delaware Park
84 Parkside Ave Buffalo, 14214

North Buffalo

One month away from the best race in town! You don’t want to miss this! Sign up while it’s fresh on your mind! There is a surprise holiday themed ...

Feast Day of St. Barbara

Sun, Dec 4
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Old Fort Niagara
102 Morrow Plaza Niagara County, 14174-1003

Other

Celebrate the Feast Day of St. Barbara with a special tour that ends with a bang! St.Barbara was a third century Greek martyr (born in Phoenicia) who, ...

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Freedom Art Walk @ Freedom Run Winery

Sun, Dec 4 - Sat, Dec 31
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Freedom Run Winery
5138 Lower Mountain Rd Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Begin this self-guided nature walk in the Tasting Room, then set off with a glass or bottle in hand and our brochure as you stroll through the vineyards ...

Santa’s Wonderland Express Train Ride

Sun, Dec 4 +more dates
10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $32

Arcade & Attica Railroad
278 Main Street Arcade, 14009

Wyoming County

The Wonderland Express Train Ride this year features six runs daily on our heated, vintage train. You and your family get to enjoy a round-trip train excursion ...

 

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