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Ultimate Guide to Every Holiday Event in Buffalo & WNY 2022

City Guide, Event, Things to Do

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on November 22, 2022
Santa Train Ride – Photo courtesy of Arcade and Attica Railroad

Looking for a long list of upcoming holiday-themed events and activities to get you in the ultimate holiday spirit? You’ve come to the right place! From Christmas concerts and breakfast(s) with Santa to traditional holiday shows, movie showings, holiday markets, Santa-themed train rides, and much more, there’s more to do here than any one person could ever handle. Happy Holidays, Buffalo!

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Christmas on Ice

Wed, Dec 7 +more dates
3:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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 ...

A Christmas Carol (2022)

Wed, Dec 7 +more dates
1:00 pm - 9:00 am

Admission starts at: $28.25

Royal George Theater
Queen Street Niagara-On-The-Lake,

Other

Ebenezer Scrooge is back! Nestled in the heart of the ultimate Christmas village, the charming holiday favourite A Christmas Carol returns to the Shaw ...

White Christmas

Wed, Dec 7 +more dates
1:00 pm - 4:00 am

Admission starts at: $28.25

Shaw Festival Theatre
10 QUEEN'S PARADE Niagara-On-The-Lake, L0S 1J0

Other

If you’re dreaming of a white Christmas, you won’t want to miss this classic holiday favourite. Two soldiers, returning home from a USO song-and-dance ...

Visit Santa!

Wed, Dec 7 - Sat, Dec 24
Times Vary

Free

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA
1900 Military Rd. Niagara Falls, 14304

Niagara County

The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. Santa will be here starting December 1 and is located near ...

Buffalo Holiday Market

Wed, Dec 7 +more dates
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free


202 Ohio St Buffalo, NY 14204

Buffalo

THE BUFFALO HOLIDAY MARKET SERIES! Buffalo Collective is bringing the magic of a European Christmas to Buffalo! This 5 week shopping series will showcase ...

Buffalo / Niagara Holiday Light Show

Wed, Dec 7 - Sat, Dec 31
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $25

Niagara County Fairgrounds
4487 Lake Avenue Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

The Buffalo / Niagara Holiday Light Show™ is the best holiday light spectacular of the season! Featuring dozens of dazzling, larger-than-life holiday ...

Stony Brook Legendary Lights

Wed, Dec 7 - Sat, Dec 31
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Free


Stony Brook Dr Lancaster, , NY 14086

Cheektowaga and East

Stony Brook Legendary Lights, formerly known as Stony Brook Shines for Others, is excited to announce that our 2022 donation recipient will be the Evan ...

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Wed, Dec 7 - Sun, Dec 18
All Day

Admission starts at: $17

O’Connell & Company
3200 Elmwood Avenue, Tonawanda, Tonawanda Town Erie County, 14217

North Buffalo

By Charles M. Schulz Based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson Stage Adaptation by Eric Schaeffer By Special Arrangement ...

Santas & Snowmen @ Hartman’s Distilling

Wed, Dec 7
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $65

Hartman’s Distilling Co.
55 Chicago St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Join us at Hartman's Distilling for our Santa's and Snowmen event! We will be creating pallet snowmen or Santas! Decorative accents will be available the ...

Holiday Truffle Class

Thu, Dec 8 +more dates
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Admission starts at: $65

The Sweet Whisk
27 Chandler St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

Our chocolate truffles class is a hands on workshop ideal for excited beginners and any chocolate lover wanting a hands-on introduction to the world of ...

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Kevin Guest House Poinsettia Sale

Thu, Dec 8 - Fri, Dec 9
All Day

Admission starts at: $7

Kevin Guest House
782 Ellicott St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Get in the holiday spirit by purchasing a poinsettia (or two) from our annual poinsettia sale! The funds raised through this flower sale help support America’s ...

Village of Kenmore Stop Sip and Shop

Thu, Dec 8
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Diversified Hearing
2900 Delaware Ave ,

Other

Join the Kenmore Business Association for a holiday shopping experience you won’t forget! Stroll business to business enjoy hot or cold drinks to ...

The Birth of Santa – Written by Justin Karcher & Eric Mowery

Thu, Dec 8 +more dates
7:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

American Repertory Theater of WNY
545 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

A BIT ABOUT THE BIRTH OF SANTA ————————————————– A reimagining of A Christmas Carol. An artist, famous for their Christmas-themed ...

All Is Calm

Thu, Dec 8 +more dates
7:30 pm - 8:40 pm

Admission starts at: $34

Shea’s 710 Theatre
710 Main St. Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

All is Calm takes place on The Western Front, during Christmas of 1914. Out of the violence a silence, then a song. Thus begins an extraordinary night ...

Buffalo State Winter Choral Spectacular Concert

Thu, Dec 8
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall – Buffalo State College
1300 Elmwood Ave. Rockwell Hall 210 Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Join us in the Performing Arts Center at Rockwell Hall as various Buffalo State choral groups celebrate the winter season in song, under the direction ...

The Christmas Tavern at Wadsworth Homestead

Thu, Dec 8 +more dates
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

The Wadsworth Homestead
4 South Street Geneseo, NY 14454

Other

Come to the Wadsworth Homestead during the holidays to gather around a crackling fire and enjoy this elegantly decorated venue with your family and friends. ...

The Crepe Chalet

Fri, Dec 9 +more dates
12:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Coco Bar & Bistro
888 Main St. Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

The Crepe Chalet is open for the Holiday Season! Serving all of your favorite Coco Crepe favorites and seasonal beverages to keep you warm! ...

Santa’s Wonderland Express Train Ride

Fri, Dec 9 +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 ...

Yuletide in the Country Tours & Dinner

Fri, Dec 9 +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 ...

Soulball

Fri, Dec 9
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Admission starts at: $100

Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum
263 Michigan Ave. Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

For the first time, we are hosting an elegant holiday gala . The Soulball is being held at Buffalo Transportation Pierce-Arrow Museum and will include ...

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Hamburg Holiday Market

Fri, Dec 9 +more dates
3:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Village of Hamburg
202 Lake St, Hamburg, NY 14075

South Towns

The Buffalo Holiday Market is putting on a SECOND Holiday Spectacular Market, but this time in The Village of Hamburg. This 4 week shopping series will ...

Festival of Lights

Fri, Dec 9 +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 ...

A Christmas Carol

Fri, Dec 9 +more dates
7:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

Alleyway Theatre
One Curtain Up Alley Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

A CHRISTMAS CAROL, adapted and directed once again by Alleyway founder Neal Radice, celebrates its 40th milestone this season. Since 1982, the annual ...

Sharon Owens as Barbra Streisand: Holiday Show

Fri, Dec 9
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Riviera Theatre
67 Webster Street North Tonawanda,, 14120

Niagara County

Sharon has been recreating the sound and style of Streisand for over 25 years. Experience an evening of Barbra Streisand’s greatest hits and holiday ...

‘Tis the Season with The Beach Boys ft. The Holiday Vibrations Orchestra

Fri, Dec 9
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $50

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

Buffalo

For almost six decades, The Beach Boys’ music has been an indelible part of American history. Their brilliant harmonies conveyed simple truths through ...

A Boy Band Christmas: LIVE!

Fri, Dec 9
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $43

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
310 4th St Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

Get ready to sing & swoon! Beloved members of your favorite iconic boy bands are coming together to rock your holiday with their groups greatest holiday ...

Zoo Lights 2022

Fri, Dec 9 +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 ...

Jonathan Butler’s “Oh Holy Night” Featuring Grace Kelly

Fri, Dec 9
8:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

Buffalo State Performing Arts Center
1300 Elmwood Ave. Buffalo, NY 14222

Buffalo

The Buffalo State Performing Arts Center presents Jonathan Butler’s “Oh Holy Night” Featuring Grace Kelly. Born in South Africa, singer-songwriter ...

Every Christmas Story Ever Told (and them some)

Fri, Dec 9 - Sun, Dec 11
Times Vary

Admission starts at: $20

The Meeting House
5658 Main Street Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

Instead of performing Charles Dickens' beloved holiday classic for the umpteenth time, three actors decide to perform every Christmas story ever told -- ...

Half & Half Boutique Holiday Market Pop-Up Series

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Half and Half Boutique
1088, Elmwood Avenue, Elmwood Village Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Fall/Winter Series ...

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Jingle Falls USA

Sat, Dec 10
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

Free

Old Falls Street
Old Falls Street Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

Celebrate the wonder of the season and participate in a variety of holiday activities on Old Falls Street in downtown Niagara Falls, NY. Festivities ...

A Boy Band Christmas

Sat, Dec 10
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $43

Seneca -Allegany Resort & Casino
777 Seneca Allegany Boulevard Salamanca, 14779

Southern Tier

Get ready to sing & swoon! Beloved members of your favorite iconic boy bands are coming together to rock your holiday with their groups greatest holiday ...

OLHC Winter Bazaar

Sat, Dec 10
10:30 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Our Lady Help of Christians Parish
4125 Union Road Cheektowaga, New York 14225

Cheektowaga and East

Come join us for an afternoon of Festive Family Fun! An appearance by Santa & his Elves, Gifts for Kids, Christmas Treats Bake Sale, Basket Raffle, ...

Healthy for the Holidays Open House

Sat, Dec 10
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Free

Stretch Pilates
1127 Wehrle Dr Williamsville, NY 14221

North Towns

Stretch Pilates, Mind & Body Family Health Center, and Melissa Esthetics are providing free demos of their services as well as offering holiday ...

A Visit from Santa @ Freedom Run Winery

Sat, Dec 10
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Freedom Run Winery
5138 Lower Mountain Rd Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Ol’ Saint Nick will be on-site at the winery from 3 to 5 p.m. Come early to get your photo op during the first hour, or book a private wine tasting in ...

Gingerbread Wonderland

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
11:00 am - 7:00 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 ...

Bee Kind Winter Wonderland

Sat, Dec 10
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

WE ARE BACK! Join us Dec 10 10 am – 3 pm at Bianchetti’s by Rizzo’s for all the fun, food, and holiday shopping! ❄️ Over 40+ local ...

Ugly Sweater Party & Live Music

Sat, Dec 10
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

O’Brien’s West End Inn
340 Union Street Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Join us for our 2nd Annual Ugly Sweater Party! Prizes for best sweaters, plus drink specials and live music with the Oyer & Morgan trio from 7-10pm Kitchen ...

Shop Small At McKinley Mall Farmers Mkt/ Craft & Vendor Show

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

Free

McKinley Mall
3701 McKinley Pkwy Blasdell , 14219

South Towns

100+ vendors and small businesses throughout the mall ...

Erie Canal Holiday Market

Sat, Dec 10
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free

Lockport Locks and Erie Canal Cruises
210 Market St Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Do your holiday shopping on the Erie Canal! Lockport Main Street invites the community to a free and indoor holiday market of local vendors and makers, ...

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Holiday Stroll in Larkinville

Sat, Dec 10
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free


Seneca St. Buffalo,

Other

Larkinville is growing with many new stores recently opened.  We want to celebrate with you this season!  Join us for a Holiday Stroll in Larkinville on ...

Holiday Happenings at the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center

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

Free

Niagara Arts & Cultural Center
1201 Pine Avenue Niagara Falls, 14301

Niagara County

Holiday Happenings at the NACC!! Each Saturday in December (Dec 3rd, 10th, 17th) FREE to pubic! We will have vendors, art, music, performances, crafts, ...

Santa and Mrs. Claus Meet and Greet

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo
190 Scott St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Believe in the magic of Christmas at the 2022 Christkindlmarkt. Santa and Mrs. Claus will visit the market every Saturday and Sunday from 12-2! For reservations, ...

A Christmas Sing-Along with Joey Donohue

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Hofbrauhaus Buffalo
190 Scott St Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Join us every Saturday at the Christkindlmarkt for a Christmas singalong on the heated patio with Joey Donohue! Enjoy the cherished German tradition ...

Charles Dickens Presents: “A Christmas Carol”

Sat, Dec 10
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $18

West Falls Center For The Arts
1863 Davis Rd. West Falls, 14170

South Towns

Mike Randall’s production of Charles Dickens Presents A Christmas Carol has been a huge success since its premiere in 2007. Giving performances across ...

POSTPONED: Rotary Rink Tree Lighting

Sat, Dec 10
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Rotary Rink
20 Fountain Plaza Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

POSTPONED: Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration – WHERE: Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza, Main at Chippewa Streets – 

WHO: Buffalo ...

The Christmas Stroll

Sat, Dec 10
All Day

Free

Ellicottville New York
Ellicottville, 14731

Southern Tier

Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Living Nativity, complete with a camel, all in the Village. The Ellicottville Celebrate the Holiday Season with a Living ...

Winter Holiday Market at Mister Sizzle’s

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Mister Sizzle’s
346 Connecticut Street Buffalo, 14213

Buffalo

Local Holiday Market, with more than 20 local vendors each day. Vendors changed daily. This season, give the gift of something local! Located inside ...

Polar Express Train Rides

Sat, Dec 10 - Sun, Dec 11
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™ ...

ELLIOT SCOZZARO QUARTET plays the music of Vince Guaraldi‘s “A Charlie Brown Chr

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
6:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Admission starts at: $12.41

Revolution Gallery & The Lounge
1419 Hertel Avenue Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

ELLIOT SCOZZARO QUARTET plays the music of Vince Guaraldi‘s “A Charlie Brown Christmas” The Lounge welcomes the Elliot Scozzaro Quartet for TWO ...

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Sal Valentinetti: Christmas Comes to Town

Sat, Dec 10
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $34

Riviera Theatre
67 Webster Street North Tonawanda,, 14120

Niagara County

Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti, Heidi Klum’s unforgettable 2016 Golden Buzzer recipient and finalist of America’s Got Talent, is an Italian-American ...

Holiday Artisan Market

Sat, Dec 10
11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Flying Bison Brewing Company
840 Seneca St Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Our holiday artisan market is returning on Saturday, December 10th from 11am-4pm. Along with local vendors, artists, and creators, we’re expecting a ...

Our Famous Holiday Flea Market

Sat, Dec 10
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

St Mary of the Lake Hall
4737 Lakeshore Rd near Rogers Rd Hamburg, NY 14075, New York 14075

South Towns

This unique antiques and collectibles market has long been considered WNY’s Favorite. Customers enjoy this relaxed shopping experience in a comfortable ...

Swan Lake: The State Ballet Theatre Of Ukraine

Sat, Dec 10
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

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

Buffalo

THE STATE BALLET THEATRE OF UKRAINE presents “SWAN LAKE.” Ballet in 2 acts (performed with one intermission). The terrible spell of the magician Rothbart ...

Harmony for the Holidays

Sat, Dec 10
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

St. John Lutheran Church
6540 Main Street Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

We are the Niagara Frontier Chord Authority (NFCA), and we so excited to finally sing for you once again! Join us as we share some a cappella holiday songs, ...

Santa’s Helpers Craft & Vendor Fair

Sat, Dec 10
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Polish Falcons
445 Columbia Ave Depew , NY 14043

Cheektowaga and East

Come on out to support your local small businesses from 11am-3pm at the Polish Falcons, 445 Columbia, Depew. We have some fabulous and unique crafters ...

Momentum Choir Winter Concert 2022

Sat, Dec 10
2:00 pm - 3:30 am

Admission starts at: $10

Southeast Foundation
181 Lincoln St Depew, NY 14043

Cheektowaga and East

Get into the holiday spirit with Momentum Choir! Please join us for our first in person concert since before COVID. We are so excited to share our music ...

Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit Platter’s Chocolate Factory

Sat, Dec 10 - Sun, Dec 11
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Platter’s Chocolate Factory & Cafe
908 Niagara Falls Blvd North Tonawanda,, 14120

Niagara County

Santa and Mrs. Claus Visit Platter’s Chocolate Factory Dates: 12/3, 12/4, 12/10, & 12/11 Time: 12:00-4:00pm Location: Platter’s Chocolate ...

Holiday Magic with Rob & Carol Allen

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
130 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Milk for Health Presents Holiday Magic with Rob & Carol Allen for a live & interactive performance. Join them for an exciting mix of amazing magic, and ...

Lewiston Holiday Bazaar

Sat, Dec 10 - Sun, Dec 11
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Bella Rose Vineyard and Winery
1243 Ridge Rd Lewiston, 14092

Niagara County

Sip, Shop, and Support Small at the 3rd Annual Lewiston Holiday Bazaar! We’re happy to be back at Bella Rose Winery with a wide array of local ...

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Mimosas & Bouquets

Sat, Dec 10 +more dates
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Petal Pusher – Allentown
15 Allen St Buffalo, 14202

Buffalo

Every Saturday, Petal Pusher offers mimosa carafes while you make your own bouquet. A great way to kick off the weekend with friends! This season, to ...

Geneseo Cookie Stroll on Main Street

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

Admission starts at: $12


Main Street Geneseo,

Other

Stroll through the shops on Main Street in Geneseo during Christmas in the Village and collect Christmas Cookies at 15 dedicated stops along the way! Downtown ...

Duo Purla in Recital: Chamber Music @ Duende

Sat, Dec 10
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Duende at Silo City
20 Buffalo River Pl Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Join Duo Purla as they celebrate a world premiere commission, a brand new arrangement of Vivaldi’s famous A minor violin concerto, and much much more! ...

DIY Wreath 12/11

Sun, Dec 11
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Admission starts at: $60

Alchemy Wine & Beer
50 Buffalo St Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

We will provide you with all the supplies which includes fresh cut greens, 16 inch wreath ring, fabric bow, pinecones and berries. We will then teach you ...

Holiday Sale! – December

Sun, Dec 11 - Sun, Dec 25
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Free

Antique World Flea and Marketplace
10995 Main St. Clarence , 14031

North Towns

HOLIDAY SALE @ THE EXPO CO-OP AND CLARENCE HOLLOW MALL 20% OFF any item $20 or more! (Cash / Check only) Shops open daily: 11 AM – 5 PM (Closed Wednesdays) ...

St Leo the Great Breakfast with Santa

Sun, Dec 11
8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Admission starts at: $13.00

St Leo the Great RC Church
Attn: Dave Ehrke 885 Sweet Home Road Amherst, NY 14226

North Towns

St Leo the Great Breakfast with Santa Sunday December 11th 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at the Parish Center, 885 Sweet Home Rd, Amherst, NY 14226.  See our website ...

Christmas Centerpiece Workshop!

Sun, Dec 11
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Admission starts at: $52

Goody Girl Flower Farm
6110 Robinson Road Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Join us for a fun AND relaxing workshop where you’ll make a lovely Christmas centerpiece that will last through the holidays -You deserve it What’s ...

A Charlie Brown Christmas in Concert

Sun, Dec 11
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $7

Lafayette Presbyterian Church
875 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, NY 14222

Buffalo

The Elmwood Village Association and Lafayette Presbyterian Church are very proud to present "A Charlie Brown Christmas in Concert"! Among the most beloved ...

Pet Nights with Santa

Mon, Dec 12 +more dates
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA
1900 Military Rd. Niagara Falls, 14304

Niagara County

Capture Santa photos with your pets. Everyone is welcome, even without pets. During Pet Nights we will also be collecting donations on behalf of ...

Visit with Santa

Wed, Dec 14
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

O’Brien’s West End Inn
340 Union Street Hamburg, 14075

South Towns

Bring the kids in for dinner and enjoy a visit with Santa! We'll be featuring $5 kids meals all night and Santa and his elf will be here from 5-8pm (Kitchen ...

Holiday Serenity & Self-Care Session

Wed, Dec 14
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $27

Vital Roots Chiropractic and Wellness
3270 Main Street Buffalo, 14214

North Buffalo

Give yourself a break from the hectic holidays with a nourishing evening of self-care.   Dr. Sam Attard, an Āyurvedic Health Counselor and ...

Holiday Afternoon Tea In The Village

Wed, Dec 14 +more dates
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Admission starts at: $40

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

Other

Don’t miss this exclusive new holiday event at GCV&M!  Set in Davis Opera Hall bedecked for the holidays, your afternoon also includes a tea ...

Amherst Christmas Party

Thu, Dec 15
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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

North Towns

Don’t miss our annual Buffalo Cigar Club Christmas party at the Amherst location on 12/15. Free food, cigar deals & discounts, and more! ...

The ENH Guild: White Christmas

Thu, Dec 15
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Historic Palace Theatre Lockport
2 East Avenue Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Join the Eastern Niagara Hospital Guild for their annual fundraiser and enjoy this holiday classic on the big screen! ...

Holiday Workshop: Mixology

Thu, Dec 15
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Admission starts at: $30

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Martin House
125 Jewett Pkwy. Buffalo, 14214

North Buffalo

Join our friends from Hartman’s Distilling Co. for a one-hour, hands on workshop to elevate your cocktail game this holiday season! Participants will ...

Lounge Lizard Holiday Spectacular

Thu, Dec 15
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Roycroft Inn
40 S Grove St East Aurora, 14052

South Towns

Live music in the Craftsman Lounge Our annual Lounge Lizard Holiday Spectacular local musicians come together in the Craftsman Lounge to sing holiday ...

A Christmas Carol Live Reading @ Freedom Run Winery

Fri, Dec 16
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Freedom Run Winery
5138 Lower Mountain Rd Lockport, 14094

Niagara County

Join us for a very special “fireside reading” of the classic story A Christmas Carol with actor Ray Boucher Friday, December 16, at 7 p.m. We will ...

Mohawk Place Xmas Party: Irving Klaws, Matt Smith’s Nervous System, Glam Vamps,

Fri, Dec 16
6:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $10

Mohawk Place
47 East Mohawk Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Friday, December 16, 6pm doors, $10 18 + W/ I.D. (No I.D. = No Show) The holiday tradition continues! The Irving Klaws www.facebook.com/theirvingklaws Matt ...

Ugly Sweater Silent Disco at Resurgence Brewing

Fri, Dec 16
8:00 pm - 11:00 am

Admission starts at: $10

Resurgence Brewing Company
55 Chicago Street Buffalo, 14204

Buffalo

Ugly Sweater Silent Disco at Resurgence Brewing Company Electronic Dance Music | Hip Hop/R&B | Top40/Throwbacks 3 Channels of Music! Electronic ...

Michelle Berting Brett in a Carpenters’ Christmas

Fri, Dec 16 - Sat, Dec 17
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $54

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
310 4th St Niagara Falls, 14303

Niagara County

It’s “Yesterday Once More” with the joyful sounds of Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters’ Christmas, opens in a new tab. Michelle Berting Brett, ...

Michael Bolton, Greatest Hits & Holiday Favorites

Fri, Dec 16
8:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $28.25

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

Other

Michael Bolton is a multiple Grammy Award winner and Emmy nominated Singer, Songwriter and Humanitarian, who has sold more than 65 million records globally ...

Holly Jolly Kid’s Christmas Party

Fri, Dec 16
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Admission starts at: $35

Chrusciki Bakery – Transit Rd
4475 Transit Rd Harris Hill, 14221

North Towns

Ring in the season at Chrusciki Bakery! Get the whole family in the holiday spirit with an evening of festive activities, seasonal goodies, and special ...

Reikart House Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive

Fri, Dec 16
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Reikart House Hotel
5000 Main St Buffalo, 14226

North Towns

Join us in the Fireside Lounge at Reikart House on Friday, December 16th from 6-8pm. We will be accepting donations of any new, unused and wrapped gifts. Our ...

Patti Parks & Soulfulicous Holiday & Dance Party

Sat, Dec 17
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Free

Diamond Hawk Golf Course & Pub “The Hawk”
255 Sonwil Dr Cheektowaga, 14225

Cheektowaga and East

Join us for a HOLIDAY CELEBRATION & DANCE PARTY with the awesome PATTI PARKS and the SOULFULICOUS Band! Buffalo Music Hall of Fame member Patti ...

Last Minute Holiday Market with Baby Kangaroos!

Sat, Dec 17
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Free

The Beer Keep
1002 Elmwood Avenue Buffalo, 14222

Buffalo

Take your holiday shopping to the next level with Baby Kangaroos!  This will be a busy event. Arrive early to avoid wait times. Check out what these ...

Santa Con Bar Crawl in East Aurora

Sat, Dec 17
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $5

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

South Towns

Second annual Santa Con. Hosted Mister’s bar and lanes, Irishman, Ciderhouse and Brew Works! Tickets are $5 dollars and all proceeds go to the Aurora ...

Holiday Pop-Up Market at Magic Bear

Sat, Dec 17
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Magic Bear Beer Cellar
799 Seneca Suite B Buffalo, 14210

Buffalo

Stop at Magic Bear for a pop-up market just in time for the holidays. Featuring Zuffalo Gear and Empire State Woodworking ...

Jingle Bell Bash Toddler Time

Sat, Dec 17
9:00 am - 10:00 am

Admission starts at: $12

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
130 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Toddler Time is a 1 hour program for our little ones ages 18 months up to 3 years, giving them and their caregiver the opportunity to play, learn and ...

Procastinators Holiday Market!

Sat, Dec 17
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Buffalo RiverWorks
359 Ganson St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Join Totally Sweet Events at the Procrastinators Holiday Market at Buffalo RiverWorks from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Shop with 100 local vendors and get your last-minute ...

Black and Gold Holiday

Sat, Dec 17
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Admission starts at: $20.00

Stolat Bar Events
4475 Transit Road Suite 108 Williamsville, New York 14221

North Towns

Join us dressed to impress in your best cocktail attire, but ready to be on the dance floor all night!! This is where the classy night out we all ...

Brunch with Santa at Steel Leaf Brewing

Sat, Dec 17
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free

Steel Leaf Brewing Company
4545 Transit Rd Buffalo, 14221

North Towns

Santa is coming!!! Join us on December 17th for Brunch with Santa in our winter wonderland! There will be: digitally framed pictures with Santa ...

CarolCade

Sat, Dec 17
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free


Main Street East Aurora, NY

Other

Celebrate the 50th Annual Christmas Carolcade on Main Street in front of Vidler’s! A beloved East Aurora tradition, this began as a handful of carolers ...

Ugly Sweater Party at Woodcock Brothers at Wurlitzer

Sat, Dec 17
6:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Free

Woodcock Brothers Brewing Company – Wurlitzer, NT
Niagara Falls Blvd North Tonawanda,, 14120

Niagara County

Both of our Woodcock Brothers Brewing locations will be having Ugly Christmas Sweater events! You can expect Stiff Mitten (Winter Ale) back for all your ...

A Charlie Brown Christmas with the Ed Croft Trio

Sat, Dec 17
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Admission starts at: $18

West Falls Center For The Arts
1863 Davis Rd. West Falls, 14170

South Towns

So happy to have this holiday tradition back again! The Ed Croft Trio plays the Vince Guaraldi soundtrack in it's entirety of “A Charlie Brown Christmas” ...

Ugly Sweater Party at Woodcock Brothers in Wilson

Sat, Dec 17
6:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Woodcock Brothers Brewing Company
638 Lake St Wilson, 14172

Niagara County

Both of our Woodcock Brothers Brewing locations will be having Ugly Christmas Sweater events! You can expect Stiff Mitten (Winter Ale) back for all your ...

Sinatra Christmas Party

Sat, Dec 17
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Buffalo Cigars – Orchard Park
2911 Southwestern Blvd Buffalo,

Other

Come celebrate the life of one of the greatest celebrities of all time: Frank Sinatra! Join us as Gary Quatrani brings to life timeless classics while ...

A Girl, A Guy, A Piano: A Holiday Happening

Sat, Dec 17
8:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Admission starts at: $22

MusicalFare Theatre – Daemen College
4380 Main Street Amherst, 14226

North Towns

Theresa Quinn and Randy Kramer celebrate the season with unique arrangements of your favorite holiday songs and carols.   It’s part Pops, part Classic, ...

Winter Wonlderland Ball (4th annual)

Sat, Dec 17
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

The Meeting House
5658 Main Street Williamsville, 14221

North Towns

Join us for the 4th annual Winter Wonderland Ball! Hayatidance is once again hosting local and guest performers in person at The Meeting House. Suggested ...

Craft & Sip Adults

Sat, Dec 17
11:00 am - 1:00 am

Admission starts at: $45

NY Candle Cafe
2317 Main Street Buffalo, 14214

North Buffalo

Come join us in making your own Christmas Decorations! We will teach you from start to finish as well as making you your own custom ornament! Includes: – ...

Dog-Friendly Holiday Paw-Pup Chainstitching Event!

Sat, Dec 17
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Realm
130 Genesee Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Join us December 17th for a dog-friendly Holiday Paw-Pup! ✨What’s happening?✨ On-site dog bandana (+ more) chainstitched monograms from Lovelock ...

Dreidel Dive

Sun, Dec 18
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Jewish Community Center – Benderson
2640 North Forest Rd Getville,

Other

Dive in the pool, pick a dreidel, and challenge a friend to a classic Hanukkah game. ...

Here Comes Hanukkah

Sun, Dec 18
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free

Jewish Community Center – Benderson
2640 North Forest Rd Getville,

Other

Join us for a celebration of Hanukkah! Choose to participate in one or all activities. Use the form to indicate what you will be attending. 11:30-1 | ...

Holiday Open House & Breakfast with St Nick

Sun, Dec 18
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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

Other

Join us at GCV&M on Sunday, December 18, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. to celebrate the season with a magical medley of holiday happenings! Stroll the Historic ...

Brunch with Santa

Sun, Dec 18
10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Sto Lat Bar
4475 Transit Rd Buffalo, NY 14221

North Towns

Santa Claus is coming to town!  Join us December 18th for our Sunday Brunch at Sto Lat! Santa will be here from 10am-2pm walking around, chatting, and ...

Visit with Santa at Kelly’s Country Store: Christmas Week

Mon, Dec 19 - Thu, Dec 22
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Kelly’s Country Store
3121 Grand Island Blvd Grand Island Grand Island, 14072

North Towns

Celebrate the magic of the season with a visit to our Christmas Room and treat your little ones to a one-on-one with the big guy himself. Santa will ...

Joe Baudo’s big band Christmas concert at the Sportsmen

Tue, Dec 20
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free

Sportsmen’s Tavern
326 Amherst St Buffalo, 14207

North Buffalo

Joe Baudo’s big Band is Back! At the one and only Sportsmens tavern. Join 17 talented musicians and a dynamic vocalist as they perform your favorite ...

T-PAC

Wed, Dec 21
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $20

Tacoma Performing Arts Center (T-PAC)
351 Tacoma Avenue Buffalo, 14216

North Buffalo

Jack Civiletto has put together a phenomenal cast for us to enjoy T-PAC’s Second Annual old fashioned family friendly Christmas concert. Jack Civiletto, ...

Baby Shark Live! The Christmas Show

Wed, Dec 21
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Admission starts at: $49

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

Buffalo

Splash along with Baby Shark and Pinkfong as they journey into the sea for the Holidays to sing and dance through some of your favorite songs in Baby Shark ...

Christmas At Westminster

Wed, Dec 21 +more dates
4:44 pm - 6:00 pm

Free

Westminster Presbyterian Church
724 Delaware Ave Buffalo, NY 14209

Buffalo

Westminster Presbyterian Church • Buffalo invites the public to its worship services and concerts as together we prepare for the birth of the Christ ...

Trans Siberian Orchestra: The Ghost of Christmas Eve

Thu, Dec 22
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Admission starts at: $39

KeyBank Center
1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

“The Ghosts of Christmas Eve,” to 60 cities across the nation. This year’s tour kicks off on Wed., Nov. 16 with performances in Green Bay and Council ...

An Evening with Judy Collins: Holidays & Hits Tour

Fri, Dec 23
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $39

Riviera Theatre
67 Webster Street North Tonawanda,, 14120

Niagara County

The Christmas concert series will feature a program of holiday classics, songs from Judy’s latest album, Spellbound—her 55th album and her first ever ...

Candlelight Christmas Eve

Sat, Dec 24
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Lafayette Ave Presbyterian Church
875 Elmwood Avenue buffalo, New York 14222

Buffalo

Celebrate the long and rich tradition of Christmas Eve worship with Lafayette Ave. Presbyterian Church. Come and hear the story of Christ’s birth retold, ...

Break Week Camp – Winter Kids Camp

Mon, Dec 26 - Fri, Dec 30
8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Admission starts at: $275

Explore & More – The Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Children’s Museum
130 Main Street Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Kids might be home from school this week, but our Winter Kids Club will ensure their time out of the classroom remains filled with both enrichment and ...

Elf the Musical

Mon, Dec 26 +more dates
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Admission starts at: $40

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

Buffalo

ELF is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. ...

Funktional Flow Holiday Show

Fri, Dec 30
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Admission starts at: $15

Buffalo Iron Works
49 Illinois St Buffalo, 14203

Buffalo

Funktional Flow is a multi-genre quintet based out of Buffalo NY. Assembled in 2010, the band has played hundreds of shows throughout the Northeast. Over ...

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