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Ultimate Guide to Things to Do in East Aurora

Activities, City Guide, Neighborhood Guide

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Written by Step Out Staff

Published on March 25, 2021
Hemstreet Farm Llamas / Photo by Urban_resilience

Spending the day or weekend in East Aurora? Or maybe you’re an East Aurorian and wants to find out more about fun things to do in the area. From sports based activities to art classes, markets to shop, parks to explore, tours, farms and countless other options, there are plenty of adventures to be had in East Aurora and the surrounding areas.

While the village of East Aurora is at the center of this guide, we’ve also included things to do in nearby West Falls, South Wales, and Wales Center.

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Aurora Theatre

673 Main Street
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Movie Theater

A first run movie theatre and gourmet popcorn shop. See the newest movies on the biggest screen and enjoy a delicious selection of

Copper Shop Gallery

31 S Grove St
East Aurora New York 14052

Buffalo

Art Gallery

The Copper Shop Gallery is owned and operated by the Roycroft Campus Corporation and houses work from over 100 local, national, and international Artisans!

Delicious EA Food Tours

Main Street
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Tours

Each of the restaurants we visit will share a different eating and drink experience unique to who they are. Fresh lemonade, tea and different beers are

Designing Dish

138, Grey Street
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Classes

A paint your own pottery studio, offering pottery painting, glass fusing, silver clay and more.

East Aurora Antique Mall

11167 Big Tree Rd
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Gifts, Home Decor, Market/Farm

Come on down to our outdoor and indoor flea market and antiques mall! Bring the whole family for a day of deals, deals, deals! Our hours are Wednesday

East Aurora Flea and Farmers Market

11167 Big Tree Rd
East Aurora New York 14052

Buffalo

Market/Farm

Come on down to our weekend outdoor and indoor flea market! Bring the whole family for a day of deals, deals, deals! Each Saturday and Sunday from 9am

Emery Park

2084 Emery Rd
South Wales New York 14139

South Towns

Park/Public Space

One of Erie County's most unique parks, offering a range of seasonal activities on 489 acres of land.

Emery Park Ski Lodge

2084 Emery Rd
South Wales New York 14139

South Towns

Park/Public Space, Ski Resort, Ski Resort

Emery Park is a 490acre park in Erie County, in the U.S. state of New York. The park is located in the hamlet of South Wales, southeast of the city of

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EMPact America of New York

7615 Seneca St
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Classes

Non for profit facility that trains families, businesses and all Western New York communities in the areas of preparedness. Family and community safety

Hamlin Park

166 South Grove Street
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Park/Public Space

Haunted History Ghost Walks

21 S Grove St
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Tours

Specializing in the preservation and historical accuracy of supernatural folklore, meanwhile entertaining and educating along the way.

Hawk Creek Wildlife Center

Grover Road
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Landmark/Place, Landmark/Place, Sanctuary

Healthy Zone Rink

41 Riley Street
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Hemstreet Farm llamas

251 Hemstreet Rd
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Farm

Historic Hemstreet Farm was built in 1825 on the Buffalo Creek Reservation of the Seneca Nation. The former encampment of Chief Big Kettle, and the resting

Kenneglenn Scenic and Nature Preserve

11663 Old Strykersville Rd
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Attraction, Park/Public Space

Planning to visit Kenneglenn? The preserve is open to visitors from dawn to dusk for hikers, snowshoers, and nature lovers of all ages. The long one-lane

Knox Farm State Park

437 Buffalo Rd. (Seneca Street)
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Attraction, Park/Public Space

Knox Farm State Park is the former country estate of Buffalo's renowned Knox Family. It is located adjacent to the historic village of East Aurora, birthplace

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Lothlorien Therapeutic Riding Center LLC

15 Reiter Road
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Sports

Assisting individuals to develop their highest potential through therapeutically based equine activities.

Major’s Park

441 Olean Rd.
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Park/Public Space

This park features a 1/2 mile elevated Trex decking boardwalk with zero level accessibility at two ends. Loops through meadows and swampland with a wide

Meibohm Fine Arts

478 Main St
East Aurora New York 14052

Buffalo

Art Gallery

Meibohm Fine Arts offers a unique selection of artwork for the collector or home decorator. We specialize in antique and vintage prints, our inventory

Millard Fillmore Museum

24 Shearer Avenue
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Museum

Millard Fillmore, who served as the 13th president of the United States from 1850 and 1853, began his law and political career in East Aurora, New York. Millard

MUSEjar

17 Elm Street
East Aurora South Towns 14052

South Towns

Art Supply, Classes

A product of pure inspiration, MUSEjar is the brain child of local artist Vanessa Frost. As an art supply shop and haven for creativity, MUSEjar aims to

Roycroft Campus

31 S Grove St
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Attraction

Founded by Elbert Hubbard in 1897, the Roycroft began as a printing business modeled after William Morris’ Kelmscott Press in England. It would later

Sinking Ponds Wildlife Sanctuary

400 Pine St
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Sanctuary

We are a group of like minded individuals who enjoy the observation and interaction with nature and our natural world and understand the importance of

Spring Garden Park

3838 Two Rod Rd
Marilla New York 14052

South Towns

Landmark/Place, Landmark/Place

The Blueberry Treehouse Farm

1897 Davis Rd
West Falls NY 14170

Buffalo

Farm

We are The Blueberry Treehouse Farm, a u-pick and pre pick organic blueberry farm! We also are an amazing event location for photo sessions, weddings and

The Elbert Hubbard Roycroft Museum

363 Oakwood Ave.
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Museum

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The Music Room

367 Main St
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Music Venue/Club

The Music Room - All ages music performance and recording studio.

The Rusty Button Shop

650 Main St.
East Aurora NY 14052

Buffalo

Art Gallery, Jewelry, Gifts

The Rusty Button Shop is an artisan gallery. When the pandemic closed down our art festivals, I saw an opportunity to help myself as an artist, as well

Vidler’s 5 & 10

676 Main Street
East Aurora New York 14052

South Towns

Attraction

The largest '5 & 10' variety store in the world! With over 75,000 items spread through 4 buildings on 2 levels, this is a shopping experience you won't

West Falls Center for the Arts

1863 Davis Rd
West Falls New York 14170

South Towns

Music Venue/Club

Our mission is to provide a venue that encourages collaboration and growth between amateur and professional artists. We are dedicated to offering

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Mister’s Bar and Lanes

206 Main St
East Aurora New York 14052 • $$

Buffalo Food

South Towns

Bowling, Sports

Mister's Bar and Lanes is a family-friendly sports bar in East Aurora, NY that boasts a full-size alley with eight lanes and an arcade featuring everyone's

Shoutout to SOB intern Alexis for researching this guide!

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Written by Step Out Staff

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