Check out the Events in Buffalo 2018. When visiting Buffalo, NY you can always expect to find something fun each time that you visit. You can plan your vacation around events or just “wing” it on the Buffalo Wing Trail. This summer’s events are as follows:
1. Buffalo Pride Festival
May 29th – June 3rd
The Pride Festival plays host to many different events that are located throughout the city. There’s a 5k run, art exhibitions, and many cultural events. This event is one of the biggest parties of the year. Show your support and enjoy the many wonderful activities!
2. Buffalo Greek Festival
June 1st – June 3rd
Location: Hellenic Orthodox Church of the Annunciation
Buffalo has a large Greek population and this event brings that population together for music, dancing, food, shopping, and fun. There is much to enjoy including the truly delicious authentic Greek foods!
3. Allentown Art Festival
June 9th – June 10th
Location: Allen Street, Allentown
The community of Allentown comes together and turns the streets into a living gallery. Hundreds of talented vendors and artists line the streets showing off their talent while live performers and food trucks fill the remaining spaces.
June 16th – June 17th
Location: Martin Luther King Jr. Park
Two days of wonderful celebration! This two-day celebration draws many to commemorate the Emancipation Proclamation. One of the largest African American celebrations in the nation!
5. Shakespeare In The Park
June 21st – July 15th & July 27th – August 19th
Location: Deleware Park
Experience live summer performances of Shakespeare’s plays! Bring a blanket and a bottle of wine and kick back to enjoy great performances of your most beloved plays. (plays announced closer to date)
6. Taste of Buffalo
July 7th- July 8th
Location: Deleware Ave.
Get ready for a taste of Buffalo! During this celebration, more than 50 local restaurants will be giving out samples of their delicious food. There will be live music and awesome demonstrations of a culinary nature. This is one of the largest food festivals in the U.S.!
7. Galbani Italian Heritage Festival
July 12th – July 15th
Location: Outer Harbor
Come and celebrate Buffalo’s wonderful Italian heritage. This celebration offers food, fun, and music for its second year.
8. Infringement Festival
July 26th – August 5th
Location: All Around Buffalo
For 11 days you will be able to experience music and performances as well as eclectic art during this indoor and outdoor arts festival. Small galleries, as well as large museums all, take part!
9. Cobblestone Live
July 27th – July 28th
Location: Cobblestone District
This is a great event that had over 40 bands playing over 2 days of festivities and music. There are three outdoor stages as well as stages inside of the Lockhouse Distillery and Buffalo Iron Works.
10. Buffalo Irish Festival
August 24th – August 26th
Location: Outer Harbor, Buffalo
Music, dancing, more music, food, and even more dancing as you celebrate with the Irish community of Buffalo! For three days you can celebrate at Wilkeson Pointe and enjoy everything Irish!