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Special Events

Buffalo Special EventsYou will always find Downtown Buffalo buzzing with special events. From Thursday at the Square to Taste of Buffalo to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, Downtown knows how to throw a party.

And with a thriving entertainment district, Downtown Buffalo is the perfect backdrop for all of these festivities. For up-to-minute information on special events taking place Downtown signup for our Listserv updates.

Mardi Gras Parade Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Allentown and Chippewa Street
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday, March 15, 2015
Parade begins in Niagara Square - 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Country Market Every Tuesday and Thursday, May 14 through October 22, 2015
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Main Street between Court and Church Streets
Hellenic Festival Friday, June 5 through Sunday, June 7, 2015
Delaware Avenue / Utica Street
Juneteenth Festival  Saturday, June 13 and Sunday, June 14, 2015
Martin Luther King Park
Allentown Art Festival Saturday and Sunday, June 13 and 14, 2015
Delaware Avenue, Allentown
M & T Plaza Event Series Weekdays July through August  - details TDA
M&T Plaza - Main at Division Streets
Taste of Buffalo Saturday and Sunday, July 11 and July 12, 2015
Niagara Square, Downtown Buffalo
Garden Walk Buffalo Saturday and Sunday, July 25 and 26, 2015
350 Buffalo Gardens
Elmwood Festival of the Arts Saturday and Sunday, August 29 and 30. 2015
Elmwood Avenue/Lafayette Avenue to West Ferry Street
Queen City Jazz Festival End of July. Date/details TBA
Michigan Avenue between Broadway and William Street
National Buffalo Wing Festival Saturday and Sunday, September 5 and 6, 2015
Coca Cola Field
Puerto Rican Day Parade

Saturday, September12, 2015

Curtain Up! Friday, September 18, 2015
Main Street between Chippewa and Tupper Streets - Downtown Buffalo’s Theatre District
World's Largest Disco Saturday, November 28, 2015
Buffalo Convention Center
Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Saturday, December 5, 2015
Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza
Free Ice Skating at Rotary Rink November 27 (weather permitting) through March 13, 2016 
Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza
First Night Buffalo Thursday, December 31, 2015
Buffalo Convention Center
Buffalo Ball Drop & Fireworks Display Thursday, December 31, 2015
Iskalo Electric Tower