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, March 4, 2014
Allentown and Chippewa Street
St. Patrick’s Day Parade Sunday, March 16, 2014 
Parade begins in Niagara Square - 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Country Market Every Tuesday and Thursday, May 15th through October 23, 2014
8:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Main Street between Court and Church Streets
Hellenic Festival Friday, May 30th through Sunday, June 1, 2014
Delaware Avenue / Utica Street
Chase Corporate Challenge Thursday, June 19, 2014
Delaware Park
M & T Plaza Event Series Weekdays through August 29, 2014
M&T Plaza - Main at Division Streets
Allentown Art Festival Saturday and Sunday, June 14th and 15, 2014
Delaware Avenue, Allentown
Taste of Buffalo Saturday and Sunday, July 12th and July 13, 2014
Niagara Square, Downtown Buffalo
Garden Walk Buffalo Saturday and Sunday, July 26th and 27, 2014
350 Buffalo Gardens
Elmwood Festival of the Arts Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd and 24. 2014
Elmwood Avenue/Lafayette Avenue to West Ferry Street
Queen City Jazz Festival Saturday, July 26, 2014
Michigan Avenue between Broadway and William Street
National Buffalo Wing Festival Saturday and Sunday, August 30th and August 31, 2014
Coca Cola Field
Puerto Rican Day Parade

Saturday, September 6, 2014

Curtain Up! Friday, September 19, 2014
Main Street between Chippewa and Tupper Streets - Downtown Buffalo’s Theatre District
World's Largest Disco Saturday, November 29, 2014
Buffalo Convention Center
Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration Saturday, December 6, 2014
Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza
Free Ice Skating at Rotary Rink November 28th (weather permitting) through March 15, 2015 
Rotary Rink at Fountain Plaza
First Night Buffalo Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Buffalo Convention Center
Buffalo Ball Drop & Fireworks Display Wednesday, December 31, 2014
Iskalo Electric Tower