July 2017 Events

Thru Oct. 26th    Downtown Country Market
Main St. between Court & Church Streets, Downtown Buffalo
The 35th annual season of the Downtown Country Market will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from May 11th through October 26th. Market hours are 10am-2:30pm, rain or shine.  Pick-up local fresh produce, enjoy tasty treats such as baked goods and fresh lemonade, and purchase plants and flowers to brighten gardens, homes and offices.

1st, 2nd & 3rd    French and Indian War Encampment

Old Fort Niagara
2 Scott Avenue, Youngstown
(716) 745-7611
Several reenactments of the historic Siege of 1759. Large scale battle reenactments, musket and artillery firings, music, food, military pageantry, 18th century artisans and merchants, Native American councils and hands on activities for families. This three-day event is the largest of the season.

5th, Aug. 2nd & Sept. 6th    Annual Food Truck Rodeo!
The Buffalo History Museum
One Museum Court, Buffalo
(716) 873-9644 ext. 320
The Buffalo History Museum is hosting the 5th annual Food Truck Rodeo. The events will be held from 5-8pm with the food trucks serving until 8:30pm. Trucks will be offering a variety of specialized dishes and desserts the first Wednesday of the summer months with FREE museum admission, extra seating for picnicking, children activities and a live DJ!  Blankets or lawn chairs are welcome! Subject to cancellation due to inclement weather.
Facebook:  @TheBuffaloHistoryMuseum  Twitter:  @BuffaloHistory  

7th    First Fridays in Allentown
Allen Street between Pearl Street and Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo
(716) 881-1024
Join us on the first Friday of each month from 6 to 9pm, when Allentown art galleries, performance artists, musicians, restaurants, retailers and more, come together to create a rich cultural attraction.

7th    First Friday at Market Arcade
Market Arcade
617 Main Street, Downtown Buffalo
(716) 220-8468
Enjoy First Friday of the month inside downtown’s historic shopping and arts destination, the Market Arcade. View a new art opening at Queen City Gallery, browse the CEPA Gallery exhibits and shop local at all the retail stores all under one roof.

8th & 9th    Taste of Buffalo
Delaware Avenue, Downtown Buffalo
From Chippewa Street to Niagara Square
Over 55 restaurants, 6 wineries and 450,000 invited guests gather in downtown Buffalo to enjoy "fun by the forkful." One of the regions signature events, the Taste of Buffalo is the largest two-day food festival in the United States. Get up close and personal with Buffalo's finest chefs!

14th    M & T Second Friday at The Center
Burchfield Penney Art Center
SUNY Buffalo State
1300 Elmwood Avenue, Buffalo
(716) 878-6011
On the Second Friday of every month, thanks to the support of M&T Bank, the Burchfield Penney hosts something great! From openings and happy hours, programs, concerts, screenings or other special events, visitors experience the best of the Burchfield Penney from 10am-8p! Members always receive free or discounted admission to special programs.

21st    M & T Third Fridays at the Buffalo History Museum
The Buffalo History Museum
One Museum Court, Buffalo
(716) 873-9644 ext. 301
On the third Friday of every month admission to the Buffalo History Museum, the Resource Center and select events are free for everyone.  Visitors will experience new programs, family events, happy hour entertainment, docent-led tours and more.
- Free admission HOURS OPEN on M & T THIRD FRIDAYS at the Resource Center at 459 Forest Ave.  10am-5pm.

- Free admission to the History Museum at One Museum Court  10am-5pm.
Call or visit our website for the M & T Third Friday event schedule. Members always receive free or discounted admission to special happenings.

29th & 30th    Garden Walk Buffalo
Three Headquarters locations:
Evergreen Health Services, 206 South Elmwood Ave., Buffalo
Buffalo Seminary, 205 Bidwell Pkwy., Buffalo
Richmond Summer Senior Center, corner of Richmond Ave. & Summer St., Buffalo
(800) 557-3981 / Local (716) 247-5004
Garden walk is a free, self-guided tour of 406 Buffalo gardens, the largest garden tour in America! It extends from the Frederick Law Olmsted designed Delaware Park to downtown Buffalo, in the shadow of Buffalo's beautiful art deco City Hall. Visit the website for more details.

29th & 30th    Niagara USA Wine Festival In Lewiston
Academy Park
841 Center Street, Lewiston
Wineries from the Niagara Wine Trail, USA offering tasting and wine sales at the festival. Each festival ticket includes one tasting of three wines at each of the  participating wineries. Visit the website for more details and participating wineries.