July 2017 Events

Ongoing All Month     Fitness Classes at Canalside
Canalside, 44 Prime Street, Buffalo

Enjoy exercising FREE at Canalside on the Pierce Lawn Monday through Sunday with a variety of forms fitness. Just to mention a few fitness classes:
- RevFit with Revolution Fitness every Monday 6-7pm.  A total body circuit workout designed to get your muscles fired up by using your own body weight.
- Power Yoga every Friday 6-7pm.  Emphasis on alignment, postures, physical conditioning, breathing, building strength and spirit.
- Harmony Fitness every Saturday 10-11am.  Full body blast combining resistance & cardiovascular training, stretching & flexibility, fat burning and muscle building. Bring your own hand weights.
Bring your own mat and water bottle. All classes are weather permitting. 
Visit the Canalside website@ canalsidebuffalo.com for class cancellations and a complete calendar of all fitness classes being offered.

Every Thursday All Month     Thursdays at Canalside
Canalside, 44 Prime Street, Buffalo
Concerts every Thursday evening for only $5. Gates open at 5pm and a headliner will go on stage between 8-9pm, depending on concert start time.  Check out the exciting lineup this summer at the website above.

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.

7th, 21st, August 11th & 25th    Canalside Boardwalk Bazaar
44 Prime Street, Buffalo
(716) 436-7100
Canalside’s new Boardwalk Bazaar series presented by Five Star Bank offers something for everyone. From fire performers and magicians to aerialists and acrobats, you are sure to be left in awe. With a variety of your favorite local restaurants and a mix of unique artisan vendors, the Boardwalk Bazaar will keep you coming back for more! Best of all, the event is free to attend!

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!

12th, 19th, 26th, August 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd       Queen City Social
20 Fountain Plaza (Main & Chippewa Streets), Downtown Buffalo
(716) 856-3150
The Queen City Social is a free happy hour featuring all things local including bands, restaurants and Big Ditch Brewing Company beer.  This series will run every Wednesday through August 23, 2017 from 5-8pm. Featuring a different live band every week!  Show your love for the city and party with the best of Buffalo!

13th - 16th    Italian Heritage Festival
Buffalo's Outer Harbor
325 Fuhrmann Boulevard, Buffalo
(716) 512-1878 (for further info)
The Galbani® Buffalo Italian Heritage Festival is the nation’s second largest street festival and a treasured tradition among locals. The family-friendly festival, which celebrates 30 years of authentic Italian food, lively music, local entertainment, bocce tournament, Miss Italian Festival contest, Italian Idol contest, games & activities, rides and more, will be held from 11am to 11pm on July 13-16.

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.

16th - 23rd    Canal Fest of the Tonawandas
Along the Erie Canal
Main Street, Tonawanda & Webster Street, North Tonawanda
(716) 692-3292
Canal Fest is an 8 day event and is the largest festival of its kind along the Erie Canal. Shared by the twin cities of Tonawanda and North Tonawanda, it encompasses a 2 square mile area, jam packed full of amusements, games, food, craft & merchandise vendors and much more. The festival closes out with a spectacular fire works display at dusk.

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.

27th thru August 20th        Shakespeare in Delaware Park - Macbeth
Lincoln Parkway (behind the Albright-Knox Art Gallery), Buffalo
Macbeth is a tragedy, dramatizing the damaging physical and psychological effects of political ambition on those who seek power for its own sake.  The performance takes place in beautiful Delaware Park, located behind the rose garden off Lincoln Parkway. Shakespeare in Delaware Park is a not-for-profit, professional theatre company dedicated to providing free, high-quality public theatre.  A Buffalo summer tradition since 1976, the performance takes place in a historic park designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

28th     Friday Night Lights at the Aquarium of Niagara!
Aquarium of Niagara
701 Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls USA
(716) 285-3575
Visit the Aquarium of Niagara after-hours from 7-10pm! Join us for fun games, live music, delicious food and a special sea lion show! Then top it all off by watching the fireworks over the Falls from our outdoor deck! Regular admission price. Food and drinks will be for sale.

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.