October 2017 Events

Thru October 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.

Thru October 31    The Great Pumpkin Farm Festival
Great Pumpkin Farm
11199 Main Street, Clarence
(716) 759-8483
WNY's largest fall family festival offering amusement rides & games, food, hayrides, petting zoo, corn maze, pig races, dog show, kids activities and the World Pumpkin Weigh-Off.  Different events every Saturday and Sunday during festival dates from 10am to dusk. Visit the website for more info. 

7th  & 8th    Ellicottville Fall Festival
Village of Ellicottville (Cattaraugus County)
West Washington Street, Ellicottville, NY
(800) 349-9099
Ellicottville's oldest and largest Festival takes place when the foliage of the surrounding hills are ablaze with color! Tens of thousands of festival goers make for a lively weekend of unique foods, an art and craft show, carnival rides, live entertainment and much more.

7th, 8th & 9th    Letchworth Arts & Crafts Show and Sale
1 Letchworth State Park, Castile, NY (Genesee Region)
Highbanks Recreation Area
(585) 237-3517 Wyoming County Tourism office
Presenting the finest of artisans and craftspeople from all over the country displaying the best pottery, paintings, quilts and fiber arts, handcrafted jewelry, photography, furniture, decorative painting, dried floral pieces and more. Over 300 artisans display their wares along with plenty of food vendors, live music and entertainment and many other activities for the whole family. Enjoy the backdrop of one of the most spectacular views in New York State!

13th    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.

22nd & 23rd    Hallowine Murder Mystery Weekend
Several Wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail (visit website for locations & map)
Between the Niagara Escarpment & Lake Ontario
Celebrate Halloween with our annual murder mystery. Come as yourself or in a costume. Collect clues, interview a different suspect at each winery on the trail and submit your guess at your last winery to win prizes. Tickets valid for both days and include wine tasting at each winery. Receive a commemorative wine glass from your starting winery and information to solve the crime. Visit our website for more information.

28th    Hamburg Dollar Days & Trick-or-Treating for the Kids
Michael's Banquets & Catering
4885 Southwestern Boulevard, Hamburg
Email:  jamie@hamburg-chamber.org (for more info)
Over 50 locally established businesses offering special deals, discounts, and clearance on some specialty items. They will give you a sneak peek at what is coming out for Holiday Shopping too! Each has something to offer for under $5 plus other items for sale. There will be a concession stand with sandwiches, soups, and beverages. The first 225 people in the door receive a free $5 voucher to spend at any vendor of your choice at the event! Bring your kids for trick-or-treating fun!