September 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.

2nd & 3rd     National Buffalo Wing Festival
Coca-Cola Field
275 Washington Street, Downtown Buffalo
Over 100 different flavors of chicken wings from restaurants throughout the country. Enjoy the many events from the Buffalo wing eating contests to the Miss Buffalo Wing pageant. This festival is recognized as one of the best in the country! The 2016 festival drew over 70,000 people ... so "WING IT TO BUFFALO" for one of America's greatest food festivals this Labor Day weekend.  Visit the website for event and entertainment schedules.

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  

8th    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.

15th    Curtain Up 2017!
Main Street between Chippewa and Tupper Streets, Downtown Buffalo's Theatre District
(716) 829-1180
Facebook:  @CurtainUpBflo
Enjoy the opening of the Theatre season and catch a live theatre performance at one of Buffalo's outstanding professional theatres. Curtains rise promptly at 8pm. When the curtains fall, the Theatre District street party goes into full gear featuring live music, food trucks, dancing and free outdoor entertainment! It goes until 1am! Cash bar. For more information or to purchase tickets for the Gala Dinner calll or visit the website.

16th - 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.

23rd & 24th    Niagara Wine Trail Harvest Festival
Several participating Wineries along the Niagara Wine Trail
(visit website for locations & map)
Between the Niagara Escarpment & Lake Ontario
Celebrate the season with wine and food pairing and autumn activities! Tickets are valid for both days of the event and include a tasting of 3 wines, a sample of harvest-themed cuisine at each participating winery and a commemorative wine glass from your starting winery! Tickets do not include transportation. For a full list of all the participating wineries and to purchase tickets visit our website.