Party On

Charitable events and revelry for a cause in January

A previous BUFFALO SPREE Hot Off The Press Happy Hour


Every month, Spree lists special events at Western New York’s many cultural and nonprofit organizations, fundraisers for area charities, and other happenings for good causes, including those we organize or co-organize. Do you have an event that should be included here? Contact us at The listing deadline for the March issue is January 15.


Old Fort Niagara Twelfth Night Ball

7–11 p.m., January 6, at Old Fort Niagara, Fort Niagara State Park, Youngstown

Enjoy an evening of English country dancing and refreshments in an eighteenth century tavern setting.

Call 745-7611 or visit


The Premier

5:30 p.m., January 13, at the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 Fourth Street, Niagara Falls

This annual benefit for Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is a winter highlight. It includes cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, and a program, followed by dancing, featuring Party on the Moon. Proceeds benefit NFMMC intensive care unit equipment. 

Call 278-4605 or visit



Faces of WNY Cocktail Party

5:30–7:30 p.m., January 18, 500 Seneca

Enjoy hors d’oeuvres, cash bar, networking, and an artisan shop that offers locally made items. Proceeds benefit Kids Escaping Drugs.

Purchase tickets at HERE or call 783-9119.



Buffalo Spree’s Hot Off the Press Happy Hour/Issue Launch

5:30–7:30 p.m., January 24, at Lucky Day Whiskey Bar, 320 Pearl Street

Welcome to a brand-new season of Spree happy hours, which celebrate every new issue of Spree. Expect delicious complimentary snacks and drink specials. Meet the people who make Spree happen.




Lumagination Launch Party

6–9 p.m., January 26, Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, 2655 South Park Avenue

Be there when they flip the switch at the Botanical Gardens’ winter light show. Enjoy signature cocktails and appetizers as you browse the interactive light displays.

Visit or call 827-1584 for tickets and information.    

To see our full calendar of events, entertainment listings, and more, visit our Events page.


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