FESTIVALS / SPECIAL EVENTS
Buffalo Museum of Science SpaceFEST
photo courtesy of science museum
Join the museum of science for its inaugural celebration of space, including Earth’s solar system and beyond. A full day of family-friendly programming is planned, as well as a display of Space Age design pieces from the sixties and seventies.
10 a.m.–6 p.m. at Buffalo Museum of Science (1020 Humboldt Parkway)
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Lewiston Smelt Festival
Enjoy free smelt samples, and beverages for purchase, and live music at this beloved annual event.
5–10 p.m. at Academy Park
(890 Center Street, Lewiston)
Yankee Reining Horse Show
This Western horse show features the sport of reining; it includes exciting sliding stops, full circles, and speedy turnarounds.
10 a.m.–8 p.m. at the Hamburg Fairgrounds
(5600 McKinley Parkway, Hamburg)
Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival
Walk under a blizzard of cherry blossom and enjoy special programs at the Buffalo History Museum, live music, food trucks, and more.
At the Japanese Garden in Delaware Park
Taste of the Trail
Enjoy three wine samples, snacks, and a commemorative glass from each of the eleven participating wineries. Visit the website for info and tickets.
May 7, 14, 21, 28
Enjoy offerings from dozens of food trucks, live music, and beverages every Tuesday in Larkin Square.
This event is a bonanza for buyers and sellers; expect close to 300 vendors.
11 a.m.–7 p.m., Friday; 8:30–4 p.m., Saturday; at Hamburg Fairgrounds
(5600 McKinley Parkway., Hamburg)
This grassroots festival turns porches into stages for local musicians. It’s organized by volunteers and the Elmwood Village Association; check the website for a downloadable map of locations/performances.
1–6 p.m. in the Elmwood Village
May 31–June 1
Girls Getaway Weekend
Get together with friends and meet new ones during this fun weekend of food and drink tastings, yoga, crafts, shopping, and more.