It's time to mark your calendar for Spree's Best Of WNY 2019 Party on June 21. Tickets are on sale now and expected to go fast, so get your tickets today!


Revel with 500 or so of your fellow Buffalovers and be the first to know which of your favorite people, places, and things earned the title of Best Of WNY!


The whimsical Larkin Square is once again home to the celebration of what makes our region such a great place to live, work, and play. Sample unique eats and tastings from local restaurants, breweries, and distilleries.


Tasting stations include samples from: Black Button DistillingBalanced Body FoodsOrchard FreshLloyd Taco FactoryGiancarlo’s Sicilian Steakhouse & PizzeriaFilling StationHearty HouseEckl’s @ Larkin12 Gates BrewerySun CuisinesPastry by Camille, Lake Effect Artisan Ice CreamDinosaur BBQNiagara Craft SpiritsBuffalo Distilling Co., Fresh Catch Poke Co.Occasions by Osteria, Ilio DiPaolo’s, Patina 250 and Misuta Chow's.


Get in the summer groove with live music by the Nickel City Pimp Choir; challenge fellow partiers to backyard games (Cornhole, anyone?); bid on exciting auction items benefiting the FeedMore WNY (Food Bank of WNY, Meals On Wheels); and be the first to see the official unveiling of our Best Of WNY issue. Every guest takes home a keepsake glass, swag bag, July issue of Spree, and photo booth pics.


Huge thanks to our presenting sponsor Robert Basil Dealerships. VIP sponsors: Dent Neurologic Institute and RBC Wealth Management. Supporting sponsors: Independent Health FoundationExcuria Salon and SpaThe Optical Store, Fashion Outlets of Niagara FallsBuffaLoveBus, and Spa Niagara. Media sponsor: WBBZ.TV and print sponsor Gateway Printing and Graphics.


Tickets are on sale now. General admission tickets are $35 per person, VIP tickets are $100 and include open bar from 5:30-7:00 p.m., hors d'oeuvres, and early entrance to the event. 21 and over for admittance.



Complimentary parking is available in the ramp and lots next to Larkin Square. See map below.




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Spree Events

Buffalo Spree Issue Release Party

May 22, 5:30 -7:30 p.m. at Ethan Allen

Best Of WNY 2019 Party

June 21 at Larkin Square 7:00-10:00 p.m. Tickets on sale now!

Best Of WNY 2018



Best Of WNY 2017 winners  |   Best Of WNY 2016 winners   |   Best Of WNY 2015 winners


If you are a winner and are looking for the Best of WNY winners toolkit, please click here.