The unofficial start of summer comes up this weekend in Buffalo, and you can bet there is PLENTY to do around town. If you're not out cooking or barbecuing all weekend long, here are some more ideas for you and the family!

So, what is there to do on Memorial Day weekend in Buffalo?

  • 1

    Outer Harbor Carnival 2017

    Saturday May, 26, 2017 - Monday May, 29, 2017

    There will be 16 rides and games for people of all ages, and they’ll have entertainment, food and a beer tent! Plus, it's FREE parking and there's fireworks on Sunday! 

  • 5

    Mickey Rats Memorial Day Weekend Bash

    Friday, May 26-Monday, May 29

    It's going to be bands central as we kick off the final Memorial Day weekend at Mickey Rats. Friday night kicks off with West of the Mark and WYRK's Country on the Coast and will close out with the all-day Memorial Day jam on Monday! 

  • 2

    Buffalo Marathon

    Sunday, May 28 at 6:30 AM

    One of the larger marathons in the United States gets underway with over 6,000 runners participating in this year's race. Just the sight is an experience alone! Good luck to all! 

  • 3

    Totally Buffalo Festival

    Saturday, May 27

    Riverworks will host the first ever 'Totally Buffalo' Fest. It's exactly what it sounds like. There will be 6 local bands, 85 local vendors that include art, jewelry, food and everything BUFFALO. The event goes from noon-9 PM and tickets are 5 bucks. 

  • 4

    Paddle Fest

    Saturday, May 27

    Come enjoy a fun day on the water! Bring any self propelled boat (Kayak, Paddleboard, Canoe) and test your skills on our adventure race course! There will be multiple categories to win fun prizes! After come enjoy a drink and some food at Cabana Sam's Resturant next to Sunset Bay Beach Club in Irving, NY! A fun family and spectator friendly event!

  • 6

    Buffalove Fest

    Friday, May 26

    The Buffalo Zoo will host this family friendly event that will have music, kids activities and food trucks all day from some of the best mobile food vendors in Buffalo!!