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Top 10 Things to Do This Weekend in WNY

Just because everyone is back to school doesn’t mean we can’t still enjoy the weekend. Check out our top 10 list of things to do in WNY!

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Niagara County Peach Festival

September 8th-10th



Price: Admission is free, rides cost extra

Head to the village of Lewiston for the 60th Annual Niagara County Peach Festival, an old-fashioned festival complete with rides, vendors, live entertainment and of course plenty of food and drink. An enjoyable event for the entire family!


Catch a Football
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Buffalo Bills vs. New York Jets

Sunday at 1PM, New Era Field in Orchard Park



Price: Ticket price varies

The Bills are back! Come see our beloved Bills try to start their season off right in their home opener against long-time rival the New York Jets.


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6th Annual Taste of East Aurora

September 9th, 11AM-5PM in the village of East Aurora



Price: Free admission

All of the best restaurants from East Aurora will be on-site offering their best and most unique dishes.


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Credit: The Buffalo Zoo, Facebook


Buffalo Zoo

Open 10AM-4PM Daily



Price: $9 children, $12 adults

Just because the summer is over doesn’t mean our furry and feathered friends aren’t around anymore! Visit Luna, Kayin and all the rest of the animals you know and love.


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15th Annual Music is Art Festival

Saturday, September 9th at 11AM at Buffalo River Works



Price: Free

Enjoy this one-of-a-kind multi-cultural music festival at a new location–Buffalo River Works! Music, dancing, performance art and of course plenty of food and drink make this a can’t-miss event for the entire family.


Original bavarian pretzels with beer stein
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Hamburg Oktoberfest

Saturday, September 9th from 3PM-11PM at Memorial Park in Hamburg



Price: Free admission, food and drink price varies

Get your fill of German culture, including authentic German food, beer and wine, music and dancing and even a German car show.


Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival Presented By Coca-Cola - Greenmarket Brunch presented by Lifeway Foods hosted by Geoffrey Zakarian part of LOCAL presented by Delta Air Lines
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Ukrainian Festival

Sunday, September 10th at St. John the Baptist Ukrainian Catholic Church



Price: Free admission

Spend the day enjoying authentic Ukrainian food, beverages, entertainment and more! There will be basket raffles, vendors, baked goods and plenty more to enjoy.


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Paranormal Investigation of the Military Park

Saturday, September 9th at 8PM



Price: $25 per person

Once featured on “Ghost Hunters”, the Buffalo Naval Park is widely considered to be home to wandering spirits! This is your chance to investigate for yourself…


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Kenmore Farmers Market

Sunday, September 10th from 9AM-1PM



Price: Free admission

Get your fresh produce, meats and baked goods from local farmers, and enjoy all of the other unique vendors that frequent this weekly marketplace.


Credit: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Facebook
Credit: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Facebook


Family Funday at Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Sunday, September 10th from 10AM-5PM



Price: $5 per family

Enjoy one of Buffalo’s premier culture centers with the entire family. This kid-centric day offers workshops, family tours, and even kid yoga!


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