There are many fun events happening this spring in Buffalo, NY. From art shows to lively festivals, people of all ages and from all walks of life will enjoy attending any of these events. Here are five events in Buffalo that everyone should plan to attend.
East Aurora Art Society Spring Show
Aurora Town Library
February 25 – April 1, 2017
Local artists display their works inside the library during this annual springtime event. Anyone who comes to this event will have the chance to see colorful drawings and paintings of animals, landmarks and other eye-catching images. Tags showing the artist’s name and the name of his or her piece are placed by each art display.
Spring Flower Exhibit
Buffalo & Erie County Botanical Gardens
April 15, 2017 (official opening day)
This even is expected to last throughout much of the spring (weather permitting). More than 22,000 colorful bulbs will be on display for visitors to see. Daffodils, tulips and other beautiful flowers will be carefully arranged to enhance the visual appeal of the event. A 4-H Farm that includes chickens, pigs, baby bunnies and other animals will also be part of the event. Children who plan to attend on the opening day will even get the chance to meet the Easter Bunny.
Dyngus Day Parade
Corpus Christi Church (parade starting point)
April 17, 2017
To celebrate the end of Lent, this Polish-themed parade will include floats, marchers and music performed by polka bands. People who attend this event often hold pussy willow branches to commemorate the celebration. Additional Dyngus Day events are held in other venues throughout the city.
Buffalo Greek Fest
Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church of Buffalo, NY
June 2-4, 2017
Greek culture is celebrated every year during this lively event. The festival always includes traditional Greek music, folk dancing and food. This event gives visitors the opportunity to learn more about Buffalo’s Greek community and its positive impact on the city.
Allentown Art Festival
Allentown Historic Preservation District
June 10-11, 2017
Held in Buffalo’s Allentown neighborhood, this annual outdoor festival includes booths that are filled with artworks and other collectibles that are for sale. Food vendors also sell hamburgers, Italian dishes and other delicious edibles to hungry festivalgoers.
This post is a contribution from Asa Ransom House Country Inn, a bed and breakfast near Buffalo, NY.