Updated: Aug 17
Photo: Lenox Grill by Drew Brown
Buffalo, New York, stands as a city rich in history and character, nestled on the eastern shores of Lake Erie. As the second-largest city in the state, Buffalo boasts a vibrant blend of architectural marvels, cultural diversity, and natural beauty. The city's legacy as a former industrial hub is reflected in its impressive skyline, with iconic structures such as the Art Deco masterpiece, Buffalo City Hall. Renowned for its enduring resilience, Buffalo has undergone a renaissance in recent years, revitalizing its waterfront and downtown areas. The city's cultural scene thrives through its numerous museums, galleries, and theaters, including the Buffalo AKG Art Museum, home to a remarkable collection of modern and contemporary art. With a strong sports culture, Buffalo is fervently supportive of its professional football and hockey teams. From the historic neighborhoods to the modern developments, Buffalo captures the essence of a city that embraces its past while forging ahead into a promising future.
Here are a few fun things to do this fall in Buffalo:
Taking place Labor Day weekend (Sept 2 - 3) at Highmark Stadium (home of the Bills), this is the festival's 22nd year. Restaurants from all over the country come to participate, including many of Buffalo's famous wing restaurants.
The festival hosts many other events including Sauce-Offs, Hot Wing Eating Contests, Bobbing for Wings and more! A current festival guide can be found here.
Borderland Festival: September 15 - 17 brings the annual Borderland Festival, which takes place at Knox Farm State Park. The festival offers camping sites for concert-goers and will feature performances from Goose, Dawes and Trey Anastasio with Classic Tab, to name a few.