Looking for a weekend of family fun but don't have the cash to check out one of the many museums or tours that happen around Buffalo? Well, we've got some suggestions that might just save your weekend!


From the beach sand play area, lawn and table top games to the Yoga and Zumba classes, you are bound to find something amazing to do at Canalside. Explore & More Children's Museum brings Family Fun Fridays to Canalside throughout the summer. Themed crafts and activities explore the story of Buffalo! It's free for the whole family!

Officer O'Connor Walks the Beat at the Boardwalk throughout the summer season. The 1880s attired police officer is partnered with the Buffalo History Tours and will answer questions about the history of the waterfront!

The Puppet Wagon has over 50 puppets performing skits to songs of the Erie Canal and stories of Buffalo.


The Elmwood Concert Series takes place on Meadow Drive in Delaware Park throughout the summer.

The Summer Jazz series concerts take place at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery's Delaware Stairs on five Sundays throughout the summer. Admission is free.

It's Free Thursday concerts at Canalside. The lineup is out with acts like Spoon with July Talk, Iron and Wine with Ben Bridwell and more coming to Buffalo's waterfront for Free Thursday Canalside Concerts. Get details here. 


Every Friday come out to Movies in the Meadow in Delaware Park behind the Parkside Lodge. Movies are PG.