3 Fun Events Happening in Buffalo This Week with Food and Live Music
Didn't get enough fun in during the Fourth of July weekend? Here are some fun things to do in Buffalo this week.
Bidwell Parkway Summer Concert Series
The concert series begins today, Tuesday, July 6, 2021. Starting today you can get out and enjoy live music. There is a small chance of rain today, but the high is expected to reach 76 degrees. The Bidwell Parkway Summer Concert Series is from 7 pm to 9 pm at the intersection of Elmwood Avenue and Bidwell Parkway in Buffalo. The series will take place every Tuesday this summer. The event is free and open to the public. Check out its Facebook event page for more information.
Bidwell Parkway will come alive with the sounds of some of this region’s best music talents. The concert series has become an essential part of Buffalo’s summer loving fun, and showcases local musicians for family-friendly evenings of entertainment. Feel free to make the parkway your dining room for the evening by enjoying local food vendors lining the side the concert. ~ Bidwell Parkway Summer Concert Series
Thursdays & Main
This Thursday, July 8, 2021, Thursdays & Main returns. You'll be able to enjoy performances from Strictly Hip and 77 Stone! This is another weekly summer event, happening each Thursday through August 26th. It will take place from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Rotary Rink at 20 Fountain Plaza, located in Buffalo at the corner of Main and Chippewa Streets. The event is free and open to the public. Visit its website for more details.
Here is the 2021 season live music schedule:
Thursday, July 15th: Handsome Jack with McKinley James
Thursday, July 22nd: Miller & The Other Sinners with Maria Aurigema Trio
Thursday, July 29th: An Evening with Sonny Baker
Thursday, August 5th: Johnny Hart & The Mess with Grace Stumberg
Thursday, August 12th: The Stone Lows
Thursday, August 19th: Grosh with Tedesco Knows Best
Thursday, August 26th: Ten Cent Howl with Adrianna Noone
Taste of Buffalo
The 38th Annual Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops, will take place on Saturday, July 10, and Sunday, July 11, 2021, in Niagara Square and Delaware Avenue in downtown Buffalo. You can see the list of restaurants, food trucks and wineries participating this year here.
"After receiving updated guidance from New York State following the lifting of pandemic-related restrictions on capacity for public gatherings that was announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, admission to The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops will again be free and open to everyone for this year’s festival. The Taste will no longer be divided into sessions and will be open for its usual festival hours, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 10, and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, July 11." ~ Taste of Buffalo
Saturday, July 10
11 am to 9 pm
Sunday, July 11
11 am to 7 pm