Buffalo Irish Festival – Friday through Sunday, August 22nd through 24th at Canalside Buffalo. Celebrate everything Irish with live entertainment, food and beverage, raffles, the Parade of the 32 County Flags of Ireland (Friday at 5:30 p.m.) and more. Entertainment will include Beoga, The Glengarry Bhoys, Emish, Seamus Kennedy, Pat Shea and Penny Whiskey. Hours are Friday 5 to midnight, Saturday noon to midnight and Sunday noon to 10 p.m. – find out more at www.buffaloirish.com.
Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts – Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd and 24th on Elmwood Ave. in Buffalo. Featuring more than 170 artists and crafters, live entertainment, Kidsfest, Environmental Row and Cultural Row. Hours are Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – find out more at the festival website.
National Buffalo Wing Festival – Saturday and Sunday, August 30th and 31st at Coca Cola Field in downtown Buffalo. The annual celebration of Buffalo’s gift to the food world will feature live music, eating contests, a kids’ zone and, of course, lots of chicken wings. Tickets are $5, free for kids 8 and under – food tickets are $1 each. Hours are Saturday noon to 9 p.m. and Sunday noon to 7 p.m. – get all the details at buffalowing.com.
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