Niagara Falls and Western New York

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  • 1. Allentown Arts Festival


    Allentown Arts Festival, a nationally acclaimed fine-arts–and–crafts show, brings nearly 500 exhibitors, food vendors, live music, and outstanding...Read More

  • 2. America's Grape Country Wine Festival


    Making its debut in August 2008, this annual two-day festival in Dunkirk celebrates New York State wines. Other attractions are a farmers' market...Read More

  • 3. Artpark State Park

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    Artpark State Park, Niagara's premier performing-arts center, hosts reasonably priced, world-class musical theater, dance performances, and...Read More

  • 4. Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra


    The Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra plays a variety of classical and pop concerts throughout the year at Klienhans Music Hall, which was designed...Read More

  • 5. Canal Fest of the Tonawandas


    Nautical displays and a midway with rides and games are set up along the Eric Canal for eight days in late July during ...Read More

  • 6. Chautauqua County Fair


    A large part of this seven-day fair, held at the end of July, centers on animals: livestock exhibits, horse shows, goat-milking contests. Other...Read More

  • 7. Craft Festivals at the Chautauqua Institution


    Two annual shows are held in early July and again in mid-August, during the Chautauqua Institution season. More than 60 artists and craftspeople...Read More

  • 8. Fredonia Opera House


    The Fredonia Opera House, in a restored 1891 Victorian building downtown, presents music, theater, dance, and other live performances, as well...Read More

  • 9. KeyBank Center Formerly known as HSBC Arena

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    The 18,690-seat HSBC Arena presents family shows and concerts with big-name musicians. It's also a major sports venue. ...Read More

  • 10. Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center

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    I. M. Pei and Partners designed the Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center on the SUNY Fredonia campus, which opened in 1969. It has two theaters...Read More

  • 11. Red, White & Blues Festival


    One of Fredonia's most popular annual events, this festival, held the first weekend after Labor Day, brings blues music to various indoor and...Read More

  • 12. Roycroft Festival


    Held at the Roycroft Campus, the Roycroft Festival encompasses an antiques show, juried art show, and crafts and art sale with live entertainment...Read More

  • 13. Shakespeare in the Park

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    Bring a picnic basket and a blanket and enjoy free full-length plays with Shakespeare in the Park most nights from late June through August. ...Read More

  • 14. Shea's Performing Arts Center

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    Shea's Performing Arts Center presents concerts, opera, dance, and touring theater performances in an old movie palace reminiscent of a European...Read More

  • 15. ToyFest


    Notable and historic toys from various periods and manufacturers are on display during three-day ToyFest, which also brings a parade, an antique...Read More

  • 16. Tralf Music Hall


    Tralf Music Hall hosts first-class jazz, blues, rhythm and blues, rock, and alternative acts. The box office opens two hours prior to shows. ...Read More

  • 17. University at Buffalo Center for the Arts

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    The University at Buffalo Center for the Arts encompasses four theaters, the largest of which is the 1,744-seat main stage. Operas, concerts...Read More

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