100+ Fun Things To Do In Buffalo

Buffalo, New York is a great city! Being that it’s the second most populous city in the state, (right behind New York City) You’ll see that there’s always fun activities that you could be doing. Be sure to check out our top fun things to do in the state of New York!

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Forest Lawn

Drop by Forest Lawn which is one of America's premier historic cemeteries.

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Canalside

Unwind, have some fun in the sun or ice skate on the canals at Canalside

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Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex

Learn and see the featured exhibits at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex

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Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park

Visit some decommissioned US Naval vessels at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park

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Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

Experience the story of a man thrust into national prominence following great tragedy at Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site

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First Niagara Center

Be a part of the best live entertainment around at the First Niagara Center

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Coca-Cola Field

Pick a luxurious suite to watch a game from at the one and only Coca Cola Field

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Albright-Knox Art Gallery

Get lost in Picassos paintings at Albright-Knox Art Gallery

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Buffalo Pedal Tours

Relax and enjoy the city on a green pedal powered party bus with Buffalo Pedal Tours

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Pierce-Arrow Museum

Learn about the wealth of automotive and transportation history at Pierce-arrow museum

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The Buffalo Zoo

Check out fascinating animal exhibits, naturalistic wildlife habitats, beautiful garden areas and several unique areas at The Buffalo Zoo

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Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

Enter into a world of documented living plant collection, historic conservatory, education, research and exhibits at Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens

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Shea's Performing Arts Center

Appreciate a famous performance at Shea's Performing Arts Center

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Elmwood Village

Celebrate an event with Elmood Village shops & eateries

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Delaware Park

Choose from over 350 acres of meadows and forest for your day out at Delaware Park

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Larkin Square

Roam through various stalls at Larkin Square

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Grand Lady Cruises

Choose from a dinner cruise or a day cruise on Grand Lady Cruises

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Buffalo Museum of Science

Explore a World of Possibilities at Buffalo Museum of Science with a wide variety of exhibits & hands-on activities

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Buffalo Bites Food Tours

Eat an eclectic mix of tasty food samples from local eateries sure to enliven your taste buds with Buffalo Bites Food Tours

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Buffalo River History Tours

Take a cruise through history and join Buffalo River History Tours for a 90-minute narrated tour

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Allentown

Attend the art festival at Allentown

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Erie Basin Marina

Find the perfect boat at Erie Basin Marina

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North Buffalo

Eat, shop and wander through the best boutiques at North Buffalo

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Lock & Key Escape Room

Find The Clues and Solve the Puzzles to your escape at Lock & Key Escape Room

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Burchfield Penney Art Center

Celebrate all art has given us at Burchfield Penney Art Center

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Tifft Nature Preserve

Go Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing in winter at Tifft Nature Preserve

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Buffalo Central Terminal

Check out the history and the legacy behind Buffalo Central Terminal

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Erie Basin Marina Gardens

Grab something to eat at the Hatch and take a stroll at Erie Basin Marina Gardens

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Silo City

Take on a vertical tour at Silo City

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The Buffalo History Museum

Check out the largest collection of Pan-American Exposition artifacts at The Buffalo History Museum

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Ellicott Square Building

Grab a view from the glass roof at Ellicott Square Building

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moon dance Cat

Take your group outing in the sea to a whole new level this summer aboard moondanceCat

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Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

Check out the library on wheels - Buffalo and Erie County Public Library

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Xtreme Wheels

Get crazy with indoor skating at Xtreme Wheels

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Billy Beez

Give your kid a chance to run, play, jump and explore with their friends at Billy Beez

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Buffalo Touring Company

Sightsee like a tourist with Buffalo Touring Company

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3600 Escape

Explore your surroundings, discover clues and work together and Make the connections to your escape within 3600 seconds at 3600 Escape

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Flying Bison Brewing Company

Enter the tasting room full of charming beers at Flying Bison Brewing Company

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Cazenovia Park

Spend a holiday at Cazenovia Park choosing from Cazenovia Golf Course, skating rink and swimming pool

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Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino

Play, Eat & Get entertained at Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino

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Lafayette Square

Walk to the marble clad library at Lafayette Square

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Elevator Alley Kayak

Rent a Kayak or take a guided History Tour with Elevator Alley Kayak

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Iron Island Museum

Take on a fright night and enjoy the exhibits at Iron Island Museum

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Times Beach Preserve

Get close with the Niagra Birds at Times Beach Preserve

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Helium Comedy Club

Have a bunch of laughs at Helium Comedy Club

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Sportsmen's Tavern

Buy a beer and listen to live music at Sportmen's Tavern

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Locked Up Escape Games

Imagine a night at the movies, only YOU and your friends are the cast at Locked Up Escape Games

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One M&T Plaza

Visit One M&T Plaza during the summer months to enjoy daily noon programs of music and comedy which draw a splendid crowd

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Front Park

See the popular recreational destination - Front Park

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International Railway Bridge

See the place that brings two worlds together - the International Railway Bridge

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Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium

Get lost in the stars or walk through an exhibit at Whitworth Ferguson Planetarium

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Open-Air Autobus of Buffalo

Take a tour around town the fun way with Open-Air Autobus of Buffalo

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Water Bikes of Buffalo

Explore the world on a water bike or a peddle boat with Water Bikes of Buffalo

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Bird Island Pier

Hit Bird Island Pier, a paved walking trail in the midst of water

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Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry Monument

See the Beautiful monument to the War of 1812 naval hero - Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry Monument

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Benjaman's Gallery

Acquire a piece of Buffalo's Artistic Legacy at Benjaman's Gallery

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Fountain Plaza

Enjoy free ice skating throughout the winter season at Fountain Plaza

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Theatre of Youth

Take your kids to Theatre of Youth - Buffalo-Niagara region's only professional theatre company dedicated to families and young audiences

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The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo

Enjoy live jazz in an intimate setting at The Colored Musicians Club of Buffalo

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Great Baehre Swamp

Go for some wildlife watching at Great Baehre Swamp

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Cazenovia Golf Course

Play nine holes of golf in a historic Olmsted landscape at Cazenovia Golf Course

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Transit Lanes

Visit Transit Lanes for Bowling, Entertainment, Birthdays, Corporate and Group Event Planning, and much more!

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Walden Galleria Mall

Wander through Walden Galleria Mall, that have an impressive mix of over 200 retail stores, 12 full-service restaurants, and unparalleled entertainment and adventure

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Stiglmeier Park

Take on a nature hike at Stiglmeier Park

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Pole Position Raceway

Gear up for some wheel-to-wheel racing and see who ends up in the winner’s circle at Pole Position Raceway

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Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Take your jumping experience to the next level with GLOW ZONE every Friday Sky Zone Buffalo, where you Jump on a sea of trampolines with all your friends under the black lights and lasers or dance to the live DJ playing your favorite hits

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Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

Enjoy a complex of creeks and trees at Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve

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Broadway Driving Range & Miniature Golf

Play on a beautifully landscaped 18 hole course, while taking in all the ponds, streams, fountains and waterfall at Broadway Driving Range & Miniature Golf

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Kenmore Lanes

Enjoy moon light bowling at Kenmore Lanes

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Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center

Roam the wild gardens at Charles E. Burchfield Nature & Art Center

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Painting with a Twist

Fall in love with art and unleash your creative side at Painting with a Twist

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Niagara Scenic Trolley

Get around Niagara Falls State Park in a fun and convenient way, aboard the vintage-style Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley

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Niawanda Park

Choose among the amazing trails at Niawanda Park

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Adventure Landing

Test your miniature golf playing skills through tunnels, waterfalls, and mountains.at Adventure Landing

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Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

Get lost in the world of Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

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Game on LAN

Experience an astonishing leap into the future of interactive immersive gaming at Game on LAN

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South Park Golf Course

Spend a holiday having putt putt fun at South Park Golf Course

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Shawnee Country Barns Antique Co-Op

Go to Shawnee Country Barns Antique Co-Op, which features 100 Quality Booths Housed In A Restored 1912 Barn

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Gratwick Waterfront Park

Watch the hydroplane races at Gratwick Waterfront Park

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Niagara Climbing Center

Visit Niagara Climbing Center, a premier indoor climbing destination in Western New York, with 6000 square feet of climbing terrain

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Dwyer's Irish Pub

Savor acoustic music with great food at Dwyer's Irish Pub

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Martin's Fantasy Island

Experience non-stop action through 3,157 feet of track at speeds up to 50 miles per hour through a series of wide, heavily banked turns, flat turns, hills and humps at Martin's Fantasy Island

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Beach's Motorcycle Adventures

See lofty mountains flanked by icy glaciers on a tour with Beach's Motorcycle Adventures

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Beaver Island State Park

Golf, Boat, Swim or Sled at Beaver Island State Park

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Grand Island Fun Center

Delight children or the child in you at the at Grand Island Fun Center

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Niagara River Cruises

View the mist and sunsets of Niagara Falls aboard the "Queen of Peace" at Niagara River Cruises

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Gateway Harbor Park

Attend one of the many concerts & special events at Gateway Harbor Park

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Paint Nite Buffalo

Get the perfect mix of artistic and alcoholic spirits at Paint Nite Buffalo

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CSz Buffalo, Home of ComedySportz

Watch the fun unfold as two teams of comedians try to outwit each other and earn points from the fans at CSz Buffalo, Home of ComedySportz

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Get Air Buffalo

Run, jump and tumber over your friends in a knockerball game at Get Air Buffalo

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District of the Dead Haunted House

Grab your bravest (or wimpiest) friends to hold onto & embark on the most creative, heart pounding haunted house experience in Buffalo each Halloween season with District of the Dead Haunted House

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Cave of the Winds

Walk into a stormy mist zone, where “soaking up the experience” takes on new meaning at Cave of the Winds

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Niagara Falls

Visit Niagara Falls, a North American natural wonder where millions of gallons of water rocket over Niagara Falls every minute – about 750,000 gallons each second

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Whirlpool State Park

Take a scenic hike along the Niagara River at Whirlpool State Park

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Aquarium of Niagara

Visit Aquarium of Niagara, The "First Inland Oceanarium" that features more than 1,500 marine animals including sharks, piranha, California sea lions and the endangered Peruvian penguin

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Rainbow Air Inc - Niagara Falls Helicopter Tours

Soar over the astonishing Niagra Falls with Rainbow Air Inc - Niagara Falls Helicopter Tours

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Buckhorn Island State Park

Walk the nature trails, hike, bike, kayak, canoe, fish and cross-country ski in the Buckhorn Island State Park

From the Delaware Park, to the Buffalo Zoo, with this list, you’ll always have something to do! Be sure to contact us if you have any additional fun activities or feedback that you’d like to include!