If you’re in Buffalo, New York, and you’re looking for fun things to do, make your first stop the Downtown Buffalo area. You’ll find a vibrant arts scene, a thriving live theater district, amazing live music and a bustling entertainment strip that offers a huge selection of restaurants, bars and dance clubs. Here are a few highlights you won’t want to miss.
Sports and Other Outdoor Opportunities
The downtown Buffalo area is brimming with natural beauty, which makes it a perfect place for professional sports and other outdoor activities. It’s the official home of the NHL Buffalo Sabres and the Buffalo Bisons AAA baseball team. Enjoy watching a game at the First Niagara Center or the Coca-Cola Field, or check out the great recreational venues such as the Buffalo Sailing School, Harbor Cruises, Pedal Tours or Alley Kayak.
Laugh, Cry and Applaud in the Downtown Theater District
Downtown Buffalo’s theater district is one of the largest concentrations of performance venues in the country. Join the thousands of people who visit Buffalo’s live theaters to enjoy dramas, musicals, classic comedies and cutting-edge performance art. The Theater Alliance of Buffalo (TAB) is made up of a collection of 21 local theaters devoted to providing entertainment and education to Buffalo patrons. Visit TAB for the most up-to-date show times and venues.
Get a Real Taste of Buffalo at the Downtown Country Market
If you’re a fan of home-grown freshness, the Downtown Country Market is the perfect place to spend your morning. From spring until mid-autumn, you’ll find bountiful harvests of your favorite fruits and veggies grown by local farmers. Buy fresh strawberries, crisp apples, robust tomatoes and fat pumpkins; the proud farmers at the market provide the most beautiful produce that New York has to offer. You’ll also meet a variety of specialty vendors selling fresh baked goods, lemonade, flowers, plants and more.
Serving more than 15,000 employees, residents and tourists every week, the market is a strong local tradition that delivers both food and fun. Local non-profit organizations utilize space in the market’s Community Tent to share their services with shoppers and visitors. The Country Market is also a place where business owners can get to know local vendors, make connections and get a feel for the area’s demographics and retail landscape. The 34th Annual Downtown Country Market will be open every Tuesday and Thursday from May 12 through October 20, 2016, rain or shine. It’s located on Main Street between Court and Church Streets. To learn more about the Downtown Country Market and other great attractions, visit BuffaloPlace.com.
Make Your Business Part of Downtown Buffalo’s Magic
If you’re looking for a great place to expand your business or open a new one, Ellicott Development offers commercial space in some of the most iconic downtown Buffalo buildings. Join the other vendors and local entrepreneurs who make downtown Buffalo the exciting, vibrant center of history, art and commerce that local consumers love. Contact us today to learn more.