Keep it festive and fun with the Buffalo area’s favorite holiday events.
There’s nothing like a round of community holiday events to get you into the spirit of the season. From long-running traditions to newer seasonal activities, there’s something for everyone. Revisit old favorites or find new ways to celebrate with our list of top holiday events in Buffalo, NY.
1. Get into a Christmas frame of mind with a tour of Buffalo’s Polish taverns. Anyone who’s spent time in the area’s favorite Polish bars knows both patrons and employees are a festive bunch. And as the holidays approach, the good times just pick up more momentum. Polka the night away, sing the country’s Christmas songs, and get acquainted with Polish traditions. Schedule your tour with Forgotten Buffalo.
2. For a more serene holiday experience, head to the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Bring the whole family for a Christmas-themed display. This poinsettia-focused exhibit will have everyone oohing and aahing at the stunning colors of floral arrangements enhanced with seasonal decor. The gardens are located at the following address:
2655 South Park Avenue
Buffalo, NY 14218-1526
The poinsettia display runs from November 24th, 2017 through January 7th, 2018.
3. Want a more immersive holiday experience this winter? Make the drive to Mumford, NY, for Yuletide in the Country. From December 1st through December 17th, get a glimpse of villagers’ lives during Christmastime in 1849 via self-guided tours. Experience lovely historic homes decked out in holiday finery, complete with roaring fires and seasonal music. Meet St. Nicholas and sample tasty treats along the way. These weekend open houses are offered on their own or with a Christmas-themed buffet dinner. The village is alive with activities ranging from a tree lighting to guides’ explanations of life around the holidays in the mid-19th century.
Buffalo does the holidays like no one else. From stepping back in time to exploring other cultures’ takes on Christmas, this city is the place to be as the year comes to a close. If you’re considering relocating here or simply want to experience Buffalo’s amazing neighborhoods, Ellicott Development has a high-quality property for every personality. Move in time for the holidays, or schedule a viewing any time of the year.