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7 things to do in WNY this weekend: May 31 - June 2

Posted at 12:02 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-31 12:02:13-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — You may have to dodge some rain showers this weekend, but overall it's shaping up to be a great one to spend out and about! Here are seven things happening this weekend in Western New York.

FC Buffalo regular season home opener
FC Buffalo, the Queen City's National Premiere Soccer League (NPSL) team, kicks off its 10th season with its regular season home opener against Syracuse FC. The match starts a 7 p.m. at All-High Stadium in Buffalo. Find out how to purchase tickets here.

Buffalo Greek Fest
The Buffalo Greek Fest starts on Friday and runs through Sunday at Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church on West Utica Street in Buffalo. It features traditional Greek music, dancing and food. Admission is $3. Find out more here.

Buffalo Pride Parade
The parade starts at noon on Sunday at the corner of Elmwood and Forest. It marches down Elmwood to Allen Street. Afterwards, check out Canalside for food and music celebrating WNY's LGBTQ+ community. Find more details here.

New cats at the Buffalo Zoo
If you haven't been to the Buffalo Zoo in awhile, this weekend is a good time to go. The zoo just welcomed two new sand cats. You can find them at the zoo's middle Ecostation exhibit.

Water Lantern Festival
Check out this festival at Buffalo's Outer Harbor on Saturday evening. The festival starts at 6:30 p.m., but the best sights start as the sun begins to set. Food trucks will be on hand, and you can decorate your own lanterns. Read more here.

Art Alive Contest
This free contest at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery is happening from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. Participants create living representations of famous works of art. $1,000 in prize money is at stake, and anyone can enter. Find out more here.

Williamsville Farmers Market
The farmers market is open on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Amherst Town Hall parking lot. You can find local produce, dairy, meat and other products. Check their website for more information.