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7 things to do this weekend in Western New York: Labor Day 2019

Posted: 12:23 PM, Aug 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-29 22:47:51-04
Labor Day Weekend activities in WNY

Labor Day weekend marks the unofficial end of summer (a note for optimists-- summer doesn't really end until September 23).

2019 National Buffalo Wing Festival
Head over to Sahlen Field on Saturday and Sunday for Wing Fest ! The Wing King, Drew Cerza, boasts more than one hundred different kinds of wing's at this year's festival. Tickets are $5 for adults, but admission is free for kids under 8. Food tickets are $1 each. The festival runs 12 - 9 p.m. on Saturday, and 12 - 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Old Fort Niagara War of 1812 Encampment
This reenactment event starts at 9 a.m. on Saturday and continues through 4 p.m. on Sunday. Battle reenactments, demonstrations and games are scheduled throughout the weekend. For a full schedule click here.

Food in the Field Food Truck Festival
Sunflowers of Sanborn is welcoming some of the area's best-known food trucks to its fields. The trucks will be serving food from noon until 5 p.m. on Saturday. The folks at Sunflower of Sanborn recommend you bring a chair.

German Fest 2019
Celebrate German culture in WNY at the German Fest in Cheektowaga. It's happening from noon to 9 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday at Cheektowaga Town Park. Admission is $5 and children under 12 get in free.

Clarence Center Labor Day Fair
The fair starts Friday at 5 p.m. and continues through Labor Day at 5 p.m., at the Clarence Center Volunteer Fire Company on Clarence Center Road. Fireworks are scheduled for Friday night.

Buffalo AFL-CIO Labor Day Parade
The parade starts at Noon on Monday at the Buffalo Irish Center on Abbott Road. There will be a picnic following the parade at Cazenovia Park.

Youngstown Labor Day Parade
This parade lines up Monday morning at Fort Niagara State Park. The parade steps off at Noon.