Fun things to do in WNY this weekend | October 6-8

Fun things to do in WNY this weekend | October 6-8
Posted at 2:57 PM, Oct 05, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-05 15:09:56-04

Here's what to look out for:

Friday, October 6th

Buffalo International Film Festival

It's almost like Netflix and chill...but with people you may or may not know! BIFF is one of the longest-running film festivals. Passes are $40 at the North Park Theater. The festival ends on October 9th.


Witness artistry and athleticism as the Lehrer Dance kicks off the M&T Bank Dance Series. The show takes place at the SUNY Buffalo's Center for the Arts. Tickets are $16 for students and $34 for the general public. 

Saturday, October 7th

Who's Bad - Michael Jackson Tribute Band Experience

The ultimate Michael Jackson experience is coming to Buffalo! Head out to Venu on West Chippewa Street in downtown to rock with the longest-running MJ tribute band. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the show starts at 8 p.m.


Music. Beer. Food. Beer. Good times. And beer! Enjoy this local Oktoberfest celebration on Illinois Street in Downtown. All your faves will be there: Big Ditch, Resurgence, 12 Gates. You can pay $5 for entry or pay $25 for entry and 20 tickets for beer and food. 

Ellicottville Fall Festival

Head out to this all day festival of unique foods and events. The festivities will be held on Monroe Street in Ellicottville, free of charge. 

Fowler's Chocolates Annual Factory Tour

Chocolate connoisseurs get a behind-the-scenes glimpse and maybe free treats at Fowler's Factory. The tours are self-guided and tickets are $4. The factory is located on 100 River Rock Drive in Buffalo.

Sunday, October 8th

Jazz on 2nd Sundays

Sit back, relax, and feel the jazz! The Buffalo History Museum and the Buffalo Jazz Collective will host the tribute at One Museum Court in North Buffalo. Tickets are $5 for Museum members and $12 for the general public. The event starts at 2:30 p.m.