7 things to do in Western New York this weekend: August 24th - 26th

Posted at 12:40 PM, Aug 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-23 12:40:00-04

Lewiston Jazz Festival

Sit back and let the smooth sound of jazz sing throughout Lewiston. The Lewiston Jazz Festival kicks off Friday. Click here for ticket information and a schedule.


Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts

More than 170 artists and 30 local and regional organizations will line the streets of Elmwood Avenue both Saturday and Sunday for this year's Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. You can grab a bite to eat while your there. For a map and list and of who will be at this year's festival, click here. 


Rotary Club of Buffalo Duck Derby

The Rotary Club of Buffalo are getting their ducks in a row for their annual duck derby fundraiser

The first duck to cross the finish line will win $250. Second and third place winners will win $125 and $75 respectively. The race takes place Sunday at 2 p.m. It costs $5 to adopt a duck. 


Buffalo Irish Festival

Celebrate everything Irish at the Outer Harbor this weekend. Enjoy the wide range of food and crafts vendors have to offer. There will be music as well. For ticket information and a schedule of events, click here. 


Egyptian Festival

St. Mary and St. Moses Coptic Orthodox Church will be hosting its 10th annual Egyptian Festival Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. This festival celebrates the ancient culture of Egypt and its surrounding countries. You can find out more information here. 


Festival of India

Thousands of people are expected to come to Canalside for the third annual Festival of India this weekend. The festival features a parade, live performances and family yoga! The festival takes place from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. You can find more information here


Buffalo Bisons Baseball

The Buffalo Bisons will be in town all weekend long as they take on the Pawtucket Red Sox. Friday's game features a firework display at the end of the game. Tickets are still available for all three weekend games. 

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