7 things to do in Western New York this weekend: August 3rd - August 5th

Posted at 10:51 AM, Aug 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-02 10:51:10-04

Eden Corn Festival

The 55th annual Eden Corn Festival kicks off Thursday and runs through Sunday. About 100,000 people are expected to come to town for fresh corn, rides, music and more over the next few days. Click here for a schedule of events. 


Niagara County Fair

Hit the midway at the Niagara County Fair this weekend. Some of the entertainment you'll run into this year includes a BMX stunt show will showcase extreme athletes in a quarter pipe and new animal exhibit that will have you getting up close to kangaroos! A daily pass costs $5 Thursday through Saturday. On Sunday, tickets cost $3 to get in and $10 per car. Click here for more information. 


Cattaraugus County Fair

If you're in the Southern Tier, you may want to check out the Cattaraugus Fair in Little Valley. Enjoy a monster truck rally and a big rig truck pull as well as great food and entertainment. It costs $12 to get into this fair. The Cattaraugus Fair closes its gates Sunday.  


Canalside Auto and Boat Show

More than 50 boats and 125 new cars, trucks, RV's will pack Canalside this weekend for the auto and boat show. The show is free and runs through Sunday. 


Buffalo Booze and Brews Music Festival

Buffalo Distilling Company and Flying Bison Brewery are teaming up to deliver this festival to beer lovers. You can find local brews, spirits, food and music in Larkinville. Tickets cost $10. The event runs from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday. 


Dierks Bently at Darien Lake

Dierks Bently will be jamming out to some of his best tunes at Darien Lake Saturday. Tickets are still available for this event and range from $40 to $100. The concert starts at 7 p.m.


Buffalo Float 2018

Calling all paddlers! The Buffalo Paddle People need your help in breaking a world record for a good cause. 

The Buffalo-based kayaking club is inviting kayakers to join them in the Buffalo River near Riverworks on Sunday, August 5th beginning at 10 a.m. Kayakers will "free float" on the water before forming a single-file line and "parade paddling" for one mile down the river. It costs $40 per single kayak and $60 per tandem kayak. Proceeds go towards helping Camp Good Days.