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7 things to do in WNY this weekend: August 23 - August 25

Posted at 6:15 AM, Aug 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-26 06:27:48-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — It's another weekend filled with festivals in the 716.

You have another chance to head outside and taste and see the different cultures.

Buffalo Irish Festival

Raise a glass to this festival located on the Outer Harbor. The Buffalo Irish Festival will feature a parade, music, step and set-dancing and more than 25 vendors. Not to mention you can drink a few good brews down near the water. Admission into the festival costs $10. You can find a full list of events here.

Festival of India

The Festival of India provides an exciting lineup of entertainment including band performances and a DJ. There will be plenty of food, art and stalls. The Festival of India will take place Saturday at Canalside from 11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. You can find a list of events here.

Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts

One of the top events in the Elmwood Village will take place this weekend. More than 170 artists will be located on Elmwood Avenue Saturday and Sunday at the Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts. There will be events for both kids and adults. The festival will take place Saturday and Sunday between Lafayette and West Ferry Street. You can find a list of vendors here.

Lewiston Jazz Festival

Here's an event for music lovers. A lot of folks from across the region will be in Niagara County for the Lewiston Jazz Festival. The festival will take place on Center Street Friday and Saturday. Admission is free. You can see a list of artists here.

Toy Town Car Show

Mustangs, custom and modified vehicles-- anything you can think of, it will be on Main Street and East Aurora for the Toy Town Car Show. The car show is free and takes place on Sunday.

Buffalo Bisons

Here's your last chance to grab a hot dog at Sahlen Field. The Buffalo Bisons will begin their final homestand Friday. The teams final home game of the season will be played on Thursday, August 29. Tickets start at $12. You can find tickets here.

HGNY 2nd Annual Paddle for the Troops

Paddle upstream for a good cause. It costs $25 to paddle. HG Higher round will be raising money for troops at Buffalo RiverWorks. Enjoy competitive paddle races, live music and some lunch. You can reserve a spot by calling 342-2292 Ext. 105. The paddling starts at 8:00 a.m. Saturday. You can find out more information here.