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7 things to do in WNY this weekend: June 14th - June 16th

Guy Fieri
Posted at 11:28 AM, Jun 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-14 11:28:15-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — This list is PACKED with events you and the family can check out this weekend.

Taste of Niagara Falls

Let's start things off in the Cataract City. Taste and see more than 20 restaurants from across the area at the Taste of Niagara Falls. The festival will take on 2nd and Niagara Street Saturday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. You can find more information here.

Lewsiton Gardenfest 2019

Walk off those extra pounds you gained at the Taste of Niagara Falls and learn how to spruce up your garden at the Lewiston Gardenfest. Plenty of vendors will be on hand to give your green thumb an extra boost. This festival happens on both Saturday and Sunday. You can find out more information here.

Buffalo River Fest and Rigidized Regatta

Trade in the shovel and spade for a hammer and power drill. Build a boat that stays afloat and glide down the Buffalo River for this festival. You'll launch your new vessel at the foot of Smith Street. It costs $35 to enter. An awards ceremony will be held at River Fest Park Saturday afternoon. You can find a list of times and locations here.

Buffalo Dragon Boat Race

This race features a drummer and 20 paddlers on one boat. You can watch racers glide down the Buffalo River near Buffalo RiverWorks Saturday. Teams from all across Western New York will be representing organizations from across the area. You can find more information about the race here.

Juneteenth Festival

This year's Juneteenth Festival is happening Saturday And Sunday At Buffalo's Martin Luther King Junior Park. The festival celebrates the end of slavery in the US. More than 150 vendors will be on-hand for the two day event. The Juneteenth parade starts at 11 a.m. Saturday at Genesee Street And Moselle Street.

Discover Kenmore

Here's another event you can check out outdoors. Vendors from across the area will line up on Delaware Avenue in Kenmore for this year's Discover Kenmore. This event runs from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday. You can find a list of vendors who will be at Discover Kenmore here.

Buffalo FieriCon

You can become the Mayor of Flavortown on Hertel Avenue Saturday. Bars on Hertel will be dishing out some deals at this bar crawl from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. You can find a list of bars participating in the Buffalo FieriCon here.