Category Archives: Special Events

3rd Annual Queen City Market

Today is going to be a great day of food, music (the Buffalo Gay Men’s Choirs will be performing throughout the day) and over 50 local vendors.

Everything is happening at the Karpeles Manuscript Museum at 453 Porter Ave from 11-5PM.

We hope to see you there!

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Holiday Live at Larkin!

December is here and like it or not the holiday’s are here; the nights are filled with shopping, wrapping, baking, work parties and family obligations. Yet, this Friday (December 6th) at the 2nd Annual Holiday Live at Larkin (from 5-8PM) is your chance to relax a bit,  begin celebrating the Holiday’s in style and support the Food Bank of Western New York. There will be a heated boardwalk, vendors selling their holiday wares, food trucks, craft beers, mulled wine, “adult” hot chocolate with a kick and Robot Holiday will be getting everyone into the Holiday spirit with their original holiday music!

Copies of the new Robot Holiday CD will be on sale and all proceeds will go to benefit the Food Bank of WNY.

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3rd Annual Peace, Love & Grant Street

Come out this Thursday (December 5th) from 4-8PM to kick-start your holiday shopping with the 3rd Annual Peace, Love & Grant Street celebration.

The weather looks like it’s going to cooperate with little chance of snow and the high near 40 degrees – perfect December weather for exploring the many shops, food trucks and vendors along Grant St.

Visitors to this years event can either explore Grant Street on foot or use the trolley that will be available to shoppers for the evening.  The evening will feature shopping at many businesses, work by local artists, live music, food trucks, free holiday movies (at the Grant Street Neighborhood Center) and even Santa Claus himself!

Stop by the Gypsy Parlor (376 Grant St) for the after party and indulge in free Hors D’oeuvres, local & seasonal beers and much more.

All of the food trucks will be parked in the lot at the corner of Grant and Potomac.  Click here for more information about this year’s Peace, Love and Grant Street we’re looking forward to seeing you!

Food Truck Rodeo – November 27, 2013

Come out and join us from 5-8PM at the Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled (452 Delaware Ave) to kick off the Holiday Season in style!

Amy’s Truck, R&R BBQ, The Cheesy Chick, Sweet Heath, Knight Slider, House of Munch, Lloyd’s, Thai Me Up, Rolling Joe Cafe, The Roaming Buffalo, J&L’s Boulevard BBQ and The BMFT.  Proceeds will go to benefit Community Services for the Developmentally Disabled.

Whether it’s because you want to eat  before going out on the the biggest bar night of the year, you don’t want to make dinner since you have 10 hours of cooking to do on Thursday or because you just love food trucks & want to support a great cause – we hope to see you Wednesday night! 

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Christmas in the Country – November 10

Believe it or not it’s that time of year again – the Holiday Season is upon us! We hope you can come out and kick off the season with us at Christmas in the Country at the Hamburg Fair Ground.

Christmas in the Country draws over 60,000 visitors over it’s four day and this is going to be a great way to get a jump start on your holiday shopping and be a part of what is “….widely recognized as the preeminent holiday Artisan Market in the United States.”

This years theme is Christmas in the Country, Generations of Artisans and will features works that incorporate different generations of family in the work.  There will be over 400 artists in 5 buildings, featuring gourmet food and wine, home décor, handmade jewelry, children’s toys & clothing and much more!

We will be there and serving up all your Amy’s Truck favorites from 10AM-5PM.  We hope to see there!

Cross In the Park 11/3/2013

Alright folks it’s that time of year again!  You know the time – baseball is over, our beloved Buffalo sports teams (both the Sabres and Bills) are iffy at best and continue to give us a false sense of hope game after game, Halloween and all its parties are over yet Thanksgiving is still a few weeks away and the craziness of the holiday season is just far enough off that it seems like we have all the time in the world to get ready.

We have the perfect plan for you this Sunday (November 3rd) – come out, watch, support and cheer for everyone at the Campus WheelWorks  Cross in the Park 2013!

For all you bikers out there, this is a 2900 meter,  USA Cycling Sanctioned CX race through Delaware Park.  This is happening rain OR shine so bring your bike and your helmet (you can’t compete without one) and be ready.  Pre-registration is $25 and $30 the day of.  The start and finish in right near the stone bridge (near the Shakespeare  in the Park stage) and is be a great way to start November and finish off the weekend

The races are staggered with the first one start promptly at  10AM. For more information about the event you can click here or call Campus at 716-881-3613

We hope to see you there!   We were there last year – and the crowd  and the bikers are a blast! Everyone has a great time.

Haunted Food Truck Rodeo at the Iron Island Museum

This Friday (October 25) come out to the Iron Island Museum from 5-9PM for a unique and exciting Halloween event, the WNY Food Truck  Association’s Haunted Food Truck Rodeo.

This is going to be fun evening and a great way to kick-off the Halloween Weekend.  We will be serving and so will a bunch of other food trucks (R & R Barbeque, The Cheesy Chick and Lloyd’s to name a few) and we promise to keep you full but begging for more!

In addition to all the trucks there will be Haunted Tours of the Iron Island Museum ($5), Psychic Readings by Rev Patti ($20) and FREE Halloween movies to watch while you eat.

For more information about the event, including directions check out their facebook page here.   We hope to see you there!

The Front Yard Turns on Forever! Oct 18, 2013

Come and join us this Friday night (October 18, 2013) and celebrate the new permanent, outdoor installation at the Burchfield Penny Art Gallery (1300 Elmwood Ave).  This installation is the first of it’s kind in the world, so there is no excuse NOT to come to the party!

There is going to be food trucks (US and a couple of those other guys) and a live musical performance by DME (led by Tomás Henriques).  Then at sunset the three projection towers will turn on forever.  This new installation is transforming the Gallery’s facade into a 24/7/365 media gallery!

This is the “worlds first permanent environmentally-responsive, outdoor audio and video environment” and will feature works by project co-designer Brian Milbrand, Steina, Barbara Lattanzi, Meg Knowles & Chris Gallant.

For more information about the event, including the inspiration behind the installation and a lot of technical & architectural information check out the link here.

6th Annual Biketoberfest at Larkinville

This Wedneday night come down and join us at the 6th Annual Biketoberfest at Larkin!  If you love beer and bikes this is going to be the place to be – it’s sponsored by GoBike Buffalo and Flying Bison.

Admission is $5 and proceeds will all go to benefit GoBike Buffalo.  There’s going to be live music (Ten Cent Howl and the 25-piece German band Blaskapelle), Rust Chain on tap and  some great food!

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South Lawn Celebration @ the Richardson Complex

Come and join us this Saturday (September 28) at the Richardson Complex for their South Lawn Celebration – the opening of Buffalo’s newest green space.

The day’s celebration kick off at 11AM and will feature Live Music, Kids Activities, Landscape Tours, and a ton of Great Food!

The event is free and open to everyone.  Tons of free parking as well (enter on Elmwood Ave between the Burchfield Penny Art Gallery and Forest Ave)

Here’s the link for more information.  We hope to see you there!