For those who are thinking of moving or relocating to Buffalo, here’s your chance to see how Buffalo moves and grooves. Now that the snow is gone, Buffalo reawakens as the summer begins. To understand the sense of community that has made Buffalo the Queen City, you have to experience it for yourself. The summer is the perfect time to see Buffalo in action. You can explore its history, culture, and vibrant community that is unlike most mid-size cities. Starting as early as May, you can get a feel for what Buffalo has to offer. Don’t miss out on the 20 and more festivals and events this summer!https://www.buffalovibe.com/buffalo-events-calendar
This weekend is the Pride Parade and Pride Festival to mark the end of Pride Week activities start May 29th – June 3rd. Elmwood village will be filled with spectators as the road fills with people of all backgrounds marching and celebrating the diversity and advocacy of the LGBTQ community.
The Allentown Art Festival showcases an array of local talent from the many artists that thrive in Buffalo. Tents filled with hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind art that would be a great addition to anyone’s home or make for a great souvenir for your time spent in the city, you can check out this festival June 9th -10th.
If you’re interested in how locals spend their weekends in Buffalo. in Bidwell Park, Elmwood Village holds their Farmers Market every Saturday Morning 8AM-1PM that brings out locals to live music, fresh produce, and that usual Buffalo “charm”. Local artists and entertainers sing and strum along to the morning stir of the weekend. Locals can buy from a fresh selection of fruits, veggies, breads, wines, beers and other goods from local bakeries, breweries, farms, and wineries of WNY.
Another exciting part of living in WNY is living within miles of historic landmarks. Niagara Falls, a household name and major attraction that draws millions each year. The Darwin D. Martin House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright from 1903 – 1905 that defined his famous Prairie-style architecture. The Richardson Olmsted Complex, once an insane asylum but now an architectural jewel that has been renovated and preserved. The building was designed by Henry Hobson Richardson and Frederick Law Olmsted who also designed Central Park. Buffalo’s other “must see” places include the Outer Harbor and Canalside were you can walk past retired battleships at the Naval Park or go and take a selfie with Shark Girl! You can also take a stroll through nature and the outdoors featuring Delaware Park, Hoyt Lake, and Glen Park or spend the day at a beach such as Bennett or Woodlawn.
If you’re in need of a place of good eats, then look no further than Buffalo, the cornerstone of chicken wings and pizza. Yes, we do take our pizza and wings seriously, but don’t think that that’s all we eat! Buffalo’s food scene has expanded its palette with local restaurants and food trucks that have transcended buffalo in its current renaissance. Every July, The Taste of buffalo draws at least half a million people. Popular names like Black and Blue Steak and Crab, Lloyd’s Taco Truck, Salvatore’s Italian Garden, Paula’s Donuts Restaurant and Water Lily of the 50 and more restaurants that are locally owned and operated. If you’re up to the challenge of getting a small bite of all that Buffalo has, then come hungry and ready to chow down July 7th-8th!
If you are curious about why Buffalo is the place to live. Come visit and explore! Your questions are bound to get answered! If you need help finding a place in the area visit us at Red Door Real Estate at 982 Elmwood Avenue, or you can give us a call at (716)768-1177.
By: Kaitlin Tillman