What To Do In Buffalo For The Labor Day Long Weekend

on August 30, 2013

Buffalo Silo City Walking Tour

I bet you didn’t know that Buffalo has a beautiful waterfront, unique industrial tours and a finger-licking tasty festival coming up this weekend. Pack your bags, because it’s time for a trip to Buffalo this Labour Day long weekend.

Enjoy a leisurely ride down the riverside in Buffalo, and go on a unique walking tour to discover its past. The Inside Silo City: A Riverboat and Walking Tour will take you inside of massive grain silos, as you learn the history of this town. Discover the Perot Malting Plant, and find about the Eerie Canal and Buffalo’s rich grain past. Take in the sights as you travel down the river in a U-boat re-purposed for these tours from the Navy. Tours are daily and tickets are $27 for adults and $17 for kids. Visit www.buffaloriverhistorytours.com for full details.

I hope you worked up an appetite, because it’s time for the National Buffalo Wing Festival! (Sat. Aug. 31 & Sun. Sept. 1) Happening only once a year, this festival is a time for wing lovers to unique and indulge. Taste wings from different Buffalo restaurants, or eat your fill in various all you can eat contests. Tasting tickets are $1 and it’s $5 to get in to the event. Last year over 137 tons of wings were consumed! For more info visit www.buffalowing.com

Experience American Pop Art at this popular exhibition at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Sweet Dreams, Baby! Life of Pop, London to Warhol shows off the art of popular American pop artists. Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, James Rosenquist, Andy Warhol, and Tom Wesselmann are all on display. This exhibition offers a look at rarely seen works from the Gallery’s Pop art collection, so hurry before the exhibit ends on Sept. 8th.