5 Buffalo Food And Drink Festivals You Should Check Out [List]
One thing we love to do in Buffalo is to eat! As we approach the warmer months, there are quite a few food and drink festivals that have been announced. You might want to check these out.
Buffalo Mimosa Fest - Day Drinking Party
Sunday, May 1, 2022, 12:30 PM – 5:30 PM
VENU - 75 West Chippewa Street in Buffalo, NY 14202
Join hundreds of mimosa lovers for an exciting and high energy mimosa day party! Ticket includes admission all day to the participating bars!
You can get tickets and more information here.
1st Annual Cheeseburger Picnic
Saturday, May 7, 2022, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Flying Bison Brewing Co - 840 Seneca Street in Buffalo, NY 14210
Enjoy a cold beer, a delicious cheeseburger, and some cornhole. There will be also be raffle items for people to win as well as a 50/50. The proceeds will benefit the 11 Day Power Play.
Tickets are $30 and include a double cheeseburger and two beers. You can purchase tickets online here.
2022 Grapes and Hops Festival
Saturday, May 7, 2022, 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Northwest Arena - 319 West 3rd Street in Jamestown, NY 14701
The Annual Grapes and Hops Festival at Northwest Arena is a single-day ticketed event with a focus on the New York State craft beer, distillery, and wine industries. The overall intent of the festival is to offer the adult community a day of entertainment at Northwest Arena with samplings of hand-crafted beer, local wines, great food, music, and vendors.
You must be at least 21-years-old to attend. Get more info here.
Buffalo Wing a Ding Ding Festival
Saturday, May 21, 2022, 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Buffalo RiverWorks - 359 Ganson Street in Buffalo, NY 14203
Wing a Ding Ding Fried Chicken and Wing Festival is Here –We got what you’re hankering for – from Hot Nashville to Cajun Spicy, Crunchy Southern Fried too and maybe some crispy Korean – Hoooweeee – Mild, Medium, Hot or Xxxtra Hot – Crispy, Crunchy, Sweet or Spicey – We Gotcha covered! Cool down a bit with a cold one – we’ll have plenty of craft beer, hard cider, wine or some soft stuff for you tee-totalers!
Tickets range from $15 to $55. You can get all the details and buy tickets online.
Buffalo Taco, Beer, Tequila Festival
Saturday, June 11, 2022, 11:30 AM - 9 PM
Canalside - 44 Prime Street in Buffalo, NY 14202
The event, presented by TasteUSA Food and Drink Festivals, will feature complimentary samples of wine, beer, cider, and tequila with each ticket purchase. With so many adult beverages available, the event is only for people 21-years of age or older. Highlights include:
- More than 15 taco vendors and over 30 tacos to enjoy
- A guacamole pavilion featuring fresh and handmade guac
- A churros and chocolate pavilion where you can dip your dessert
- Four margarita bars
- A tequila pavilion
Tickets are currently available online:
- Early Bird General Admission for Session One from 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm costs $34 (plus online fees)
- VIP Admission for Session One from 11:30 am - 3:30 pm costs $69 (plus online fees)
- Early Bird General Admission for Session Two from 6 pm - 9 pm costs $34 (plus online fees)
- VIP Session Two from 5 pm - 9 pm costs $69 (plus online fees)
You can purchase tickets here.
Hamilton's Food and Drink Fest - 2022
Fri, 13 May 2022, 12:00 PM – Sat, 14 May 2022, 10:00 PM
FirstOntario Centre - 101 York Boulevard in Hamilton, ON L8R 3L4, Canada
Food and Drink Fest... The Festival with Taste gives you the unique opportunity to sample, sip and savour a vast variety of local wines, craft beers and chef inspired foods from the region's top restaurants, craft breweries and Ontario wineries all in one fun filled outing! Not to mention, a great selection of international wines and spirits, bakeries and delicious foods for you to try and take home.
You can get details and purchase tickets here.