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*Fridays* Farmers' Market at the Williamsville Mill (Family Events)
Locally Grown produce at your back door. Brought to you by your local farmers and food producers. Music & Children's Activities Weekly!
*Tuesdays* Salamanca Farmers' Market (R.E.A.P.) (Family Events)
Every Tue, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fresh produce grown right here in WNY! Our farmers are committed to sharing with the community their passion for produce. Also featuring local crafts, maple products, baked goodies, cut flowers, bedding plants, and more. Sponsored by R.E.A.P. (Rural Enterprise Association of Proprietors)
06/09-06/10: (Over) Night at the Museum (Family Events)
Have you ever wondered what happens in the Museum at night after the lights dim and the doors close? Here’s your chance to experience it for yourself! The museum’s (Over)Night at the Museum (ONATM) events have been a popular attraction for families and scout groups since they began in 2008. While using flashlights as their guides, ONATM guests help the museum’s security guards complete science activities to gather clues and solve a museum mystery.
06/16: Party for the Planet (Family Events)
Join local environmental groups, businesses and college organizations at our Party For the Planet fair from 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. and explore how you can make healthier choices for you and our environment. Kids will enjoy a scavenger hunt by visiting interactive exhibits and receive a bag of prizes! Mama Earth's Kitchen Band will be providing great fun and entertainment!
06/16: Raptors! (Family Events)
Join in the behind-the-scenes and up close encounters with Hawk Creek’s live hawks, owls, falcons, eagles, and vultures, the exciting “Rise of the Raptors” - live flying bird show, and Junior Raptor Keeper activity for kids. Refreshments, gift shop, and different activities scheduled through-out the day. Event parking is FREE and tickets are $10 for adults, $9 for veterans and seniors, $8 for children, and $26 for a family pass of up to 2 adults and 3 children. Children 4 and under are FREE. Tickets can be purchased at the gate or online (free shipping). 10% OFF online ticket purchases for a limited time.
06/17: Strawberry Extravaganza (Family Events)
Join us for pick your own Strawberries with already picked strawberries available for sale in the farm market. Enjoy our chicken BBQ, pony rides and hayrides and walk around the farm. Play on the playground, visit our petting zoo and enjoy live music
06/29, 07/27, 08/17: Free Family Movie Night in the Park (Family Events)
Come to Island Park in Williamsville at Dusk and enjoy a free outdoor movie!
07/07-07/28: Free Family Saturdays at Artpark! (Family Events)
Families flock to Artpark for hours of hands-on discovery and fun with weekly themed workshops which include traditional art activities like pottery, face-painting, the colorful 'costume closet' and so much more! No parking fee!
08/08-08/19: Erie County Fair (Family Events)
Come to one of the largest, oldest county fairs in the country to enjoy rides, games, food, and animals! Admission prices vary per day. See website for details.
08/09-08/17: Cinderella (Family Events)
Where: Artpark Cost: $12.50-$45 Don't be late for the ball! Artpark is proud to present Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella" for eight enchanting performances August 9-17. The perfect summer theater outing for all ages, Artpark brings the charm of this classic fairy tale and the magical music of Rodgers & Hammerstein to life on stage!
Saturdays: Free Children's Summer Theater (Family Events)
Come to the Eastern Hills Mall Food Court and enjoy puppeteers, magicians, jugglers, and more! Win prizes and $2 lunch coupons! Saturdays from 07/07-08/25
Weekly *Monday* Lockport Monday Night Cruise (Family Events)
Weekly Classic Car Show (weather permitting) with a Cruisin' Soundtrack from Hank Nevins and the KB Music Machine
Weekly UB on the Green Outdoor Summer Movie Series (Family Events)
Every Wednesday at 9pm Join us for this new program on the South Campus, free outdoor movies! A variety of new and classic films will be played on the Main Street front lawn each Wednesday in July and August.