Canalside Introduces Summer Events

Boardwalk Bazaar Introduced; July 4 Fireworks, Kerfuffle, & KTSH return!

Mike Baggerman
May 25, 2017 - 1:10 pm

WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Canalside Management Group and Erie County Harbor Development Corporation announced Canalside's Summer 2017 schedule.

The organization announced a series of new theme nights to occur including:

Friday: Boardwalk Bazaar - Will feature food from local restaurants, live music, a ParKour class, and physical activities including rock climbing and street performers. The Boardwalk Bazaar begins this Friday and will also occur on June 9, June 23, July 7, July 21, August 11, and August 25. The Boardwalk Bazaar is free.

"I believe (the Boardwalk Bazaar) is going to be one of our signature events going forward," Canalside General Manager Matt LaSota said. "We have seven scheduled and we're looking to add more in the fall as we go on. This Boardwalk Bazaar is going to be our baby."

Tuesday: Free Movie Night - Free movies and entertainment every Tuesday night. 

Wednesday: Wellness on the Water - Every Wednesday beginning June 14 inside the VIP tent. Doctors and professionals from Roswell Park Cancer Institute will be in attendance to encourage attendees to live a healthy life. There will also be music and dance at Canalside every WEdnesday.

Other new inclusions include "716 Day at Canalside" on July 16 to celebrate Western New York Heritage, a "Dinosaur Play Area" highlighted by an 18-foot tall dinosaur, "Canalside Kids", a children's programming series composed of three different weekly occurring programs, plus new food. 

Popular individual events include the Fourth of July fireworks show presented by Russell Salvatore, Kerfuffle on July 17, Kiss 98.5's Kiss the Summer Hello Concert on July 18, and Rib Fest on July 28 and 29. 

For a full list of events and additional information, click HERE

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