Now that 4th of July over, it may feel like summer is almost done. But there’s still plenty of summertime left, and plenty of outdoor events to enjoy. Here are 7 great summertime events in Western NY.
1) Food Truck Tuesdays:
Every Tuesday, dozens of food trucks and hundreds of hungry customers fill up Larkin Square. You can grab a meal from your favorite truck, enjoy the live music and have some fun!
Most people know about the concerts Thursdays at Canalside, but there are plenty of other events that go on throughout the week as well. You can join in on a yoga session, bring the kids for family fun events, or just pop by to take a picture with shark girl.
3) Darien Lake:
Head on over to Darien Lake, where you can feel the adrenaline rush of a roller coaster drop or cool off in the water park. There are also campgrounds available if you’re looking to stay the night.
4) Shakespeare in the Park:
Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the unique experience of Shakespeare at an outdoor theater. Located in Delaware Park, This years performances are of King Lear and Much Ado About Nothing.
5) Bisons Game:
There’s nothing quite like the combination of a baseball game and a hot dog. Head on over to Coca-Cola Field and cheer on your favorite team.
6) Transit Drive-In:
Come to Transit Drive-In and watch a new double-feature or come in on Retro Movie Tuesday for a little bit of nostalgia.
7) Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts:
A great way to check out the local art scene, the Elmwood Avenue Festival of the Arts takes place August 25th thru the 26th. You can enjoy some of the performances and shop hundreds of artist’s booths.