It’s Summer in Western New York (well unofficially), and food and fun are back in full force at the waterfront and there are some new additions this year.

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"We’re just so excited about the summer both at outer harbor and Canalside, we’re excited to see people again, we’re excited to see people again and really just see people enjoy the waterfront again," said Lauren Moloney Ford with the Buffalo Waterfront Management Group.

According to WKBW-TV some of the highlights include:

The Impulse Interactive See Saw - available now thru June 27th, FREE to the public...this is an interactive display. You sit on it, push it and it lights up with sound.

Photo Credit: WKBW-TV

Thunder at the Buffalo Waterfront Air Show - One of this Summer's highlights includes a 4 hour air show by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels on June 19th and 20th.  Prices vary;  $149 Drive-in General admission for up to 5 people per car, $99 VIP, $139 VIP Premium.  Click here for tickets.


Buffalo Heritage Carousel at Canalside - For those of you who have never experienced the Carousel Museum in North Tonawanda...this is a completely restored, carved carousel from 1924, now solar powered.  Rides are just $1.00 and it is open daily from 11 am to 7 pm.

Consumer's 225 Double Decker Beer Garden & Food Truck - A Nosh and Nibble food truck, hours Friday- Sunday 11 am to 7 pm

Other activities include:

  • Kayaking
  • Biking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Volleyball court
  • Horseshoe pit
  • Docking at Canalside.
  • Explore Buffalo Walking Tours
  • Sailing Cruises (Including Pirate Cruises for kids)
  • Caricatures

The Canalside Information Kiosk on the Boardwalk and is open daily from 11 am - 5 pm.

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