As we get ready for America's largest two-day food festival, Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops, in downtown Buffalo this weekend, get ready for road closures. Starting at noon along Delaware Avenue and around Niagara Square on Friday, July 8 until late night on Sunday, July 10.

Expect Delaware Avenue starting at Chippewa and continuing to and around Niagara Square to be closed to incoming traffic. These other streets around the Taste of Buffalo footprint will also be closed, including:

o West Genesee between Franklin & Niagara Square
o Court between Franklin & Niagara Square
o Niagara between Elmwood & Niagara Square
o Perkins between Elmwood & Niagara Square
o Jerge between Elmwood & Niagara Square
o West Mohawk between Delaware & Elmwood
o Mohawk between Delaware and & Franklin
o West Huron between Delaware & Elmwood
o Huron between Delaware & Franklin
o Cary between Delaware & Elmwood

Beginning at 5 pm on Friday Delaware Avenue from Chippewa through to Niagara Square will be closed to outgoing traffic.

You and the fam can enjoy the best food Buffalo has to offer on Saturday, July 9 from 11 am to 9 pm and Sunday, July 10 from 11 am to 7 pm. The event will feature 40 restaurants and food trucks, five wineries from across New York State, live music, live cooking demonstrations, kids activities and more. The 39th Annual Taste of Buffalo will take place along Delaware Avenue starting at Chippewa Street and continuing into Niagara Square.

Attendees watching what they eat will have healthy options thanks to the Taste's partnership with the Independent Health Foundation. Each restaurant or food truck will offer a “Healthy Option” menu item. These dishes are lower in fat and sodium.

There is no cost to attend the Taste of Buffalo, as admission is free. Food and beverage tickets will be available for purchase in $6 sheets and can be purchased using cash, Visa or Mastercard. Pre-sale food tickets are currently available at participating Tops Markets in $10 and $6. Each of the $60 vouchers includes four free, non-alcoholic beverages.

You can check out the Ultimate Taste of Buffalo Guide here.

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