Grain elevators illuminated in light show


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Thousands came out to watch the illumination of Buffalo’s historic grain elevators on Wednesday.

Officials at Canalside prepared for the event for months, even running a test run ahead of the event that is expected to entertain thousands.

GALLERY | See some of the photos of the grain elevators here. 

Governor Andrew Cuomo even commented, noting the event will continue throughout the year.

“Buffalo grain elevator will be spectacularly lit every night year-round as part of the waterfront revitalization,” Cuomo wrote on Twitter. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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