What to do during New Year’s Eve in WNY

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Festivities will be widespread in Buffalo as a number of venues prepare celebrations for the new year.

See some ways you can have fun on Thursday night here:


First Night Buffalo — Buffalo-Niagara Convention Center, Convention Center Plaza, 153 Franklin Street, Buffalo, NY 14202. —  Event starts at 5 p.m. — (716) 855-5555

5th annual Ice Ball on New Year’s Eve — Statler City, 107 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202 — 6 p.m.-2 a.m. — (716) 853-3300

Annual Buffalo Ball Drop & Fireworks — Roosevelt Plaza, Main/Huron Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 — 10 p.m. — 716-856-3150

RiverWorks NYE 2016 Celebration — Buffalo RiverWorks, 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 — 10 a.m. — (716) 342-2292

Buffalo Sabres vs. New York Islanders — First Niagara Center, 1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203-3007 — 6 p.m.-8 p.m. — (716) 855-4100

Transmission Dance Party (band) — Mohawk Place, 47 E Mohawk St, Buffalo, NY — 10:30 p.m. — (716) 312-9279


The Tea Party (band) — The Rapids Theatre, 1711 Main Street, Niagara Falls, NY — Doors open at 8 p.m., show starts at 9 p.m. — (716) 205-8925


New Year’s on the Canal Gateway Harbor — Fireworks will be displayed at midnight at the Renaissance Bridge.

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