Community Christmas tree events, festivals

Neighborhood Tree and Garden Lighting Ceremony

Venue: Trinity-Tupper Grassroots Garden

City: Buffalo

Address: 92 Trinity Place

Event Date/Time: Saturday, December 9 at 5:30 p.m.


Downtown Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration 

Venue: Rotary Pink

Address: Fountain Plaza (Main at Chippewa Streets)

City: Buffalo

Event Date/Time: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017. Celebration begins at 5:00 PM. At 6 PM representatives along with local elected officials will countdown the lighting of the tree and Santa Claus will light a fireworks display over Fountain Plaza.

Info: There is a $2.00 skate rental fee for children and $3.00 skate rental fee for adults. Santa will visit with children from 6:15 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

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6th Annual Holiday Live at Larkin and Holiday Market

Venue:  Larkinville

Address:  Larkin Street

City:  Buffalo

Event Date/Time:  Friday, December 1 from 5-8pm   Music by Robot Holiday, alpacas, mulled wine, cider, food trucks and tree lighting

Admission is free

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101 Acres at Hotel Henry  Holiday Brunch and Public Market

Venue:   Hotel Henry

Address:  400 Forest Avenue

City:  Buffalo

Event Date/Time Sundays  November 26 – December 17 – 10am

Public Holiday Market prepared and packaged foods, flowers and special events that range from cookie decorating to hot chocolate sampling

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Gingerbread Wonderland & breakfast with Santa

Venue: Niagara Falls Culinary Institute

Address: 28 Old Falls Street

City: Niagara Falls, NY

Contact: (716) 210-2525 or for more information:

Info/Date: Dates (Nov.25th & Dec. 2nd)


Tree Lighting on the Palace Marquee

Time/Date: Saturday Nov.25th 2017 starting at 6:45 PM until 7:00 PM.

Location: Lockport Palace Theater

Address: 2 East Avenue, Lockport

Info: At the end of the Light Up Lockport Parade, Santa will light the Christmas Tree atop the Palace Marquee.


Canalside Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting

When: Friday December 1st 5:00 PM- 10:00 PM

Where: The Ice at Canalside, Buffalo

Info: Open skate cost: $6 for ages 13+, $5 ages 6-12, free for ages 5 and under

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Buffalo Zoo Tree Lighting

Date: December 2nd

When: From 3 PM to 5 PM

Location: 300 Parkside Ave, Buffalo

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Roswell Tree of Hope Lighting

Date: Friday December 8th

Where: Kaminski Park & Gardens, Elm & Carlton Streets, Buffalo

When: From 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

City: Buffalo, NY 14263



Winter Village at CHQ – Lighting of the Plaza

Where: CHQ Bestor Plaza, Chautauqua

When: Nov. 24 5pm- Nov. 25 2:00am

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