Buffalo Convention Center
December 31


Want to celebrate the new year with the whole family in a safe, festive, fun, drug-and alcohol-free way? First Night Buffalo is the place for you on New Year's Eve!

Stay warm inside the Buffalo Convention Center and experience an affordable night of fun for the whole family. With carnival rides, bounce houses, acrobats, exotic animals and much more, there is certainly something for everyone. The event runs from 5:00 until 10:00pm, with a grand finale balloon drop at 9:45pm.

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of First Night Buffalo, and we hope you will join us for this downtown Buffalo new year's eve tradition and great family fun!

Performer Spotlight

DownBeat Percussion


Performance times at 5:45 and 7:30 pm on the Exhibit Level - Main Stage

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