Thanksgiving Weekend Events for Kids


Things to do with kids over Thanksgiving Weekend in Buffalo, NY!

Happy Thanksgiving

Friday the 28th

Christmas in Ellicottville  (many free kid-friendly events)

Train Day at the Buffalo History Museum

Old Fashioned Christmas at Southgate Plaza  (free)

Fairgrounds Festival of Lights Opens  (get your $10 car load ticket at TOPS…regular admission is $20 per carload)  Opening Weekend CLOSED DUE TO WEATHER!!

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine Festival of Lights  (free)

Animalpalooza at the Buffalo Zoo (many fun, special events!)

See many more events including Black Friday Camps —->

Saturday the 29th

Home Depot Build a Give and Save Bank  (free, register)

“Elf” – Free at The Aurora Theatre

Visit Santa & his Reindeer – (Free!)

Santa arrives in the Village of Kenmore  (free)

Light Up Lancaster & the Fire Truck Parade!  (free)

Santa on the Carrousel – $

Medina Old Tyme Christmas and Parade of Lights  (free)

Hockey Fun for Kids – register

Christmas on the Canal – (free)

Annual Holiday Tree Lighting in East Aurora  (free)

See more events on the calendar —–>

Buffalo Fire Historical Society Christmas Display – (free)

Animalpalooza at the Buffalo Zoo continues

Santa arrives at the Fisher Price Toy Store – (free)

Sunday the 30th

The Polar Express in Medina

Family Ornament Decoration – details

Amahl and the Night Visitors (sweet, short opera- suitable for children)  Just had my 4, 6, 8 year olds there and they sat through the entire thing without moving a muscle 🙂

Where to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

Indoor Places to Go