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Address: 44 Prime Street, Buffalo, NY 14202
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Canalside is at the heart of Buffalo's waterfront revitalization. Located...

Canalside is at the heart of Buffalo's waterfront revitalization. Located on 21 historic waterfront acres that hosts hundreds of events and hundreds of thousands of visitors annually, Canalside is where Buffalo is going.

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Canalside Buffalo New York

The new canalside in Downtown Buffalo is great. Many maritime activities including ship tours and boat rides up the canal. Good restaurant and plenty of open lawn space for a... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The new canalside in Downtown Buffalo is great. Many maritime activities including ship tours and boat rides up the canal. Good restaurant and plenty of open lawn space for a picnic. Many concerts are now held down here. Great improvement for the waterfront and a new gem for Buffalo.

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Thank AsianBob
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Try curling ! It's so much fun!! Be careful in the ice. And be prepared for a long waiver to sign. Definitely worth the price for one hour of fun with friends/ family.

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Thank FLTravelWoman
syracuse, new york
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped at canalside on our way to sabers game - ice skating - and some vendors, it was warm and part of curling was wet - security and workers were friendly and helpful

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Thank oneburr
Orchard Park, New York, United States
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I go to Canalside early morning on the weekends. Personally, that's the best time to go. Once it's crowded, you can't enjoy the peacefulness. My friend and I have gone there early and went kayaking. It's awesome! But if you're going to do any watersports, do it early! I love living in a place now that we can access and... More 

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Thank Patty P
Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to have a casual, impromptu lunch with a friend when there was NO crowd. It was very relaxing and nice, almost felt like I was on vacay. Gotta do it again.

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Thank Harriet O
Buffalo, New York
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I attempted to attend an event the end of July 2016. By 9:30PM, access to Canalside was closed off due to excessive crowds.Trying to leave by car was a nightmare. After waiting 40 minutes to get to Main Street we stopped in the closest bar. It was over an hour until the traffic let up. All in all, the crowds... More 

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Buffalo, United States
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Canalside continues to improve every season, with more attractions, venues & activities. The newest festival to move downtown is The Italian Festival, a staple of Buffalo's summer events. Having outgrown the Hertel Avenue neighborhood, this summer will see this cultural & food celebration move to the outer harbor, with increased space for evryobne involved.

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Buffalo, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an awesome night. A group of 6 went ice skating and had a few beers and snacks. The price was fair for both. The cost of skates n to enter was reasonable. Very safe and great for family. The metro drops off right there. The restroom was decent. Very friendly staff.

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Thank I3333GGtanyak
Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tons to do in downtown Buffalo. Free concerts, food trucks, winter ice rink outdoors. Adjacent to buffalo Sabres arena, hotel and restaurants.

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NYC
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffalo is undergoing an exciting and sustained revival, and Canalside is a vital part of it. This historic location in the great city of Buffalo offers lots of activities all year round for visitors, families, and individuals, from recreational activities to concerts to restaurants to historic sights, all in a beautiful and visually exciting setting. Come for a specific event... More 

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