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“Beautiful day-beautiful area” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Canalside

Canalside
Ranked #4 of 150 things to do in Buffalo
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: 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.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful day-beautiful area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2014

It was wonderful to sit in a colorful Adirondack chair and watch sailboats, kayakers, and people pass by. There were lots of people there both young and old. The day we were there, there was a huge group of men and women being lead through a yoga workout. There are sailboats and riverboats that will take you along the Buffalo River to see the grain silos. Did you know that Buffalo is where all the Cheerio cereal is made for the entire US East Coast?

Visited July 2014
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CanalsideBuffalo, Public Relations Manager at Canalside, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Thank you so much for your review- we're so glad to hear you enjoyed your time at Canalside. Come visit us again soon (and try one of the free Yoga classes)!
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Fremont, Ohio
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“Nice place to stop with kids”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

I walked over here after visiting the Naval park with my kids (age 1 & 4). There were plenty of places to sit and enjoy looking at the water. My kids enjoyed the giant sand area complete with sand toys. We stopped and got some food at a stand in the park. It was pretty expensive for what it was (hot dogs and chicken wrap) but it was good. There were also boat rides available but we did not have time to try that.

Visited July 2014
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CanalsideBuffalo, Public Relations Manager at Canalside, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Thank you for your review- we are glad you enjoyed your visit to Canalside. We hope to see you again soon!
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Amherst, New York
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95 reviews
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“Enjoy the Buffalo Skyline as you take in a cool breeze on a hot summer day”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2014

Buffalo is really working to improve its image and it starts with Canalside. This is a lovely area of the city that connects to the Marina and the Naval and Servicemens Park. On Saturdays until 5pm in the summer there is an artisan market and food trucks to purchase goodies from. The landscaping and flowers are beautiful. A big sandlot , ping pong tables etc provide fun for adults and kids. There are concerts, boats to look at and chairs everywhere to sit and enjoy the sun.

Visited July 2014
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CanalsideBuffalo, Public Relations Manager at Canalside, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Thank you so much for your review and for your kind words about us! We are glad to hear you enjoy visiting Canalside- hope to see you soon!
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Fort Myers, Florida
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242 reviews
81 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
“Beautiful area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

This is a lovely area of Buffalo which is alongside the lower river into Lake Erie. Beautiful flowers, places to sit, restaurants.. the navl park, the commercial slip from the heyday of the Erie Canal. Definitely worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
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CanalsideBuffalo, Public Relations Manager at Canalside, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Thank you so much for your review, glad you enjoyed it! Come see us again soon!
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Markham
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58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Canalside is a beautiful park with lots to do. We walked from one end to the other and back again. There were lots of places to sit and rest under the trees and lots to look at. There was an artisans market with lots of kiosks set up with things to buy. We enjoyed a free concert of folk songs while sitting on Adirondack chairs looking at the water. We looked at the old naval ships but decided not to tour the insides of them. We admired the test gardens and flowers that grow in pots throughout the site. We enjoyed ice cream cones and watching the boats in the marina. There are boat tours, kayak rentals, etc. but we stayed ashore. In the evening, we came back for a concert. We brought our own folding lawn chairs and sat under the stars and enjoyed one of our favorite bands. Ticket prices were very reasonable. Parking is plentiful and it is easy to reach by transit.

Visited June 2014
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CanalsideBuffalo, Public Relations Manager at Canalside, responded to this review, 8 September 2014
Thank you so much for your review- we are so glad you enjoyed the Saturday Artisan Market, as well as the live music. Come back soon!
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