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The mission of the Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is "to provide an affordable and enjoyable weekend festival in a socially responsible manner for families of Western New York; to enhance the quality of life in the Niagara Frontier and promote downtown Buffalo."

Get A Taste

The Taste is a weekend festival filled with great food and entertainment. It is located in the heart of Downtown Buffalo along Delaware Avenue beginning just South of Niagara Square by City Hall and heading North almost all the way to Chippewa Street. It begins at 11 a.m. daily and there is no admission charge.

Music To Your Ears

The music never stops with two stages providing continuous entertainment.
From Jazz to Top 40, from Pops to Blues, the best local, regional and national artists are always showcased.

Food For Thought

More than 150 culinary specialties are served by WNY's best restaurants. All items are priced between $1.00 and $4.00. Pick your favorite food or sample something new like Pina Colada Shrimp Skewers or a "Lunch Box Sandwich" (Bologna, American Cheese & Fritos with Ketchup & Mustard). The Taste has it all.

Family Fun

The Taste is a festival for the entire family. There is an exclusive children's area with special entertainment and activities. From clowns to an interactive playground, the Taste has the magical power to bring out the child in everyone.

Tasty Facts

The Taste of Buffalo presented by Tops is the second largest food festival in the United States. It began in 1984 and now attracts almost 450,000 patrons annually. It has been voted WNY's premier outdoor festival.