Step Out Buffalo: Best Things to do in Buffalo

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  • Complete the ultimate fall bucket list - Fall only happens once a year, so make it count. Pick all the apples and/or the pumpkins, go to football games, pay for people to jump out and scare you, take a hayride, snap a zillion Insta’s of the changing leaves. There are lots of ways to celebrate one of the best seasons of the year – 24 to be exact – before it turns to… well, you know. The S-word. > Read all 24 of our Fall Bucket List ideas at
  • Warm up at the best cafes in the city - Along with the changing of the foliage, fall also brings the changing of the weather. Aka compared to the 75 degree lows we just became accustomed to, it’s now cold af. From Sweetnees 7 on the West Side, to Wolter’s Bakery in Williamsville, to Caffeology on Allen, there’s a bunch of great places to curl up with a tasty drink and heat yourself from the inside out on these new frigid days. Trust us, you want to go to there. > Read more on the Best Cafes in Buffalo at
  • Go to an *actual* haunted house - Buffalo and Western New York are filled with actual haunted locations for your scaring pleasure, with tours and ghost hunts that will make you feel like you’re on an episode of Ghost Hunters. Mostly because The Central Terminal, The Rapids Theater, and Iron Island Museum, for example, are just a few places in town that Syfy’s Ghost Hunters have actually investigated. BYOOB (Bring Your Own Ouija Board). > Read more on WNY’s Most Haunted Places at
  • Take advantage of Local Restaurant Week - It’s the most, wonderful tiiiiime of the yeaaaaar! ICYLUAR, Local Restaurant Week is a biannual, week-long event where amazing restaurants all over offer one, two, three, and sometimes even FOUR or FIVE course meals that cost as much as the numerical equivalent of what year it is. So this year that would be $20.16. Yes we’re serious. Local Restaurant Week goes from Monday, Oct. 17 through Sunday, Oct. 23 and there are hundreds of amazing restaurants to choose from. We have three words for you: Treat. Yo. Self. > Read more on Local Restaurant Week at


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