There’s always something happening in Buffalo! Visitors come from far and wide for events each year, including the Buffalo Rodeo – Minnesota’s Oldest Rodeo, Buffalo Days, and the Sidewalk Arts and Crafts Festival.

If you have any questions about these events, or would like your event listed, please feel free to contact us.

Annual Events

Buffalo Farmers Market
Saturdays from 8 am-Noon; May through October
The Buffalo Farmers Market is an open-air market made up of various booths, where members of the Wright County Growers’ Association sell their produce. Located in downtown Buffalo across the street from the Buffalo Cinema, the Buffalo Farmers Market boasts fresh products at reasonable rates. It’s a fun, healthy way to enjoy local, home-grown products while supporting local farmers. For more information go to

Buffalo Triathlon, June 4, 2017
1500 racers will have a chance to test their athletic skills on two challenging courses, integrated Sprint and Olympic length courses, around Buffalo Lake. Registration closes when the race is full (usually in May). For more information, visit

Buffalo Days, June 11-18, 2017
Every June, Buffalo residents and guests convene to celebrate Buffalo Days, a week-long celebration featuring a carnival, medallion hunt, royalty coronation, street dance, fun activities in Sturges Park, fireworks display on Friday, June 19, a parade at 6 pm on Saturday, June 20, and much more! Join the fun at the 5K and Kids Fun Run, June 21 at 8:30 am in Sturges Park. Click here for more information.

The Buffalo Championship Rodeo, June 23-24, 2017
Celebrating its 62nd year, the Buffalo Rodeo is Minnesota’s oldest and most respected rodeos. In addition to the actual rodeo, this event offers rodeo dances, a cowboy church service, team penning, stock shows, a kiddie rodeo, chuck wagon breakfasts and pork chop feeds. The Buffalo Rodeo is held each summer in June, and has become a Minnesota tradition. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Visit the Buffalo Rodeo Web Site for more information, or call 763-682-7032.

Concerts in the Park
Thursday nights from 7-8:30 pm; June through August

Thursday nights come alive as free concerts are given throughout the summer. Held at the Sturges Parkshore Pavilion, the performers vary every week, suiting the musical taste of most everyone. The Concerts in the Park are always well attended and fun to watch. For more information, call 763-682-4132 or go to

Crazy Days, July 14-15, 2017
Crazy Days are a shopper’s dream come true. Every July, local business dramatically slash prices for a two-day festival. These days are truly crazy, and people have a tendency to go wild!

Buffalo Arts and Crafts Festival, August 19, 2017, 9 am-4 pm
Talented local artists display their creations at the annual Sidewalk Arts and Crafts Festival each August. During this day, downtown Buffalo is filled with paintings, clay pottery and designs. The event is free, and not to be missed. For more information, contact 763-682-4902, or visit

Classics by the Lake Car Show, September 9, 2017, 10 am-2 pm
This show is free for spectators and car show owners. Prizes awarded, activities for the entire family, and plenty of food to eat.

Tasteful Night in Buffalo, September 28, 2017, 5:30-8:00 pm
Excitement is in the air as planning gets underway for the Chamber’s ninth Taste of Buffalo.  There will be samplings of food offered by local and area vendors, refreshments, entertainment and more.  Mark your calendar as you won’t want to miss this “tasty” event! For more information, contact 763-682-4902, or visit

Deck The Halls, December 3, 2016
Enjoy a present seeking day at the unique specialty shoppes in downtown Buffalo. Stroll with Santa’s friends from 10 am – 3 pm, followed by the Christmas in the Downtown Commons area. Celebrate the afternoon with carolers, horse-drawn wagon rides, a visit from Santa, hot chocolate, cookies and more! Don’t miss the lighting of the Christmas tree at 5 pm. For more information, contact 763-682-4902, or visit

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