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Grain Elevator Illumination- Premiere

WHEN: Wednesday, November 4: 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.




Be the first to see one of Buffalo’s historic grain elevators in a spectacular new light!

Join us from 5:00-9:00 pm on Wednesday November 4 to celebrate as we “flip the switch”- turning the Connecting Terminal Grain Elevator into a canvas for a modern-day work of art!

The celebration will feature (times are approximate):

  • 5:00 pm: live jazz music from Buffalo’s own Gruvology
  • 6:00 pm: A brief performance from David Butler’s “Grain Dances, Steel Floats”- which tells the story of Buffalo’s history as the world’s largest grain port
  • 6:30 pm: Illumination
  • 6:30-9:00 pm: Live music while spectators immerse themselves in the light display: featuring 4 sequences that last approximately 20 minutes each (the light display will remain lit until 11:00 pm)
  • Food trucks
  • Beverages: including beer, wine, and our signature “Illuminated Prosecco”
  • The Liberty Hound will also be open for anyone who would like to take in the Illumination from their patio!

Photo contest: Tweet us @CanalsideBflo your photos from the event using hashtag #CityOfLight, we’ll choose one lucky winner to receive a free individual season pass to The Ice at Canalside- opening in November!