Come see Hawk Creek at other fun locations!


Cruise for a Cause with Grand Lady Cruises

Ever dreamed about relaxing on a cruise AND supporting wildlife? Join us for a cruise aboard the Grand Lady and help support the Hawk Creek Wildlife Center Inc!

Tickets include a two-hour cruise along Buffalo River to Lake Erie, and Buffalo Harbor, with live music and a cash bar. 15% of bar sales will also be donated to Hawk Creek—WIN WIN! Space is limited so be sure to reserve your space on board ASAP so you don’t miss the boat!

July 21st, 6:00 – 8:30pm

NYPA Wildlife Festival

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) hosts its annual Wildlife Festival every September featuring more than 50 exhibitors and vendors, various wildlife shows, archery, fishing pond, shooting trailer, and more. Get hands-on experience in outdoor activities. Exhibitors include the NYS DEC, NYS Parks, area scouts and conservation groups. Learn about conservation and renewable energy and enjoy wildlife shows! Sign-up for the Kids Fishing Derby and enjoy a festival scavenger hunt. In addition to the festival activities, guests are invited to enjoy the all-new state-of-the-art exhibits at the Niagara Power Vista. Free admission and free parking!

Wild America Nature Festival at Panama Rocks

New York State Fair

Check back for 2023 details!

More than one million people will come together again to experience this affordable, 18-day celebration of delicious food, eye-opening exhibits, captivating entertainment, and great fun. This year’s New York State Fair will showcase numerous animals, hundreds of commercial attractions, scores of exciting midway rides, and dozens of big-name entertainers… all just a short trip from wherever you live!

Buffalo Groundhog Day



Join us on DATE at Flying Bison Brewing Company for our EIGHTH annual Buffalo Groundhog Day! After last year’s wild success, we are excited to make this year the BIGGEST one yet. Live music, a heated tent, food trucks, live animals, and of course a winter weather prediction ceremony from our own prognosticating marmot duo, Buffalo Bert and Buffalo Mack!

Kids Week- Intreprid Air and Space Museum



Kids Week at the Intrepid Museum is an exciting, indoor, family-friendly festival offering a variety of hands-on activities. Join all week long for live animal shows, pop-up planetarium shows, maker spaces, live performances, and so much more! Children of all ages and interests will learn more about STEAM through activities and demonstrations designed to educate and inspire.

All Kids Week activities are free with museum admission.