Western New York is home to the second largest ball drop in the United States, behind Times Square in NYC, but that is not the only thing that makes Buffalo a top destination for New Year's Eve. If you're looking for what to do for New Year's Eve in Buffalo, here's some annual events that happen around town!

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    Buffalo Niagara Convention Center: First Night Buffalo

    Convention Center Plaza, Buffalo 14202

    Starts at 5 PM and is $8 in advance, $10 at door, children 2 and under free and includes rides and amusements, laser tag, characters and more.

     

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    Downtown Buffalo's Ball Drop

    It's the second largest ball drop in the country. At Roosevelt Plaza on Main + Huron Streets music and activities will start at 10 PM, but get there early if you want a good spot.

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    Statler City Ice Ball

    Looking for a nice party to go to?

    The Statler has a premium party and tickets include premium liquor, beer and wine until 1:00 am a midnight buffet and live music.

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    Niagara Falls Conference & Event Center

    Kids day will start at 6 at the Center and include arts and crafts, games, activities, free popcorn and ending at 10 PM with a balloon drop and sparkling juice!

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    The Waiting Room

    On Deleware Ave, the party will include "4 Hours Open Bar, Hors d'Oeuvres Catered By Osteria 166, Private VIP Level Including Separate Bar, Bathrooms & A Midnight Buffet From Osteria 166 Available, Complimentary Coat Check, Reserved Parking Available & much more."