Small Business Saturday

South Buffalo - Small Business Saturday

Saturday November 25, 2023

Buffalo, NY- The South Buffalo Community Association (SBCA) kicks off the 1st annual South Buffalo Winter Fest this Saturday November 25th with this year's Small Business Saturday.
Small Business Saturday, celebrated on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, encourages communities to support local businesses and entrepreneurs while fostering economic growth within neighborhoods by welcoming all ages to enjoy while supporting their local businesses.
Small Business Saturday- Saturday November 25th- Noon-6pm- A number of businesses will be offering family-friendly activities including Santa Claus, reindeer, crafts, and presents. The day kicks off at the Irish Center, followed by the Genesis Center at Shea’s Seneca, then off to Castiglia’s. A free trolley will be available for rides Noon-6pm. LINK TO SCHEDULE HERE
Noon - 6 pm
The Buffalo Irish Center - 245 Abbott Road
OPEN CEREMONY at Noon- remarks by Buffalo Common Councilman Chris Scanlon and SBCA Executive Director Michael Weidrich
Kid-friendly activities, vendors, and more.
1 pm - 4 pm
The Genesis Center presents "Christmas in the Park" at Shea's Seneca -2188 Seneca St.
Free community event for children 12 and under. Families will have a day filled with fun activities, giveaways, and more. Pre-registered children are guaranteed to receive a gift from Santa Claus. Pizza and drinks provided. Walk-ins welcome.
3 pm - 6 pm
Castiglia's- 873 Abbott Road
Families will get a chance to see live reindeer, enjoy music from Saint Francis High School's band and more.
Free trolley rides for the whole family will begin and Noon and run to 6 pm. The trolley loop will begin at the Buffalo Irish Center, take a scenic ride through Cazenovia Park, stop at Shea's Seneca starting at 1 pm, and stop at Castiglia's starting at 3 pm, before returning to the Irish Center.
Other highlighted events occurring during Small Business Saturday include:
"The Caz" - 2221 Seneca Street
10am-Noon- take a hard hat tour of south buffalo's newest music venue before it opens
Griffin’s Irish Pub - 81 Abbott Road
10am-Noon - Paint Nite (click on link for more info)
Wise Guys Pizza - 1965 Seneca Street
One free slice of pizza per person
South Buffalo Wheelhouse - 1872 Seneca Street
MOVING SALE! Help us bid a fond farewell to Armin Place! 25% off Storewide- Friday 11/24 & Sat 11/25. See website for details!
Soul Vibes - 682 Abbott Rd
15% off every purchase over $15, free tumble crystal for every purchase over $5, 50% off shirts
Jenna Rose Boutique- 830 Abbott Rd
Free pair of sterling CZ stud earings (value $20) with a $25 purchase
Sky High Apparel-1890 Seneca Street
$30 gift card for $20
Free Passports listing all the participating businesses and organizations will be available at the kick-off. The event website at will be updated with the most current information.
South Buffalo Winter Fest is presented by the South Buffalo Community Association and sponsored by: Buffalo Common Councilman Christopher Scanlon, New York State Senator Tim Kennedy, and M&T Bank.