CANALSIDE HOURS & SAFETY

Canalside is open to the public dawn-10:30pm, 7 days a week. Please respect the park rules listed on site.

Information Kiosk

The Canalside Information Kiosk is located on the Boardwalk and is open daily from 12 - 5pm.

Visit the Information kiosk to rent a blue bike presented by Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of WNY, dock your boat, book a Buffalo Bike Tour, and learn about all Canalside has to offer!

Grab A Bite To Eat!

HOURS OF OPERATION

Clinton's Dish
food service hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: 11am-9pm

Wednesday: 3pm-9pm

Ice Cream Kiosk hours:
Monday through Sunday: 11am-9pm

BUFFALO HERITAGE CAROUSEL

Canalside's Boardwalk is now home to the Buffalo Heritage Carousel!

Monday - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Tuesday - Closed

Wednesday - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Thursday - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Friday - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Saturday - 11:00am - 7:00pm

Sunday - 11:00am - 5:00pm

PACKET BOAT AT THE LONGSHED

Visit the Canalside Longshed to witness history in action! The Buffalo Maritime Center is building a replica Packet Boat and hosting a living museum.

Hours of Operation:

Tuesdays: 11am-8pm

Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays: 11am-5pm

Sundays: 12pm-4pm

KAYAK RENTALS

Kayak on the Buffalo River—including through the famous Grain Elevator Alley! BFLO Harbor Kayak Co. rents single kayaks for $25/hour or tandem kayaks for $40/hour. Check out their website for kayak tours.

May 23-September: Open daily, 9am-8pm
Hours may vary depending on weather

WATER BIKES OF BUFFALO

Water bikes look as cool as they ride. Single water bikes ($18/hour) or tandem bikes ($36/hour) can be rented for groups, families and single riders. Check out their website for rentals.

BUFFALO RIVER HISTORY TOURS

Join us for a 90-minute narrated Buffalo River history tour! Hear the story of the Erie Canal, Buffalo’s history as the largest grain port in the world, and experience the nation’s largest collection of standing grain elevators from just a few feet away. Reserve your tour today!

Regular Hours: Daily, Mid-May through end of September

10:30am | 12:30pm | 2:30pm | 4:30pm



BUFFALO BOAT TOURS

There's something for everyone with three boats to choose from! Check out each website below for more information.

Spirit of Buffalo

Buffalo River History Tours

Big Kahuna

DOCKING

Come to Canalside by boat! Docking at Canalside is available from Memorial Day through Labor Day.

CANALSIDE CARICATURES

Have a full Boardwalk experience and let the experts at Canalside Caricatures depict you, your loved ones, or your furry friends!