Each September, the Music is Art Festival attracts tens of thousands of people from WNY and the world. This annual homegrown festival showcases over 700 musicians, dozens of DJs, hundreds of dancers and over 75 displaying and live artists. Our festival also has many family friendly attractions including booths by non-profit partners, our ever popular Kids Village, an instrument zoo and plenty of food and drink!

Since 2003 the Music is Art Festival has been a free event highlighting the artistic talents of individuals and groups from within our Western New York community. The Festival has become Buffalo’s most extensive exhibition of local art, dance, and music. The Festival draws over 20,000 throughout the day to be entertained by this multi-sensory event; part concert, part bazaar, street fair and art gallery.

The Music Is Art Vendor Village hours will be as follows, Saturday Sept. 8th from 11am to 2am.  Your business will be assigned a location to set up. Electricity is provided. Tables will be available for vendors who need them. Vendors will be responsible for bringing any other items needed.

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Vendor fees are non-refundable. All fees must be paid in advance of the event. Buffalo Riverworks or their affiliates will not be held responsible for any liability, lost or stolen or damaged merchandise or any injury incurred during the Music Is Art Festival. All vendors assume complete liability and responsibility for their participation in the event. Each vendor must clean up their area at the end of the event Event will be held rain or shine. Each vendor reservation received will be confirmed via email. Vendors are responsible for their own personal property and are responsible for maintaining compliance with any and all codes and regulations.

Please Make Checks payable to “Buffalo Riverworks.” Questions, call Sean Green at 716.342.2292 or email at Mail or drop off completed form along with payment to Sean Green c/o Buffalo Riverworks, 359 Ganson St, Buffalo NY 14203.





Phone: 844.SIX.CANS Fax: 716.342.2310
Email: Address: 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo NY


Phone: (716) 342-2292 ext. 524
Fax: 716.342.2310
Email: Address: 359 Ganson Street, Buffalo NY



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