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Nickel City Opera at the Buffalo Naval Park

“The Impresario” by Mozart on board the USS Little Rock! Enjoy an evening on board the USS LITTLE ROCK at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park with the short hilarious opera “The Impresario” about the backstage difficulties of producing an opera! Bring a date or your family. Presented in English with English […]

Buffalo Naval Park announces passing of Colonel Patrick J. Cunningham

Buffalo Naval Park announces passing of Colonel Patrick J. Cunningham Served as Executive Director since 1993; Captain Brian W. Roche named new director Buffalo, N.Y. – March 24, 2017 – Colonel Patrick J. Cunningham, who spent 30 years in active military service with the U.S. Army, and served as Executive Director of the Buffalo and […]

Buffalo Naval & Military Park will be opening earlier this March

The Buffalo Naval & Military Park will be opening earlier this year to accommodate the Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament crowd. Our hours for the month of March are: Thursday, March 16, 2017 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday, March 17, 2017 – 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday, March 18, 2017 – 10:00 AM […]

Another Voice: Naval Park needs donors to help preserve history

Source: The Buffalo News By: Patrick Cunningham and Donald Alessi Date: January 13, 2017 For over three decades, the Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park sat as downtown’s lone waterfront attraction. Now Buffalo’s waterfront is the place to be, year-round. Buffalo boasts the world’s largest inland naval park. In addition to our three major […]

Naval Park Remembers Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later

Source: WBFO 88.7 By: Michael Mroziak Date: December 7, 2016 Two World War II veterans were recognized during the ceremony. One of them, John Lukasik of North Tonawanda, delivered keynote remarks. He recalled being in a movie theater with a friend when the news broke of Japan’s attack on the island of Oahu. Also recognized […]

Judge Robert Russell Lecture

Many people visited the Buffalo Naval Park on July 22nd to see the honorable Judge Robert Russell’s lecture about the issues that face many veterans, specifically female veterans. Judge Russell created the nation’s first Veterans Treatment Court who’s mission is to successfully habilitate veterans by diverting them from the traditional criminal justice system and providing them with the […]

2016’s Party in The Park Was Enjoyed By Over 400 Guests

The 2016 party in the Park was a great success! 400+ guests enjoyed food provided by Liberty Hound restaurant, desserts by Eat Dessert First, beverages by Try It Distributing and musical entreatment by the Theresa Quinn group. The Party included table promotions set up for USS Little Rock Commissioning, along with video of the new […]