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Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park Announce Special Event Hours

Check below for the updated winter hours Closed Thanksgiving (November 23rd) OPEN Friday November 24th–Sunday 26th   November 27th–December 7th Open Monday, Wednesday, Friday–Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mon. Nov. 27 – OPEN Tues. Nov. 28 – Closed Wed. Nov. 29 – OPEN Thurs. Nov. 30 – Closed Fri. Dec. 1 – OPEN Sat. Dec. […]

Veterans Day Weekend Wrap-up

Last weekend, the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park hosted several events including Friday’s Veterans Day “Wall of Honor Ceremony” that included a tribute to the 75th anniversary of the sinking of the USS Juneau. The Naval Park’s Hall of Honor was packed with family, friends and the media. On Saturday, the Naval […]

Buffalo Naval Park celebrates Veterans Day with Wall of Honor ceremony

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Nov. 10, 2017 – The Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park added six new Western New Yorkers to its Wall of Honor this morning during its annual Veterans Day (observed) ceremony held in the park’s Hangar Building. In addition, park officials announced that all veterans who wish to come tour […]

Making Way for History: Kearns Awards Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park $250,000 in State Grant for Museum Expansion Project

The Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park will convert hangar building into ‘Hall of Honor’ to make room for historic items and memorabilia.   Buffalo, NY– On Friday, October 27th 2017, Assemblyman Kearns announced $250,000 in state funding for the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park. Kearns was joined in the […]

Join us in November for a Toast to the Troops!

Throughout November – Veterans Appreciation Month – the Buffalo Naval & Military Park is partnering with several WNY craft breweries and bars — together with 7 Eyewitness News WKBW and Country 106.5 WYRK— in a fundraiser to honor our veterans and support the Naval Park. Simply stop into any of the establishments listed below, donate whatever […]

Commissioning USS Little Rock (LCS 9) Set for Saturday, December 16, 2017

The future USS Little Rock LCS 9, one of the newest US Navy littoral combat ships (LCS), will make her way to Buffalo for an official Commissioning Ceremony on Saturday, December 16, 2017. A ship commissioning is an event that marks the time when a new ship officially enters the US Navy fleet. LCS 9 […]

National Veterans Creative Arts Festival Artists embark to Buffalo

Buffalo, New York – Veterans from around the nation will be coming to Buffalo, October 23–30 for the 2017 National Veterans Creative Arts Festival (NVCAF). This national event is the celebration and grand finale stage and art show of talent competitions representing 51 categories of art, creative writing, dance, drama and music, for Veterans across […]

Buffalo Naval Park Hosts Veterans Tribute Awards Ceremony

Ceremony honors the late Col. Cunningham, Park Executive Director BUFFALO, N.Y. — Aug. 26, 2017 — Colonel Patrick J. Cunningham spent 30 years in active military service with the U.S. Army. He went on to serve as Executive Director of the Buffalo & Erie County Naval & Military Park from 1993 until his death this […]