The fourth annual Canalside Auto & Boat Show, featuring hundreds of new cars, trucks, RVs, trailers, sailboats, powerboats and personal watercraft, will take place Aug. 3-5 at Canalside in downtown Buffalo. Co-produced by Canalside, the Niagara Frontier Automobile Dealers Association (NFADA) and Anchor Marine, the event is free and open to the public.
Event hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4; and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5. Food and drink offerings, and entertainment, will also be featured throughout the weekend show.
Other highlights of this year’s event will include:
• The Corning Glass Museum “Glass Barge” with free glass-blowing demonstrations all weekend. Tickets are free but required. Please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/glassbarge-buffalo-tickets-43943171208.
• Explore & More Touch a Truck 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 5, in The Buffalo News parking lot on Scott Street. Tickets are $8 per person. For information and tickets, please visit http://exploreandmore.org/event/touch-a-truck-2/.
Automotive, RV and trailer participants will include Acura, Alfa Romeo, Audi, Buick, BMW, GMC, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Colton RV, Ford, Honda, Hyundai, Infiniti, Jaguar, Kia, Lincoln, LOE Trailers, Mazda, Mercedes Benz & Sprinter, MINI, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen.
Boat dealers, manufacturers and participants will include Anchor Marine, RCR Yachts, Silver Lake Marina, R&K Marine, Bayliner, Monterey, Harris Pontoons, Lund, Sea Doo, Scarab, Crest Pontoons, Crestliner, Moomba, Premier, Regal, Nautique, Bennington, Lowe, Tidewater, EZ Dock, Beneteau and Back Cove.
Plenty of free parking is available near Canalside. For more information on this fun-for-all-ages event, please visit https://www.canalsidebuffalo.com/events/2018-canalside-auto-and-boat-show/2018-08-03/