Ultimate Guide to Things to Do in East Aurora

Spending the day or weekend in East Aurora? Or maybe you are an Eastern Aurorian and want to learn more about fun things to do in the area. From sports activities to art classes, markets to shops, parks to explore, tours, farms and myriad other opportunities, there are many adventures to be found in East Aurora and the surrounding area.

While the village of East Aurora is at the center of this guide, we’ve also included activities in nearby West Falls, South Wales and the Wales Center.

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Aurora theater

673 main street
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

movie theater

A first cinema and a gourmet popcorn shop. Watch the latest movies on the biggest screen and enjoy a delicious selection of …

Copper Shop Gallery

31 S Grove St.
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Art gallery

The Copper Shop Gallery is owned and operated by Roycroft Campus Corporation and is home to the work of over 100 local, national and international artisans! …

Delicious EA Food Tours

Main road
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Tours

Each of the restaurants we visit offers a different food and drink experience that is unique to everyone. Fresh lemonade, tea and various beers are …

Design dish

138, Gray Street
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Classes

Paint your own pottery studio and offer pottery painting, glass melting, silver clay and much more. …

East Aurora Antique Mall

11167 Big Tree Rd
East Aurora NY 14052

WNY

Gifts, home decor, market / farm

Check out our outdoor and indoor flea market and antique shop! Bring the whole family for a day of deals, deals, deals! Our hours are Wednesday …

East Aurora Flea and Farmers Market

11167 Big Tree Rd
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Market / farm

Check Out Our Outdoor And Indoor Weekend Flea Market! Bring the whole family for a day of deals, deals, deals! Every Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. …

Emery Park

2084 Emery Rd
South Wales New York 14139

WNY

Park / public space

One of the most unique parks in Erie County, offering a range of seasonal activities on 489 acres of land. …

Emery Park Ski Lodge

2084 Emery Rd
South Wales New York 14139

WNY

Park / public space, ski area, ski area

Emery Park is a 490 acre park in Erie County, New York State. The park is located in the hamlet of South Wales, southeast of the city …

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EMPact America from New York

7615 Seneca St.
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Classes

Nonprofit that trains families, businesses, and all communities in western New York City in retirement planning. Family and Community Security …

Hamlin Park

166 South Grove Street
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Park / public space

Haunted History Ghost Walks

21 S Grove St.
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Tours

Specializing in the preservation and historical accuracy of supernatural folklore while being entertaining and educational. …

Hemstreet Farm llamas

251 Hemstreet Rd
East Aurora NY 14052

WNY

farm

Historic Hemstreet Farm was built in 1825 on the Seneca Nation’s Buffalo Creek Reservation. Chief Big Kettle’s former camp and the dormant …

Kenneglenn landscape and nature reserve

11663 Old Strykersville Rd
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Attraction, park / public space

Are you planning a visit to Kenneglenn? The nature reserve is open to visitors from morning to evening for hikers, snowshoe hikers and nature lovers of all ages. The long single lane …

Knox Farm State Park

437 Buffalo Rd. (Seneca Street)
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Attraction, park / public space

Knox Farm State Park is the former estate of the renowned Knox family from Buffalo. It is located next to the historic village of East Aurora, birthplace …

Major’s Park

441 Olean Rd.
East Aurora NY 14052

WNY

Park / public space

This park has a 1/2 mile elevated Trex Boardwalk with access on two levels at two ends. Grinding through meadows and marshland with a wide …

Meibohm Fine Arts

478 Main St.
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Art gallery

Meibohm Fine Arts offers a unique selection of works of art for the collector or interior designer. We specialize in antique and vintage prints, our inventory …

Millard Fillmore Museum

24 Shearer Avenue
East Aurora NY 14052

WNY

museum

Millard Fillmore, who served as the 13th President of the United States from 1850 to 1853, began his legal and political career in East Aurora, New York. Billion …

MUSEjar

17 Elm Street
East aurora south towns 14052

WNY

Art supplies, classes

MUSEjar is a product of pure inspiration and the brainchild of local artist Vanessa Frost. As an art store and a haven for creativity, MUSEjar aims to …

Roycroft Campus

31 S Grove St.
East Aurora NY 14052

WNY

attraction

Roycroft was founded in 1897 by Elbert Hubbard and began as a printing company modeled on William Morris’ Kelmscott Press in England. It would later …

Sinking Ponds Wildlife Sanctuary

400 Pine St.
East Aurora NY 14052

WNY

sanctuary

We are a group of like-minded people who enjoy observing and interacting with nature and our natural world and appreciate the importance of …

The blueberry tree house farm

1897 Davis Rd
West Falls NY 14170

WNY

farm

We are the Blueberry Treehouse Farm, an organic blueberry farm with U-Pick and Pre-Pick! We are also a fantastic venue for photo sessions, weddings and …

The music room

367 Main St.
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

Music venue / club

The Music Room – Music and recording studio for all ages. …

The Rusty Button Shop

650 Main St.
East Aurora NY 14052

WNY

Art gallery, jewelry, gifts

The Rusty Button Shop is a craft gallery. When the pandemic closed our art festivals, I saw an opportunity to help myself as an artist too …

Vidlers 5 & 10

676 main street
East Aurora New York 14052

WNY

attraction

The largest ‘5 & 10’ variety store in the world! With over 75,000 items in 4 buildings on 2 levels, this is a shopping experience you won’t …

West Falls Center for the Arts

1863 Davis Rd
West Falls New York 14170

WNY

Music venue / club

Our mission is to create a venue that encourages collaboration and growth between amateur and professional artists. We strive for, …

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Mister’s bar and alleys

206 Main St.
East Aurora New York 14052 • $$

Buffalo food

WNY

Bowling, sports

Mister’s Bar and Lanes is a family-friendly sports bar in East Aurora, NY that features a large eight-lane alleyway and a …

Thanks to SOB intern Alexis for researching this guide!

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