Our excursions are highly interactive historical tours that are much more than names and dates. They are designed to be experiential as well as informational. Although we are very passionate about our areas past, present and future, our adventures are light hearted and entertaining.
WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT:
Tours last 4-5 hours
Price includes round trip bus transport, dinner, docent led tour, entertainment, prizes and giveaways
A new found appreciation for our areas industrial past as well as it's immigrant roots
A lot of fun!
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CURRENT FORGOTTEN BUFFALO TOURS
A Polish Tavern Christmas Tour -
In Buffalo's Polonia (as with Poles all over the world), Christmas is the most anticipated day of the year. Specifically Christmas Eve when months of preparation culminate in a celebration of family, friends, faith and feast. But in the Polish culture Christmas is celbrated right through the celebration of Candlemas on Feb 2. So join us as we recreate a Christmas eve circa 1964 complete with a traditional Wigilia dinner, a visit to a beautiful historic church and Christmas caroling accompanied by our own Forgotten Buffalo Orchestra.
$55 per person
Saturday Feb. 17th 5:30pm
Gin Mill Love Tour -
Wanna get lucky? While amateur lovers ply their dates with roses and boxed chocolates truly adventurous admirers take their dates to the other side of the tracks to woo them. Forego the champagne and caviar and opt for a cold beer and some chips instead. Not only will we guarantee the most memorable Valentines date you ever had but you'll visit some of the coolest gin joints this side of Casablanca while we eat drink and laugh our way through local Buffalo history as Cupid shoots his arrow through your heart or pours you another boilermaker.
$55 per person
Luck Of The Irish Tour -
Once March rolls around its time to shake off the mantle of dirty snow and unfurl the kelly green, that without fail, heralds the end of the winter season in these parts. Join us as we dive deep into our cities Irish past while celebrating the present and future of this proud nationality which has played such an important role in our areas history. Aye this is truly THE way to celebrate the feast of St. Paddy!!
$55 per person
Pride Of Polonia Tour -
With the pussy willow pollen still in the air, there is no better way to explore Buffalo's rich Polish history than a Forgotten Buffalo Tour right after Dyngus Day. Visit some of Buffalos best family owned taverns and social clubs as we learn about our Polish past and how to dance the polka. This is our flagship tour and you will LOVE IT!!!
$55 per person
TO INQUIRE OR MAKE A RESERVATION,E-MAIL FORGOTTENBUFFALO@AOL.COM
WITH TOUR DATE AND NUMBER OF PEOPLE IN YOUR PARTY.
WE WILL SEND YOU BACK A RESERVATION CONFIRMATION.
OR CALL 716-833-5211
Tour price includes bus transport, dinner, docent led tour, entertainment, prizes and giveaways. Average tour duration is 4 ½ hours.
About Forgotten Buffalo: The region's authority on unique landmarks, classic taverns, old world neighborhoods & "Nickel City" oddities presents Buffalo's original "Off the Beaten Track" tours. Guides are television personality Eddy Dobosiewicz and trained Buffalo architecture and history docent Marty Biniasz. Each custom designed tour will give you a sense why Buffalo-Niagara is one of the most unique urban communities in the world. For more information, visit www.ForgottenBuffalo.com.
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Do not send payment without making a reservation and receiving a confirmation. Due to limited space, tours are subject to sell out without advance notice.
Confirmed reservations are recommended.
E-mail ForgottenBuffalo@aol.com or call 716-833-5211 for reservation details and availability. Current tours cost $55 per person. Do not send payment without making a confirmed reservation.
Price includes meal, bus transportation, docent led guided tour, prizes and giveaways. Must be 21 years of age to participate.
E-mail or phone reservations will be held for 48 hours only. Cancellations or changes less than 7 business days prior to tour will be subject to a non refundable deposit of $30. No shows or cancellations less than 48 hours prior to tour will forfeit any refund or credit. Payment in full must be received no later than 4 business days prior to the requested tour date and can be made with check or money order.
Returned checks will be subject to a $50 fee.
Please make all checks payable to Airborne Productions and send to:
Forgotten Buffalo PO Box 828 Buffalo, NY 14215-0828
NOTE: Please download, complete and include with your payment our tour order form found below.
Unless noted, all Forgotten Buffalo Tours depart and arrive at the Polish Cadets Club(927 Grant St) located near the corner of Grant and Amherst Streets in Buffalo's Black Rock neighborhood. Free parking is available in their lot. Easily accessible off the 198 Expressway, near Buffalo's busy Elmwood Village and quick walk from Buffalo State College.
PRIVATE & CORPORATE TOURS
Private tours require a minimum of 40 people, although we can accommodate 44. (larger groups subject to additional charge) A non refundable $500.00 deposit will secure the date (subject to availability). Balance and final headcount due 5 business days prior to event. For date availability and details, call 716-833-5211.
Departure/Arrival Board at Buffalo Central Terminal 1929