Our Community Events

Throughout the year, Independent Health and the Independent Health Foundation offer a variety of events that provide fun, fitness and health education to the Western New York community.

Below are just a few of the events you and your family can enjoy – or you can visit our calendar of events for a full list of happenings, as well as times, dates, locations and links for more information.

Community Health Day

Independent Health presents this ongoing series of activities and presentations that focus on health and wellness at the Buffalo Museum of Science, offering fun for both kids and parents!

Take a look at our Community Health Day page for more information.

First Night Buffalo

Each year, thousands of Western New York residents ring in the New Year at Buffalos biggest drug- and alcohol-free celebration, presented by the Independent Health Foundation.

Visit the First Night Buffalo website for more details on the event.

Food Truck Tuesdays at Larkin Square

Independent Health is proud to partner with Larkin Square to sponsor many fun-filled events, including Food Truck Tuesdays! All trucks are offering items that are lower in fat, cholesterol and sodium, as part of the Independent Health Foundation’s Healthy Options program.

Find more details at the Healthy Options website.

Kids Run

This annual Independent Health Foundation event is held at Delaware Park and provides a family-fun day full of exciting, healthy activities for FREE!

Get more information about the event on our Kids Run page.

Slow Roll Buffalo

Sponsored by Independent Health, Slow Roll Buffalo is a group bicycle ride that meets every Monday night at different venues around the city. All ages, skill levels and bicycles are welcome!

Visit the Slow Roll website for locations.