The twin cities of North Tonawanda and the City of Tonawanda share several summer events leading up the 35th anniversary of Canal Fest on July 16-23.
But you don't have to wait until July. Events begin this weekend.
- June 3 and 4 - Weekend on the Niagara Craft Show, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Niagara Street at City of Tonawanda Bandshell
- June 4 - Taste of the Tonawandas, noon to 7 p.m. in the Tonawandas Gateway Harbor, Sweeney and Webster streets, North Tonawanda.
- June 9 - Eldridge Bicycle Club will partner with Slow Roll Buffalo for a Pedal Party, 7 to 11 p.m., riders assemble at 6 p.m. at the Eldridge Bicycle Club, 17 Broad St., City of Tonawanda. After the ride there will be food trucks, beverages and a free concert.
- June 14 will begin Wednesday Concerts on the Canal, with a 6 p.m. opening band each night and 8 p.m. headliner in Gateway Harbor Park, North Tonawanda.