On #716Day, Western New Yorkers came out in full force to celebrate their love of the 716 area code.
(As if they needed an excuse.)
Actor Chad Michael Murray, who is from Clarence, kicked things off Sunday morning with a tweet celebrating his Buffalove:
— Chad Michael Murray (@ChadMMurray) July 16, 2017
Here's how some Western New Yorkers – and expats with Buffalove in their hearts – celebrated #716Day.
On a beautiful summer day with temperatures in the 80s, many people spent the day outdoors:
#716Day at @templeton_ny with Cody McCormick of the @buffalosabres & the owners of Bellini's Bistro. The Uptown Seven featuring Steve Balesteri will be taking the stage 4-8pm. Local foods, @flyingbisonbrewing beers, #giveaways until 7pm. #summerinthe716 #waterfront #downtownbuffalo #buffalove #beefonweck #sahlenshotdogs #charlaps #icecream #chickenwings #pizzalogs
Some people celebrated with classic Buffalo food:
— Amy Beth Wright (@AmyBethWright) July 16, 2017
— Emily Bauer (@embauer_) July 16, 2017
Others celebrated #716Day coinciding with the "Game of Thrones" season premiere:
— Stephanie (@AutumnStephanie) July 16, 2017
Other gastronomically brave souls celebrated #716Day and #NationalIceCreamDay simultaneously:
And one overachiever combined classic Buffalo food and scenery by eating a Paula's red velvet doughnut at the Shark Girl statue:
If that isn't #716Day in a nutshell, what is?