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Volunteer ambassadors sought for Buffalo Irish Fest

Volunteer ambassadors are being sought for the 33rd annual Buffalo Irish Festival set for Aug. 22 to 24 at Canalside on the city’s waterfront.

Ambassadors would serve as guides for visitors attending the festival, providing entertainment schedules and directions, and answering questions for festival-goers. A variety of shift options are available.

Volunteers are needed beginning at 4 pm Aug. 22 to assist with the kick-off event, the Parade of Ireland’s 32 County flags. Shifts are also available from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Aug. 23 and from 11 a.m. to 7 pm. Aug. 24.

Volunteers must be at least 18 years old. To volunteer, call 866-8002, or email Susan Kirkpatrick at For additional information about the Buffalo Irish Festival, visit online at