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First Friday Gallery Walks are back, join us the First Friday of each month!
2022 Allen West Festival Vendor/Artist applications are available January 2022 for our June 2022 festival

Enjoying the Now and Building the Future of Allentown

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Dining and Nightlife

Allentown hotspots to eat, drink and be merry.
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Protecting the Allentown neighborhood's historic fabric
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Buffalo Main Street Initiative Grant

NYS grant money available for building renovations from the Buffalo Main Streets Initiative (BMSI) program, funded through the Buffalo Billion’s Better Buffalo Fund
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Art Galleries, museums and Landmarks.
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Movies, Museums, Music Venues, Sport Venues

Welcome to the Allentown Association

The only purpose of the Allentown Association is to serve its community. It does that through efforts to beautify the neighborhood; to encourage historic preservation and property maintenance; to promote appropriate business development, to fight crime, and to protect and enhance Allentown’s unique urban ambiance.

Enjoying Allentown Living

Allentown is a diverse urban neighborhood in the City of Buffalo. It has some of the finest examples of historic architecture and is home to artists’ galleries and many cultural institutions. Allen Street boasts unique retailers of all kinds and has vibrant dining and nightlife!  

Allentown News

Allentown Events


Allen West Festival 2022 Artist/Vendor Applications Will Be Available January 2022

Founded in 1998, the Allen West Festival is held on the second weekend in June each year. The 2022 Festival will be June 11 and 12 from 10:00AM to 6:00

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Allentown Fall Festival

The Allentown Fall Festival has been postponed until Fall 2021. Please check back and follow The Allentown Association on Facebook for future events. Thank you for your interest and support!

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First Friday Returns May 7!

First Friday Gallery Walk will return Friday May 7! Join local artists and businesses as we kick of Summer 2021 with our monthly Gallery Walk. First Friday returns to Allentown

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Make a Difference in the Allentown Community

Do you love Allentown as much as we do? There are many ways you can get involved and make a difference.
Become a Member
For over 50 years, membership has supported the the Allentown Association
Our volunteers are crucial to the success of the Allentown Association.
Make a Donation
Contributions are dedicated to further our mission to serve the community.
Joining the Allentown Association
By becoming a member, your tax-deductible donation enables the Allentown Association to continue to carry out our essential work of community service and preservation.
Joining a Committee
The Committees of the Allentown Association are the backbone of the organization. It is through them that the Association does the majority of its work to serve the neighborhood.
Your help in improving our community is welcome. Our Volunteer Opportunities include: Special event planning committees Litter Mob clean-ups and more!
Business Sponsorships
Web sponsorships and year round events offer an advertising opportunity for sponsors to increase their exposure within the community while supporting our mission.

Have Question ? Get in touch!

If You have any questions or would like to further inquire on how you can become a part of the Allentown Association, feel free to reach out.

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