You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy the Buffalo Irish Center! While are our main goal is to preserve Irish heritage & culture, we cherish the diversity of our community!  We welcome all nationalities and backgrounds to enjoy our Pub and food, rent our rooms, become a member, volunteer, etc.!


Irish Dance

We are proud to have award-winning Rince na Tiarna Irish Dance School based here at the BIC.  They compete  not only all over the country but overseas in Ireland as well!  If you are interested, there are classes available children 5 years old to adults.


Live Music

The Buffalo Irish Center has a thriving live music scene including a variety of musical acts and styles. While we feature Irish & Celtic music , you can also hear everything from standards, oldies, classic and current rock!


Event Room Rental

We offer incredibly affordable room rental and catering! We have 2 main rooms for rental including the Emerald Ballroom which has a capacity of 250 people and the Claddagh Room which has a capacity of 110 (combined total of 360!).


Buffalo Irish Times

The official newspaper of the WNY Irish Community. The GAAA publishes the BUFFALO IRISH TIMES (5 issues yearly) comprised of volunteer staff members dedicated to the Irish Community in the Buffalo area.


The Pub

Open daily to the public, all are welcome! Our Pub features a friendly staff, a variety of drink specials, a tasty food menu, and live music.  We welcome all nationalities and backgrounds! We are proud to be a part of the South Buffalo community, serving WNY since 1970!


Thank you for everything Mary Heneghan.

Cuir in iúl grá agus buíochas

Upcoming Events & Concerts

50th Anniversary Membership Special!

Only $50 Initial Membership with $30 yearly renewal!

Includes Complimentary Member party, GAAA Newsletter, Buffalo Irish Times Subscription, 20% Discount on BIC Gear and Pub Food Discounts! 

Click Here to Join & Pay With Credit Card!

or you can send a check payable to: GAAA

245 Abbott Road, Buffalo, NY 14220

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Who's ready for ☘️☘️? Here are three ways to get ready for March fun with the Buffalo Irish Festival! (or just share this post!)- Buy an Irish Festival Raffle Ticket ($50) and come to the party on Feb. 25 (pizza/wings/live music + basket raffles!)Venmo me $50 @Elizabeth-Burke-84- Donate to the basket raffle (items or baskets) Purchase Event Tickets for upcoming shows + funBuffalo Irish Center Guinness Toast Fri. Feb. 17 starting at 6PMDerek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones March 1Screaming Orphans at the Buffalo Irish Center March 12The Young Dubliners at Buffalo Irish Center March 23#buffalony #buffaloirishfestival #irish #stpatricksday #buffaloirish #irishcenter #RNT #rincenatiarna #lucky #stepoutbuffalo #wny #InTheBUF #guinness #greatguinnesstoast ... See MoreSee Less
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We're already looking forward to our Spring 2023 tour. Get your tickets and come see us in March! Ticket links and information on our website.March 10: My Father's Place, Glen Cove, NYMarch 11: Universal Preservation Hall, Saratoga Springs, NYMarch 12: Buffalo Irish Center, Buffalo, NYMarch 14: Irish American Club East Side, Euclid, OHMarch 15: Irish Heritage Center of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OHMarch 16: Crafthouse Stage & Grill, Pittsburgh, PAMarch 17: Havre de Grace Opera House, Havre de Grace, MDMarch 18: Mickey's Black Box, Lititz, PAMarch 19: Capitol Center for the Arts, Concord, Cleveland Irish Cultural Festival Ohio Celtic Festival Dayton Celtic Festival Irish 2000 Festival Buffalo Irish Festival Niagara Celtic Pittsburgh Irish Festival Maryland Irish Festival The Annapolis Irish Festival Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire Irish Business Organization of New York Long Island Irish Fest The Great Irish Fair of New York Penn-Mar Irish Festival New York Irish Arts ... See MoreSee Less
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St. Patrick’s Day at the BIC – AM Buffalo

From Buffalo to Belfast and Beyond 1

Céad Míle Fáilte!

“You are welcome, a thousand times,
wherever you come from, whosoever you be!”

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Did you know?

1. The BIC Event Rooms are available for breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and late-night.

2. The BIC is handicap accessible and WiFi is available at no charge!

3. The BIC Event Rooms for Rent are often available even when the Pub is not open!

4. Types of Events We Host – Wedding, Meetings, Showers , Birthday Parties, Banquets,  Luncheons, Anniversary Parties,  Memorial Receptions, Funeral Breakfast/Brunch, Stags, Jack & Jill, Dances, Benefits, Fundraisers, Golf Tournament Banquets, Concerts, and/or any event!

5. You don’t have to be a BIC member to rent the rooms, host an event, enjoy the pub, etc!

6. The BIC is a thriving, diverse community and is open all year round (not just St. Patrick’s Day Weekend)!

Thank you for supporting the BIC – 365!