Explore & More’s 5th Birthday Celebration

presented by Rich Products

June 26-30, 2024 | 10am-4pm each day

Join us as we celebrate Explore & More’s fifth birthday at Canalside in Downtown Buffalo!

All-Week Long:

  • Enjoy Birthday Activities in our Studio Spaces, including Birthday Crown and Cupcake Crafts
  • A Scavenger Hunt presented by Chef’s Restaurant where kids can win a prize upon completion
  • And all 5-year-olds will receive free admission!

Highlights of the Week:

  • Zoo Animals (Wednesday and Thursday)
  • Cows at Canalside (Friday)
  • Outdoor Book Festival (Saturday)
  • A Visit from Princesses (Saturday morning)
  • $5 admission on Sunday thanks to KeyBank
  • Meet & Greet Cartoon Australian Heelers (Sunday)

Full Schedule:

Wednesday, June 26

Open: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)

All-Day Activities:

  • Crown and Cupcake Crafts in the Celebration Room (3rd Floor)
  • Scavenger Hunt Presented by Chef’s

11am-1pm: Animal Friends from the Buffalo Zoo in the Tinkering Tank (3rd Floor)

Thursday, June 27

Open: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)

All-Day Activities:

  • Crown and Cupcake Crafts in the Celebration Room (3rd Floor)
  • Scavenger Hunt Presented by Chef’s

11am-1pm: Animal Friends from the Buffalo Zoo in the Tinkering Tank (3rd Floor)

Friday, June 28

Open: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)

All-Day Activities:

  • Crown and Cupcake Crafts in the Celebration Room (3rd Floor)
  • Scavenger Hunt Presented by Chef’s

11am-1pm: Cows at Canalside presented by Milk For Health

11am-1pm: Barb’s Book Buddies

11am-1pm: Sampling by Dragon Girl Tea in the Celebration Room (3rd Floor)

11am-1pm: Free Play Friday at Canalside: Super Soccer Stars (Click here for more details on this outdoor event)

12pm-1pm: Appearance by our world-famous STEMbot

12pm-2pm: Buffalo H.O.P.E. will facilitate a Coping Caterpillars craft in the Tinkering Tank

Saturday, June 29

Open: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)

All-Day Activities:

  • Cupcake Crafts in the Celebration Room (3rd Floor)
  • Birthday Crown Crafts in the Tinkering Tank (3rd Floor)
  • Scavenger Hunt Presented by Chef’s

10am-12pm: Princess Meet & Greet: A Visit from the Snow Sisters

Sunday, June 30

CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF EXPLORE & MORE

June 30 Only: $5 admission for all guests, courtesy of KeyBank

Open: 10am-4pm (Members Only at 9:30am)

All-Day Activities:

  • Cupcake Crafts in the Celebration Room (3rd Floor)
  • Birthday Crown Crafts in the Tinkering Tank (3rd Floor)
  • Scavenger Hunt Presented by Chef’s

10am-2pm: Canalside Children’s Book Festival (More details)

11am-1pm: Meet & Greet your favorite cartoon Australian Heelers!

12pm: Join us in singing “Happy Birthday!”

Proud Partners

Presenting Sponsor

Upcoming Hours - OPEN: 7/17-22 | CLOSED: 7/23, 7/30