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Upcoming Events

July 27th, 2024
11 am - 2 pm @ Larkin Square

Come out to Larkin Sqaure for a TEDDY BEAR PICNIC!

Dead Alliance Buffalo will be laying down the jams to let the kids groove with their fams!

We have some awesome vendors coming out for this FREE event that you won't want to miss.

Don't forget to bring headphones for your kiddos if you plan to be close to the stage.

Can't wait to see you all there!

Past Events

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March 10th, 2024
11 am - 1 pm @ Buffalo Iron Works

May I introduce to you, a family friendly event!

Our chosen charity for this event is Backline Care. They are a non-profit "that connects music industry professionals and their families with mental health and wellness resources".

$10 per adult, kids FREE. The kitchen will be open for this event! Come enjoy Sgt. Pepperoni pizza logs and many more.

Reserve your spot and pay in advanced to receive a free poster for the event!

Can't wait to see you there!

December 10th, 2023
11 am - 2 pm @ Babeville

Save the date! We have something exciting in store for this year's winter event. 

Call for vendors! Fill out this application to sell your wares at this fun family-friendly event.  

Call for sponsors! Sponsor this one-of-a-kind event by filling out this simple form. Our event sponsors keep these events affordable. THANK YOU! 

October 21st, 20231
10:30 am 
@ Buffalo Iron Works

Come see Sam Grisman Project perform Not Just for Kids Only, at Buffalo Iron Works. A fundraiser event for Hospice of Buffalo!

$15 minimum donation per family, pay online or at the door, cash or credit.


*RSVP online to receive a free poster*

(one poster per family; while supplies last)

Doors open at 10:30am, Show 11am to 1pm.

August 26th, 2023

Show 5:30pm @ Buffalo Iron Works

The Lizards, Phish Tribute band are opening up their soundcheck for all our groovy families!


Come out and show your support for musician James Casey, who is currently receiving treatment for advanced stage colon cancer. Any donation is accepted to gain admission to this family-centered event.

James Casey is a multi-instrumentalist, singer, producer and composer who has toured the world with his saxophone, playing and recording with artists such as Phish, The Roots, Dave Matthews Band, Wu-Tang, John Legend and many more. Casey is known for his recent work with Trey Anastasio Band.


July 15th, 2023

1-6 pm @ Cobblestone Live

Experience the ultimate family fun at the Junior Jerry Jam Experience Stage at Cobblestone Live on July 15th.

Join us for an incredible lineup of family-oriented programming that will ignite the imaginations of both the young and the young at heart. From interactive performances to engaging activities, there's sometime for everyone in the family to enjoy. Get ready for unforgettable moments of laughter, creativity and togetherness. 

Children 10 and younger enter Cobblestone Live for FREE when accompanied by a ticket-holding adult. Bring your kids and stop by the Experience Stage for family-friendly fun! 

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March 12th, 2023

Doors 5:30 pm; Show 6:00

Join us for a Dogs to the Rescue fundraising event for the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter on March 12, 2023 at Buffalo Iron Works

Doors open at 5:30, show at 6 pm. $15 min. donation per family. RESERVE YOUR SPOT HERE. Pay online or at the door.

BRING A GIFT FOR THE DOGS! Check out the City of Buffalo Animal Shelter Wishlist's below!

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THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS! Sponsors keep this event affordable and fun for kids and dogs alike. Check out this years sponsors: Full Moon Construction and Treasures Around Us.


December 18th, 2022

11 am-2 pm

Join us for a Winter Concert and Shakedown Market! We will be raising funds for the awesome Buffalo String Works. Come join the fun and “dancing in the street”! Can’t wait to see you there!

CALL FOR VENDORS! Share your wares at this family-friendly event in a Shakedown Street-style mini market.

SPONSOR OUR EVENT! Make it rain for Buffalo String Works and support our mission to provide safe and inspiring spaces for young people to experience live music. 


Oct. 29th, 2022


Want to attend?

Entry passes will be first come, first served. Attendees with pass must be from the same household. A majority of the entry passes will go to families able to donate $100 or more. The remaining entry passes will go to families able to donate below $100.

Proceeds to benefit the American Cancer Society.

The entry request link will go live on October 25 at 4:00 pm EST. Those awarded entry will have 60 minutes to make their donation using the provided link or their entry will be released to the next family, so watch your inbox! 

Follow us on instagram to get the link live at 4pm!


July 16th, 2022

1-6 pm

Join us for an interactive Kids' Village at Cobblestone Live! The Kids' Village will feature interactive performances and workshops with professional musicians. We are bringing sensory activities, instruments, face painting and more! Bring your kids to the fest and stop by the Kids' Village for a fun family-friendly addition to a great summer music festival. 

Kids under 10 are FREE when they enter the festival with a ticket-holding adult! 


February 19th, 2022

5:30 pm

Join us for Dogs to the Rescue! An event featuring Dogs in a Pile raising funds for the Buffalo Animal Shelter. This event is on February 19, 2022. Doors at 5:30 pm. Family-friendly, as always! 

Entry costs $11 per family. All Junior Jerry Jam events are family-friendly. Bring the kids for an afternoon of dancing and fun.

Proceeds from entry fees will go to our  furry friends at City of Buffalo Animal Shelter. Bring anything from their wishlist and we will make sure it gets to the dogs! 


December 11th, 2021

11 am - 2 pm

Junior Jerry Jam is excited to announce our very first event at Buffalo Iron Works on December 11, 2021. This event will feature live music of the Grateful Dead, performed by Buffalo's best musicians.

Entry costs $11 per family. All Junior Jerry Jam events are family-friendly. Bring the kids for an afternoon of dancing and fun.

Proceeds from entry fees will go to our friends at Buffalo String Works

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