BUFFALO, N.Y. - It's the beginning of December and the holiday season, that means the unofficial start to the holiday festival season.

Totally Buffalo's 2nd Annual '716MAS' Festival is happening Saturday, December 1 and Sunday, December 2 at Buffalo Riverworks.

The festival will celebrate Buffalo with a special festive touch, including live music from local school and church groups, shopping from nearly 100 local vendors and appearance from Santa and other surprises.

Last year's festival drew nearly 7,000 people over the 2-day event.

Admission is $5 at the door and includes two 10% off coupons for items from participating festival vendor. Kids 5 and under are free. The festival runs from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. both Saturday and Sunday.