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KeyBank Center Events

1 Seymour H Knox III Plaza, Buffalo, NY 14203 US

Keybank Center

Capacity: 19,220

Home Teams: Buffalo Sabres (NHL)

Keybank Center Events

Keybank Center has been home to the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL since it opened in 1996. While the venue has seen more than its fair share of the Sabres losing and missing out on the postseason in the years since, Keybank Center also witnessed some of the Sabres’ greatest moments of recent times when the team made a run through the Stanley Cup Playoffs all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1999. This was only the franchise’s second ever trip to the Finals (on their first attempt, way back in 1975, the Sabres were defeated by a Philadelphia Flyers team known as the “Broad Street Bullies”). Unfortunately, the Sabres of 1999 came up just short again in 1999, losing in Game Six against a talented Dallas Stars team at Keybank Center in triple overtime, the longest-ever Cup-winning game in history (to be fair, some people were probably just glad to go home at that point after six hours at the hockey rink!). Buffalo hockey fans are a resolute bunch, however, bouncing back from such defeats to come back year after year, hoping that each might be the Sabres’ time at last. At least showing up to Keybank Center hungry is no problem, with everything from pizza to nachos to Tim Horton’s donuts on the menu, along with plenty of nice cold beer. The venue also has numerous shops and kiosks where you can purchase Buffalo Sabres or event merchandise.

Does Keybank Center host concerts and other events?

As well as all regular season and playoffs Buffalo Sabres hockey games, Keybank Center also hosts comedy shows, NCAA basketball games, UFC//MMA bouts, and concerts featuring such renowned performers as Drake, Jeff Dunham (comedy), Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Shania Twain, Journey, Rage Against the Machine, and many more. Here is a list of the biggest performances coming up in 2024 at Keybank Center:

How can I find the cheapest tickets to games and events at Keybank Center?

With so many exciting events coming up at Keybank Center this year, you’ll want to be the first to know how to get the cheapest tickets to NHL hockey games, concerts, comedy shows, and other events at the venue. While Buffalo Sabres home games are without a doubt the biggest ticket draw (with big games often sold out), concerts and comedy shows also tend to sell out quickly. To get your hands on the cheapest tickets to Buffalo Sabres home games, concerts, comedy shows, or other major events at Keybank Center, search the TicketX listings on this page. You can purchase tickets with the lowest commission fees from TicketX with a single click!

Keybank Center Seating Chart

Keybank Center provides its visitors with many different seating options. Premium seating areas include private hospitality suites and 200 Level Club seats that provide superb views of on-ice action with luxurious facilities and services. The rest of the arena has a range of general admission seating that caters to all different preferences and budgets. Whether right behind the glass or up in the nosebleeds, there isn’t a bad seat in the house. Search for available tickets to your game or event at Keybank Center on TicketX. Our handy seating chart is the best way to compare different seating options

Getting to Keybank Center (Transportation and Parking)

Visitors can access Keybank Center via public transportation or driving their own vehicle

Getting to Keybank Center via public transportation

Keybank Center is accessible using local light rail and buses. Keybank Center's official website contains more details about local public transportation. Another good option is a taxi or rideshare to the venue. 

Getting to Keybank Center by car

You can drive your own vehicle to Keybank Center, but be aware that traffic tends to build up in the streets leading to the stadium before and after games and events. Budget plenty of time to arrive at the venue early. Keybank Center's official website has maps and detailed driving directions. 

Does Keybank Center have on-site parking?

Yes, Keybank Center has on-site parking as well as dedicated event parking in several nearby lots. It is highly recommended to book a prepaid spot in advance of your game or event. Visit Keybank Center's official website for detailed parking information and maps. 

How much does Keybank Center parking cost?

Parking for games and events at Keybank Center generally ranges between $5-25 depending on the popularity of the event. Visit Keybank Center's official website and use the link provided to search for cheaper parking rates on prepaid parking.