Located on Buffalo's waterfront, KeyBank Center is Western New York's premier sports and entertainment facility. Primarily known as the home of the National Hockey League's Buffalo Sabres, KeyBank Center is a state-of-the-art venue that was designed with all kinds of live entertainment in mind.Plan to see KeyBank Center and other attractions that appeal to you using our Buffalo online itinerary planner .
KeyBank Center hosts the best concerts, ice shows, sporting events, and family shows entertaining audiences of all ages. Since the grand opening on September 21, 1996, more than 11 million people have attended the wide variety of events held at KeyBank Center.
KeyBank Center is also home to the National Lacrosse League's Buffalo Bandits, and has hosted national profile events such as the 1999 NHL Stanley Cup Finals, the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship First and Second Rounds, the NCAA "Frozen Four" Division I Men's Ice Hockey Championship and much more. KeyBank Center also host the 2011 IIHF Under 20 World Junior Championship in December 2010.
(Formally known as HSBC Arena & First Niagara Center).
KeyBank Center Reviews
We are currently season ticket holders for both the sabres and the bandits. We love the games. Its easy to get there. We dont park close we like to park a little further away for easier access to the ... more »
Went to a Sabres game. Arena was clean good food just wish the Sabres had a better season!!! Waiting on next season. more »
I was seated up in section 318, row 11, right at the top of the arena. Our wonderful usher got us upgraded seats to section 101 at the Jonas Brothers concert. I was so happy that I nearly cried. Loved everything except for $5.50 price on a 20 oz bottle of Coca cola. $11 for 2 of them.
Have been here to see Coldplay and the Jonas Brothers. Was a great experience both times. Paid extra for a lot parking space. Also of note, the parking pass is good all day not just around concert time so you can park and then spend some time in the city before the concert. The negatives are that the parking pass is so expensive and not included with a ticket. Also that they wanted $12 for a generic beer. That's just ridiculous. I also hope they can continue to grab some top tier talent so Buffalo can have some more great events.
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