First Niagara Center

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From the North: 
Take I-190 South. Get off at Exit 5, and turn left. Turn onto Perry St. or Niagara St., and the venue will be straight ahead. You'll find parking just past Michigan. 


Get off at Exit 6 (Elm St). As you exit I-190, bear left to the ramp. Make a right on Seneca St. Follow Michigan St. across the bridge, and First Niagara Center is on your right. 

From the South, East, and West on I-90: 
Take I-90 to Exit 53 (I-190 North). Off I-190, take Exit 5 (Hamburg St.). Turn right at Perry St. First Niagara Center is straight ahead. 



Parking is available in the First Niagara Center lot, and also on the surrounding streets. 



First Niagara Center is next to two major bus routes. It's also on the NFTA's Metro Rail Rapid Transit system. 


First Niagara Center

Buffalo, New York is home to the First Niagara Center, where hockey action reigns supreme. The NHL's Buffalo Sabres play home hockey matchups at the First Niagara Center, bringing the action on ice at the venue. Buffalo Sabres tickets are hot items up for grabs at the First Niagara Center, and fans cheer on the Sabres from the stands during hockey season, heading to the First Niagara Center in droves.

First Niagara Center Seating Chart

The First Niagara Center has been Buffalo's go-to place for hockey action since 1996, when the venue first opened as the Crossroads Arena. Over the years, it has changed names to include  the Marine Midland Arena and HSBC Arena, switching monikers to its current First Niagara Center in 2011. The NHL's Buffalo Sabres have played home matchups at the venue since its opening, and fans can check out the Buffalo Sabres schedule to see when the team will be in action next at the arena!

First Niagara Center Seat Map

While the First Niagara Center is best known for housing the Buffalo Sabres of the NHL, the arena has also been home to several other teams in recent years, including the NLL's Buffalo Bandits, AFL's Buffalo Destroyers and NPSL's Buffalo Blizzard. First Niagara Center tickets are big sellers no matter the event, collecting all kinds of Buffalo sports fans for events around the year.

First Niagara Center Map

Buffalo's First Niagara Center seats 18,690 hockey fans at capacity, and the venue also seats 18,500 for concerts, which occasionally head to the massive venue. Concert tickets and more are on sale now at StubHub, so find tickets to upcoming events at the First Niagara Center and head to Buffalo for all the fun!