The Darien Lake Amphitheater is a section of the larger Darien Lake Performing Arts Center, itself located within Six Flags Darien Lake. It was originally opened to replace the old Lakeside Amphitheater concert stage, acting as an update to go along with the revamped Arts Center. Considering it's located inside an amusement park, it's not hard to tell what kind of fun has performed there in the past. With acts ranging from KISS, Breaking Benjamin, Smashing Pumpkins, Joan Jett and more playing shows since the venue was opened in 1993, there's always something fun going on at the Darien Lake Amphitheater. Grab your Darien Lake Amphitheater tickets for all your favorite acts today over at StubHub.
How many people can fit inside the Darien Lake Amphitheater?
The Darien Lake Amphitheater has a maximum occupancy of 21,600 people. This is divided up between 6,410 underneath the pavilion and 15,190 lawn seats.
What other entertainment options do I have in the area?
The most obvious option for other things to do in the area would be Six Flags Darien Lake with its numerous rides and games. Six Flags itself is part of the Darien Lake Theme Park Resort which includes lodging. This makes it an all-encompassing place for a vacation. The park itself is also located right next to both the Cherry Hill Campground and the Darien Lakes State Park for anyone who's feeling a bit woodsy.
What food and drink options are available at the Darien Lake Amphitheater?
Considering the amphitheater is inside the Six Flags compound, any of the food you would be able to purchase in the theme park is available at or nearby the venue. This includes standard fare like hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, popcorn and ice cream. Drinks include soft drinks, bottled water and beer. Outside food and drink are prohibited, both for the Six Flags park and the amphitheater.
Where can you park near the Darien Lake Amphitheater?
Guests attending Darien Lake Amphitheater events can park in the same lot as Six Flags. There is a $20 cover for each vehicle, and overnight parking is prohibited. Additionally, there is more parking available to those staying at the nearby lodge for the resort, meaning there shouldn't be any shortage of parking for an event under normal circumstances.
Is the Darien Lake Amphitheater wheelchair-accessible?
The Darien Lake Amphitheater is a wheelchair-accessible venue, featuring several specially marked wheelchair seating areas under the pavilion. Wheelchair rentals are available near the Main Gate and General Store areas, as well. Additionally, the Six Flags parking lot has a small number of handicapped parking spaces at the front to make getting to the venue easier.
Are children allowed at the Darien Lake Amphitheater?
The Darien Lake Amphitheater is an all-ages concert venue just like the various theme parks and resorts surrounding it. Children of all ages are welcome to come to any event unless specified otherwise.Back to Top
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