Sahlen Field is a baseball stadium located in Buffalo, NY. The stadium first opened in 1988 as the home of the Buffalo Bisons, a Triple-A Minor League baseball team. The stadium was originally named Pilot Field and has changed names a handful of times before landing on its current name in 2019. Sahlen Field is designed in a retro classic style. The seating capacity at the stadium is 16,600 people. The ballpark was originally built as a part of Buffalo's bid to get a Major League Baseball team. The city was a top-5 finalist in 1990 when the Miami Marlins and Colorado Rockies franchises were formed. The stadium also hosts music events like the annual Toyota Taste of Country each June and the National Buffalo Wing Festival every Labor Day Weekend. The best Sahlen Field tickets can be found at StubHub today.
What is the capacity at Sahlen Field?
The capacity at the stadium is 16,600 seats. It varies for concerts and other non-baseball events. If you want more information about the maximum capacity for a single Sahlen Field event, contact the box office.
Are children permitted at the ballpark?
Buffalo Bisons games are family-friendly, meaning children of all ages are permitted to attend. Kids under the age of three get in for free. Any child over that age will need a ticket. Concerts and other events may have age restrictions, so contact the venue ahead of time.
Where are the best seats?
The best Sahlen Field seating if you want to be as close as possible to the action is in Sections 100 through 122. These are all field level seats that stretch along the third base line, behind home plate and down the first base line. There are also seats in the upper deck for fans who like to watch the game from above.
When do the gates open on game day at Sahlen Field?
On game day, the gates for events open one hour before the start of the game. This is subject to change for special events and weather concerns. Contact the box office if you have questions about gate times.
Are there wheelchair-accessible seats at Sahlen Field?
Yes. There are wheelchair-accessible seats located around the ballpark for fans with special needs at the Main and Club levels. You can exchange your ticket for an accessible ticket on the day of the game or contact guest services in advance to do so. If needed, a wheelchair escort is available to escort patrons with special needs to their seats.Back to Top
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