First Night Buffalo Directions



First Night Buffalo takes place at:

The Buffalo Convention Center

153 Franklin Street

Buffalo, NY 14202

(716) 855-5555


Free parking is available at nearby Buffalo Civic Auto Ramp: Fernbach Ramp. Free Parking courtesy of Buffalo Civic Auto Ramps, The Buffalo Board of Parking and Mayor Byron Brown. Ramps closest to the event are listed on the map.


Additionally, the NFTA has extended Metro Rail service to go past midnight on New Year's Eve. The last outbound train will leave downtown Buffalo at 2:00 a.m. Attendees using Metro Rail can park FREE at either of Metro's two Park & Ride locations, located at UB's South Campus on Main Street or at the LaSalle Station, on Main Street just North of Hertel Avenue. All Metro bus and rail schedules can be found online at

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