Where is the festival?

The Festival Box Office Address is: 26 Mississippi St, Buffalo, NY

Cobblestone Live Music & Arts Festival will be held in the Historic Cobblestone District, which is located in between the KeyBank Center and the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino. Illinois Street, South Park Avenue, and Columbia Street will be closed to street traffic and the festival will take place on these grounds. There will be three outdoor stages on South Park Avenue, Illinois & Columbia Street, a forth stage inside Buffalo Iron Works, and a lounge inside Lockhouse Distillery. Food trucks, beer tents, and other vendors will be lining South Park, Illinois St & Columbia Ave.

What time do gates open and what time does music start and end?

Friday gates open at 6:00pm, music starts at 6pm inside Buffalo Iron Works and 6:30pm outdoors. Saturday gates open at 1:00pm, music starts at 2:00pm outdoors. Music on the outdoor stages will end at 11:00pm, with music continuing in Buffalo Iron Works and Lockhouse Distillery until 2:00am.

Do kids get in free?

Yes, kids 10 and under get in free accompanied by an adult with a ticket.

Where's parking?

There will be parking available at the KeyBank Center parking garage next to the KeyBank Center Arena and in the surface parking lot off Perry Street between Mississippi and Columbia Streets.

Will there be food available?

Yes, there will be a variety of food trucks available on South Park Avenue, Illinois Avenue, and Mister Sizzles will be operating inside of the Buffalo Iron Works kitchen throughout the festival.

Can I bring in food?

No, we do not allow outside food.

Can I buy alcohol at one of the inside stages and bring it outside?

Unfortunately, due to liquor laws, any beverage purchased at Buffalo Iron Works or Lockhouse Distillery & Bar must be consumed inside the venue. There will be beer tents outside located on South Park Avenue, Illinois Street, and Columbia Street, and all beverages purchased outside must be consumed outside.

Will there be activities for children?

Yes! The Kid’s Village takes place next to Buffalo Iron Works from 1:00pm-6:00pm on Saturday, July 16th.

Handicap accessible?


What if it rains?

This is a rain or shine event! We will provide weather updates and prepare all patrons, artists, and vendors in advance.

Can I access the festival via public transportation?

Yes! This is an urban festival conveniently located on two major bus routes and on the NFTA’s Metro Rail rapid transit system, which services the City of Buffalo. The Uber drop-off/pick-up location is at the corner of Perry and Mississippi Streets.

Ticketing issues and/or questions?

Once you purchase a festival ticket you will receive a confirmation email from our ticket partner, See Tickets (may appear as See Tickets US). Your Cobblestone Live ticket will be attached to that confirmation email.

Are backpacks allowed?

Small bags are allowed but will be checked at security each time you enter the gates. Any bag over the size of a purse or cinch bag will not be allowed.

Will there be ATM machines on-site?

Yes, there are ATM machines inside Buffalo Iron Works and Lockhouse Distillery & Bar.

Can we bring in chairs?

Due to limited festival grounds and being an urban festival, we do not allow chairs unless you have a disability.

If I leave the festival, will I be allowed to re-enter?

Yes! We’d love for you to stay the whole time, but we are understanding that you may need to attend to personal matters or take a break. If you leave for any reason, you will be allowed re- entry with a valid Cobblestone Live wristband.