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5th Annual Larkinville Ice Festival

By Leslie Zemsky  
January 03, 2019

Bundle up and head to Larkinville on Saturday, January 26th! Ice Fest is back with special programming at businesses along Seneca Street including Larkin SquareThe Filling StationHydraulic HearthSwan Street DinerBuffalo Distilling Co.Flying Bison Brewing CompanyLarkin Center of CommerceEckl’s at Larkin and Kornerstone Cafe Larkin.

 

FULL SCHEDULE:

– LARKIN SQUARE: Snowga at 11am & noon, The Filling Station open from 12pm – 3pm, The Bird’s Nest Circus Arts demos, face painting, FREE hot chocolate toppings bar, ALPACAS, ice sculpture, games and a vendor market (vendor lineup coming soon!)
– HYDRAULIC HEARTH: Bavarian Winterfest at Hydraulic Hearth — complete with German food & music.
– SWAN STREET DINER: Open 7am – 3pm with special Ice Fest Deals. 
– FLYING BISON / BUFFALO DISTILLING: 6th Annual Buffalo Groundhog Day! Pro tip: purchase your tickets NOW, drink tickets included, plus five bands throughout the day at both venues.
– LARKIN CENTER OF COMMERCE: Take a horse drawn carriage ride down Seneca St.! Or stop by Eckl’s at Larkin for a beef on weck.

 

Holiday Vendor Market Thursday, December 6, 10am – 2pm

By Samantha Epps  
November 19, 2018

Stop by the Larkin at Exchange Building (726 Exchange Street) on Thursday, December 6 from 10am – 2pm to shop our Holiday Vendor Market. Get ready for the Holidays with some amazing vendors (complete list below)!

If you are coming to the market from outside Larkinville, you are welcome to park in the Visitors Lot on Exchange Street or in the Lot next to the Hydraulic Hearth.  Make a day of it and stop by the Filling Station or Swan Street Diner for lunch before or after shopping! 

Vendors Include:

1801 handcrafted
Adams Apples
BkindCity
Blue Table Chocolates
Buffalo Made Co
Bunny Leighton Jewelry
Burning Asphalt
Butter Block
Caroline Fulkerson
Dragonfly Jams and Jellies
Grape Country Soaps
Honey Girl Ornaments
House of Olives
Janie’s Emporium
JF Vintage
Just Sew Embroidery
Joyful Energy
Kitch Studios
Larkinville Merchandise
Linwood Candle
Loti Henna Studio
Park Edge Sweet Shoppe
Pet Connection
Predmore Creations
Shane Stephenson
Stuff Guys Like
Sunrae Love Jewelry
This and That Co

Holiday Live at Larkin 2018

By Leslie Zemsky  
October 30, 2018

Larkin Square along with KeyBank & Independent Health present the 7th annual Holiday Live at Larkin on November 30th from 5 – 8pm. Kick off the holiday season with this free event featuring live music by Vin Derosa’s VITAMIND Crew with DJ Spike, tree lighting in the square, curated holiday vendor market in the Filling Station, specialty hot beverages, Alpacas from Thistle Creek Alpacas, food trucks, and more!

The Larkin Square team has a special deal for guests: receive a free hot chocolate for every canned or nonperishable food item brought to Holiday Live! All food will be donated to the Food Bank of WNY during this holiday season.

 

 

 

 

Truck or Treat – October 26, 2018

By Leslie Zemsky  
October 04, 2018

Larkin Square’s annual Halloween bash is back! Presented by KeyBank and sponsored by Independent Health, Truck or Treat kicks off the spookiest weekend in WNY with dozens of food trucks, trick or treating for kids, plus live music by Mom Said No.! The event is free and runs from 4:30pm – 8pm. Free parking is available in the lots along Exchange St. and in the gravel lot on Hydraulic St. Costumes are encouraged, hungry appetites are a must. Beer and drink specials soon to be announced!

The Food Truck Pumpkin Carving Contest is Back!

Participating food trucks will be tasked with carving the perfect pumpkin that YOU get to judge. The winning pumpkin will get bragging rights and a special prize.

The First Larkinville Block Party is September 29

By Leslie Zemsky  
September 17, 2018

Summer isn’t the only time to hang in Larkinville for food trucks, concerts and beer gardens. We’re kicking off fall by closing Seneca Street for a neighborhood-wide celebration! From noon – 5pm, guests may enjoy an artisan market along Seneca Street with local artists, makers, a live mural painting, vintage cars, music and more. The Hydraulic Hearth, The Filling Station, Swan Street Diner, Flying Bison, Buffalo Distilling, Kornerstone Cafe and Eckl’s will be open for service and live music! See below for the music and event lineup:

  • Hydraulic Hearth: Welcoming Wayno’s BBQ (serving from noon – sell out), live music by Tony Rhodes Trio from 3:30 – 5:30pm
  • The Filling Station: Open from noon – 5pm in Larkin Square
  • Larkin Square: Outdoor bar open, live music by John and Mary and the Valkyries from 1:30 – 3:30pm, corn hole, hula hoops and children’s activites
  • Kornerstone Cafe: Live music from noon – 3pm by Ron LoCurto & Ang Ziegler
  • Eckl’s: Live music by Tim Hogan from 2pm – 4pm
  • Flying Bison: Taproom open with live music by Kickstart Rumble from 3-6pm
  • Buffalo Distilling: Bar open beginning at noon, barrel races at 3pm (on the Seneca Street Lawn), live music from 6pm – 10pm by Randle & The Late Night Scandals
  • Lawn Games: Croquet, corn-hole, barrel races and more – stop by the lawn on Seneca Street for some old fashioned games!

 

PARKING & ADMISSION – Admission to the Block Party is free , including events in Larkin Square courtesy of KeyBank and Independent Health. Parking is located in the lots along Exchange Street, the gravel lot on Hydraulic St. and $5 preferred parking in the ramp adjacent to Larkin Square.

This event is rain or shine! Please visit the Facebook event for timely updates on performances.

VENDOR MARKET – Here are the list of vendors attending this event:
– Bkindcity
– Pretty and Grit
– Wildcrafters
– Buffalo Barrel + Brine
– Duke’s Donuts
– Zandra
– Kitch
– Park Edge Sweet Shoppe
– West Gate Co.
– Rusterior
– Mazurek’s Bakery
– Kat’s Closet
– Joyful Energy Jewelry
– Linwood Candle Co.
– The Flower Stand
– Peg’s Hardware
– Buffalo Made Co.
– 1801 handcrafted
– Alpine Made
– SunRae Jewelry
– Shauna Louise Graphics
– Revolution Gallery
– Graetz Stained Glass
– Pet Connection Programs inc. – Marilla, NY
– Kettle Corn
– Pet Wants WNY
– Phoenix Rising Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork
– Stuff Guys Like
– NEW RUINS APPAREL
– West Side Stitchery
– Traveling Growler
– Wandering Threads
– LaCott Fine Art
– J. Savage Goods
– Buffalo Seamery
– Good Company
– Cipshopbflo
– Shop Peppermint
– winners from Ignite Buffalo
– Mapleview Alpacas
– Queen B Lettering
– Jeca Energy Bar Company
– Baby Blue Bird Jewelry
– Blue Table Chocolates
– Tom Burns Photography
– Casa Azul