Larkin Square Events

KeyBank Live at Larkin Returns June 6!

By Leslie Zemsky  
April 18, 2018

Larkin Square’s signature music series is back! KeyBank Live at Larkin will be 13 weeks of rocking live music beginning June 6. This season is an exciting mix of local talent plus nationally touring bands making their debut at Larkin Square.

There is an abundance of free parking during KeyBank Live at Larkin. Lots located on Exchange and Seneca Streets are free to park in, including the gravel event lot located at 111 Hydraulic Street. Ride sharing to and from Larkinville is also encouraged!

KeyBank Live at Larkin kicks off at 5:00pm every Wednesday (no concert on july 4), and features a range of different food trucks each week, specialty beverages, entertainment and law games. Enjoy the outdoors this summer and get to the best happy hour in town! Check out the full lineup below.

 

New Event: Larkin Moves

By Leslie Zemsky  
April 12, 2018

Larkin Square presents Larkin Moves – an urban wellness festival happening morning, noon and night on Wednesday, May 30! We’re thrilled to bring together movers & shakers in the local fitness community and offer a day of workouts and fun. Events and classes all day are FREE thanks to Larkin Square’s presenting sponsor KeyBank and sponsor Independent Health.

Ready for this packed schedule?! The day begins with November Project – a free workout starting at 6:10am in Larkin Square. Traditionally located at Delaware Park every Wednesday, November Project will be moving their workout to Larkinville for this special event. From 12:00pm – 1:00pm, you can enjoy a free yoga class with Kelly Tripp on the Larkin Square boardwalk (BYOM!). At 4:30pm, the wellness festival will kick into high gear! The square will feature a small vendor market, food trucks, beverages, a lululemon lounge and lawn games. The final free fitness class of the day begins at 5:30pm with Fitness in the Parks instructors from the YMCA, plus teachers from Revolution Buffalo and a sunset yoga session with Love in Motion Yoga. After class, relax and have fun in the square with the Gay 5K after party! One of the most popular Pride Week events, the Gay 5K presented by Evergreen Health & the Pride Center of WNY will be happening in Larkinville on May 30. The race is open to everyone and participants are encouraged to don their gay apparel, with rainbows, drag and more! Not participating in the race? No problem! Everyone is invited to the race after party in Larkin Square at 7:30pm.

Join us for one, two or all of the events happening during Larkin Moves!
Check out the timeline for the day:

6:00am – 6:50am: November Project in Larkin Square
12:00pm – 1:00pm: Free yoga class with Kelly Tripp on the Larkin Square Boardwalk (Bring your own mat!)
4:30pm: Vendor market opens in Larkin Square with food trucks, beverages, lawn games and more!
5:30pm: November Project BOUNCE kicking off the evening class
5:30pm: Free class featuring a Fitness in the Parks instructor from the YMCA, followed by Revolution Buffalo & sunset yoga with Love in Motion Yoga (Bring your own mat and water bottle!)
7:30pm: Gay 5K after party in Larkin Square – Enjoy music, dancing, drag queens and more. Everyone is invited!

PARKING:
Check out the lots along Seneca Street and Exchange Street for free parking! Click here for more info on parking & directions to Larkin Square.

 

Love in Larkinville Open House

By Leslie Zemsky  
February 27, 2018

Join us on Sunday, March 25 from 1pm to 4pm for The Love in Larkinville Bridal Open House at Hydraulic Hearth! Whether you envision a large wedding or an intimate gathering, Larkinville has a wide range of options for all wedding celebrations. From ceremonies and receptions to showers and happy hours, Larkinville businesses including Larkin Square and the Filling Station, Hydraulic Hearth, Swan Street Diner and Buffalo Distilling all offer unique atmospheres.

Enjoy complimentary refreshments, tour Larkin Square and Hydraulic Hearth, and meet some of our favorite wedding vendors including Fern Croft, Crown, Paula’s Donuts, Rust Belt Love and more. This event is free and open to the public.

6th Annual Holiday Live at Larkin on December 1

By Leslie Zemsky  
November 01, 2017

Kickoff the holiday season at Larkin Square! On December 1, Larkin Square is back with a special edition of KeyBank Live at Larkin celebrating the upcoming holidays. From 5pm – 8pm, guests will be able to enjoy food trucks, specialty drinks including mulled wine and hot cider, alpacas from Thistle Creek Alpaca Farm and shopping with a few vendors in the square. Robot Holiday will be rocking all night long with their unique spin on holiday music. New this year, Larkin Square will feature a tree lighting in the middle of the square!

Don’t miss this special  family-friendly event. Admission is free thanks to Larkin Square’s presenting sponsor KeyBank and sponsor Independent Health. Free parking is located in the event lot at 111 Hydraulic Street. Handicap parking is available in a dedicated lot at Seneca and Emslie Streets. There is additional parking in the lot behind Swan Street Diner at 700 Swan Street. This event will be outdoors, be sure to bundle up!

Larkin Square Truck or Treat Event is Back!

By Leslie Zemsky  
October 12, 2017

Kick off Halloween weekend with Larkin Square’s annual Truck or Treat on Friday, October 27 from 5pm – 8pm. Western New York’s favorite food trucks will fill the square with delicious eats and spooky treats! Guests can enjoy live music from Black Rock Zydeco, lawn games, craft beer, wine, pumpkin carving contests, and more.

Costume are encouraged! From frightful fashions to your favorite pop star, let’s see your best Halloween costumes yet. This family-friendly event is free thanks to our presenting sponsor KeyBank and sponsor Independent Health.

Free parking is located in the event lot at 111 Hydraulic Street. Handicap parking is available in a dedicated lot at Seneca and Emslie Sts. There is additional parking in the lot behind Swan Street Diner at 700 Swan Street.