7th Annual KeyBank Live at O’Larkin

By Leslie Zemsky  
February 18, 2019

St. Patrick’s Day weekend starts at Larkin Square! Join us from 5-8pm for live music by McCarthyizm, Crikwater, and Greater Buffalo Firefighters Pipes and Drums, plus Irish dancing with Clann Na Cara Irish Dance. Food trucks, craft beer, hot beverages and Irish fare from The Filling Station will be available. This event is free to attend thanks to KeyBank and Independent Health.

Free parking will be available in the ramp located behind Larkin Square, with entrances off Hydraulic Street and Van Rensselaer Street. Handicap parking is available in the lot off Emslie Street, across from Larkin Square.


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.



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, and games. There will also be a vendor market on the heated boardwalk featuring the following local vendors:
– Buffalo Barrel + Brine
– Blue Table Chocolates
– Linwood Candle Co.
– Kitch
– Cipshopbflo
– Janies Emporium
– West Side Stitchery
– Dragonfly Jams & Jellies
– Blue Eyed Baker
– Loti Henna Studio
– SunRae Jewelry
– Buffalo Icon Apparel
– Fresh Floral and Gift Company
– Graetz Stained Glass

**Parking for Larkin Square: FREE parking will be located in the parking ramp behind Larkin Square with entrances on Van Rensselaer Street and Hydraulic Street. Lots along Exchange Street will also have free parking.**

HYDRAULIC HEARTHBavarian Winterfest at Hydraulic Hearth — complete with German food & music.
SWAN STREET DINER: Open 7am – 3pm with special Ice Fest Deals. 
FLYING BISON / BUFFALO DISTILLING6th 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
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.