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, 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
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.

Kick off KeyBank Live at Larkin with Big Mean Sound Machine

By Leslie Zemsky  
May 25, 2018

KeyBank Live at Larkin is almost here and we can’t wait for this year’s lineup! With a fresh mix of local acts and national bands, you won’t want to miss a minute of this free concert series. First up – Big Mean Sound Machine. 

They’re name describes them best – they’re BIG and they’re ready to have some fun. Formed in Ithaca, NY, BMSM aims to get everyone dancing! The 8 piece afro-punk band will be making its debut at Larkin Square as part of their summer tour. Check out more here:

Catch BMSM performing with Miller and the Other Sinners on June 6 at 5pm at Larkin Square. KeyBank Live at Larkin runs every Wednesday from June 6 – September 5 and are family friendly. Free admission and parking thanks to Larkin Square’s presenting sponsor KeyBank and sponsor Independent Health. Check out the full line up below!