Are you a sports fan looking to enjoy a game in Western New York? Sahlen Field is a prime sports destination for baseball fans everywhere. Located right in Buffalo, NY the baseball stadium is the current home for the Toronto Blue Jays. The Major League Baseball team has been hosting their home games at Sahlen Field throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and will continue to do so in the future. The stadium is also home to Minor League Baseball team, AAA Buffalo Bisons.
Built in 1988, the ballpark is most well known for its identity as a retro stadium that hosts the AAA Buffalo Bisons and now the Toronto Blue Jays. Because of the Major League Baseball team playing at Sahlen Field, New Yorkers have an even greater reason to visit New York’s second-largest city. The stadium holds up to 16,600 people and has an upgraded LED scoreboard and improved lighting.
As with any ballpark, the amount of food options is vast, especially in a diverse and food-rich city like Buffalo. Under normal non-COVID circumstances, the Consumer’s Pub at the Park is available with a wide range of beer, pizza and wings to choose from. With local health safety guidelines, this is temporarily unavailable. However, you still have the options of the local favorite La Nova pizza, Sahlen’s hot dogs, Buffalocal brewery and Nick Charlap’s ice cream.
Looking for more to do in Buffalo after or before visiting Sahlen Field? The concert and sports venue, the KeyBank Center is only two blocks away. Other areas to visit are the Richardson Olmsted Campus, Buffalo Wing Trail and New York’s largest college, University at Buffalo.
Toronto Blue Jays Games
Now that Sahlen Field is the official home of the Toronto Blue Jays and Covid-19 restrictions are being lifted, many exciting home games are on the horizon. In the summer of 2021, several home games for the Major League Baseball team will be played. From June 15, 2021 onward, you can attend Toronto Blue Jay games whenever they occur with reduced capacity and social distancing. Check here for upcoming games.
“Great ballpark to enjoy an inexpensive ball game in downtown buffalo.”
—Alex S., Google