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Darien Lake Performing Arts Center

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Decent Venue

We have been to concerts here and it is what you would expect to get at an outdoor venue. Good... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
John S
Canandaigua, New York
Breaking Benjamin concert

The venue is very decent, been there many times. The concession staff are quick and friendly most... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2018
St. Catharines, Canada
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good23%
  • Average28%
  • Poor18%
  • Terrible18%
7 Aug 2018
“Decent Venue”
26 Jun 2018
“Not horrible ”
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9993 Alleghany Road, Six Flags Darien Lake, Darien Center, NY 14040
+1 585-599-4641
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Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

The venue is very decent, been there many times. The concession staff are quick and friendly most of the time. Security does not clear the aisles or stop people from smoking in the covered section, but that's only an issue if you are trying to...More

Thank PM_Jan
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

WOW! Great performance by all, the opener from Atlanta was great also! We had a VIP box for the show and would do it again. A bit pricey, but worth it. We got service from wait staff, she was very helpful and friendly. The seats...More

Thank Stephanie C
Reviewed 8 August 2018

My wife and I went to see Chicago, my absolute favorite group. They played a joint concert with REO Speedwagon. I have seen Chicago perform on several occasions in the past. Prior to the concert we purchased wine and a craft beer, a cheeseburger and...More

1  Thank Lawrence J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We have been to concerts here and it is what you would expect to get at an outdoor venue. Good sound, lights and everything else it takes to put on a concert. The parking isn't the best, not that its good at any venue, but...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

My wife and I attended the Shinedown Godsmack concert on the 24th of this month..We purchased lawn seats and were very pleased with our view. Was a great show, sounded amazing, free parking, and easy to find. The only negative and this is a negative...More

2  Thank Ted and Marlena K
Reviewed 28 July 2018

Went with hubby and daughter to see a concert. The sound was fabulous. Staff were professional and friendly. Unfortunately, that is where the compliments end. The seats are not set up for anybody over 5'6 at all. Knees were squished against and hitting the poles...More

Thank Katalin69Canada
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to see Lady A, Gavin DeGraw and Russell Dickerson in concert at Darien Lakes. The staff is great, and seem to enjoy their job. They came to our seats before the show and we were able to order drinks/food they...More

Thank mswink1979
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Attended the Dead and Company concert in June. Nice venue, staff is great! Parking.....well I would recommend leaving a little early. Can be tricky getting out of the parking lot

Thank Fluffhead711
Reviewed 14 July 2018

All i can say is I will never go to another venue at DL performing arts center. The handicap parking is a joke its far from the entrance and you can not find a golf cart in sight to help you get to the gate...More

1  Thank MarkC8362
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

I've attempted many concerts in my 46 years of life and this is by far the absolute worst venue I've ever attended. I expect overpriced concessions, but the seating was terrible and trying to exit is absolute hell. Don't be in a hurry to leave....More

Thank Sandy W
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27 September 2018|
Response from John S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but not allowed to use it in the reserved seating area.
18 September 2018|
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Response from UncieDw | Reviewed this property |
If you purchase the VIP lawn seat you are in a reserved area with a free lawn chair rental, a beer cart as well as access to the reserved seat washrooms and beer/alchohol stands. You also get to enter through a special gate... More