BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Businesses on Chippewa Street in Downtown Buffalo will be coming together to host outdoor Buffalo Bills "block parties" this season.
The "block party" is a plan that was developed by Chippewa businesses in partnership with the City of Buffalo during the Bills playoff run last season. It allowed the bars and restaurants to host a socially distant outdoor viewing parties while COVID-19 restrictions were in place. The block parties will be for those 21 and older.
Chippewa will be closed from Delaware to Franklin and there will be:
- Two LED video walls with live game sound
- Live DJ during commercial breaks
- Live halftime show
As of now there are four "block parties" scheduled:
• September 19, gates open 11:30 a.m.
• October 10, gates open 4:00 p.m.
• November 14, gates open 11:30 a.m.
• December 26, gates open 11:30 a.m.
Standing room/general admission is $10 and a VIP table, which includes admission and a table that seats up to 10 people, is $250.
Attendees can also watch the game indoors at any of the participating businesses, including: Soho, Rec Room, Local Kitchen & Bar, Buffalo Tap House, 67 West, and Bottoms Up.