The Buffalo Sabres golden season is upon us and we'd love for you to join us in celebrating 50 years of Sabres hockey. It's an opportunity to honor the rich tradition of Sabres hockey and show appreciation for the fans who've meant so much to us along the way. Expect plenty of exciting events all season long, including Fan Fest, a 5K race, commemorative content for each decade in team history, and much more!
The season's festivities will kick off with a Fan Fest in Alumni Plaza on Aug. 17. The day will start off with a 5K race followed by live music and activities for children and families, with food and drink available for purchase. Sabres players and alumni will be part of the event programming throughout the day.
Fan Fest will kick off with a 5k race at 9:00am on August 17. The route will navigate downtown Buffalo and end at KeyBank Center. Registered 5.0K runners will receive a race shirt and a pair of tickets to a 2019-20 preseason game. The team will also offer a Family Fun Mile option, and a postrace party and awards ceremony in Alumni Plaza will take place after the races in Alumni Plaza.
During the season, the team will highlight every era of Sabres hockey by taking a journey through the decades. Each decade will be celebrated with a special game night.
Stay tuned for more details!
Season Ticket Holder Perks
The Sabres will acknowledge all 2019-20 Season Ticket Holders with a name display inside KeyBank Center. This season, Season Ticket Holders will also receive: Commemorative souvenir ticket set, 50th season thank you gift as well as the opportunity to register their children for premium Sabres Kids Club memberships at no cost.
The Sabres will celebrate several special nights during the season.
Home opener - Saturday, October 5: Sabres captains from throughout the team's history will be invited to take part in a pregame ceremony and all fans in attendance will receive a special 50th season T-shirt.
Founders' Night - Monday, December 2: The night will commemorate the founding of the Sabres on the 50-year anniversary of the date on which Buffalo was officially awarded an NHL franchise.