The Party in the Plaza has been set for the Buffalo Sabres' season opener.
The Sabres announced plans for a Party in the Plaza on Oct. 5 that will run from 5 to 7 p.m. in Alumni Plaza directly outside KeyBank Center, which leads up to the team's season opener against the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m.
The event is free to the public.
Sabres alumni and Sabretooth will be on hand to sign autographs and hand out giveaways during the Party in the Plaza.
Food samplings will be provided by Tim Hortons, Yancey’s Fancy and Wegmans Sushi. Additional food and beverages will be available for purchase.
The event will include a live performance by Joywave, a band from Rochester, as well as the KeyBank “puck shoot,” NHL Network inflatable games, a virtual reality experience from Productive Edge, giveaways for fans, as well as a fan photo area.
All outdoor events are weather permitting.