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6 Great Reasons to Check Out Lockport Palace Theatre

Culture & Arts, History, Theater, Things to Do


Written by SOB Creative

Published on November 22, 2021

This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.


Photo courtesy of theLockport Palace Theatre

Did you know: Lockport is home to one of the oldest standing theatres in the Buffalo area?

It’s true! The historic Lockport Palace Theatre is a beloved Buffalo landmark that’s been a part of the local community since 1925. Putting on state-of-the-art productions of Broadway style musicals, concerts, lectures, movies, and other fun community events, it goes without saying that the Palace Theatre is one of Western New York’s premier destinations for entertainment.

With beautiful wall and ceiling murals and gorgeous architectural details, once you step inside the 96-year-old theatre, you’ll be able to see its storied past for yourself. What’s even better? The theatre recently underwent a spectacular $4 million restoration project to breathe new life into this historic landmark.

So if you’ve never taken the trip to Lockport to visit the Historic Palace Theatre, this is your sign to get to it.


Here are 6 great reasons to visit this upcoming season: 


Photo courtesy of theLockport Palace Theatre

1. Recently Restored

Earlier this year, Lockport Palace Theatre reopened after undergoing its $4 million makeover, which includes newly restored paint on the wall and ceiling murals, new seats and carpeting, an expanded orchestra pit, a brand new rigging system, updates to the lobby and concession stand, and more. That means it’s the perfect time to visit!


Photo courtesy of theLockport Palace Theatre

2. Top-Tier Productions

The historic Lockport Palace Theatre is known for bringing some of the best quality live theatre productions to the Buffalo area. Some of their past productions include crowd favorites like Mary Poppins, Guys and Dolls, Little Women, Beauty and the Beat, Singin’ in the Rain, and more.


Photo courtesy of theLockport Palace Theatre

3. Local Talent Onstage

In addition, Lockport Palace Theatre works to bring in the best local talent in the Buffalo area for their productions. Their annual event schedule also aims to feature new and emerging local acts as well as highlight special events in the community.


Photo courtesy of theLockport Palace Theatre

4. Affordable Ticket Prices

When the theatre was built in 1925, the designers said: “The Palace Theatre was not built for the aristocracy, but for everyone.” This is the Palace Theatre’s founding mission, and they continually strive to provide the community with quality entertainment at an affordable price!


5. A Quick Drive from Erie County

The city of Lockport is located just a short drive from Erie County and the city of Buffalo, making it the perfect destination for a night out, or even a full day trip! Grab dinner or drinks before catching your show, or stay longer and explore all the Lockport has to offer.


Photo courtesy of theLockport Palace Theatre

6. Upcoming Holiday Programming

Throughout the next few months, Lockport Palace Theatre is putting on a number of great holiday events, including 

  • Scrooge the Musical
  • Christmas movie showings
  • Tacky sweater 5K
  • Visits with Santa on the Palace stage
  • & more! 


Visit the Lockport Palace Theatre website for the full events calendar, and be sure to follow them on Instagram to stay up to date on the latest news!


Lockport Palace Theatre


This article is a paid promotion sponsored by an SOB advertiser and designed to share valuable info with our readers.

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