The Frank Lloyd Wright-inspired Western New York Welcome Center represents the gateway to world-class destinations and historic sites in the Western New York region.
The Welcome Center includes a Taste NY Market offering an array of New York grown products. It showcases a broad selection of fresh made breakfast and lunch items, including soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts using ingredients sourced from Western New York growers and producers. It also offers grab-and-go snacks, craft beverages and specialty local items for sale.
Open 24 hours a day, the Welcome Center features a community room, travel planning resources (tourism knowledgeable staff, interactive kiosks, state and regional travel guides) , an I LOVE NY ‘selfie wall,’ a historic artifacts display, vending machines and cafe style seating with tables that provide an enhanced visitor experience.
The grounds surrounding the Welcome Center includes a play area with a Great Lakes shipwreck theme, an I LOVE NY sculpture, electric vehicle charging stations, a motorcycle shelter, pet comfort area, and parking spaces for cars, buses/RVs, and trucks.
Taste NY Market at the Western NY Welcome Center is operated by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Erie County.
Cornell Cooperative Extension is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer.