The 2023 NLL Cup-champion Buffalo Bandits will host a celebration in Alumni Plaza on Thursday, June 15 starting at 5 p.m.
The players will be featured on the main stage to salute Banditland and thank them for their unwavering support throughout the season.
The event, which is free and open to all fans, will culminate at 6:15 p.m. with the Bandits leading a procession down Washington Street to Sahlen Field, where the Buffalo Bisons are hosting Lacrosse Night at the Ballpark. NLL Finals MVP Dhane Smith will throw out the ceremonial first pitch.
Tickets for the game are on sale now. Bandits Season Ticket Members should check their email for exclusive opportunities and ticket offers.
During the championship celebration, fans can enjoy music, food and beverage, sponsor activations, a face-painting station, a balloon twister and a performance by the Bandettes. Photo opportunities with a “2023 NLL Champs” light and balloon display, and a 360 Fan Cam will also be available.
Throughout the duration of the celebration, fans will have the opportunity to make a nonperishable food donation to FeedMore WNY in exchange for a special edition poster commemorating Buffalo’s NLL Finals victory (available to the first 1,000 fans). Learn more about FeedMore WNY here.
New championship merchandise will be on sale in Alumni Plaza as well.
Free parking will be available in the KeyBank Center ramp and the surface lot between Mississippi Street and Baltimore Street.
Fans attending the game will be able to have their photo taken with the NLL Cup at Sahlen Field from 7-8 p.m.