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Def Leppard Highmark Stadium Music Concert: Your Best Parking Options

Updated: Aug 18, 2022

Are you planning on going to the concert hosted by The Highmark Stadium on August 10? If so head over to the Smarking website to book your parking space in advance. Smarking can help you find parking spaces for any event you’re attending.

This concert is going to be massive as Def Leppard will be headlining the show with some other big names in the lineup also. Some of the acts include Motley Crue, Poison, Joan Jett, and the Blackhearts.

This is definitely an event you don't want to miss. If you're a fan of Def Leppard or just enjoy good music in general, then you need to get tickets for this show. Highmark Stadium is a great venue, and it's sure to be a night you'll never forget.

Finding Parking for the event

As the Highmark Stadium is located a little while outside of town, good parking spaces are limited. However, we will look at the best options below to make your parking experience a lot easier. Finding you the cheapest and best-situated parking spots to the stadium. Below is a list of the parking options near the Highmark Stadium:

On-Site Parking

The Highmark Stadium offers parking mainly on NFL match days but is generally quite expensive. Although the parking facility is right next to the stadium you’ll have to pay a premium for it.

On a game day, parking costs $40. However, if you purchase through Ticketmaster in advance, you can receive a discount and pay $35. An additional way to save money is to get a season pass here for $220. which equals $22 for each game.

A Non-Tailgating Bus will pay $150 for the day here. Buses used for tailgating must pay $350. If your limousine seats no more than 11 people, you can park it here for $150. You must speak with the Buffalo Bills Ticket Office if you want to purchase a tailgating or limousine package.

On game days all payments for parking can only be paid in cash.

Opening times:

The stadium parking lots open four hours prior to the event time and close around an hour after. Once the event has ended and the traffic has subsided. There won't be any allowances made for early arrivals. Security and/or Sheriff officials will be on duty to direct traffic.

It's important to remember that all openings are on a first-come, first-served basis. All vehicles that do not park in a space marked with a striped line or that do not follow the directions of a Parking Team Member risk fines and/or towing.

Big Tree Lot

The cost of parking at Highmark Stadium can be very expensive. Especially if you’re taking a bigger vehicle such as a bus or limousine. The Big Tree Lot offers a much cheaper alternative. As well as only being an 8-minute walk from the stadium. Just off the big tree main road at 4297 Abbott Rd.

Use the Smarking SmartPass to get a low price at this lot.

You can reserve a parking space nearby to the concert with Smarking. Avoid the stress of attempting to find somewhere on the day. You won’t have to park on the street in unauthorized places if you have a parking spot reserved in advance. This will take the worry away from receiving a parking ticket.

SUNY Erie Community College - South Campus

This parking lot is located on the campus of SUNY Erie Community College. The address of this campus is 4041 Southwestern Blvd, which is close to the E main street. The stadium is within walking distance around 17 minutes away. Permit holders may park here without charge. There are 2 parking garages you can use:

Parking Lot A

The parking lot is located at 45 Oak Street. On weekdays, it's open from 7 am to 10 pm, and on weekends, it's open from 7 am to 3 pm.

Parking Lot B

This parking lot is at 175 Swan Street. Like Parking lot A, It is also open 7 am to 10 pm Monday to Friday and 7 am to 3 pm Saturdays.

For low-emission automobiles, there are preferred parking spots available on the north campus. To access these, you must submit a permit application. Additionally, a shuttle service is offered to get around the campus. These services are available during the spring and fall semesters when classes are in session.

Where will you park?

Based on a mix of being well priced and very accessible to the Highmark Stadium. The Big Tree Lot looks the best value for money to park for the concert. The cheapest option would be the SUNY Erie Community College if you are tight on cash. The Big Tree Lot looks the best value as it is just a brief stroll from the Stadium at a cheap rate.

If you want to book the Big Tree Lot you can head over to the Smarking website. On the site, you will be able to secure a pre-booked space in advance. So you don't have to worry about finding a space or paying on the day. Once you have booked your space you simply swipe in and out on the day with your QR code.

About Highmark Stadium

The Highmark Stadium is a landmark in Buffalo New York. This state-of-the-art facility is the perfect place to watch a football game. It is home to the NFL team the Buffalo Bills. The stadium has a seating capacity of over 82,000. It features some of the best technologies and amenities in the NFL.

Not only is this a great venue for watching sporting events. It has hosted a number of amazing concerts over the years. These include performances from a mixed variety of artists’. Such as Guns and Roses, The Rolling Stones, Beyonce, and Jay Z.

The stadium also has a number of luxurious suites. These are perfect for business meetings or special occasions. It also has a number of restaurants and bars that cater to all types of events.


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