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Breaking Benjamin 2019

August 24, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

*Please note, show date is during the New York State Fair. Heavy traffic is to be expected.


Lots Open throughout the day for NYS Fair

*Traffic will be heavy and parking will be busy.  Please plan accordingly to reach your destination in time.* 

VIP/Premier Lots Open at 2:30pm

Boat Docks Open at 3:30pm

Main Gate opens at 4:00pm

Show Starts at 5:20pm


**Free Drop Off/Pick Up near NYS Fair Gate 3**

Shuttle Service from NYS Fair Main Gate


Please head to the gates early so you have plenty of time to get through security and into the venue before the show.


Important Note Regarding Secondary Re-sellers: Please be advised that LiveNation.com, Ticketmaster.com, the Oncenter Box Office and Vision Box Office at St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview are the ONLY authorized ticket provider for Live Nation concerts at St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview. Ticket buyers who purchase tickets from a ticket broker or any third party should be aware that St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview is unable to reprint or replace lost or stolen tickets and is unable to contact patrons with any pertinent updates regarding the performance.

All dates, acts and ticket prices subject to change without notice. Tickets subject to applicable fees.

This show is held during the Great New York State Fair. Heavy traffic is to be expected.  For parking arrangements, shuttling and public transportation information, please visit https://nysfair.ny.gov/your-visit/plan-your-trip/parking/.

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    • Parking is available in the all NYS Fair Lots for this show.
    • ADA (Accessible) Parking is available in the Orange Lot, near the main gate, and in other NYS Fair Lots (with shuttle service from the NYS Fair Main Gate).
      • Please note: The person issued the ADA hangtag must be in the vehicle to utilize the ADA lots; law enforcement reserves the right to revoke hangtags of any persons invalidly attempting to utilize these hangtags on-site.
    • VIP and Premier Parking is in the Orange Lot, near the main gate
      • All VIP & Premier Hangtag holders MUST have their hangtags visible from their rearview mirror for entry into the Orange Lot.
      • No Premier Parking will be sold on-site.
    • Reserving parking spots for others who have not yet arrived is not permitted.
    • Look for signage on the light poles to assist you with finding your car again after the show


Parking Shuttles

    • The NYS Fair will run shuttle service from the Fairgrounds Main Gate, through the Orange Lot & to the Amphitheater Bus Circle before returning to the Fairgrounds Main Gate.
    • Shuttles will begin service stops at the Amphitheater’s Bus Circle at 4:00pm
      • Orange Lot Shuttles will leave the Amphitheater’s Bus Circle and head to the Park N Ride location at Gate 10 before going to the Fairground’s Main Gate and then returning to the Orange Lot/Amphitheater Bus Circle.


Shuttles from Downtown Syracuse

Centro will NOT be running direct service from the Syracuse Transit Hub to the St. Joseph’s Health Amphitheater at Lakeview during the State Fair. However, there will be direct service from the Syracuse Transit Hub to the NYS Fair – Gate 10 (Gray Lot).
Concertgoers in need of transportation to the Amphitheater during the Fair should then board the Orange Lot Shuttle at the Main Gate.
 This shuttle will transport riders directly to the Amphitheater (Stop #4) starting at 4:00 pm. Shuttles will also be available to transport concertgoers from the Amphitheater to the Main Gate and the Park-N-Ride location at Gate 10 (Gray Lot) immediately following the concert.

For a list of Park & Ride services to the NYS Fair, visit: https://www.centro.org/service_schedules/ny-state-fair


Drop Off/Pick-Up (Family/Friends)

There are separate pull off areas for cars to drop-off and pick-up that are located between Gates 3 & 4 on both sides of State Fair Blvd. – look for signs in these areas.

There is no drop-off or pick-up at the Main Gate at any time!

    • Guests can catch a complimentary shuttle from the NYS Fair’s Main Gate to the Orange Lot/ Amphitheater Bus Circle and back at the end of the night
    • Drop-off/pick-up is permitted in the Orange Lot for a NYS Fair fee of $5


Drop Off/Pick-Up (Taxis and Rideshares)

Now both app-based ridesharing and taxi services will utilize the same area to drop off and pick-up riders.

This area is located alongside State Fair Blvd, between Gate 2 (where vehicles will enter) and the Main Gate (where vehicles will exit).

Click here to view a map showing this area.  Note: this area is not to be used for drop-off and pick-up by any other non-service type vehicle.

There is no drop-off or pick-up at the Main Gate at any time!

The NYS Fair will charge any ridesharing or taxi service $5 to enter the Orange Lot to drop-off or pick-up in the designated area.  Note: this designated location is NOT the same location designated throughout the year for amphitheater drop-off/pick-up.  Please follow the guidance of on-site parking staff to reach this new designated location within the Orange Lot.  This location will only be valid during the NYS Fair.    


        • BAGS: Bags being brought into the venue are limited the size of 14”x14”x6”.  All bags will be thoroughly searched before entry with a bag is permitted.


        • Food and Beverage is available for purchase on-site.
          • Bull & Bear Roadhouse will be on-site to ‘Feed Your Belly’ – visit their location in the East Plaza and try their new ‘Amp’d Up Burger!’
            • The ‘Amp’d Up Burger’ is a fresh Angus beef patty topped with Hofmann’s Italian Sausage, Peppers, Onions, NYS Mozzarella served on a fresh roll from NY Bakery
          • Food Truck(s): Toss n’ Fire, Byblos, & Chicken Bandit
          • Additional local vendors include: Dinosaur BBQ, Glazed & Confused and Sarchioto Concessions
          • You are permitted to bring the following into the venue with you:
            • Factory sealed water bottles (up to a gallon)
            • Small snack food items in clear Ziploc bags (nothing that requires utensils or has bones)


        • Restroom Facilities are located to the left and right of the pavilion, as you face the stage. These facilities are augmented by a number of porta-johns throughout the facility and in the parking lots.   Note: Restrooms to the left of the pavilion (when facing the stage) tend to be a lower traffic area with shorter lines.


        • Lawn Chairs & Umbrellas
          • Lawn chairs are permitted to be brought into the venue, however, they cannot exceed the size of 35.5” x 26” x 37.4” when fully deployed. Inflatable seating units are not permitted.
          • Personal sized umbrellas with no pointed tip will be permitted within the venue.   Over-sized umbrellas and those with a plastic or metal tip will not be allowed.


For more information, please refer to our policies page


When available, tour VIP information can be found at VIPNation.com


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