The Riviera Theatre and Performing Arts Center is conveniently located in near the western end of the Erie Canal in downtown North Tonawanda, NY between Buffalo and Niagara Falls. Close to several international border crossings, we often host many Canadian visitors.

From Buffalo

(West and South) Take the I-190 North from Buffalo. Take Exit 17 right before the Grand Island Bridge. Turn right on to 266/River Road which becomes Niagara into Tonawanda. Turn left at Main Street and cross over the bridge. The street is now Webster Street. The theatre is on the second block.

From Niagara Falls

(North) Take I-190 South to LaSalle Expressway. When expressway ends, make a right and quick left to 265/384S/River Road. Follow River Road in to North Tonawanda. Once in North Tonawanda, make a left onto Main Street and then take a slight right on to Webster Street when the road makes a “Y.”

From Rochester

(East) Take I-90 to Exit 50 to I-290W. (First exit to right immediately after toll booths.) Take Exit 1B 384N Delaware. You can see our theatre as you cross over the Erie Canal. Turn left onto Tremont. The Riviera will be on Webster Street to the right.

Free Parking

We’re proud to offer free public parking, available in multiple locations around the theatre. This includes street parking on Webster Street, Main Street, and Tremont Street. There is also a large public parking lot located on Manhattan Street (parallel West to Webster Street), with a pedestrian walk that brings you right across the street from the theatre.


Our hotel of choice for out of town guests is the DoubleTree by Hilton, located at 10 Flint Road, Amherst, NY 14226. Call 716-689-4414 or Click Here to book online.