Buffalo Pinball celebrates all things pinball in the Greater Buffalo area. Established in 2013, the goal of Buffalo Pinball is to bring together all levels of pinball aficionados, from the casual player, to the collector, to those crazy enough to drive hours away to compete in tournaments.
How To Get Involved
The best way to become involved in pinball in the Buffalo area is to join our Facebook group. There you’ll find the most up-to-date information on get-togethers, upcoming tournaments, our league, games for sale, tips and tricks, and help fixing up your game. It’s a growing community that is always looking to welcome new people to this fascinating game.
Additionally, you can sign up for our email list to stay up to date on the latest tournaments and pinball events in the area. We promise not to spam you–we typically send 2-3 messages per month.
- Money Launderer and Meat Mountain Conqueror: Jay Fairbrother
- Pinball Cult Recruiter and Ladies League Empress: Summer Galarneau
- Creative Statistician: Jeff Becker
A number of media outlets have reported on Buffalo Pinball and the resurgence of the game in Western New York. Here are links to the stories:
- WBFO (12/29/17): Are you a woman who flips for pinball? The Holiday Silverball Crawl is for you
- Buffalo Rising (12/8/17): Let the games begin @ Thin Man
- WGRZ-TV Channel 2 (8/18/17): Buffalo hosts pinball tournament this weekend
- WIVB-TV Channel 4 (8/18/17): One of the world’s largest pinball competitions to be held in Buffalo this weekend
- Buffalo Rising (7/23/17): Buffalo Pinball Summer Open ’17
- WGRZ-TV Channel 2 (4/19/17): Meet Buffalo’s Pinball Club with Kevin O’Neill
- Gameroom Magazine (Issue 3, April 2016): Pool and Pinball
- UB Now (1/22/16): Playing the silver ball: UB gamers reviving classic pastime
- Press & Sun-Bulletin (12/27/15): Pinball tournament brings competitive fun to Vestal
- USA Today / WGRZ-TV Channel 2 (11/1/15): Unique Place: Buffalo Pinball League
- The Buffalo News (2/14/15): Pinball player recalls bouncing from bar to bar to find a machine
- Buffalo Rising (2/13/15): The Comeback of Buffalo Pinball
- Artvoice (8/21/14): Silver Balls
- The Buffalo News (8/13/14): Classic pinball sees resurgence in popularity
- Buffalo Spree (March, 2014): Buffalo’s pinball underground