For grocery shopping, Lockport has three Top’s Friendly Markets stores (on Rochester Road, on South Transit Road and on Lockport/Olcott Road). The closest Wegmans supermarkets are on Transit Road in Williamsville (about 12 miles south) and on Niagara Falls Boulevard in Amherst (about 13 miles southwest). For retail shopping, Lockport has a Walmart Supercenter, smaller national chains like Walgreen’s and Bon Ton, and several smaller, specialty stores like the Erie Canal Discovery Center Gift Shop, Little Voice Books and Toys, a home décor shop and antique shops.
The Lockport City School District serves the area with four elementary schools, an intermediate school, a junior high school and a high school. Eastern Niagara Hospital, part of Eastern Niagara Health Systems, is on Elizabeth Drive in Lockport. The Lockport Public Library is on East Avenue.