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Dining at Dusk returns to the Botanical Gardens with New Artists, New Menus, and New Themes 

Erin Grajek

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Buffalo, NY- The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens brings the Dining at Dusk summer series back for 2022. The series will feature a variety of local musical artists, caterers, and dessert vendors for a unique experience all summer long. Dining at Dusk will be taking place on Sunday evenings from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. through the summer and fall on June 26, July 24, August 28, September 18 and October 2. The Dining at Dusk series at the Buffalo Botanical Gardens is back and better than ever. There will be dinner, drinks, live music, desserts and raffles on the front lawn of the Botanical Gardens....


Botanical Gardens Announces New ‘One-Stop, Mom-Shop’ Plant and Vendor Sale for Mother’s Day and the Return of the Great Plant Sale On-Site 

Erin Grajek

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Botanical Gardens Announces New ‘One-Stop, Mom-Shop’ Plant and Vendor Sale for Mother’s Day and the Return of the Great Plant Sale On-Site 

Buffalo, NY- The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be hosting a brand new plant and vendor sale for Mother’s Day called the ‘One-Stop, Mom-Shop.’ The following weekend, the Great Plant Sale returns on-site for the first time since 2019, which will also include the popular Bulb Sale.  It’s plant sale season at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens and Western New Yorkers won’t want to miss these two weekends. Saturday, May 7 from 10am-8pm, the Botanical Gardens will be hosting the brand new plant and vendor sale, the ‘One-Stop, Mom-Shop.’ Being the Saturday before Mother’s Day, this...


Governor Kathy Hochul Announces $10M Investment for the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens' Expansion Project

Shaunna Rospierski

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Governor Kathy Hochul Announces $10M Investment for the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens' Expansion Project

Today, Governor Kathy Hochul announced a $10M investment for the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens' expansion project. We are extremely grateful to Governor Hochul, New York State and our State elected officials, with specific thanks to Senator Tim Kennedy and Assemblyman Patrick B. Burke for helping to make this funding a reality! When the expansion project is completed, the reimagined Botanical Gardens will vastly expand our educational impact, enhance the overall visitor experience, increase our economic impact, and create a sustainable future for generations to come. Stay tuned - we will share more detailed information as the project develops....


Spring Flowers, Earth Day Celebration, and Fairy Fun at the Botanical Gardens

Erin Grajek

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  The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens will be bursting with color this spring during one of Western New York’s favorite spring traditions, the Spring Flower Exhibit.  From March 26 through April 24 the Botanical Gardens will be filled with colorful spring bulb, fragrant shrubs and flowers of various kinds.  To help celebrate the spirit of spring, the Botanical Gardens will also be hosting their first ever Earth Day Celebration on April 23 as well as the famous Fairy Festival on May 15.   During the Spring Flower Exhibit, visitors will experience the sights and fragrant smells of hyacinths, vibrant daffodils and tulips in a variety of pinks, reds, yellows, and whites that...


New President and CEO Announced at the Botanical Gardens

Erin Grajek

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New President and CEO Announced at the Botanical Gardens

Buffalo, NY - After a national search, the Board of Directors at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced that Mark Mortenson will be appointed as the new President and CEO.  Mortenson will step into the role following the retirement of David Swarts in March, 2022.  Swarts will be retiring after 12 years with the organization. “We are extremely pleased with the appointment of Mark Mortenson to the President and CEO position of the Botanical Gardens.  Mark joins us at a very pivotal time in our Master Plan.  He has the experience and skillset needed to meet the challenges ahead and...