Buffalo, NY- The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced that their annual Poinsettia and Railway Exhibitwill run November 27 through January 3. They also announced that their annual Santa’s Workshopevent will take place December 11 through 12 and a Buy One, Get One Admission (BOGO) Daywill round out the fun on December 28 to celebrate the holiday season.
The whole family will enjoy the Botanical Gardens’ annual holiday tradition, the Poinsettia and Railway Exhibit. This stunning exhibit includes over 1,000 beautiful poinsettias, holiday decorations and some playful surprises. Poinsettias are native to Mexico and are often found in tropical forests. There are over 100 different cultivated varieties of poinsettias in existence that come in a spectrum of colors. AGarden Railway display, that is made possible by the Western New York Garden Railway Society, complements the surrounding poinsettias. Kids and adults will enjoy the Poinsettia and Railway Exhibit November 27 through January 3 from 10:00am until 4:00pm daily. Organizers would like to make a note of a few special holiday hours - the Botanical Gardens will be open 10:00am-12:00pm on December 24 and December 31 and will be closed to the public on December 25.
Bring the whole family to the Botanical Gardens for Wegmans Family Days at Santa’s Workshop December 11 and 12 from 10:00am through 4:00pm each day. The Botanical Gardens will transform into a family friendly and safely distanced Santa's Workshop. Lots of holiday photo ops, a scavenger hunt and more will be part of the fun. Attendees can grab a ready to go craft bag with materials and instructions to extend the fun at home. Santa’s Workshop is sponsored by Wegmans.
Stop by the Botanical Gardens during the holiday break from school and on December 28 for BOGO Admission Day from 10:00am-4:00pm. Enjoy the Poinsettia & Railway Exhibit and the tropical Botanical Gardens at a great discounted price.
Admission tickets to the Poinsettia and Railway Exhibit and Santa’s Workshop are included with admission to the Botanical Gardens: $12.50 for adults, $11.00 for seniors (62+), $11.00 for students (13+), $7.00 for kids 3-12, Garden Members and kids two and under are free. Buy One, Get One Free Admission Day tickets can be purchased online by using coupon code BOGO. RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED for all visitors, including members, due to capacity limitations. Walk-ins may be turned away if capacity is surpassed. Tickets can be purchased online at buffalogardens.com. Please remember that masks are required at all times when visiting the Botanical Gardens.
The Botanical Gardens staff would like to make a friendly reminder to the public that the Botanical Gardens will be closed November 23-25 to set up the Poinsettia and Railway Exhibit and create some holiday magic! For more information about these exhibits and events, visit buffalogardens.com. Use #PoinsettiaAndRailwayExhibit and tag @BuffaloGardens when posting on social media. Proceeds benefit the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens Society Inc., a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with a mission to inspire curiosity and connect people to the natural world through its historic living museum.