Starry Night in the Garden
June 21
$55 General Admission (all ticket fees included!)
$125 VIP (all ticket fees included!)

Acts will be announced soon but don’t wait, get your tickets starting Friday, March 24!
  • ALL AGES EVENT! Enjoy a great night out with family & friends
  • Up-close performances from amazing artists on the gorgeous Botanical Gardens lawn
  • Amazing food samples from over 20 area restaurants
  • Beverage tastings from award-winning wineries and breweries
General Admission Tickets include: entry to the concert and the Gardens, a wine glass, wine, beer and delicious tidbits from local restaurants.

VIP Tickets include:
everything listed above AND a private VIP party and concert viewing area, VIP food and wine, an opportunity to mingle with the artists and more! (limited number available)

General Event Info:
Doors open at 5:30pm for General Admission Ticket holders and 5:00pm for VIP Ticket Holders. Tastings and music to start at 6pm

Will Call:
The Will Call Tent will be located at the entrance to Starry Night in the Garden.  Will Call tickets can ONLY be picked up on your way into the event.  The Botanical Gardens will not have will call tickets ahead of time.  The will call tent will open at 4pm
Cameras are allowed
You are not allowed to bring in any food, drink coolers etc.
This is an all ages show - Every person MUST have a ticket.
Seating: This is a general admission show and there is no seating.  You may bring a lawn chair at your own risk.
Dress: This event is outside so dress for the weather.  Summer attire is common... sundresses - khakis etc... You will be walking and standing on grass. Ladies - a flat or wedge shoe is your best bet!
Weather: This event is outside and will happen rain or shine!
Parking: Free parking is located around the South Park Ring Road and on the streets around the park.  Please obey city parking signs!  The parking lot next to the Gardens will be $10 per car and will fill up fast.  We will park on a first-come, first-served basis.

RAFFLE!  There will be a fantastic on-site raffle that benefits the Botanical Gardens.  Volunteers will be walking the crowd selling tickets and there will be a raffle prize tent located on the front lawn.  Raffle tickets are $20 for one sheet (25 tickets) or $40 for three sheets (75 tickets).

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$35.00 - Sold Out Taste of Paradise
March 31, 6-9pm
Tickets - Sold Out!

Enjoy drinks from the Captain! Soak in the vibrant colors and tastes of the Gardens while you sip tropical cocktails from Captain Morgan, enjoy the fresh smells of spring, taste herbs, fruits and savory delights and listen to the sounds of tropical fun!

Tickets include...
* A sneak peek of the Spring Flower Exhibit
* Delicious tidbits from Country Club Catering, Curly's Grille, Ilio DiPaolo’s, Lucarelli’s, Obviously Avi Catering, Oliver’s, Salvatore’s and Tonawanda Castle Catering
* Signature Cocktails from Captain Morgan
* Beer, Wine & Bubbles
* Live entertainment from
Buffalo Aerial Dance
* Incredible raffle prizes

Wear your tropical shirts, dresses or join the pirate fun!

Drinks Include:

Captain Morgan Pineapple Rum
Captain Morgan Parrot Bay Passion fruit Rum
Pineapple Juice 


Captain Morgan Loconut Rum
Coconut Water

Captain Morgan Grapefruit Rum
Guava Nectar
Club Soda
Lime Juice


Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum

Non-Alcoholic punch and beverages will also be available 

Sponsored by: 

Wegmans Family Garden
Wegmans Family Days
10am-2pm - Included with Admission

Have fun with your food in the Family Garden and at stations throughout the Gardens between 10am-2pm. See the schedule below for our upcoming themed offerings. While activities are best aligned for children ages 5-12, caregivers of our youngest learners are encouraged to assist with creations! Included with paid Botanical Gardens' admission/membership!

April 22 - Welcome Spring
Celebrate the coming of spring at the Botanical Gardens! Create a number of spring crafts while visiting our annual Spring Exhibit!

May 20 - Extraordinary Pollinators
Learn about why pollinators are so important to the environment and our food supply. Talk about birds, butterflies, bats, and visit our busy beehive!

June 17 - Desert Adventures
Explore the ways that plants have learned to survive in the desert while visiting the cacti collection at the Botanical Gardens! Taste fruit from the desert, craft some fabulous desert creations, and take home your very own desert plant!

October 14 - Spooky Celebration
Come join us for a celebration of all things creepy and crawly here at the Botanical Gardens! Learn about some spooky plants while making some creepy crafts to take home. Then, enjoy some Halloween treats. Feel free to show off your costume!

November 18 - Healthy Harvest
Visit the Botanical Gardens to learn all about the autumn harvest season! Create some fun fall crafts while munching on a special harvest treat and learning how various cultures celebrate this time of year.

December 9 - Santa’s Workshop
Come join us for a visit with Santa and some fun holiday themed activities! Santa will only be visiting during the hours of Santa’s Workshop-he has quite a few places to visit after spending the day surrounded by poinsettias and his friends at the Botanical Gardens! Photo prints with Santa will be available for $5 each. Come join us for this annual family holiday tradition.

Providing a safe learning environment for children is important. All activities are peanut-allergy friendly.


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