$20.00 Travel Raffle
Tickets - $20
3 Chances to WIN on each ticket and Only 700 will be sold!
Tickets available June 18 - September 17

Grand Prize

A Dream Vacation!
A trip for two to Ireland, Mexico, or the Caribbean!  Pick your destination and go whenever it’s convenient for you! All arrangements will be made for you through The Travel Team Inc.

Travel voucher has a maximum value of $3,000. Winners are able to modify their selected package based upon their travel preferences. Due to fluctuations in travel pricing, all costs incurred above $3,000 are the sole responsibility of winner. Not redeemable for cash. No refunds. All winners have one year to redeem. Tickets will only be sold to 18 years of age and older.

Second Prize
Sterling Inn & Spa Getaway
Escape to the Sterling Inn & Spa, a boutique hotel in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Enjoy an overnight stay, dinner for two at the award winning fine dining restaurant, AG Inspired Cuisine, and couples spa treatments at The Spa.

Not redeemable for cash. No refunds. All winners have one year to redeem. Tickets will only be sold to 18 years of age and older.

Third Prize
Ellicottville Getaway
Two nights at the Wingate by Wyndham in Ellicottville, NY and $150 to spend.

Not redeemable for cash. No refunds. All winners have one year to redeem. Tickets will only be sold to 18 years of age and older.

Winning tickets will be drawn Tuesday, September 18 at the Botanical Gardens (winners need not be present). Tickets can be purchased online in our Gift Shop, or by calling 827.1584 ext. 295.

Must be 18 years of age and older to purchase.
All proceeds benefit the Botanical Gardens, a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.

Gentle Hatha Yoga & Gentle Power Flow Yoga/Pilates
Summer 2018 - Greetings fellow yogis.  Due to an unscheduled but necessary surgery, I have had to cancel the remainder of our summer session. Those of you who have paid for the ten weeks can use your credit anytime for classes at the gardens or my other locations. Those of you using your BCBS benefit can continue to use in the fall. Watch my website at
www.cmyoga.com for updates on all my classes. I will miss seeing you all but look forward to being healthy and ready to resume our practice in the fall. - Leanne

Fall 2018 - NEW DATES! September 12, 19, 26, October 3, 10, 17, 24, November 7, 14, 28

Gentle Hatha Yoga - 5:30-6:45pm
Gentle stretches to warm up joints and muscles, postures designed to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and time for relaxation and meditation. Suitable for all but especially students with injuries or limitations.

Gentle Power Flow Yoga/Pilates - 7:00-8:15pm
More vigorous featuring relaxation, warm up stretches, series of sequences including sun salutation, moon salutation and warrior and triangle and Pilates postures designed to build strength, endurance, and body heat.  

Spring, Summer & Fall - $100 per 10 week series or $15 per class

Free to eligible BlueCross BlueShield of WNY members
Led by Leanne Oldenbrook from Oasis Yoga and Wellness (Crescent Moon Yoga). Register for one or all sessions, contact Leanne at 864.1194 or crescmnyoga@yahoo.com or online www.cmyoga.com.

"Thank you so much for the opportunity to do yoga in our beautiful botanical gardens!  I'm new to this awesome experience and Leanne your class is wonderful!!" - Kathy

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from $75.00 Gala at the Gardens

September 21
Individual tickets are $175

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens announced their annual Gala at the Gardens will take place on Friday, September 21 starting at 6:00pm. The Gala will welcome over 400 dedicated supporters to raise funds for the Botanical Gardens.

Co-Chairs, Arleen Hollas and Dianne Sippel, along with the Gala Committee have planned a memorable affair with a few special surprises.  Honorary chairs Richard and Jane Griffin will welcome guests for an evening to celebrate coming together at the Botanical Gardens.

Guests will delight in the Botanical Gardens’ indoor and outdoor gardens while enjoying hors d’oeuvres and sipping cocktails with friends. The evening’s emcee, Maryalice Demler from WGRZ-TV, Channel 2 News, will set the stage for this magical evening.  Dinner, catered by Oliver’s, will be served under an enchanted tent in front of the Botanical Gardens.  A live auction, hosted by Kevin O’Connell will keep guests bidding on spectacular auction packages to raise funds to support the Botanical Gardens’ important mission.  Then, a meaningful Mission Moment auction will highlight the Botanical Gardens’ educational programs. This auction will raise funds to provide FREE Hands-On Educational Programs for students in grades K-8 in the Buffalo Public and Charter Schools and Lackawanna Public and Charter Schools.

The Gala at the Gardens is sponsored by Moog Inc. Individual tickets are $175 and sponsorships range from $1,400 up to $10,000.  Program ads are also available for $150 up to $450. For sponsorship opportunities or tickets, please contact Brittany Zandi, Director of Development, at 827.1584 ext. 203 or bzandi@buffalogardens.com.

Use #GalaattheGardens and/or 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.

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from $30.00 Holiday Luncheon

December 5
The Columns
General Public - $35
Gardens' Members - $30

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year!
Hosted by Heather Ly, Anchor/Reporter WGRZ-TV

Spend an afternoon with friends, enjoy a delicious lunch, participate in an outstanding basket raffle, take home a special gift and more!

Lunch choices:
Chicken Chardonnay*
Lightly breaded chicken breast topped with a white wine cream sauce served with roasted baby red potatoes.

Vegetable Lasagna*
A crowd favorite! A rich and delicious lasagna topped with marinara sauce.

*Both entrees include a crisp garden salad, fresh rolls, sauteed green beans and an ice cream sundae for dessert.

Order tickets online or call 827.1584 ext. 219 with questions.
Please include your lunch choice with your ticket order.
Tables seat 10-12. Note -10 is more comfortable.

from $6.00 Lumagination 2019
January 26-27
January 30-February 2
February 6-10
February 13-23
6-9pm, 6-10pm Fridays & Saturdays
See special feature dates below
(The Botanical Gardens will close at 5pm and re-open at 6pm for Lumagination)
Inside the Botanical Gardens!

Lumagination is produced by:
General Public Tickets:
$14 Adults
$12 Seniors (62+) 
$12 Students (13+ with ID)
$6 Kids 3-12
Kids 2 and under free

Botanical Gardens Members' Tickets:
$12 Adults
$10 Seniors (62+)
$10 Students (13+ with ID)
$6 Kids 3-12
Kids 2 and under free

Tickets available online OR at the door!
Tickets purchased online can be used any night of Lumagination
* Tickets available online now and throughout the show
* Tickets will also be available at the door throughout the show
* Guest passes and coupons are not valid
* Tripods are not permitted

Lumagination will take visitors on a spectacular walk through the Botanical Gardens to experience creatively themed greenhouses, interactive entertainment and so much more!  As guests approach the Botanical Gardens, they will be greeted by illuminated sculptures and enter to experience The Magic of Air!    

Happy Hour - February 1, 2, 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 - 5-9pm
Located inside the Administration Building. We transform one of our spaces into a pop-up restaurant and bar in partnership with Salvatore’s Italian Gardens! Join us for drinks, food and fun before or after attending Lumagination!

Specialty Nights
January 27 - Family Night with the Aquarium of Niagara
Aquarium of Niagara Members receive Botanical Gardens’ Member prices. Everyone will enjoy kids activities, touch tank fun and more!

January 29 - Photo Night - For professional and amateur photographers only.

January 31 - Sensory Night hosted by Autism Services
Everyone welcome! We encourage the autism community to enjoy this special evening. ASI facilitators will be on hand to greet visitors and discuss the benefits of sensory environments.

February 1 - Hero Night & Happy Hour
Sponsored by National Grid 
Active Military and Veterans, with valid ID, receive free admission.

February 6 - College Night
College students, with valid ID, will receive $2 off student admission.

February 10 - Family Night with the Buffalo Zoo
Buffalo Zoo Members receive Botanical Gardens’ Member prices. Everyone will enjoy added kids activities, animal interaction and more!

February 13 - Pride Night with the Pride Center of WNY

February 14 - Valentine’s Day & Happy Hour
The first 300 visitors will receive a special Valentine’s Day surprise!

February 17 - Family Night with the Botanical Gardens
Everyone will enjoy added kids activities and more!

Have a Private Party at Lumagination!
We offer an event space for you to have your own Lumagination party, whether it be for a holiday, employee appreciation, birthday party or just a family get-together. Our Administration Building has a private space with beautiful garden décor and Lumagination inspired lighting.  Call us for more information at 827.1584 ext. 220. 
Lumagination is sponsored by: