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

Star 102.5’s Starry Night in the Garden 2017, presented by West Herr Toyota of Orchard Park and Williamsville, is on Wednesday, June 21st 2017. A night under the stars with the stars, benefitting the Botanical Gardens. Featuring food samples from over 20 area restaurants and beverage tastings from award-winning wineries and breweries. General Admission tickets are just $55 and a limited number of VIP tickets are available for $125, including exclusive food and beverage samples under the VIP tent with an opportunity to mingle with the artists! Prices Include All fees.
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  • 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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GWA: The Association of Garden Communicators

GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators Conference & Expo is coming to Buffalo August 4-8.  Each year, hundreds of professionals from across the country attend the largest gathering of garden writers, bloggers, photographers, speakers and industry thought-leaders in the country, the GWA Annual Conference & Expo. 

The conference includes public and private garden tours, education sessions, exhibit hall, and events supported by GWA membership with support from collaborators in our region, including PlantWNY, Plantasia, Visit Buffalo Niagara, and Gardens Buffalo Niagara.  The Botanical Gardens will also host a cocktail reception for #GWA2017 attendees during the conference.

How can you participate in the Buffalo conference?

  1. Attend GWA Annual Conference! #GWA2017 is an excellent opportunity to learn about the association, meet its members, see incredible gardens (like the Botanical Gardens), and learn something new. Registration is now open, and the Early Bird Rate end on June 1, so take advantage and book your ticket today!
  2. Join GWA. GWA is an organization of professional communicators in the green industry including book authors, bloggers, staff editors, syndicated columnists, freelance writers, photographers, speakers, landscape designers, television and radio personalities, consultants, publishers, extension service agents and more. If this sounds like you, consider joining today!
  3. Meet the Authors: Friday, August 4, 2:00 to 4:00 PM at the Buffalo Convention Center. The public is invited to this free event, offering the opportunity to mingle with many authors from across the U.S. who will have books on hand to show, sell, and sign.  

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