Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Botanical Gardens in May 2017

The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, located at 2655 South Park Ave. in Buffalo, is offering Mother’s Day specials during the month of May.
  • Arcangel Gallery: Joan Saba – Art in Bloom – original oil paintings on display now through May 7.
  • Black Friday Bulb Sale – May 5 beginning at 9 a.m. – find out more about this annual event here.
  • Fairy and Gnome Festival – May 6 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. – fairy-themed crafts, scavenger hunt, fairy houses and more during this fun day – wear your costume for $1 off admission.
  • National Public Garden Day – May 12 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. - $1 admission for all, members and kids 2 and under free.
  • Arcangel Gallery: William Smyers – May 12-August 13.
  • Mother’s Day Weekend – May 13-14 – a small cafĂ© will be set up at the Gardens each day from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. featuring fresh portable snacks, sweet treats and herbaceous drinks from Chef Avi Altman from Obviously Avi Catering. The Gardens will also be offering a Membership Markdown from May 1-14 – find out more here.
  • Medicinal Garden Feature – Arthritis Awareness and Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month – May 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • The Great Plant Sale – Friday, May 19 (10 a.m.-8 p.m.) and Saturday, May 20 (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) in the Administration Building – find more information here.
For more information on these events and others at the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens, visit