Rental Facilities and Vendors

Are you interested to become a Certified Park Vendor?

FLOATmingo at Hoyt Lake

To sell goods or services in Buffalo’s Olmsted Park System, your business must obtain a vendor permit. Click here to apply for a vendor permit!

Perks of partnering with the Conservancy include:

  1. Logo placement on BOPC’s website
  2. Promotion on BOPC’s social media
  3. Legal use of park space within the Olmsted landscape
  4. Supporting our historic park system!
Download the park vendor application

Certified 2022 Park Vendors

Hoyt Lake Row Boats and FLOATmingos – 2022 season to open May 27, weather dependent

Online reservations are highly recommended. Walk ups are allowed at a first-come first-served basis. Wooden rowboats are $10 per 30 minutes or $15 per hour. This activity is open every day from noon to 8:00 p.m. (NOTE: Last boat rental at 7:oo p.m.). For most recent opening hours and summer schedule, please click here.

This park activity is managed by the Buffalo Maritime Center. Follow @Hoyt_Lake_Rowboats on Instagram for regular updates or contact Paul Koessler at 716-227-0333.


Luxury Picnic Provider in Buffalo, NY. Perfect for Ladies Day Out, Date Night, Proposals or Just Because! Send them a message on Instagram for availability and more information.
Instagram: @Luxnic716
YouTube interview with Nadja Artis, the creator Luxnic: Watch video

Posh Picnics Buffalo

Indulge in a personalized, culinary posh picnic experience at your Buffalo Olmsted Parks. It’s the perfect birthday, anniversary, celebratory treat! Visit their website or social media platforms for inspiration and ideas.
Instagram: @PoshPicnics_Buffalo
Facebook: @PoshPicnicsBuffalo

Resurgence in the Park

This family-friendly picnic area features a taproom and outdoor patio, the location offers a selection of sandwiches and nibbles along with well-known Resurgence beers, wine, and cocktails.

Opening hours (visit their website for latest updates)
Thursday: 4pm – 9pm
Friday: 4pm – 9pm
Saturday: 12pm – 9pm
Sunday: 12pm – 9pm

Rental Facilities

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Parkside Lodge, Japanese Garden and Crotty Casino

The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is responsible for the rentals of the Parkside Lodge, the fenced picnic area next to the lodge, croquet courts in Delaware Park, the Japanese Garden in Delaware Park and the Crotty Casino in Cazenovia Park. Please scroll down for more information on each rental facility. For inquiries, please contact Patty Wolfsohn at (716) 838-1249, ext. 11 or email

Rent: Parkside Lodge in Delaware Park
Rent: Parkside Lodge Picnic Area in Delaware Park
Rent: Crotty Casino in Cazenovia Park
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Marcy Casino & Rose Garden in Delaware Park

Delaware Park’s Marcy Casino and Rose Garden are rented through Magnolia Events. For more information, please visit their website or email

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Olmsted Park Shelters and Green Space

All remaining shelters and green space, including those in MLK Jr. Park, Front Park, Riverside Park, South Park, Cazenovia Park, and Delaware Park (including the promenade by Hoyt Lake) are permitted through the City of Buffalo. For inquiries, please contact Arlene Mustafa at or 716-851-9670. Any public events including races, runs, or walks in the park must apply for a permit with the Special Events Department of the City of Buffalo – 716-851-6508.

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