Olmsted 200

Fall at South Park

Celebrating Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th Birthday in 2022

Olmsted 200

We are a proud partner of the Olmsted 200 campaign, a nationwide bicentennial celebration in honor of Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th birthday.

Olmsted 200 is managed by the National Association for Olmsted Parks, along with founding partners the American Society of Landscape Architects, The Garden Club of America, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, City Parks Alliance, National Recreation and Park Association, The Cultural Landscape Foundation, The Trust for Public Land, American Public Health Association and the Landscape Architecture Foundation.

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2022 Highlights in your Buffalo Olmsted Parks

Frederick Law Olmsted Sr

April 26, 2022 | Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th Birthday Party

Join in the national celebration of Olmsted’s 200th birthday! More information to come.

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June 21, 2022 | FLOmingos – Lets go Buffalo as we attempt to take the back theGuinness World Records™ title for the Longest Line of Garden Flamingos!

In 2018, we broke the Guinness World Records™ for the Longest Line of Garden Flamingos where we lined up 1,500 flamingos to celebrate 150 years of Olmsted’s legacy in Buffalo. In 2019, our record was beat. In 2022, join in the excitement as we attempt a greater record to reclaim our title! Join in the fun by pre-adopting your FLOmingos now!

Pre-adopt FLOmingos
Corporate volunteer

All year round | Volunteer Opportunities for Individuals and Groups

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2022 Special Events in Your Olmsted Parks

Buffalo Cherry Blossom Fest 2016

April 25 – May 1, 2022 | 9th Annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival

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SIS 2016

May 19, 2022 | Spring into Summer Fundraising Luncheon

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September 9, 2022 | Frederick Law Olmsted Gala & Afterparty for the Parks

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Community Outreach and Opportunities for Collaboration

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Please join us in celebrating our nation’s first landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted!

Are you part of an cultural and/or nonprofit organization that celebrates Buffalo? We would love for you to be part of Olmsted 200 in 2022. Please fill in the form below and we will get back to you within 2 business days.

Celebrate Olmsted 200 in Buffalo!