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BCBF 2022 Festival

Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival

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We are back in 2022 IN-PERSON at the Japanese Garden in Delaware Park and The Buffalo History Museum!

April 28: Fundraiser for the Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., The Buffalo History Museum | $25/ticket, stay tuned for details!

April 30: Festival Day 1, 11am-3pm | Free admission

May 1: Festival Day 2, 11am-3pm | Free admission

BCBF 2022 Fundraiser

Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival Fundraiser

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Please support the annual Buffalo Cherry Blossom Festival and help care for the Japanese Garden by coming to our fundraiser, featuring cellist and multi-genre musician Leah Rankin and indie rock duo tuesday nite!

Date: Thursday, April 28, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Place: The Buffalo History Museum

Purchase tickets HERE!

Also join us for the festival weekend!

April 30: Festival Day 1, 11am-3pm | Free admission
May 1: Festival Day 2, 11am-3pm | Free admission
FLO 200 Birthday

Frederick Law Olmsted 200th Birthday Party

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Celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th Birthday on April 26, 2022 at Resurgence Brewing Company, featuring a special #Olmsted200 Beer Release!

Event Details:

Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Place: Resurgence Brewing Company
Time: 5pm-7pm
At 6pm, we’ll do a Community Cheers to FLO!

Special Thanks to Resurgence Brewing Company for donating $1 back to your Olmsted parks for every pint sold and $2 back to your Olmsted parks for every 4 pack sold, and to Fairycakes Cupcakery and Romano’s Italian Bakery for sweet treats!

Featured photo: Portrait of Frederick Law Olmsted courtesy of the National Park Service, Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site

View Facebook event here!

About Olmsted 200 | Visit bfloparks.org/olmsted200 for more!

Buffalo isn’t BFLO without FLO. Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of Landscape Architecture, undoubtedly left an enduring mark on our region’s landscapes and public parks. In 2022, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is taking part in Olmsted 200, a bicentennial celebration of Olmsted’s 200th birthday.

Alongside national and international organizations such as the National Association for Olmsted Parks and World Urban Parks, we are honoring Olmsted’s legacy and his lasting influence on our communities.

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Frederick Law Olmsted Documentary Screening

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As we celebrate Frederick Law Olmsted’s 200th birthday in 2022, please join us at the historic North Park Theatre for to watch these beautiful Olmsted documentaries on the big screen! FREE admission for all.

The featured documentaries are:

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America | National 60 minute program
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing Western New York | 30 minute local program

Event details:

Date: Saturday, April 23, 2022
Time: 11:30am
Place: North Park Theatre, 1428 Hertel Ave, Buffalo, NY 14216
Free Admission

About Olmsted 200 | Visit bfloparks.org/olmsted200 for more!

Buffalo isn’t BFLO without FLO. Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of Landscape Architecture, undoubtedly left an enduring mark on our region’s landscapes and public parks. In 2022, the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is taking part in Olmsted 200, a bicentennial celebration of Olmsted’s 200th birthday.

Alongside national and international organizations such as the National Association for Olmsted Parks and World Urban Parks, we are honoring Olmsted’s legacy and his lasting influence on our communities.

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Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Celebrates the 200th Birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted with Buffalo’s “Olmsted Week” from April 22-29

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IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL “OLMSTED 200: PARKS FOR ALL PEOPLE” CAMPAIGN, BOPC WILL CELEBRATE OLMSTED’S BICENTENNIAL WITH LOCAL ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

BUFFALO, NY – March 29, 2022 – April 26, 2022, will mark the 200th birthday of Frederick Law Olmsted, the father of American landscape architecture. The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC), the first nonprofit organization in the nation to steward and maintain an entire urban park system designed by Olmsted, is kicking off its year-long celebration with Buffalo’s “Olmsted Week” from Friday, April 22 (Earth Day) through Friday, April 29 (Arbor Day).

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