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Win Your FLOAT-mingo for the Summer!

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Win Your FLOAT-mingo for the Summer!

Enter our Raffle for your chance to win! Two winners will be announced on Friday, June 28th.

Each winner will receive 1 Giant Flamingo Float and a variety pack of beer from Community Beer Works, Labatt USA and Resurgence Brewing Co. Winners must be 21+, proof of ID required. Raffle closes on Thursday, June 27th at 11:59 p.m.

$10 for ONE entry | $20 for THREE entries

ENTER TO WIN HERE!

FLOmingo WEB_June 18

OLMSTED EVENT: FLOmingos On Parade

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Enjoyed #FLOmingos On Parade? Watch this video to relive that amazing feat at Bidwell Parkway!

This video is made possible by Tipping Point Communicaitons.

#FLOmingos On Parade, Bidwell Parkway – Part 1

#FLOmingos Guinness World Records | Bidwell Parkway | June 21, 2018 - Part 1

#FLOmingos On Parade, Bidwell Parkway – Part 2

#FLOmingos Guinness World Records | Bidwell Parkway | June 21, 2018 - Part 2

#FLOmingos Flocks, Olmsted Park System

Flocks of #FLOmingos | Olmsted Park System | June 21, 2018


You’re invited! Celebrate with us as we attempt to break the GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title for the“Longest line of garden flamingos”.

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy marks the 150th year of Fredrick Law Olmsted’s revolutionary change to the Buffalo community with a fun and official attempt at the world’s longest #FLOmingos line.

Why Pink Flamingos?

The pink lawn piece which has been popularized by many landscape architecture programs and organizations as a tongue in cheek symbol, has also gained momentum across the country as a symbol of environmental stewardship.

How can YOU participate?

Come by Bidwell Parkway on June 21 at 10:30 a.m. to witness the official judging and announcement of the record and/or adopt one or more of the #FLOmingos to proudly display your support for your Olmsted Parks!

Official #FLOmingos Judging and Announcement

Date: Thursday June 21, 2018
Place: Bidwell Parkway (between West Delavan and Elmwood Ave)
Time: 10:30 a.m.

There are flocks of #FLOmingos throughout the Buffalo Olmsted Park System! Where are they exactly?

You will see flocks of #FLOmingos in every major park, traffic circle (except Agassiz Circle), Days Park, Heacock Park, Columbus Park and Prospect Park.

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Share this exciting event with your friends, family and colleagues!

Click here to download a social media collage of #FLOmingos teaser photos. Can you spot the FLOmingo in every one of them?

In the News

Official Press Release, June 18, 2018:Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy Attempts to Claim #FLOmingos Guinness World Records Title

The Buffalo News: Olmsted Parks to try to break world record for …. longest line of pink flamingos

Buffalo Rising: The “FLOmingos” Are Coming!

See you this Thursday at Bidwell Parkway!

For any inquiries, please contact the Conservancy at Zhi@bfloparks.org or call 716-838-1249, ext. 31.