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Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape


Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape

Gardens After Dark: Enchanted Winter Escape
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5:30pm-9:00pm
January 20-23, 27-30
February 2-6, 9, 10

6:00pm-9:30pm
February 14-27
March 2-6, 9-12

Love Week! February 12-19- Bring a date, a friend, or your family and celebrate love and see what's happening on these specialty nights!

Thurs-Date Nights are back! Make the most of your Gardens After Dark experience and escape the winter blues with that special someone for a romantic evening under the lights! Stroll through the Botanical Gardens with a glass of wine or beer and some cheese and chocolate too! Learn more

NEW! Singles NightDon't have a date? No problem! Join us for our first Singles Night during Gardens After Dark where you can mix and mingle, play some games, and enjoy drinks and snacks! Tuesday, February 15 during Love Week! Learn more 

LOVE is LOVE Night!- Wednesday, February 16, 6-9:30pm
brought to you by the Pride Center of WNY!
Join us for Gardens After Dark, LOVE is LOVE Night! Celebrate our LGBTQ+ Community and embrace all of the love! All are welcome to join and celebrate! The Pride Center of WNY will also be on site! Learn more

KIDS WEEK!- February 21-25- Bring the whole family while the kids are off from school! Joining us will be some amazing friends with cool activities! Stay tuned!

NEW! Orchids After Dark: It's our Gardens After Dark Exhibit PLUS the Orchid Show displays lit up for this special experience. Visitors can now experience the orchid show lit up at night during Orchids After Dark! Visitors will not only enjoy our spectacular Gardens After Dark exhibit, but will also enjoy the beautiful orchid displays lit up for an even more magical After Dark experience! 


E-TICKETS ARE REQUIRED for all visitors, including members. Walk-ins may be turned away if our visitor capacity has been met. Please arrive with your E-tickets ready to be scanned!

Adults - $15   Member Adult - $13Senior - $13.50   Member Senior - $11.50Student - $13.50   Member Student - $11.50Kids 3-12 - $7.50   Member Kids 3-12 - $7.50Kids 2 and under are free but must have a ticket

Masks -Per the CDC and Erie County Guidelines, MASKS ARE REQUIRED for all visitors, staff, and volunteers inside any building on the Botanical Gardens campus, regardless of vaccination status.  

* Guest passes, coupons and Arts Access passes are not valid at Gardens After Dark
* The Botanical Gardens will close at 4:00pm and re-open for Gardens After Dark
* Please email info@buffalogardens.com or call 716.827.1584 ext. 212 with questions

Visit the Botanical Gardens after dark for this magical experience. The Botanical Gardens and the plant collection will be highlighted with soft lighting to enhance the shapes, sizes, textures and colors of all the plants and the larger than life glass conservatory. Visitors will enjoy this Enchanted Winter Escape as light bounces off the glass and onto the plants, rocks glow through the desert and twinkling decorative ornaments hang over head. Bring a friend, your family or a date to this wonderful tropical escape! To learn more about Gardens After Dark, read below.   

 

5:30pm-9:00pm
January 20-23, 27-30
February 2-6, 9, 10

January 19
MEMBERS ONLY NIGHT
5pm-9pm
January 20
5:30pm-9pm
January 21
5:30pm-9pm
January 22
5:30pm-9pm
January 23
5:30pm-9pm
January 26
MEMBERS ONLY NIGHT
5pm-9pm
January 27
5:30pm-9pm
January 28
5:30pm-9pm
January 29
5:30pm-9pm
January 30
5:30pm-9pm
February 2
5:30pm-9pm
February 3-Thurs-Date Night!
5:30pm-9pm
February 4
5:30pm-9pm
February 5
5:30pm-9pm
February 6
5:30pm-9pm
February 9
5:30pm-9pm

February 10-Thurs-Date Night!
5:30pm-9pm

 

6:00pm-9:30pm
February 13-27
March 2-6, 9-12

February 14- Valentine's Day!
Love Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 15- SINGLES NIGHT!
Love Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 16-LOVE is LOVE Night!
Brought to you by the Pride Center of WNY
Love Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 17- Thurs-Date Night!
Love Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 18- BOGO Night!
Love Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 19
Love Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 20
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 21
Kids Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 22
Kids Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 23
Kids Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 24
Kids Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 25
Kids Week!
6:00pm-9:30pm
February 26
6:00pm-9:30pm

February 27
6:00pm-9:30pm

March 2
6:00pm-9:30pm

March 3
6:00pm-9:30pm
NEW! Orchids After Dark
March 4
6:00pm-9:30pm

NEW! Orchids After Dark
March 5
6:00pm-9:30pm
March 6
6:00pm-9:30pm
March 9
6:00pm-9:30pm
March 10
6:00pm-9:30pm
March 11
6:00pm-9:30pm
March 12
6:00pm-9:30pm

      

Gardens After Dark is an irreplaceable experience that is filled with charm and delight. Visitors can take a leisurely stroll through our tropical paradise to discover all of our hidden and not so hidden horticultural treasures. Find peace and harmony and enjoy the simple power of the natural world - become enchanted and enjoy the Botanical Gardens like never before!  Gardens After Dark will be offered at different times throughout the year, this new experience was created to open the Botanical Gardens in the evening for all to enjoy.   

Each Gardens After Dark exhibit will focus on our mission of connecting people to the natural world in a new way and in a new light- literally! The Botanical Gardens will be filled with colorful and soft lighting to enhance and showcase our mesmerizing plant collection and the beautiful historic landmark that surrounds.  Each exhibit in the series will bring a new way to experience the amazing Botanical Gardens and provide feelings of inspiration, peace and calmness during these unprecedented times. 


Photos by: Ben Read and Buffalo Gardens

 

Thank you to our generous sponsors that help make the Gardens After Dark series possible!

 

          

 

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