Kids Programs


If you have any questions, please contact our Education Department at 716.827.1584 ext. 292

Click here for our Education Class Registration and Information and Procedures

Wegmans Family Garden
Wegmans Family Days
10am-2pm - Included with Admission

Have fun with your food in the Wegmans Family Garden and at stations throughout the Botanical Gardens between 10am and 2pm. See the schedule below for our upcoming themed offerings. While activities are best aligned for children ages 5-12, caregivers of our youngest learners are encouraged to assist with creations! Wegmans Family Days are included with paid admission/Membership! Providing a safe learning environment for children is important. All activities are peanut-allergy friendly. 

January 20 - Fun with Fruit
Learn about the fabulous fruits that keep us strong and healthy. Explore some of the fruits that grow in the Botanical Gardens, squeeze your own fruit juice and make some fun crafts to take home!

February 17 - Rainforest Exploration
Take a break from the cold weather and spend the day exploring the tropical rainforests of the Botanical Gardens. Taste tropical fruits while learning about plants of the rainforest. Create rainforest crafts and more!

March 31 - Spring Celebration
10am-4pm - Join the Easter Bunny and the 4-H Farm animals for a celebration of all things spring. Smell the scents of beautiful blooming bulbs while creating spring inspired crafts. The Easter Bunny will be visiting for this event, and pictures with the Bunny are available for $5 each.

Providing a safe learning environment for children is important. All activities are peanut-allergy friendly.


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Arts Access aims to increase the accessibility of Western New York arts and culture by connecting residents to free and low cost cultural opportunities in their communities. To learn more about our program, visit Look for this logo on participating programs.

Fairy and Gnome Festival
April 28

Included with Garden admission

Wear your costume for $1 off admission (fairies, gnomes, dragons and more!)

Celebrate spring with our mythical friends! Visitors young and young-at-heart are welcome to join us for fun activities all day long, including fairy-themed crafts and activities, a special scavenger hunt, view the Fairy House Contest entries and vote for your favorites.

Entry fee: Garden Members $5, General Public $8
Registration is due by April 21.

Attention scouts, classrooms, families and other groups! Build a fairy house and enter it into our contest!  All submitted houses will be on display for the Festival on April 28. Winners will be chosen at the Festival and various prizes will be awarded, including an hour-long education program here at the Gardens for your group. Click here for a contest entry form!