Buffalo isn’t BFLO without FLO. The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy (BOPC) is taking part in Olmsted 200, a national campaign honoring Frederick Law Olmsted’s legacy and his profound influence on community and connection through public parks. Learn more at bfloparks.org/olmsted200.
Olmsted Week (April 22–29) – FLO’s birthday week will feature numerous events commemorating Olmsted’s vision for our community.
April 23 – FLO documentary screenings at North Park Theatre
- 11:30am to 1:00pm
- Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America
- Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing Western New York
- Admission is free! View event information
April 26 – Olmsted’s 200th birthday celebration
- 5 pm to 7pm – Official FLO 200th Birthday Party featuring a special beer release at
- Resurgence Brewing Company. Admission is free. Learn more!
- 10 pm – Lighting of Niagara Falls
- Niagara Falls
- TIME TBD – Lighting of the Electric Tower
- Downtown Buffalo
May 19 – 8th annual Spring into Summer Luncheon
- 11:00am to 1:00pm
- Don your hats and bow ties for this dapper affair. Purchase tickets or become a sponsor here.
June 21 – FLOmingo Day
- Help us reclaim the Guinness World Records title for longest line of garden flamingos at Front Park. More details coming soon! Pre-adopt your FLOmingos here.
July 15 – 200th birthday concert with the BPO
- Enjoy an evening of inspired music by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) at Cazenovia Park. Admission is free! More details coming soon.
September 9 – 20th Annual Frederick Law Olmsted Gala
- Support your Buffalo Olmsted Park System at the Conservancy’s key fundraising event of the year! For tickets or to be an event sponsor, email firstname.lastname@example.org.