Olmsted 200

OLMSTED 200: CELEBRATING FLO AND HIS LEGACY IN BUFFALO.

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.

Olmsted 200

Celebrate with us!

Join us as we celebrate BFLO with a full lineup of special events.

200th birthday concert with the BPO

July 15, Cazenovia Park, 7pm – 9pm

Enjoy an evening of inspired music by the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra (BPO) at Cazenovia Park. The concert will include music the celebrates the cultural makeup of Buffalo, including works with Irish, Polish, Hispanic, and Black and African American roots. This event has a rain date on July 16. FREE admission.

Special thanks to Bank of America and Wegmans for their support.

View BPO's summer schedule

20th annual Frederick Law Olmsted Gala

September 9, Delaware District

Support BOPC at our key fundraising event of the year.

For tickets or to be an event sponsor, email [email protected].

Outdoor Family Movie Night

September 16, Cazenovia Park, approx. 7:30pm

In partnership with Journey’s End Refugee Services. FREE admission.

To learn more, please email [email protected].

Outdoor Family Movie Night

September 23, Riverside Park, approx. 7:30pm

In partnership with Journey’s End Refugee Services. FREE admission.

To learn more, please email [email protected].

Join the BFLO movement on social media.

Share what you love about the Olmsted parks with the hashtag #BFLO200 and follow @bfloparks and @olmsted200 on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.

Past Events

Thank you for celebrating with us this past year!

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

  • Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America
  • Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing Western New York

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. Learn more!

10 pm – Lighting of Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls

April 29

Unveiling and dedication of the restored South Park Arboretum
More details coming soon.

8th annual Spring into Summer Luncheon

May 19

Don your hats and bow ties for this dapper affair.
View photos here.

FLOmingo Day

June 21, Front Park, Noon – sundown

View photos here!

Help sustain the parks that sustain you.

In honor of FLO’s 200th birthday, we’re aiming to raise $200,000. Your support will help make our park system in Buffalo, NY, flourish for generations to come.

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