NEW THIS YEAR: $1,000 Honorarium for Poster Artwork Winner

January 18, 2024, Buffalo, N.Y.: Garden Walk Buffalo, America’s largest garden tour, is looking for submissions of original artwork to promote the 2024 event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 27 & 28, 2024. Garden Walk Buffalo will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2024.

Entries are due Wednesday, January 31, 2024.

This is an opportunity to share your artwork with hundreds of local gardeners and tens of thousands of visitors from around the U.S., Canada, and abroad.

Submission guidelines:

  • You may enter any form of painting (any medium, any style – traditional to contemporary), drawings, photography, illustrations, sculpture or mixed media work.
  • Submissions are limited to five entries per artist.
  • Portrait (vertical) orientation is preferred
  • Keep artwork simple; it needs to reproduce well on a variety of materials. Do not put any type/logos on artwork. All details of the event will be added later.
  • Artwork should be considered “wearable and saleable” for both men and women. Artwork will be reproduced on a variety of mediums and sold to promote Garden Walk Buffalo
  • All use of the artwork will be at the discretion of Garden Walk Buffalo.
  • Submit a digital file of your artwork, not to exceed 25 MB. Please zip/compress large files. The preferred size of the file is 8”×10” inches at 300 dpi.
  • Include a short biography of yourself and an explanation on why your artwork would be particularly appropriate to Garden Walk Buffalo.

See more information here.

To see past posters, visit

Email your entry to Include ART ENTRY in the subject line. If possible, zip your files or use a service like wetransfer.

NEW THIS YEAR: One winner will be selected to be featured on the 2024 Garden Walk Buffalo poster. That winner will receive a $1,000 honorarium.

For more information, email or call (716) 247-5004.

Gardens Buffalo Niagara creates more vibrant and beautiful communities by sharing our gardens through events like Garden Walk Buffalo, America’s largest garden tour; the East Side Garden Walk; Tours of Open Gardens in July; the Gardens Buffalo Niagara Garden Art Sale; Urban Farm Day; Conservation Day at the Elmwood Village Farmers Market, and promoting the 15 other regional garden tours in the region.