Saturday, October 1, 2022 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Acqua Restaurant | 2192 Niagara St, Buffalo, NY 14207

The Buffalo Maritime Center is proud to announce the inaugural Fair Winds Gala: An Evening on the Waterfront. Please join us as we honor our Founder & President Emeritus, Dr. John Montague.

The gala will take place on the waterfront at Acqua on Niagara Street. With breathtaking views of the river, the event will feature an open bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner & dancing while being entertained by Broadway star Robert Creighton.

Our silent auction will feature unique items & experiences, and all proceeds will benefit the Buffalo Maritime Center’s educational programming.

A sunset champagne toast on the patio will honor our Founder, John Montague, whose vision, determination, perseverance, and dedication to preserving maritime culture and craftsmanship has been the fair winds in the sails of BMC.

About the Fair Winds Gala:

  • Entertainment by Broadway star Robert Creighton (Veteran of 8 Broadway shows including Frozen, Anything Goes, Chicago, Cagney)
  • Hors d’oeuvre and dinner + open bar during cocktail hour and wine throughout the evening
  • Silent auction featuring with unique items and experiences
  • Sunset champagne toast honoring Dr. John Montague
  • One ticket: $150 | Two tickets: $250
  • BMC Members receive a discount on all tickets purchased
  • Honorary Gala Chair: David Rogers of Life Storage


One Ticket: $150 | Two Tickets: $250

BMC Members, enter your coupon code at checkout! If you need your code, please email Brian at brian@buffalomaritimecenter.org.

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Interested in becoming a gala sponsor? Click here for more information!