Chicago Botanic Garden

Support Us — Membership Events

You're Invited!

Save the date for these annual highlights!

Enjoy all four seasons as only members can, with special member discounts and a full calendar of year-round events, exhibits, and programs. Round out each season with Weekend Family Programs; Continuing Education Classes; such Wellness Programs as yoga, tai chi, and fitness walks; the American Flower Show Series; and much much more!

For a complete listing of upcoming Garden events, click here.


PHOTO: camp treasure hunt


Three Friends of Winter Bonsai Silhouette Show

Tu B'Shevat Family Activities

Little Diggers begins

Seed Swap

PHOTO: potted pansies


Chicago Flower and Garden Show, Navy Pier

Malott Japanese Garden Spring Weekend

PHOTO: tulips


Garden Café Opening Reception

Antiques & Garden Fair

Easter Brunch

PHOTO: blossom


Wine Tasting

Member Double Discount Day at the Garden Shop

Model Railroad Garden opens

Mother's Day brunch

Malott Japanese Garden Children’s Festival

Get a free Mexico Midget tomato plant!


World Environment Day

Butterflies & Blooms opens

PHOTO: pepper

June, July, August, and September
Summer hours: 7 a.m. – 9 p.m. June 4 – September 5

Carillon Concerts

Music on the Esplanade

Hot Summer Nights

Garden Chef Series

Dancin' Sprouts

Farm Dinner Series

Tuesday Morning Music

Camp CBG

Family Drop-Ins

Butterflies & Blooms 

PHOTO: blossom


Art Festival

Nature Nights

PHOTO: kite


Kite Festival

Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

Heirloom Tomato Weekend

PHOTO: dried flower arrangement


Roadside Flower Sale

The Great Perennial Divide

Sukkot Family Activities

PHOTO: jack-o-lantern


Fall Bulb Festival



Autumn Brews

Spooky Pooch Parade

Trains, Tricks & Treats

PHOTO: cotton bolls


Fine Art of Fiber

Member Double Discount Day
at the Garden Shop

Wonderland Express

PHOTO: train


Wonderland Express

Hanukkah Concert

Holiday Cheers! Seasonal Tasting

Breakfast With Santa

Christmas Concert

Wonderland Express Members Night

Hot Chocolate with Mrs. Claus