Chicago Botanic Garden

Support Us — Membership Events

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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 Lifestyle 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

February

Three Friends of Winter Bonsai Silhouette Show


Tu B'Shevat Family Activities


Little Diggers begins


Seed Swap

PHOTO: potted pansies

March

Chicago Flower and Garden Show, Navy Pier


Malott Japanese Garden Spring Weekend

PHOTO: tulips

April

Garden Café Opening Reception

Antiques & Garden Fair

Easter Brunch

PHOTO: blossom

May

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!

June

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

July

Art Festival


Nature Nights

PHOTO: kite

August

Kite Festival


Malott Japanese Garden Summer Festival

Heirloom Tomato Weekend

PHOTO: dried flower arrangement

September

Roadside Flower Sale


The Great Perennial Divide


Sukkot Family Activities

PHOTO: jack-o-lantern

October


Fall Bulb Festival

 

HallowFest


Autumn Brews


Spooky Pooch Parade


Trains, Tricks & Treats

PHOTO: cotton bolls

November

Fine Art of Fiber

Member Double Discount Day
at the Garden Shop


Wonderland Express

PHOTO: train

December


Wonderland Express


Hanukkah Concert


Holiday Cheers! Seasonal Tasting


Breakfast With Santa


Christmas Concert


Wonderland Express Members Night


Hot Chocolate with Mrs. Claus