Group Visits

Special Event Group Visit Packages

Wonderland Express

Available November 29 – January 5, 2014, from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Inside the Chicago Botanic Garden’s Regenstein Center, a 10,000-square-foot exhibition of miniature trains winds over bridges, under trestles, past waterfalls, and through more than 80 mini-replicas of Chicago's favorite landmarks.

This blend of artistic wizardry, fanciful design, magnificent horticulture, and of course, the whizzing, whistling miniature trains, provides all with a superb, pride-of-place Chicago holiday experience. Paul Busse, designer of the Model Railroad Garden, created this amazing exhibition exclusively for the Garden's holiday celebration. 

All basic tour packages include motor coach/bus admission, priority drop off, Wonderland Express admission, and 10 percent discount coupons to the Garden Shop.

Winter Petal Package

  • $15 per person
  • Includes Wonderland Express exhibit
  • Add an additional activity for $5 per person

Winter Garden Package

    • $35 per person
    • Includes Wonderland Express exhibit
    • Private dining area for one hour and lunch (upgrade to a hot lunch buffet for $5 per person)
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The Orchid Show

Available February 14 – March 15, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

This floral exhibition is designed to showcase more than 10,000 rare, unusual, and exotic plants from around the world in a seven-room display area. The Orchid Show, the largest show of its kind in the Chicago metropolitan area, provides an oasis of beauty and vibrant color during the height of winter. It will be the perfect escape for your group outing.

All tour packages include motor coach/bus admission, priority drop off, Orchid Show exhibit admission, and 10 percent discount coupons to the Garden Shop.

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Orchid General Package

  • $10 per adult
  • $8 per senior (62+)

Orchid Garden Package

  • $35 per person
  • Includes the Orchid Show exhibit
  • Private dining area for one hour and lunch (upgrade to a hot lunch buffet for $2 per person)

Orchid Hot Meal Garden Package

  • $40 per person
  • Includes the Orchid Show exhibit
  • Private dining area for one hour and hot breakfast or lunch buffet (upgrade to the limited-time orchid hot breakfast or lunch for $5 per person)
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Orchid Tuesday Morning Music Package

  • $40 per person
  • Includes the Orchid Show exhibit
  • Designated concert seating area
  • Private dining area for one hour and hot breakfast buffet or lunch buffet
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Garden, Antiques & Design Show

Available April 17 – 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Celebrate spring at the Garden, Antiques & Design Show. Find inspiration for a renewed garden palette among display gardens and vendors selling exquisite vintage items and garden-related merchandise from around the United States and Europe. Absorb the valuable insight of design and entertaining experts at key lectures throughout the weekend.

All tour packages include motor coach/bus admission, priority drop off, Garden, Antiques & Design Show admission, and 10 percent discount coupons to the Garden Shop.

Garden, Antiques & Design Show Petal Package

  • $16 per person
  • Includes the Garden, Antiques & Design Show exhibit
  • Add an additional activity for $5 per person

Garden, Antiques & Design Show Garden Package

  • $35 per person
  • Includes the Garden, Antiques & Design Show exhibit
  • Private dining area for one hour and lunch (upgrade to a hot lunch buffet for $5 per person)
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Policies:

  • Group visit package prices do not include applicable sales tax
  • 15-guest minimum will apply
  • $50 nonrefundable deposit required for booking
  • All prices subject to change
  • Menu substitutions not available
  • Final guest count and payment due ten business days prior to visit
  • Cancellations must be made at least ten business days prior to visit