Visiting the Chicago Botanic Garden

Hours today

Today, September 3, 2014
8 a.m. – sunset (7:22 p.m.)
Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Garden Shop: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wed
3
Sep

Join farmers, food artisans, and makers of wine, beer, and spirits for a one-of-a-kind meal.

Farm Dinner
Fri
5
Sep

Members-only event. Join our expert Chicago Botanic Garden staff for an informative behind-the-scenes tour of our production greenhouses and nursery.

Behind the Scenes
Sat
6
Sep

Join us on the first Saturday of each month for a free morning photo walk.

PHOTO: Monthly photo walk
Sat
6
Sep

Representatives from SavATree answer your tree questions in the Krasberg Rose Garden. A tree walk follows at 1 p.m.

 Ask the Arborist
Sat
6
Sep

Join us for harvest-themed activities every weekend in September at the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden.

PHOTO: Drop-In Activities
Sat
6
Sep

Members-only event. Join our expert Chicago Botanic Garden staff for an informative behind-the-scenes tour of our production greenhouses and nursery.

Behind the Scenes
Sat
6
Sep

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sat
6
Sep

Bring a picnic dinner and spend an evening at the Chicago Botanic Garden! Experience the Grunsfeld Children’s Growing Garden in the fall and see what happens in a garden at the end of the growing season.

Nature Nights: Harvest Hike
Sun
7
Sep

The Chicago Botanic Garden welcomes local, sustainable farmers and producers to this public farmers' market. 

PHOTO: Farmers' Market
Sun
7
Sep

An exhibition of 50 to 100 varieties of mushrooms foraged from area forests.

PHOTO: Mycology Show
Sun
7
Sep

Join us for harvest-themed activities every weekend in September at the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden.

PHOTO: Drop-In Activities
Sun
7
Sep

Drop by the Elizabeth Hubert Malott Japanese Garden for hands-on activities related to Japanese arts and culture.

PHOTO: Japanese Garden Family Sundays
Sun
7
Sep

Cancelled for 2014.

PHOTO: Rose show
Sun
7
Sep

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Tue
9
Sep

Learn how to preserve nature by creating beautiful dried floral arrangements, bouquets, and wreaths.

Roadside Flower Sale