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October 2015

Fri 2 Oct

Enjoy family activities and shop from more than 200 varieties of daffodils, tulips, alliums, and other specialty bulbs.

Fall Bulb Festival
Sat 3 Oct

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

PHOTO: Monthly photo walk
Sat 3 Oct

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

 Ask the Arborist
Sat 3 Oct

Enjoy family activities and shop from more than 200 varieties of daffodils, tulips, alliums, and other specialty bulbs.

Fall Bulb Festival
Sat 3 Oct

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

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sun 4 Oct

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

PHOTO: Farmers' Market
Sun 4 Oct

Enjoy family activities and shop from more than 200 varieties of daffodils, tulips, alliums, and other specialty bulbs.

Fall Bulb Festival
Sun 4 Oct

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

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Thu 8 Oct

Breweries pour seasonally selected beers at this evening tasting.

Autumn Brews
Sat 10 Oct

Tabletop displays, from the rarest of species to cultivated hybrids, will be artistically arranged.

PHOTO: Orchid Show
Sun 11 Oct

Tabletop displays, from the rarest of species to cultivated hybrids, will be artistically arranged.

PHOTO: Orchid Show
Mon 12 Oct

Your child might have a day off of school, but it is a day “on” at the Chicago Botanic Garden!

School Day-off Camp
Sat 17 Oct

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

 Ask the Arborist
Sat 17 Oct

Enjoy tastings and information on growing fruit. See apples turned into cider.

PHOTO: Midwest Fruit Explorers
Sat 17 Oct

Features many varieties of unique and easy-to-grow daffodils.

PHOTO: Daffodil Bulb Sale
Sat 17 Oct

A wide variety of lily bulbs will be available for purchase.

PHOTO: Lily Bulb Sale
Sat 17 Oct

Enjoy a frightfully good time in the Model Railroad Garden!

Trains, Tricks, & Treats
Sun 18 Oct

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

PHOTO: Farmers' Market
Sun 18 Oct

Enjoy tastings and information on growing fruit. See apples turned into cider.

PHOTO: Midwest Fruit Explorers
Sun 18 Oct

Features many varieties of unique and easy-to-grow daffodils.

PHOTO: Daffodil Bulb Sale
Sun 18 Oct

A wide variety of lily bulbs will be available for purchase.

PHOTO: Lily Bulb Sale
Sun 18 Oct

Enjoy a frightfully good time in the Model Railroad Garden!

Trains, Tricks, & Treats
Tue 20 Oct

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

Roadside Flower Sale Workshops
Wed 21 Oct

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

Roadside Flower Sale Workshops
Fri 23 Oct

Shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade items at this sale of natural plant and dried floral arrangements and more.

Roadside Flower Sale
Sat 24 Oct

Shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade items at this sale of natural plant and dried floral arrangements and more.

Roadside Flower Sale
Sat 24 Oct

A Garden of Good…and Evil
Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Chicago Botanic Garden!

Hallowfest
Sun 25 Oct

Shop for one-of-a-kind, handmade items at this sale of natural plant and dried floral arrangements and more.

Roadside Flower Sale
Sun 25 Oct

Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Garden!

Hallowfest
Sat 31 Oct

Cleverly costumed canines march the parade route to celebrate Halloween.

Spooky Pooch Parade

October 2015