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Best of Missouri Market

Friday, October 6 | noon–8 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday, October 7–8 | 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

Shop more than 120 of the region's best vendors of handcrafted items, locally produced food, and much more at this beloved fall festival. 

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Garden Hours
  • 9 a.m.–5 p.m. daily
    4:30 p.m. last entry


Additional Garden Hours & Information

  • The William T. Kemper Center for Home Gardening is closed for renovations through Thursday, October 4. 
  • The Garden's east lot is closed through October 13 for Best of Missouri Market preparation and disassembly. Please view our parking map for overflow parking locations
  • Thanksgiving hours: 9 a.m.–noon
  • Closed December 25
  • Save time upon entry by securing your tickets in advance. Walk-up tickets are available and can be acquired at the ticket counter on the day of your visit during operating hours. The Garden accepts cashless payments (credit/debit) only. 
  • Early Morning Walking Hours and Zoo-Museum District (ZMD) Resident Free Hours. Must show proof of membership or St. Louis City and County residency. Wednesdays and Saturdays (walking hours from 7–9 a.m.) Free St. Louis City and County resident admission from 7 a.m.–noon. Includes Children's Garden on Saturdays only.  
  • ZMD free tickets are available onsite for walk-ups only and cannot be reserved online in advance.  ZMD resident free admission is subject to availability. Free and early morning hours do not apply on holiday or event weekends, including Labor Day weekend.



Advance e-ticket purchase or reservations recommended. Walk-up tickets are available and can be acquired at the ticket counter on the day of your visit during operating hours. The Garden accepts cashless payments (credit/debit) only. Pricing below applies only to general Garden admission and does not apply for special events or festival with separate pricing.

Free for children ages 12 and under

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Careers at the Garden

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It's an exciting time to join our team, with opportunities available across the Garden organization.


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Garden Glow Tickets Now Available!

November 18–January 6 | Closed November 23 and December 24–25

Celebrate the holiday season at the most spectacular holiday lights experience in the St. Louis area

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Garden Guide

Every visit to the Garden represents a new opportunity to discover something you didn't know about plants and how they're connected to our lives.

MyGuide to the Garden is a new way for you to explore Garden grounds through customized tours tailored to your interests — from what's in bloom and inspiring landscapes to art and history and plant research.

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Discover + Share

Travel along with Garden staff to Madagascar, home to the Garden's largest international research presence.

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Location & Parking

The Missouri Botanical Garden is easily accessible from the St. Louis metro area and conveniently located near Interstate 44.


We kindly request all visitors to prioritize the rights of others to fully enjoy their experience in the Garden. Please be aware that the Garden reserves the right to kindly ask any visitor to depart in cases of inappropriate or offensive behavior. It is important to note that visitors will be held accountable for any damage caused to the Garden's property. We sincerely appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter.