2022 John Dwyer Lecture in Biology
October 07 2022
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Best of Missouri Market
October 07 2022
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Best of Missouri Market
October 08 2022
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Best of Missouri Market
October 09 2022
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Fest-of-Ale
October 14 2022
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Virtual Member Speaker Series: A Look Inside the Oertli Family Hardy Plant Nursery
October 18 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Ghouls in the Garden
October 23 2022
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM

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Spirits in the Garden
October 28 2022
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Member Speaker Series: Holiday Decorating
November 07 2022
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 19 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 20 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 21 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 22 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 23 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 24 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 25 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 26 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 27 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 28 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 29 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
November 30 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 01 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 02 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 03 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 04 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 05 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 06 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 07 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 08 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 09 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 10 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 11 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 12 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 13 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 14 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 15 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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December 16 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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December 17 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 18 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 19 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 20 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 21 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 22 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 23 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 26 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 27 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 28 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 29 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 30 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
December 31 2022
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
January 01 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
January 02 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
January 03 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
January 04 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
January 05 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
January 06 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Garden Glow
January 07 2023
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Orchid Show
(February – March)
$5 (ages 3 & over)
in addition to Garden admission 
Free Garden members

Cymbidium Red BeautyA once-a-year opportunity to see 800 exotic, fragrant winter-blooming orchids displayed among tropical plants. A welcome mid-winter break! Theme changes annually. — Learn more.


Grapes in the Garden
(May)

$45 Adults

 

$35 Garden members

$15 Designated drivers

Grapes in the GardenSample more than 100 international and domestic wines and enjoy hors d’oeuvres on a beautiful spring evening in the Garden. — Learn more.


Whitaker Music Festival
(June – July)
Free admission after 5 p.m.

Whitaker Music FestivalA ten-week Wednesday evening outdoor concert series held each summer. The concert series features artists performing blues, jazz, rock, band and more. Pack a picnic or purchase sandwiches and beverages on site. Lawn seating at the Cohen Amphitheater; bring chairs or a blanket. Music begins at 7:30 p.m.; last entry at 9 p.m. A limited number of wheelchairs are available for use on a first-come, first-served basis. Motorized scooters and strollers are not available for rent on Whitaker performance evenings. Sponsored by the Whitaker Foundation. — Learn more.


Green Homes Festival
(June)
at the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House

Painting a Metro bus muralHelp your family live green – and live healthier! Celebrate sustainable living and explore ways to maintain a healthy you and a healthy planet. Bring your home improvement ideas and talk with over 100 green product and service exhibitors.—Learn more.


 Japanese Festival
(Labor Day weekend)
$15 adults (ages 13–64)
$5 children (ages 12 & under)
$5 Garden members
Free members' children
(ages 12 & under)

TaikoCelebration features taiko drummers, sumo wrestlers,  candlelight walks through the 14-acre Japanese "garden of pure, clear harmony and peace," kimono fashions, bon odori dancing, ikebana and bonsai demonstrations, outdoor marketplace and food court. No trams.  — Learn more.


Best of Missouri Market® and More
(October)
$12 adults (ages 13–64)
$5 children (ages 12 & under)
$5 Garden members
Free members' children
(ages 12 & under)

Best of Missouri MarketMore than 140 Missouri food producers and craftsmen offer specialty foods, baked goods, fresh and dried flowers, herbs, handcrafted items, baskets, custom jewelry and much more. Live music, cooking demonstrations by master chefs, and a Kids' Corner with cow milking and pumpkin decorating. No trams.  — Learn more.


Spirits in the Garden
(October)

Flowering cactusCelebrate All Hallows' Eve with the spirit of Henry Shaw while sampling botanical spirits from local distilleries. — Learn more.


Gardenland Express
(November– December)
$5 (ages 3 & over, daytime)
in addition to Garden admission 
$2 (ages 3 & over, evening)
when combined with same-date Garden Glow admission

Free Garden members

Gardenland ExpressThis nostalgic show appeals to all generations, with G-scale trains of many eras traveling through a miniature landscape of fresh plants, accented by beautiful poinsettias and flowers. — Learn more.


Garden Glow
(November-January)
$16/18* adults (ages 13 and older)
$12/14* members
$10 children (ages 3 to 12)
$6 member children
*adult ticket prices increase by $2 after December 18           

Climatron illuminated for Garden GlowStroll the Garden at night surrounded by unique lighting installations, entertainment and surprises throughout the grounds. —Learn more.

Sake and Sakura

Grapes in the Garden

Whitaker Music Festival


June-August
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Japanese Festival


Labor Day Weekend
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Fest-of-Ale


October
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Orchid Show and
Orchid Nights


February-March
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Garden Glow


November-December
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Garden Gallop

Chinese Culture Days

Green Living Festival

Best of Missouri Market®


October
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Spirits in the Garden


October
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Gardenland Express Holiday Flower & Train Show


November-December
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