Spring/Summer Class Registration
February 01 2024
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August 31 2024
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM

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Extended Evening Hours
April 18 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
April 25 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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The St. Louis Herb Society Herb Sale Member Preview
April 25 2024
5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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The St. Louis Herb Society Herb Sale
April 26 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
May 02 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Garden Gallop: Wellness in Motion
May 05 2024
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

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Member Speaker Series: Exploring Ozark Food
May 07 2024
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Spring Member Open House at the Little Shop
May 07 2024
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
May 09 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Grapes in the Garden | SOLD OUT
May 10 2024
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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St. Louis Hosta Society Show and Sale
May 11 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Webster Groves Herb Society Display
May 11 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Mother's Day Brunch | SOLD OUT
May 12 2024
12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

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Mother's Day Brunch | SOLD OUT
May 12 2024
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

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MBG Greater St. Louis Iris Society Show
May 12 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
May 16 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Chinese Culture Days
May 18 2024
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May 19 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
May 23 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Around the World Wine Dinner: France | SOLD OUT
May 24 2024
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Metropolitan St. Louis African Violet Council Show and Sale
May 25 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
May 29 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
May 30 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Green Living Festival
June 01 2024
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Illinois Appreciation Week
June 03 2024
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June 07 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
June 05 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
June 06 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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St. Louis Garden Tour
June 09 2024
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
June 12 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
June 13 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Member Speaker Series: In the Field: From the Garden to Global Exploration
June 13 2024
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Carnivorous Plant Society Show and Sale
June 15 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
June 19 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
June 20 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Webster Groves Herb Society Display
June 22 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
June 26 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
June 27 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Around the World Wine Dinner: Italy
June 28 2024
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
July 03 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
July 04 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
July 10 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
July 11 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
July 17 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
July 18 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Around the World Wine Dinner: Spain
July 19 2024
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
July 24 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
July 25 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Whitaker Music Festival
July 31 2024
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
August 01 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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MBG Greater St. Louis Iris Society Plant Sale
August 03 2024
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August 04 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
August 08 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
August 15 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Missouri Botanical Garden Daylily Association Plant Sale
August 17 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Orchid Society of Greater St. Louis Auction
August 18 2024
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
August 22 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Around the World Wine Dinner: New World (California)
August 23 2024
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Webster Groves Herb Society Display
August 24 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
August 29 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Japanese Festival
August 31 2024
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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Japanese Festival
September 01 2024
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

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Japanese Festival
September 02 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
September 05 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Gateway West Gesneriad Society Show and Sale
September 07 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
September 12 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
September 19 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Extended Evening Hours
September 26 2024
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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Webster Groves Herb Society Display
September 28 2024
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Rose Society of Greater St. Louis Show
September 28 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Best of Missouri Market
October 04 2024
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October 06 2024
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Spirits in the Garden
October 25 2024
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Seasonal Closures: Children's Garden and Tram Tours
November 03 2024
10:00 AM - 4:00 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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