Scheduled Activities & Special Events
Gardenland Express Holiday Flower & Train Show

Mother and daughter photographing show November 17–January 1

Enjoy model trains traveling through a festive landscape featuring thousands of plants at the Garden's annual holiday flower and train show.
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Great Green Adventures: Winter Color Walk

Possum hawDecember 15, 2018
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

There may not be many plants blooming, but that doesn’t mean we can’t find color in the Garden. Join us as we search out common, and some not so common, colors in the Garden.Learn more

 

Great Green Adventures: Bird Friendly Gardens

ChickadeeJanuary 19, 2019
10:30–11:30 a.m. or
1:30–2:30 p.m.

Most of the birds have migrated, but some stay here all year. Join us as we search the Garden for birds and learn what makes the Garden bird friendly.Learn more

 

Activities in the Brookings Exploration Center

MakerSpace
Daily 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
at Brookings Exploration Center (included in Garden admission)
Enjoy hands-on activities!

 

 


Be sure to check out classes and additional happenings for kids and families at the Garden, the Shaw Nature Reserve and the Sophia M. Sachs Butterfly House!

Children’s Garden

Girl climbing ropes in Children's Garden

The Doris I. Schnuck Children’s Garden (open April–October) is the perfect place to make new discoveries. Host your next birthday party, come for a drop-in program, learn at a germination station or just explore. Learn more