Kids Programs

Gainesville Programs

School Tours

Please note: The Children's Garden is currently closed for capital improvements and will reopen in Spring 2016.

Contact the registrar for assistance:

Registration not required for Drop-In Family Programs.

Saturdays, November 28 - December 19
10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Meet Saint Nick clad in his dark green robe and botanical head wreath. Bring a camera to take your own photos.

The Botanical Express

Weekends & Select Weekdays
November 21 - December 27
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

All aboard The Botanical Express! The popular children's ride-on-train is set to depart on a journey in the Garden.

Saturdays, November 28 - December 19
10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a variety of live performances from some of Atlanta’s best storytellers and musicians.

Monday - Tuesday, January 4 - 5
9 a.m. - noon

Join us for a winter adventure in the Garden. Campers will discover winter's botanical beauties and learn about winter wildlife. Enjoy two glorious mornings of exploration, activities and artwork.

November 14 - January 9

The model trains return for new adventures! The trains depart during regular daytime hours and at night during Garden Lights.