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The Curious Garden

Atlanta

May 6 - October 29
9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Question your nature during The Curious Garden.

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Cocktails in the Garden

Atlanta

Every Thursday
May 11 - September 28
6 ­ - 10 p.m.

Mix and mingle at the most beautiful cocktail party in the city!

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Wine in the Woodlands

Gainesville

Last Thursdays
May - October
6 - 9 p.m.

Escape to the beauty of the 5-acre Garden, carefully designed with a detailed palette of plants including spring magnolias, billowing hydrangeas and brilliant maples.

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Science Café

Atlanta

Last Thursday of the month
June - September
7 p.m.

The Science Café returns to Mershon Hall!

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Garden Chef Demos

Atlanta

Saturdays & Sundays
May - October
noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Each weekend in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen, the Garden Chef showcases fresh seasonal fruits, vegetables and herbs in simple and mouthwatering recipes. Be inspired to try something new the next time you cook.

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Courtney Khail

Gardenhose Gallery Show

Atlanta

June 1 - October 31
Regular Garden hours

Enjoy flowers outside and inside! Cool down in the Garden Gallery located in the Gardenhouse and browse beautiful pieces by artist Courtney Khail.

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Member Appreciation Month

Atlanta

Month of September

Garden Members enjoy special activities, valuable discounts and the chance to win great prizes.

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Light Bites & Garden Insights

Contributing members & above

Atlanta

Tuesday, October 24
5:30 -7 p.m.

Join us for light bites and a presentation from Atlanta Edible Garden expert Raleigh Saperstein.

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TajMo

Gainesville

Saturday, September 30
8 p.m. (Gates open at 5:30 p.m.)

Kick back under the stars in the Ivester Amphitheater and enjoy the amazing sounds of TajMo: The Taj Mahal & Keb' Mo' Band during Concerts in the Garden!

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Scarecrows in the Garden

Atlanta

October 4-29

The Garden is stuffed with fall fun! Enjoy over 100 spooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations.

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Scarecrows in the Gainesville Garden

Gainesville

October 4 - 29
During regular daytime hours

The Gainesville Garden is stuffed with fall fun! Enjoy spooky, creative scarecrows handcrafted by businesses, individuals, schools and organizations, or better yet, make your own!

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Fest-of-Ale

Atlanta

Every Thursday in October
5 - 10 p.m.

Celebrate the harvest season with a selection of seasonal brews and live music, and bring a flashlight to explore Scarecrows in the Garden at night. A variety of fall-themed ales are available for purchase.

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Fergus Garrett

Free Alston Lecture

Atlanta

Wednesday, October 4
7:00 p.m.

Appointed in 1993 as Head Gardener of Great Dixter by Christopher Lloyd, Fergus Garrett continues to keep the garden constantly changing throughout the season by trying out new plants and plant-combinations. Join this free lecture to learn more about his outstanding contribution.

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Fall Plant Sale

Gainesville

Saturday October 7
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Come to the Gainesville Garden for some rare, unusual and hard to find woodland perennials (and many more) for sale.

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Woodland Ramble

Arts & Crafts Market

Gainesville

Saturday, October 7
9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Enjoy the delightful fall air of the woodlands and browse a selection of arts & crafts created by local artisans.

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Goblins in the Garden

Atlanta

Sunday, October 22
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bring young goblins dressed in their Halloween best to show off on the Goblin Runway, participate in fall-themed crafts, listen to stories, ride a pony or hop on board the Ride-on-Train!

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Goblins in the Gainesville Garden

Gainesville

October 22
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Show off the kids’ Halloween costumes on the Goblin Runway, participate in fall-themed crafts, enjoy a storyteller, crafts and a magician.

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Garden Lights

Holiday Nights

Atlanta

Saturday, Nov 11 - Sunday, Jan 7
5 - 10 p.m.

The seventh annual holiday lights extravaganza sets the Garden ablaze nightly with millions of colorful LED displays.

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Ride-On-Train

The Botanical Express

Atlanta

Saturday - Sunday, Nov. 11 - Dec. 31
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.

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