lily pondThe Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest and most stunning conservatories in the nation. Often referred to as “landscape art under glass,” the conservatory occupies approximately two acres inside, where thousands of plant species are on display throughout eight rooms in this magnificent facility. Travel through the conservatory and experience the lush flora and tropical temperatures taking you away from the hustle and bustle of Chicago. Don’t forget to visit the 12 acres of stunning outdoor gardens during the summer!


Holiday Flower Show ‘Fire and Ice’

The 2017 Holiday Show ‘Fire and Ice’ runs from November 24, 2017 through January 7, 2018.

PLANTS: Listening and Writing

A reading and a poetry writing workshop with Anishinaabemowin speaker and poet Margaret Noodin. Bring paper and a writing implement of your choice! This event is part of our Artist in Residence Program’s lecture series.

The Soulful Sounds of the Season presented by the Chicago West Community Music Center

Chicago West Community Music Center students and staff will perform classical, jazz and popular songs of the season including a “Carol Sing-A-Long” and other holiday favorites on Sunday, December 10 at 3pm in Horticulture Hall.


Morning Glories

Enjoy learning together with your little one during this weekly drop-in session.

Getting Grounded Lecture

2nd Wednesday Lecture: Getting Grounded in the Global Garden

Getting Grounded in the Global Garden:  Simple Ways to Reconnect with Nature in Every Season!

Composting Demo

Stop by Garfield Park Conservatory to have all of your composting questions answered by our knowledgeable compost volunteers.

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JuiceBox Concerts

Stop by for JuiceBox performances on 1st & 3rd Saturdays, fall through spring. These free concerts are great for kids to wiggle and dance to live performances!

Inside Yoga

Free Yoga

Start your weekend with a relaxing session of yoga, surrounded by Conservatory landscapes. $5 suggested donation

beekeeper looking at hive

Beginning Beekeeping Class

Spend the day with our Head Beekeeper, Marcin Matelski, to learn the basics of beekeeping!