L_Front-of-GPC_Harvest-Day-2016The 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!


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Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights as we learn about all things autumn this fall!

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Creatures of the Night

Join us for some family fun at our annual Halloween event, Creature of the Night! We’ll have live animals, music and much more!


2nd Wednesday Lecture: Chicago’s Urban Wildlife

Once considered to be devoid of nature, cities are now recognized as richly biodiverse and ecologically unique. Learn more at this lecture!

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Free Mini Tour

Take a 45 minute stroll around the Conservatory grounds with a knowledgeable guide. These shortened tours are a great way to learn more than meets the eye, as well as have your questions answered.


Floral Arrangements: Thanksgiving Centerpieces

Learn how to make a Thanksgiving Day centerpiece using oasis foam, cut flowers, fruits and vegetables, and other accessories for a truly autumnal display.


Holiday Flower Show: Sky Forest

Visit our annual Holiday Flower Show at the Conservatory! This year’s exhibit, Sky Forest, evokes a walk through wintery woods and highlights the towering beauty of the Fraser fir tree.