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!


Spring Flower Show: Spring Training

The 2017 Spring Flower Show is honoring the 2016 World Champion Chicago Cubs while giving visitors sights and smells of a glorious blooming Chicago spring.

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Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory with our trained Nature Education TEachers! Kids will discover the natural world as they explore our expansive gardens!

Ikenobo Ikebana Exhibit

The members of the Chicago Chapter of the Ikenobo School bring the floral art forms to Garfield Park yearly and exhibit the art of ikebana.


Annual Seedling Sale

On May 13th we’ll have hundreds of seedlings for sale, including herbs, tomatoes, squash, flowers and more! Buy from us and you’ll also be supporting our unique programs!

Beer Under Glass 2017

Join us for the kick-off event to Chicago Craft Beer Week! Celebrate the continuation of warm weather with our 8th annual Beer Under Glass, brought to you by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance (GPCA) in partnership with the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild.

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Join us for an evening of percussive dance and music!