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Sweet Saturday

April 8, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Discover new tropical treats and taste your way through the fruits and vines of the Garfield Park Conservatory.  Join us on April 8th for Sweet Saturday, from 12pm to 3pm. This drop-in event will let your whole family try some sweet treats while learning about plants in our collection.  From chocolate to vanilla, this event is fun for all ages.

This event is free and included with a general booking to the Conservatory. Reserve your ticket in advance to ensure your entry! Weekends can be very busy and those without reservations may not be able to enter. In order to experience the whole event, plan to arrive by 2:15pm if possible. Additional guaranteed reservations are set aside daily for Members and Garfield Park neighbors. Become a member here.

Featured plants include:

  • Vanilla
  • Chocolate
  • Orange
  • Banana
  • Hibiscus
  • Cinnamon
  • Ginger
  • Honey

There will be crafts and activities for children of all ages. Play games, make origami with the Chicago Area Origami Society, and create art with our nature education teachers.

Throughout the event, there will be live music for all ages on the Sweet Saturday Stage! The Dreamtree Shakers will perform in Horticulture Hall during the entire event. Grab a drink from Monday Coffee and enjoy.

This event is supported in part by Peoples Gas Community Fund and PNC.


April 8, 2023
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Garfield Park Conservatory
300 North Central Park Avenue
Chicago, IL 60624 United States
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