Events & Programs

The Garfield Park Conservatory is committed to providing innovative and educational events and programs throughout the year. We offer 23 hours of free programming every week.  In addition we produce and host cultural performances, hands-on classes, unique fundraisers, educational demonstrations, and more! Peruse by content area by clicking on one of the thumbnails below, or go straight to our calendar to see what’s happening on a specific date and time.

We can’t wait to welcome you to our urban oasis!

Our Programs & Events

Calendar Highlights

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Spend part of your weekend learning and playing at the Conservatory!


Morning Glories

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

Wild Wednesdays

Come get a little wild with us on Wednesday nights!

Outside Yoga


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

Composting Demo

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

Community Meeting: EMG Children’s Garden Renovation

We invite you to partner in the planning process to envision the future of the Elizabeth Morse Genius Children’s Garden.

From Agave to Glass – Lecture + Mini Tour

From Agave To Glass — An Educational Lecture and Discussion With One of the Nation’s Leading Agave Experts

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JuiceBox Concerts

JuiceBox concerts are great for kids to wiggle and dance to live performances! Typically 1st & 3rd Saturdays, check the calendar for dates.

Seedling Sale 2017

Annual Seedling Sale

Join us at our Annual Seedling Sale to get your garden started for the growing season.