Events & Programs

The Garfield Park Conservatory is committed to providing innovative and educational events and programs throughout the year. We have free activities, 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

Spring Flower Show: Hashtag No Filter

On display now and will be trending through Mother’s Day.

Inside Yoga

Free Yoga

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

2018 Plant Sale

Annual Plant Sale

Shop our Annual Plant Sale to stock up on plants grown by Conservatory volunteers.

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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!

Tour Guide Pointing

Garfield Park Conservatory Free Mini Tour

Take a 45 minute stroll around the Garfield Park Conservatory grounds with a knowledgeable guide. RSVP to reserve your spot!


Morning Glories

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

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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!

Music Under Glass: Chicago West Community Music Center presents Paris Noir

A live tribute to Nina Simone, Josephine Baker, Eartha Kitt, Bricktop and Sidney Bechet.  Featuring vocalist Karla Beard-Leroy.

2018 Bee Forum Bee Close Up

9th Annual Bee Forum: Honey Bee Nutrition

Join us for the Bee Forum where experts explain what your bees are eating and what is eating your bees!