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.

dancing toddlers

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!

kids' activity


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.

artist in residence exhibit

The Persistence of the Unsorted

An exhibition of new work by Garfield Park Conservatory’s Artist in Residence, Claire Pentecost.


Earth Day celebration featuring Kevin Krauter, Malcom London & DJ Jill Hopkins presented by GPCA, Land and Sea Dept. and NRDC.


Our largest fundraiser of the year and the official kick-off event to Illinois Craft Beer Week is on Friday, May 18!. Celebrate the continuation of warm weather at our 9th annual Beer Under Glass, brought to you by the Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance in partnership with the Illinois Craft Brewers Guild.