Visiting the Chicago Botanic Garden

Hours today

Today, May 23, 2015
8 a.m. – sunset (8:14 p.m.)
Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Garden Shop: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Helpful hints for travel: approaching the Garden entrance from the east on Lake Cook Road can be faster; members should use the use the members-only lane on the left. Click here to buy your parking in advance. Valet parking is available on Sundays.
Sat
23
May

Sponsored by the Northshore Iris & Daylily Society, the show features more than ten artistic arrangements and 75 irises in bloom.

PHOTO: Iris Show
Sat
23
May

An outdoor butterfly garden where visitors can immerse themselves with hundreds of live tropical butterfly species from around the world.

Butterflies & Blooms
Sat
23
May

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Sun
24
May

Sponsored by the Northshore Iris & Daylily Society, the show features more than ten artistic arrangements and 75 irises in bloom.

PHOTO: Iris Show
Sun
24
May

Noted chefs prepare recipes in the Regenstein Fruit & Vegetable Garden’s open-air amphitheater.

PHOTO: Garden Chef Series
Thu
28
May

Come enjoy a taste of spring at the Chicago Botanic Garden!

Grapevines & Wines