Visiting the Chicago Botanic Garden

Hours today

Today, May 4, 2015
8 a.m. – sunset (7:55 p.m.)
Garden View Café: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Garden Shop: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Wed
6
May

See a variety of seasonal highlights on a free tour led by a Chicago Botanic Garden horticulturist.

PHOTO: Heritage Garden
Sat
9
May

The Midwest chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents a display and sale of more than 100 rhododendron and azalea varieties grown by members.

PHOTO: Rhododendron Show
Sat
9
May

Gather your family together for a remarkably fast tour of the United States!

Model Railroad Garden opens
Sat
9
May

Join Paul Stamets, speaker, author, mycologist, medical researcher, and entrepreneur, for an informative lecture on mushrooms.

Mushrooms
Sat
9
May

Join us for bonsai demonstrations and a walk featuring spring-blooming bonsai in our Bonsai Collection.

World Bonsai Day
Sat
9
May

Join the Chicago Botanic Garden's free walking tours.

tulips
Sun
10
May

This event is sold out. Treat your mother to the best on Mother's Day. Enjoy an elegant and sumptuous brunch at the Chicago Botanic Garden and spend the rest of the day viewing all that spring has to offer.

Mother's Day Brunch
Sun
10
May

The Midwest chapter of the American Rhododendron Society presents a display and sale of more than 100 rhododendron and azalea varieties grown by members.

PHOTO: Rhododendron Show
Mon
11
May

Stop by for nature-themed stories and activities Monday mornings in the Lenhardt Library!

PHOTO: story time