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Fall Bulb Festival

Fall Bulb Festival

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, October 5 – 7, 2018
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Members-only bulb shopping, Friday, October 5, 2018
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission is free. Regular parking fees apply.

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Welcome fall as you plan your spring garden

There’s live music; a harvest market; cider, wine, and beer to purchase; and the amazing gourd mountain for selfies. Buy bulbs to plant now, and your spring is guaranteed to be alive with color.

Live Music

Outdoors:

Live music; a harvest market; cider, wine, and beer to purchase; and the amazing gourd mountain for selfies. Many local vendors will offer baked goods, honey,  roasted nuts, fresh jams, and much more.

Shop for Bulbs

Indoors:

250+ varieties of daffodils, tulips, crocus, and specialty bulbs tempt gardeners at the annual Bulb Sale. Buy mums, asters, peonies, potted amaryllis, paperwhite narcissus, and “Bulb Boost,” too. Expert staff are on hand to answer questions and offer tips. All proceeds benefit the Chicago Botanic Garden. The sale is presented by the Woman’s Board of the Chicago Horticultural Society. View the Fall Bulb Festival catalog.

Fun for Kids

Kids:

Amid live music, children of all ages can admire the gourd mountain, find their way around the straw-bale maze, and participate in family activities.