Summer at the Garden

Central States Dahlia Society Show

Central States Dahlia Society Show

Saturday & Sunday, September 17 – 18
Saturday: noon – 4:30 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Burnstein Hall

What is it about dahlias that has attracted so many fans and admirers? Dahlias are known for their unique features, vibrant colors, perfect petal arrangements, and overall "wow" factor.

Get ready for an explosive burst of color at the Central States Dahlia Society Show at the Chicago Botanic Garden. View a judged exhibit of 16 total displays using nearly 1,000 dahlia blooms ranging in size from a silver dollar to a dinner plate. Society members will be on hand to provide written information and to answer questions about dahlias. Blooms will be available for sale at the end of show on Sunday from 4 to 4:30 p.m. Free; regular parking and admission fees apply.