Events Calendar

Event Start Date Description
Raise a Glass! Wednesday, July 24, 2024

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Raise a Glass! $1 Night Thursday, July 25, 2024

Raise a Glass! $1 Nights

Thursdays, 5:00-8:00 p.m.  

July 4 - November 14

Here’s a toast celebrating not only 40 years as a unique botanical venue for public education and enjoyment, but 200 years since Allen County was officially born. During the Raise a Glass! Garden Exhibit, here from June 29-November 17, take advantage of $1 admission EVERY Thursday evening from 5-8 pm. Cheers to the Botanical Conservatory as a community treasure serving over 3,000,000 tourists and residents since opening its doors in 1983…AND here’s to Allen County having been established in 1824 with 400,000+ residents thriving and residing today. Together, the Botanical Conservatory and Bicentennial Executive Board wish to celebrate the past, present and future with YOU!

Raise a Glass! Sunday, July 28, 2024

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Botanical Roots Music Fest Friday, August 02, 2024

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Check out the Botanical ROOTS blog post for more info!

Additional sponsors include: 

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne

 

Fall Plant Sale Saturday, September 07, 2024

Fall Plant Swap

Swap quality established plants with fellow plant enthusiasts and bring home the same amount of plants, if not more! Perennials, bulbs and houseplants are preferable this fall. Please label ahead of time and bring a carrier for transporting. Swaps are FREE, though space is limited. Registered participants are given priority. Reserve your spot by calling 427-6000. Registration deadline: September 1. Min. 10. Max. 45.

      Code           Date       Day             Time

427700-S1         9/7         Sa           10-11 am

# Sessions/Fee: 1/FREE

Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

Fall Plant Swap Saturday, September 07, 2024

Fall Plant Swap

Swap quality established plants with fellow plant enthusiasts and bring home the same amount of plants, if not more! Perennials, bulbs and houseplants are preferable this fall. Please label ahead of time and bring a carrier for transporting. Swaps are FREE, though space is limited. Registered participants are given priority. Reserve your spot by calling (260) 427-6000. Registration deadline: September 2. Min. 10. Max. 45.

Code     Date      Day        Time

427700-S1            9/7         Sa           10-11 am

# Sessions/Fee: 1/FREE

Location: Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

Be a Tourist at the Botanical Conservatory Sunday, September 08, 2024

Be a Tourist at the Botanical Conservatory

Sunday, September 8, 12:00-4:00 p.m.                                                                          

Celebrate 40 years with your local public garden when Allen County is also celebrating its 200th Anniversary! On this day from 12:00-4:00 p.m., everyone receives FREE admission and is invited to explore diverse plant collections while touring indoor and outdoor destinations at the Botanical Conservatory. Join in the celebration and take part in a vibrant future with the “Raise a Glass!” Garden Exhibit. In partnership with Allen County Bicentennial and Visit Fort Wayne.

Fall Bonsai Show Saturday, September 21, 2024

Fall Bonsai Show

Saturday, September 21, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

Immerse yourself in the beauty and charm of miniature trees patiently cultivated. The Botanical Conservatory hosts this stunning display of bonsai when members of the Fort Wayne Bonsai Club are available to answer questions on the ancient art form. A selection of beginning bonsai specimen and pots are available for cash-only purchase. Welcome fall while embracing a new art! Show entry included with general admission.

Pumpkin Path Display Tuesday, October 01, 2024

Pumpkin Path Display

October 1-27, Public hours

Botanical Conservatory, 1100 S. Calhoun St.

A local favorite, this scenic outdoor display returns to the Botanical Conservatory. Enjoy the spirit of the season while taking part in an autumn activity and posing for festive photo ops adorned with fall foliage and naturally harvested decor. Share @BConservatoryFW a new favorite memory as part of your visit! Included with regular Conservatory admission. Sponsored by Majic 95.1 WAJI.

Botanical Brew Friday, October 04, 2024

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