Calendar

Annual Events

Drop-In Activity

Youth & Family Programs

Sep
25
Sat
25th Birthday Celebration: After Hours Party featuring Ants Marching @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: TBA
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Timed entry begins at 5:30 pm.

5:30-7 pm | Cocktail Scavenger Hunt & Birthday Wish

7-9 pm | Live Music

5:30–9 pm | Picnic in the Garden

Join us for an after-hours 90s themed 25th birthday party event for guests ages 21 and over featuring live music by Ants Marching: Dave Matthews Tribute Band, a cocktail scavenger hunt, birthday wish project and food and drinks for purchase.

Guests will need to purchase a timed-entry ticket to the event.

Concert Details

 

Ticket Reservations Open
Garden Angel Members and above:
 Monday, July 19 | 9 am
All Garden Members: Monday, July 26 | 9 am
General Public: Monday, August 2 | 9 am

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Guest Experience Team at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sep
26
Sun
FINAL DAY: Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; Garden Admission/General Public
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm

 

Washed Ashore Art to Save the Sea

An in-depth look at plastic pollution that plagues waterways around the world through awe-inspiring, larger-than-life sculptures of marine life made from plastic debris.

View Exhibit Details

 

Self-Guided Daily Drop-In Activities

(July 4: 6 pm closure with limited programs)

Scavenger Hunts | Anytime

Hunt for clues and discover plants and animals.

Garden Discovery Boxes | Anytime

Explore boxes placed throughout the Garden with fun activities for kids.

Ask the Expert | Monday-Friday | 9 am-3 pm

Ask our Horticulture Team your gardening questions as you see them working in the Garden.

Contact Us

For more information, contact us at 920.490.9457 or info@gbbg.org.

Sep
28
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Sep 28 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, September 14–October 26

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved indoors.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Oct
5
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Oct 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, September 14–October 26

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved indoors.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Oct
12
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, September 14–October 26

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved indoors.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Oct
18
Mon
Pop-Up Tour: Fall Colors! @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Garden Admission/General Public; Free/Garden Member
Oct 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

trees in fall

Michael, Garden Educator

From late season flowers and the changing colors of leaves to the dancing grasses, there is a lot to discover in autumn. Join Michael (Educator) for an exploration of the fall Garden!

Tour is included with Garden admission

Contact Us

For more information, contact Linda Gustke, Director of Education & Guest Experience at 920.491.3691 ext. 122 or lgustke@gbbg.org.

Oct
19
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, September 14–October 26

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved indoors.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Oct
21
Thu
Members-Only: Virtual Annual Report to Our Community @ Virtual
Cost: Free
Oct 21 @ 12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

cottage window and flowers

Join us virtually to recap our past year, elect new board members, and learn what’s happening next at the Garden.

Event Details

 

Contact Us

For more information, contact our Development & Membership Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 105 or membership@gbbg.org.
Oct
26
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, September 14–October 26

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather, event will be moved indoors.

Contact Us

For more information, contact Chip Refsguard, Education Coordinator at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Nov
26
Fri
WPS Garden of Lights @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Nov 26 @ 4:30 pm – 9:00 pm

WPS Garden of Lights caterpillar

BUY YOUR TICKETS EARLY TO SECURE YOUR PREFERRED DATE

All guests and members must have dated and timed entry tickets. Tickets must be purchased in advance of your visit. Tickets are not available at the door or at Festival Foods.

Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays Before Christmas Eve
November 26–December 23
Additional Dates: Sunday, December 26–Thursday, December 30, & Saturday, January 1

4:30-9 pm

Experience the magic of WPS Garden of Lights, encompassed by more than 300,000 twinkling lights and create extra special holiday memories with your family and friends at the Garden this winter. You’ll discover a spectacular array of nature-inspired, hand-crafted light displays, featuring an enchanted icicle forest, glistening flowers, a dazzling 60-foot walk-through caterpillar, and so much more!

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