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Dec
27
Mon
WPS Garden of Lights @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Dec 27 @ 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!

Click Here to View Event Details & Ticket Information

 

 

Dec
28
Tue
WPS Garden of Lights @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Dec 28 @ 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!

Click Here to View Event Details & Ticket Information

 

 

Dec
29
Wed
WPS Garden of Lights @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Dec 29 @ 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!

Click Here to View Event Details & Ticket Information

 

 

Dec
30
Thu
WPS Garden of Lights @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Dec 30 @ 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!

Click Here to View Event Details & Ticket Information

 

 

Jan
1
Sat
WPS Garden of Lights @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Jan 1 @ 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!

Click Here to View Event Details & Ticket Information

 

 

Jan
21
Fri
CANCELED: Guided Snowshoe Hike @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member Family or Adult; $5/General Public Family or Adult
Jan 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This class has been canceled. 

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Garden Education Staff

Find a new way to have fun this winter! Learn the basics of snowshoeing as we head outside to explore ways that plants are adapted to survive winter and search for tracks and signs of animals. Dress in layers and be prepared to be outdoors for about 1 hour. Snowshoes are sized for ages 6 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

Registration

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

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

Jan
29
Sat
Winter Celebration @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free
Jan 29 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

 

girls playing in snow

Don’t let the weather keep you in – celebrate the season at the Garden with your family! This free event will feature self-guided, outdoor activities:

  • Explore the outdoors and discover intriguing winter facts
  • Uncover winter surprises on a scavenger hunt
  • Try your skills at snowshoeing (pending 6+ inches of snow, ages six and up)
  • Take home a winter craft kit while supplies last

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings (ages 2 and up).

Contact Us

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

Feb
2
Wed
Camp Series: Budding Buddies (Ages 3-5) @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Full Series: $35/Garden Member; $40/General Public; One Session: $15
Feb 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

showing kids a garden tool

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

For your safety and the safety of our instructors and staff, class sizes are limited and physical distancing and other precautions will be taken during all educational programs.

Budding Buddies

Wednesdays, February 2, 9, & 16 | 9:30-11 am

This nature day camp is specially designed for 3-5 year olds along with their adult buddy. Loaded with nature themed stories, crafts, hikes, and hands-on exploration, dress to journey outside, and go a new adventure every day!

One Day: $15

Register

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

Presented in part by

Cornerstone Foundation logo

Contact Us

For more information about Camp sessions, contact our Education Coordinator, Chris ‘Chip’ Refsguard, at 920.491.3691 ext. 107 or crefsguard@gbbg.org.

Cancelation Policy

Cancelations can be made up to 2 weeks prior to the start of camp.  A $10 administrative fee is charged for all cancellations, the remainder will be refunded to you. No cancelations or refunds are available with less than two weeks notice. If camper must cancel for medical reasons, including COVID-19, full refunds are provided. To cancel, please call 491-3691 ext. 122.

Feb
4
Fri
CANCELED: Guided Snowshoe Hike @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member Family or Adult; $5/General Public Family or Adult
Feb 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This class is canceled due to lack of snow.

Face coverings are strongly recommended for all guests in Garden buildings.

Garden Education Staff

Find a new way to have fun this winter! Learn the basics of snowshoeing as we head outside to explore ways that plants are adapted to survive winter and search for tracks and signs of animals. Dress in layers and be prepared to be outdoors for about 1 hour. Snowshoes are sized for ages 6 and up. Program will be held as a hike if there isn’t enough snow for snowshoes.

 

Please be aware that all programs, events, and policies are subject to change as the situation with the COVID–19 pandemic evolves. Watch for the latest updates via email, Facebook, and our website.

Don’t delay! Register right away as classes may fill quickly. We also value our instructors’ time, so classes may risk being canceled due to low early enrollment. Thank you!

After You Register

We will contact you the week of the program to confirm your enrollment. Please dress according to the weather for all outdoor programs. No rain or snow dates are planned. Classes open one half-hour before starting time.

Cancelations & Refunds

Classes canceled due to COVID-19, low enrollment or hazardous weather conditions are refunded automatically. You will be notified by phone if a program is canceled. In cases of inclement weather, call 920.491.3691 ext. 122 to check the status of the program. If you must cancel your registration for a program, your registration fees will be refunded if notice is received at least five days prior to the program. Green Bay Botanical Garden cannot refund fees requested on or after the start date of a program or for sessions missed due to student illness or other personal situations.

CONTACT US

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

Feb
8
Tue
Children’s Story Time @ Green Bay Botanical Garden
Cost: Free/Garden Member; General Admission/General Public
Feb 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am

Story Time

Tuesdays, Now–October 25

Take a break in the Garden for nature-themed stories and activities. In case of inclement weather or low temperatures, event will be moved indoors and held in a safe, physically distanced environment.

SPONSORED IN PART BY

Contact Us

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