The entire Garden (buildings and grounds) is temporarily closed from Wednesday, March 25 through 9 am on Friday, April 24 in accordance with Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers' Safer at Home order. All Garden events, classes and programs throughout the rest of March and April have been canceled. See updates below.

Garden Fair

Garden Fair

Friday, May 29 | 12-7 pm
Saturday, May 30 | 8 am-3 pm

Shop offerings from a variety of local plant professionals, get gardening supplies or peruse limited handcrafted garden art.


FREE Admission into the plant sale! Attend Garden Fair and receive 1/2 off General Garden Admission, which includes a sneak peek of Butterflies & Blooms (10 am-5 pm on both days) before it officially opens on Monday, June 1.

Event Details

Shop selections from local plant professionals featuring annuals, perennials, containers, hanging baskets, succulents, shrubs and more! There will also be gardening supplies, pots, bulbs, landscape design services and limited handcrafted garden art for sale as well.

Green Bay Botanical Garden will also be carefully selecting plants for sale tested right here at the Garden! Shop for plants on Friday and Saturday, dig your holes and water them on Sunday, and you’ll have a brand new landscape (with garden selfies to show off at work) by Monday.

Food Vendors

The Booyah Shed and Grill will be offering a variety of food options while La Java will be offering iced teas, coffee, lattes, fresh squeezed lemonade and more! The Garden will also be offering a beverage tent with beer, wine, soda, water and a botanical cocktail, too!

Event Program and map coming soon!

Buying Plants & Plant Pick-Up

There is no ATM on site. Shoppers please bring payment (cash and credit) with you. Garden Members get 10% off plants marked with a GBBG Select tag!

Plant pick-up is a FREE service available to make your shopping effortless – just drop off your purchases and volunteers will hold them until you are ready to venture home. We made pick-up easy with a drive-up area to get you on your way quickly. And please don’t forget to pick up your plants before you leave for the day! Shoppers should bring their own cartons, wagons or boxes for carrying plants. Carts will not be provided.

Ask the Experts

Green Bay Botanical Garden horticulturalists, local garden experts and plant pros will be on hand to help answer all your questions. Don’t know what to plant, how to plant it or where to plant it, just ask the experts!

Melinda Myers

“Ask the Plant Doctor” Q&A with Melinda Myers

Friday, May 29 | 1-7 pm
Saturday, May 30 | 8 am-3 pm

Nationally known gardening expert, TV/radio host, author and columnist Melinda Myers has over 30 years of horticulture experience and has written over 20 gardening books, including Midwest Gardener’s Handbook, MN & WI Month-by-Month Gardening, MN & WI Getting Started Garden Guide and Small Space Gardening.

She hosts the nationally syndicated Melinda’s Garden Moment” TV and radio program and the internationally distributed Great Courses “How to Grow Anything” DVD series. Myers is a columnist and contributing editor for Birds & Blooms and Wisconsin Gardening magazines and writes the twice monthly “Gardeners’ Questions” Milwaukee Journal Sentinel newspaper column.

Prior to her current media work, Melinda hosted The Plant Doctor” radio show on WTMJ for over 20 years as well as seven seasons of “Great Lakes Gardener” on PBS. Myers has a master’s degree in horticulture and was a horticulture instructor with tenure. Myers was recently inducted into the National Association for Garden Communicators Hall of Fame, the highest honor that can be given to a member of the association.

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Vendor Information

Volunteer at Garden Fair

Sign up for a variety of volunteer positions in parking, membership, plant pick-up and more.


Limited parking will be available inside the Garden’s grounds. Shuttle buses are available from NWTC Lot F & G to the Garden. Limited handicap parking is available inside the Garden’s ground.


No smoking or nicotine products allowed.

Service Animals & Pets

Service animals are welcome, but please leave pets and Emotional Support Animals (ESAs) at home. Please let us know you have a service animal when you arrive so we can make our staff aware. View frequently asked questions about service animals and the ADA.

Contact Us 

For more information, contact Guest Services at 920.490.9457 or

For more information on opportunities for corporate partnership including
sponsorship, contact our Director of Development, Cindy Berton, at 920.491.3691 ext. 104 or