ANNOUNCEMENTS

Per OSHA regulations of a heat index (or "Real Feel") of 91 degrees and higher being a moderate risk to outdoor workers, Butterflies & Blooms is now closed and will reopen at 10 am tomorrow (Monday, July 6). The Garden is open 9 am-8 pm daily through August 31. Garden grounds are open, but access to buildings is limited. See details below.

TasteBud

TasteBud

A heartfelt thank you to all of our sponsors, donors and guests for making TasteBud a success amidst such unprecedented times! Because of you, we raised $13,000 through our modified online raffle to continue our mission to connect people with plants.

Join us for an online raffle or donate to help us continue to connect plants and people!

Online Raffle | May 1, 8 am–May 14, 8 pm

With the safety of our guests in mind, we will not be hosting TasteBud at the Garden this year.

As an important part of our Garden family, we hope you’ll consider participating in our virtual raffle or choose to make a qualified charitable donation so that we can continue to connect people and plants during these uncertain times.

New $300 Deduction for Qualified Charitable Donations in 2020

Under the CARES Act, individuals who take the standard deduction can claim an above-the-line tax deduction for cash donations to qualified charitable organizations, up to $300. 

View and buy raffle tickets for items online.

More than 50 items featuring:

We will also have getaway packages, garden art decor and more!

Sign up to buy raffle tickets and win!

  1. Visit tastebud.cbo.io.
  2. Select Login/Register to participate in the raffle.
    • Don’t forget to add your credit card so you can easily check out after you’ve made your selections.
  3. You can view all raffle items on the main page.
  4. Select the More/Buy button to view details or purchase raffle tickets for the item(s) you’re interested in.
  5. Select Details if you are interested in viewing details or exceptions for an item.
  6. Select Purchase if you’d like to buy raffle tickets for an item and select how many you would like to purchase. Remember, the more raffle tickets you buy for an item, the better chance you’ll have of winning!
  7. Select My Items to view all of your raffle ticket purchases.

Need help signing up or purchasing raffle tickets? Can’t view our raffle items online or want to mail in a check?

Contact Tessa Pellmann, our Special Events Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 ext. 121 or tpellmann@gbbg.org.

The raffle closes at 8 pm on Thursday, May 14. Checks for raffle entries should be received by May 10 to be entered. All raffle participants will be notified whether they have won or not by noon on Friday, May 15.

Item Pick-up

Winners will receive instructions if their item needs to be picked up safely at the Garden or if their item can be mailed.

Not interested in the raffle, but still want to help?

Please consider a donation to support our mission either online or by mail.


Proceeds support our environmental sustainability initiatives and help us serve more than 6,000 children each year through field trips, outreach programs and family education.

Thank You to Our Raffle Sponsors

Badger Sports Park
Barbara Huebner
Bluestone Perennials
Board & Brush
Cantina Loredo
Cave of the Mounds
Chicago Field Museum
Chicago Symphony Orchestra
Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream
Civic Symphony of Green Bay
ComedyCity De Pere-The Green Room
Comedy on State
Cornerstone Ice Center
Culver’s
David Austin Roses
De Pere Cinema
Deb Freeman
Dennis Day
Dick Rankin
Eileen Metzler
Foxy Pedaler
FlyOver America
Ginger Birch
Graystone Ale House
Green Bay Booyah
Green Bay Gamblers
Green Bay Packers
Guthrie Threater
Harbor Shores on Lake Geneva
Hilly Haven Golf Course
Ivy Trails Gift & Garden
Keggers Bar
Jan LaSota
Lake Geneva Cruise Line
Lea Peot Jewelry, LLC
Lizer Landscape & Nursery
Los Banditos
Madison Ballet
Meissner Landscape Inc.
Milwaukke Admirals
Milwaukee Art Museum
Milwaukee County Zoo
Milwaukee Food & City Tours
Milwaukee World Festival Inc / Summerfest
Music Box Theatre
North Shore Scenic Railroad
Norther Sky Theater
Paintin’ Pottery
Patti Hitzler
Peninsula Players Theatre
Picaboo
Pinot’s Palette
Pizza Ranch
Renee’s Garden
Roots on 9th
Rose Hill Gardens
Schroeder’s Flowers
Seed Savers Exchange
Seed Savers Exchange
Shedd Aquarium
Silver Creek Nurseries, Inc.
Stillmank Brewing Company
Stone Silo Prairie Gardens
The Abbey Bar
The Children’s Museum of Green Bay
The Dinner Detective
The Richard H. Driehaus Museum
The Runaway Spoon
Toppling Goliath Brewing Co.
Wahlburger at Mall of America
Walker Art Center Minneapolis Sculpture Garden
Western Racquet & Fitness Club
Wild Birds Unlimited

Thank You to Our Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

Les Stumpf Ford

Sustaining Sponsor

Edward Jones Cheryl LeMere Financial Advisor

In-Kind Sponsors

Schroeder's Flowers
Stone Silo Prairie Gardens
Meissner Landscape, Inc.

Bay Towel

Contact Us

For raffle information or assistance in purchasing raffle entries, contact Tessa Pellmann, our Special Events Coordinator, at 920.491.3691 ext. 121 or tpellmann@gbbg.org.

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