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Calendar of Events

NOTES: For a complete listing of our educational programs, plant shows, and sales, refer to the Xperience Guide to Programs and Events.
To view our educational programs in a calendar format, visit www.BrooksideLearning.org.

Brookside Gardens is experiencing a wonderful makeover in 2014, as we break ground on Phase I and II of our Master Plan and install a new HVAC system. Though the construction will focus on a limited section of the Gardens, the changes will be transformative.

Here is what you need to know to plan your visit:

Conservatory Spring Display- Spring Forward
Saturday, January 18-Sunday, April 13, 2014
10:00am–5:00pm daily;
FREE; Brookside Gardens Conservatory

Conservatory Summer Display- Summer Colors
Saturday, April 26 – Sunday, September 21
10:00am–5:00pm daily;
FREE; Brookside Gardens Conservatory

Garden Mart Plant Sale
Sponsored by the Silver Spring Garden Club
Saturday, May 10
9:00am- 1:00pm
New Location for 2014: Historic Train Station parking lot, Georgia Ave, Silver Spring

Fall Plant Sale
Sponsored by the Friends of Brookside Gardens
Saturday, September 13,
Brookside Gardens Hoop House (located on the maintenance hill)

Holiday Greens Sale
Sponsored by the Friends of Brookside Gardens
Saturday, December 6
Brookside Gardens Visitors Center Atrium

We have made the difficult decision to cancel a number of larger events in 2014, including:

Earth Day Festival
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit
Native Plant Sale
Spring and Fall Lecture Series
Summer Twilight Concert Series
Many plant shows and sales
Children’s Day
Pumpkin Panache Family Festival