Calendar of Events
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.
Here is what you need to know to plan your visit:
- NOTICE: The Visitors Center parking lot is closed for major improvements from March 2014 - June 2015.
- The Conservatory parking lot offers 39 spaces, or use suggested alternate parking locations.
- The Gardens and Conservatories are open!
- For updates and more details, visit Montgomery Parks CIP Brookside Gardens Entry and Parking Renovation and Brookside Gardens Gateway page.
Saturday Morning Story Time
Saturdays March 7- June 13
Ages 3-6; No registration required- Just drop in!
10:00am FREE ; Visitors Center Children's Classroom
Private Gardens of Mink Hollow
Saturday May 23, 2015
10:00 am- 4:00pm. Although pre-registration is closed, walk-in registrations are welcome. Tour four private gardens on your own, starting at any of the gardens. Visit all four gardens for $20.00 or just a couple for $5.00 each if your time is limited. This year's featured gardens have been artfully created by their owners over a number of years. Their passions are evident in their creations: a painter's palette of blossoms arranged by room, a veritable botanical library of specimens, gorgeous handcrafted outbuildings, whimsical design and more. Information packet for the day.
Conservatory Summer Display
Saturday, April 26 – Sunday, September 27
10:00am – 5:00pm daily
Free; Brookside Gardens North Conservatory
Wings of Fancy Live Butterfly and Caterpillar Exhibit
Wednesday, July 1- Sunday, October 25, 2015
10:00am - 4:00pm daily
Fee: $8 adults; $5 ages 3 – 12
Brookside Gardens South Conservatory
We have made the difficult decision to cancel a number of larger events in 2015, including:
Earth Day Festival
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Native Plant Sale
Spring Lecture Series
Summer Twilight Concert Series
Many plant shows and sales