Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 5pm, Wednesday until 9pm, Sunday Noon – 5pm, Closed Monday Learn More
Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am – 5pm, Wednesday until 9pm, Sunday Noon – 5pm, Closed Monday Learn More

Cleveland Botanical Garden is an ever-changing urban oasis that provides enrichment and inspiration through nine acres of exquisite outdoor gardens, the 17,000-square-foot Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse featuring a spiny desert of Madagascar and a butterfly-filled Costa Rican rainforest, and seasonal exhibitions throughout the year. The Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum are part of Holden Forests & Gardens, which is making a positive impact in the region through urban greening and forestry initiatives, scientific research, environmental education and world-class visitor experiences at its two campuses.

Orchid Mania

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Orchid Mania | Saturday, Jan. 18 – Sunday, March 1

Cleveland Botanical Garden celebrates one of the world’s most exotic and beautiful flowers at our annual Orchid Mania show. This year Orchid Mania celebrates the natural beauty of Vietnam, and the Vietnamese culture that cherishes nature and plants.

Summer Camp Registration Now Open

Sign your children up for fun, nature-based summer camps at the Botanical Garden! New themed camps are available for children pre-school through fifth grade with focuses ranging from nature’s engineering designs to farm-to-table food prep. Click here for details.

Botanical Painting & Drawing Session II | Tuesdays, Jan. 14 – Feb. 18

Learn the composition skills and techniques of botanicals including line, form, shading techniques and layering. All levels of experience and mediums welcome.

Illustration for Naturalists | Sundays, Jan. 19, Feb. 23 and March 15

Build your nature journaling and art skills by practicing sketching and watercolor techniques necessary for interpreting and portraying live wildlife and botanical subjects. 

Cone & Get It | Saturday, Jan. 25

Learn about the various conifers growing on the Cleveland Botanical Garden campus while improving your ability to identify cone-bearing trees and shrubs.

From Tree to Table: Chocolate and Wine Pairing | Wednesday, Jan. 29

Join experts from Mitchell’s Fine Chocolates to sample a tasting of chocolates from the South American region and learn how to pair these exotic chocolates with wine.

Greater Cleveland Orchid Society Show & Sale | Saturday, Feb. 15 & Sunday, Feb. 16

Enjoy additional orchid exhibits and competitions sponsored by the Greater Cleveland Orchid Society and sanctioned by the American Orchid Society. Purchase unique orchids and growing supplies from special vendors on Saturday & Sunday from noon – 5pm.

Museums for All

Through the Museums for All program, dedicated to providing every child and family access to high-quality museum experiences, Holden Forests & Gardens’ two institutions–Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum—will offer $1 per person admission with the presentation of an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card for the cardholder and their immediate family.

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