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.

Rainforest Adventure | Saturday, March 7 – Sunday, April 26

Bring the family to the Cleveland Botanical Garden for Minotaur Maze’s interactive and engaging exhibit that explores the diversity, fragility and adaptability of the flora and fauna of the rainforest. Then, head into our own biomes for butterfly releases and other surprises.

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.

Illustration for Naturalists | Sunday, 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. 

Waking Up Your Garden for Spring | Saturday, March 14

This class will provide an overview of the best spring preparation practices to set your garden up for success. 

Terrarium Bar–Succulents | Saturday, March 14

Sip on a glass of wine (or two!) while making a custom terrarium. 

Annual Egg Hunt | Saturday, April 11

Celebrate spring with an egg hunt, crafts, games and the chance to snap a photo with the Big Bunny! 

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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