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Winter 2021

 

morecocktails in the conservatory - Canceled

January 22 & February 26

Stroll through Olbrich's Conservatory, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the beats of local DJs!

moreRainforest Rhythms - Virtual                                                      

February & March

Enjoy a virtual cultural performance of music and dance!

moreOrchid Escape                             

January 30 - February 28

                                               

morethe canopy sessions - LIve stream                                   

February 5

Live stream performances from the tropical canopy of the Bolz Conservatory!

Pour'n Yer heart out - Live stream                                 more

Saturday, February 20

Olbrich Botanical Gardens and FeLion Studios team up to offer community workshops and an aluminium pour!

 

Spring 2021

morethe canopy sessions - LIve stream                                                  

Friday, March 5

Live stream performances from the tropical canopy of the Bolz Conservatory!

moreMember Preview: spring flower show - canceled                  Saturday, March 6

8 - 10 a.m.

morespring flower show - canceled       

March 6-28

Meander through an array of blooming spring flowers in an elaborate display in the Atrium.

morecocktails in the conservatory - TBD                   

Friday, March 26

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Stroll through Olbrich's Bolz Conservatory, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the beats of local DJs.

the canopy sessions - Live Stream

Friday, April 2

Live stream performances from the tropical canopy of the Bolz Conservatory!                                   

moreguided garden strolls - TBD

Sundays, May 2 - October 10

1:30 & 3 p.m.
Get an insider's view of Olbrich's outdoor gardens during a free guided garden stroll.

morePlant Sale with the pros - Goes ONline!

NEW! The online plant sale will offer tried and true perennials, bare root fruit trees, curated plug trays and veggie bundles!

moreMother's Day Concert - outdoors

Sunday, May 9

2 - 3 p.m.
Reward mom with special day in the gardens and a live outdoor music concert.

 

Summer 2021

 

Pollinator plant sale - Online

June 21- 28

Support National Pollinator Week and expand your pollinator friendly plant palette!

moresummer breeze  - TBD

June 19 & 25

A new summer tradition, with something for everyone! Enjoy simple pleasures with friends & family, including fun lawn games, live music & performers, and tasty food & drink!

moreHome Garden Tour

July 9 & 10

Stroll through eight unique private home gardens featuring a variety of techniques and styles.

moreSummer Concert Series - Tickets required

Tuesdays, June 22 - August 31

Enjoy the summer evening with live music on the Great Lawn.

moreMember Preview Day: Blooming Butterflies - TBD

Wednesday, July 14

Members get an exclusive sneak peek at the exhibit before it opens to the public, along with 20% off in the Growing Gifts Shop all day long!

 

moreBlooming Butterflies Exhibit - TBD

July 15-August 8

Experience the magnificence of free-flying butterflies while strolling through the tropical Bolz Conservatory.

moreguided garden strolls - TBD

Get an insider's view of Olbrich's outdoor gardens during a free guided garden stroll.

 

Fall 2021

moreOpening Viewing - GLEAM Exhibit

August 28

Get the first glimpse of GLEAM - enjoy live performances!

moreGLEAM Exhibit

September 1 - October 30

Explore the Gardens in a whole new light through the lens of illumination.

moreMember Movie Night

September 10

Olbrich Botanical Society Members enjoy a movie out on the Great Lawn at Member Movie Night!

moreCRACkle

September 24 & October 1

Watch the flames from bonfires dance on the Great Lawn, groove to the live music, and savor a variety of tasty food and Wisconsin brews.

moreguided garden strolls - TBD

Get an insider's view of Olbrich's outdoor gardens during a free guided garden stroll.

 

Winter Holiday 2021

morecocktails in the conservatory                           

November 19

Stroll through Olbrich's Bolz Conservatory, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the beats of local DJs!

moreMember Preview: Holiday Express

December 3

Members can get in the festive mood with an exclusive first look at the Holiday Express!

moreHoliday Express                                               

December 4-31

Model trains wind through a whimsical landscape of wonder.

moreHoliday Concert Series                                     

Sundays, December 5-26

Get in the holiday spirit with live performances by local musicians!

 

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719