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Cocktails in the Conservatory

After a two year hiatus Cocktails in the Conservatory is back, providing respite in Olbrich's tropical oasis during the coldest winter months! Sip botanically inspired cocktails in the Bolz conservatory and enjoy a powerhouse line-up of talented female djs!

All proceeds benefit the Gardens!

Bolz Conservatory

DJ BreezahFriday, November 18

7-11 PM.


Bree Rose aka Breezah is a NYC-based DJ from Milwaukee/ATX. She has played over 1,000 gigs over the last decade ranging from festivals to yoga studios, clubs to fashion shows.

Her soulful sets are rooted in house and explore disco, indie, hip-hop, funk and 80s/90s dance sounds - conjuring a memorable experience for crowds of any size.



Friday, January 20

DJ Shotski7-11 PM

DJ Shotski & Friends

This all-vinyl show will include female DJs fromlocal campus and community radio stations spinning a variety of music genres.


7-8 PM - DJ Shotski (WVMO-FM) - Vintage soul records

8-9 PM - Grandma Cyd (WSUM-FM) - Retro dance records

9-10 PM - DJ Kayla Kush (WORT-FM) - Reggae selections

10-11 PM - Cooper Talbot (WORT-FM) - R&B dance hits



DJ Femme NoirFriday, March 24

7-11 PM

DJ Femme Noir

DJ Femme Noir is a premiere Open Format DJ from the Midwest, currently residing in Wisconsin.

Her sets are intertwined with an eclectic array of music styles from various genres of mainstream and underground music. From popular classics to current singles that dominate the charts, she will have you dancing the whole night away!





Event Guidelines

$10 admission at the door (cash only)

Must be 21 years old to attend.

Here are some things to keep in mind before you arrive -

  • Cocktail AttendeesFront doors open at 6:30 p.m. - Conservatory doors open at 7 p.m.
  • First-come-first-serve - the maximum number of visitors allowed in the Conservatory will be continuously admitted as visitors cycle out
  • Arrive with your whole party - line jumping is not permitted
  • When entering the building you'll be notified if you will be immediately admitted into the Conservatory or directed into the waiting line
  • On average people enjoy the Conservatory for 1.5-2 hrs - some leave earlier and some stay longer, we cannot guarantee a specific wait time
  • Bar stations will be available inside the Conservatory and the Commons (a large reception area off of the lobby that will house the waiting line if necessary)
    • Our bar service has been streamlined to decrease waiting lines
  • We will post updates on Facebook on the hour as the event capacity fluctuates to keep you in the loop
  • Capacity in the Conservatory at any given time does not equal the overall attendance that can be accommodated at the event over four hours, therefore, pre-sale tickets will not be offered
  • $5 admission (cash only) from 10-11 p.m. (bar stations close at 10:30 p.m.)



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