Imaginary Worlds

A New Kingdom of Plant Giants

May - October 2014

The wonder and magic of Imaginary Worlds returns bigger and better with more sculptures and new imagination. More Information

The Four Seasons

Philip Haas

May - October

Monumental sculptures by artist Philip Haas visit the Garden this summer as reigning monarchs of the Great Lawn. Marvel at the creative and surprising juxtaposition of recognizable plants employed in unexpected relationships. More Information

Scarecrows in the Garden

October 2014

Scarecrows in the Garden returns for a season of fall family fun. More Information


October 2014

The living sculptures of Imaginary Worlds join Scarecrows in the Garden for fall fun! More Information

Garden Tours

Tuesdays - Fridays
1:30 p.m.

Visitors are invited to take a stroll with a knowledgeable volunteer guide to discover interesting insights about the Garden and what's in bloom. More Information


Thursdays in October
5 - 10 p.m.

Celebrate the harvest season with a selection of seasonal brews and live music. More Information

Fall Family Fun

Saturdays and Sundays, October
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Visit the Children's Garden for fun fall themed activities! More Information

Frog Feeding

Saturdays, 11 a.m.

Drop by the Fuqua Conservatory lobby to watch the conservation team tend to the rare and endangered amphibians on display at the Garden. More Information

Garden Chef Demos

Saturdays & Sundays
May - October
noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m.

Join the the Garden Chef for cooking demos every weekend in the Edible Garden Outdoor Kitchen

Free with Garden Admission

Browse Garden Chef Recipes More Information

Member Fall Evening

Wednesday, October 8
5 - 10 p.m.

Members are invited to take a harvest stroll under the full moon while exploring Scarecrows in the Garden and the final weeks of Imaginary Worlds. Enjoy live music, shop the marketplace and more. More Information

Arts & Ales

Thursday, October 16
5 - 10 p.m.

Find pottery, wood working, jewelry and more by local and regional artists at the annual fall market. After shopping, enjoy a cold one at Fest-of-Ale! More Information

Science Cafe

Third Thursdays
May - October
7 p.m.

The Science Cafe returns this spring to explore the topic of "Plants and Human Health" during Cocktails in the Garden for a series of fun and lively discussions.

Goblins in the Garden

Sunday, October 19
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Bring young goblins dressed in their Halloween best to show off on the Goblin Runway, participate in fall-themed crafts, listen to stories, ride a pony or hop on board the Ride-on-Train! More Information

Great Pumpkin-Carving Contest

Thursday, October 23
7 - 8 p.m.

Local chefs and designers square off and put their pumpkin-carving prowess to the test during Fest-of-Ale. May the most ghoulish gourd win! More Information

Medicinal Plants and the Civil War

Presented by Steven Foster

Free Alston Lecture
Thursday, November 6
7 p.m.

Herbalist, author, and photographer Steven Foster discusses how more than 400 native and naturalized medicinal plants and other botanical resources gained new focus in the South during the Civil War.  More Information

Garden Lights

Holiday Nights

November 15 – January 3
5 – 10 p.m.

Experience the Garden as it is transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland! More Information