Admission

Hours

Open Daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 

Trellis Café 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (Tues.-Sun.)

Closed: New Year's Eve (3 p.m.), New Year’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve (3 p.m.) and Christmas Day.

Adult Outreach

Botanical Blues online sales

Guided Tour

Guided Tours

Lunch and Learn

Museums4All

Potting Bench Adult

Potting Bench Youth

VA Program

Walk in Wedding Seasonal

Walk-in Wedding

Y&F Program

Youth Field Trip

Youth Outreach

Art & Design Workshops

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.

 

Family Workshops

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.

Story Sprouts

Horticulture Classes

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

 

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.

Yoga at the Garden

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

 

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.

Summer Camp

Please Read: 

To register for summer camp sessions, enter the quantities below and click the register button. Fill in the registration form and click add to cart.  

To register for other sessions before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the top left corner to return to Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden main page. 

Upon registration you will receive an email with a Camper Information form. This form must be filled out and returned to education@dmbotanicalgarden.com one week prior to the start of your camp. 

Health and Wellness Workshops

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.

Social Irrigation

Evening Schedule
Lawn games & kids activity: 5-8 p.m.
Pop-up program: 6-8 p.m.
Trellis Café open: 5-8:30 p.m.
Music: 6:30-9 p.m.
Garden closes: 9:30 p.m.  

Please Read: To buy Social Irrigation tickets, enter the quantity below and click the add to cart button.

To buy tickets for multiple dates for this event before checking out, click on the 'other dates' button beneath the event time to select a different date. Enter the new quantity and add to cart.  

If you have any questions please call 515.323.6290.

Food and Drink Workshops

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.

Family Hikes

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

*The family rate can be used for up to two named adults and dependents living in the same household or up to two grandparents and their grandchildren.*

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.

Spring Garden Festival Admissions

Garden Buds

Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button.  Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. To register for more classes before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.

Only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

Cancellation Policy: Class registrants who cancel five or more days prior to a class will received a full refund. Cancellations less than five days are non-refundable—please consider your payment a donation to the Botanical Garden. Refunds are not given for missed classes.

In the event a class is canceled, registrants will be fully refunded. You will be notified as early as possible via phone or email, so please be sure to provide accurate contact information when registering. The Botanical Garden is not responsible for lack of notification if not provided with accurate contact details.

For questions, please call the education department at 515.402.4277.