Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Where nature is elemental

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - Mother's Day Weekend 2016!

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Educational walking tours throughout the year

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - May 7th and 8th, 2016

Events at the Gardens

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens hosts plant sales, art exhibits, educational workshops, bird and whale watching walks, botanical meetings, fundraisers, and more.

Please see the Ongoing Events page for those activities that repeat on a monthly basis. For photos from recent past events, please go to the Past Events page.

Many of our classes and workshops have limited space. Please call 707-964-4352 ext 16 to reserve your space (payment due uopn sign-up)! A small fee is charged for most classes. Guided walks are generally included in Gardens' admission; see individual listings for more information.

Looking for a way to keep track of all of the wonderful workshops and events at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens?

Subscribe to the MCBG Events Feed on and sign up for our "Bloom Blast", it is chock-full of info about the Gardens, our beautiful blooms, and upcoming events!

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National Public Gardens Day

Friday, May 6, 2016 through Friday, May 6, 2016

Enjoy free entry to Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on Friday, May 6 in honor of National Public Gardens Day. [Read More]
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Annual Rhododendron Show

Saturday, May 7, 2016 through Sunday, May 8, 2016

With a riot of color, this is the largest rhododendron show in California, and a not-to-be-missed event. [Read More]
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FOG Birdhouse Auction 2016

Friday, May 27, 2016 through Friday, August 12, 2016

Friends of the Gardens are gearing up for another successful Birdhouse Auction, this year to run from May 27 through Final Bid Night on Friday, August 12. [Read More]
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Retro Sunday

Sunday, June 5, 2016 through Sunday, June 5, 2016

Retro Sunday is Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens day of giving back to the community that has supported us for more than 50 years! Enjoy dollar entrance fee, 47 acres of beautiful gardens, lunch at Rhody's or bring your own picnic. [Read More]

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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
18220 North Highway 1
Fort Bragg, CA 95437

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The Gardens is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization.