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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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    Art in the Gardens... August 5, 2017

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - April 22nd and 23rd, 2017

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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 - April 22nd and 23rd, 2017

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    Annual Spring and Fall Plant & Store Sales

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 upon sign-up; non-refundable)! 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 Facebook-www.facebook.com/mendocinocoastbotanicalgardens/events... and sign up for our "Bloom Blast", it is chock-full of info about the Gardens, our beautiful blooms, and upcoming events!

Plan your trip: Traveler Resources

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Art in the Gardens 2017

Saturday, August 5, 2017 through Saturday, August 5, 2017

Art in the Gardens is a lively day of juried art on display and for sale. Regional foods, wine and beer tasting, music, art demonstrations, all set amongst the splendor of a 47-acre garden to the sea. [Read More]
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Natural History & Collections Walks 2017

Monday, August 7, 2017 through Monday, October 2, 2017

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens offers docent-led walks focused on the natural history and plant collections at MCBG on the first Monday of each month from April through October. Join MCBG Naturalist Mario Abreu to explore the fascinating world of the Gardens. [Read More]
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FOG Birdhouse Auction 2017

Friday, May 26, 2017 through Friday, August 11, 2017

Friends of the Gardens are gearing up for another successful Birdhouse Auction, this year to run from May 26 through August 11. [Read More]
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August Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, August 19, 2017 through Saturday, August 19, 2017

The Mendocino Coast Humane Society's Mobile Adoption Van will be at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens with a bunch of adorable adoptable animals on the 3rd Saturday of each month (March–October)! [Read More]
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Retro Sunday

Sunday, August 20, 2017 through Sunday, August 20, 2017

Retro Sunday is Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens day of giving back to the community that has supported us for more than 55 years! Enjoy $1 entrance fee, 47 acres of beautiful gardens, lunch at Rhody's or bring your own picnic. [Read More]
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Giving in to Fall Vegetable Gardening

Saturday, August 26, 2017 through Saturday, August 26, 2017

This extended learning series offers four classes of hands-on, brains-on training. MCBG Lead Gardener Jaime Jensen teaches the essential skills to develop a strong vegetable garden for years to come. Learn about soil preparation, garden planning, propagation, and harvesting techniques. [Read More]
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Military Appreciation Day

Saturday, November 11, 2017 through Saturday, November 11, 2017

To express our appreciation for our servicemen and women, all military personnel (active, retired, and veterans) will receive free admission to the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on Saturday, November 11, 2017. [Read More]
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Fall Plant & Store Sale

Saturday, September 16, 2017 through Sunday, September 24, 2017

Stock up on plants for your winter and early spring garden at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens' annual Fall Plant & Store Sale! All plants at Nursery on the Plaza will be on sale and select items at The Garden Store for gift-giving and more... [Read More]
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Mushroom Walks 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017 through Monday, December 18, 2017

The Gardens is home to more than 150 species of mushrooms. These weekly docent-led walks feature mushroom identification and lore. [Read More]
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Mushroom ID for Beginners

Saturday, November 11, 2017 through Saturday, December 16, 2017

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Naturalist Mario Abreu leads a workshop for beginners all about mushroom identification and uses. [Read More]
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Festival of Lights 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017 through Sunday, December 17, 2017

Join us at the Gardens for an unbelievable show of glittering color, live music, drinks, sweet treats, and fun in the big tent each evening of the 8th annual Festival of Lights. [Read More]