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Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, Where nature is elemental

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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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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    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

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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 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 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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October Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, October 15, 2016 through Saturday, October 15, 2016

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 May–Dec! [Read More]
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Fall Vegetable Gardening

Sunday, October 23, 2016 through Sunday, October 23, 2016

Have you started to plan for spring yet? Join MCBG Lead Gardener, Jaime Jensen in the wonderful Organic Demonstration Vegetable Garden and learn hands-on how to make the most of your veggie garden this autumn! [Read More]
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Mushroom Fest Mushroom Walk!

Monday, November 7, 2016 through Monday, November 7, 2016

Get a jump start on mushroom season... Join us for an extra special Mushroom Walk in celebration of the Mushroom, Wine, and Beer Festival! [Read More]
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Monday Mushroom Walks

Monday, November 21, 2016 through Monday, December 19, 2016

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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November Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, November 19, 2016 through Saturday, November 19, 2016

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 (May–Dec)! [Read More]
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Festival of Lights 2016

Friday, November 25, 2016 through Sunday, December 18, 2016

Festival of Lights, held annually at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, is a winter family classic on the Mendocino Coast, with thousands of lights creating visual delight throughout the Gardens, enchanting and delighting all ages. [Read More]
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Mushroom ID for Beginners

Saturday, November 26, 2016 through Saturday, December 17, 2016

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Naturalist Mario Abreu leads a workshop for beginners all about mushroom identification and uses. [Read More]
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Gala 2016

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 through Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Are you attending the premier black and white party of the season? [Read More]
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December Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, December 17, 2016 through Saturday, December 17, 2016

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 (May–Dec)! [Read More]
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Rhododendron Show 2017

Saturday, April 22, 2017 through Sunday, April 23, 2017

Join us for the 40th Annual John Druecker Memorial Rhododendron Show, California's LARGEST Rhododendron Show! [Read More]