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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

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Spring and Fall Plant Sales

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Educational walking tours throughout the year

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. A small registration fee is charged for most classes and contributes to furthering our educational programming. 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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Birdhouse Auction 2022

Friday, May 27, 2022 through Thursday, August 11, 2022

The Friends of the Gardens (FOG) annual Birdhouse Auction will run May 27 through August 11!  [Read More]
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Spring Plant Sale 2022

Friday, May 27, 2022 through Sunday, June 5, 2022

This year's Spring Plant Sale includes DISCOUNTS ON ALL PLANT PURCHASES from May 27 through June 5! [Read More]
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Yoga in the Gardens

Sunday, April 3, 2022 through Sunday, October 30, 2022

This class aims to support you in slowing down, tuning into your intuition, cultivating physical health and psychological well-being using postures—asanas and breathing techniques—pranayama with the goal of developing a grounded, focused, and peaceful mind. [Read More]
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Planting for Pollinators

Saturday, June 4, 2022 through Saturday, June 4, 2022

Join Horticulturist, Mishele Stettenbenz to learn why pollinators are so important and why they need our help. [Read More]
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Keys to the Kingdom

Saturday, June 18, 2022 through Saturday, June 18, 2022

“Keys to the Kingdom” will unlock the connection between local pollinators and some of the native plants they rely on. You’ll learn why tracking pollinators through first-hand observations is invaluable to sustaining them generation after generation. [Read More]
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Art in the Gardens 2022

Saturday, August 6, 2022 through Sunday, August 7, 2022

We are already looking forward to the 29th annual Art in the Gardens (AIG) at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens! The two-day event will take place on Saturday, August 6 and Sunday, August 7 from 11:00am to 5:00pm. [Read More]
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Paper Collage

Friday, August 5, 2022 through Friday, August 5, 2022

Create a portrait of an animal in collage working from photo references in a lively and supportive atmosphere. [Read More]
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Pine Needle Basketry

Friday, August 5, 2022 through Saturday, August 6, 2022

Create a basket made from long-needled Coulter pine needles. Learn how to begin to coil using just raffia and pine needles and create a unique design using four distinct stitches. [Read More]
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Paint & Sip

Friday, August 5, 2022 through Sunday, August 7, 2022

Grab a friend or three and join Miss Rossi in creating a 16" x 20" masterpiece painting at the beautiful Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on August 5, 6, or 7! [Read More]
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Kids Paint

Saturday, August 6, 2022 through Sunday, August 7, 2022

These beginning acrylic painting classes are tailored to children ages 9 and older. Each student will take home their very own 11" x 14" painting on artist's canvas!  [Read More]
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Festival of Lights 2022

Friday, November 25, 2022 through Sunday, December 18, 2022

The 12th annual Festival of Lights will run rain or shine each Friday, Saturday, and Sunday evening from November 25 through December 18. [Read More]