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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 4, 2018

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - May 5 and 6, 2018

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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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    Pumpkin Night - late October

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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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Members-Only Preview

Friday, September 14, 2018 through Friday, September 14, 2018

On this lovely autumn evening, MCBG members will enjoy first choice of all sale items for our Fall Plant Sale... Members can peruse the plants in the Nursery and the selection of Store sale items while sipping wine and enjoying a light smattering of hors-d'oeuvres. [Read More]
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Fall Plant Sale

Saturday, September 15, 2018 through Sunday, September 23, 2018

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

Saturday, September 15, 2018 through Saturday, September 15, 2018

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–Oct)! [Read More]
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Extended Summer Hours

Thursday, July 5, 2018 through Saturday, September 29, 2018

The Gardens is extending visiting hours until 7:00PM each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for the months of July, August, and September! [Read More]
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Collections Walks 2018

Monday, October 1, 2018 through Monday, October 1, 2018

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens offers docent-led walks focused on the plant collections and natural history at MCBG on the first Monday of each month from April through October. Join local Naturalist and former MCBG Gardener, Mario Abreu, to explore the fascinating world of the Gardens. [Read More]
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FOG Wine Raffle 2018

Tuesday, October 2, 2018 through Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Friends of the Gardens (FOG) invites you to take your chances in their annual raffle for Mendocino County wines. [Read More]
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Mushroom Walks 2018

Monday, November 12, 2018 through Monday, December 17, 2018

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 17, 2018 through Saturday, November 17, 2018

Naturalist and Mycologist, Mario Abreu leads a workshop for beginners all about mushroom identification and uses. [Read More]
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Art in the Gardens 2019

Saturday, August 3, 2019 through Saturday, August 3, 2019

We are already looking forward to the 27th annual Art in the Gardens (AIG) at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens! Set amidst the spectacular background of summer floral displays, the day-long juried art event will be held on Saturday, August 3rd. [Read More]