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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 1, 2020

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - May 16 and 17, 2020

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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. 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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Call for Artists

Friday, January 10, 2020 through Friday, March 13, 2020

We are now accepting applications for Art in the Gardens 2020! Applications for this juried art event will be accepted now through March 13, 2020. [Read More]
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Sculpture Gallery Call for Entries

Wednesday, January 1, 2020 through Friday, February 14, 2020

The Arts Council of Mendocino County is currently accepting applications for the 2020-2022 Sculpture Gallery at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. Applications are due by February 14. [Read More]
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Free Seed Cleaning Workshop

Sunday, January 19, 2020 through Sunday, January 19, 2020

Victory Garden for Peace is hosting a workshop covering the basics of seed saving. Bring your seeds! Basic seed cleaning equipment will be available. [Read More]
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Fruit Tree Pruning

Saturday, January 11, 2020 through Saturday, January 25, 2020

This workshop will help you optimize performance from your fruit trees, according to your own needs and the specific environment in which the trees are growing. [Read More]
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Rose Revival

Saturday, February 8, 2020 through Saturday, February 8, 2020

Bring new life to your rose garden! Join us for a hands-on training and learn basic techniques for pruning and shaping roses and other ornamental shrubs. [Read More]
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Fruit Tree Grafting

Saturday, March 28, 2020 through Saturday, March 28, 2020

Gain hands-on grafting experience and come away with an apple tree to start (or add to) your own orchard! [Read More]
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Rhododendron Show

Saturday, May 16, 2020 through Sunday, May 17, 2020

Each year, the Noyo Chapter of the American Rhododendron Society (ARS) partners with Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens to showcase some of the best rhodie specimens on the west coast. The 43rd annual John Druecker Memorial Rhododendron Show will be held at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17. The juried show is the largest in California with more than 800 entries entered annually filling the big tent with cascades of color and fragrance. [Read More]
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Rhododendrons 101

Saturday, May 23, 2020 through Saturday, May 23, 2020

MCBG Workshop, Rhododendrons 101 will teach you to identify and care for rhododendrons growing in your yard. Expand your collection by learning to choose the right hybrids and species for your area while touring the Rhododendron Collection at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. [Read More]
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Art in the Gardens 2020

Saturday, August 1, 2020 through Saturday, August 1, 2020

We are already looking forward to the 28th 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 1st. [Read More]
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Gala 2020

Saturday, November 21, 2020 through Saturday, November 21, 2020