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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. 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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Birdhouse Auction 2021

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 through Friday, August 13, 2021

This year we are moving the Friends of the Gardens (FOG) annual Birdhouse Auction online where you can still enjoy a bidding war or purchase your favorite for the "buy-it-now" price. [Read More]
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Yoga at the Gardens

Sunday, May 16, 2021 through Sunday, September 26, 2021

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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Sprouts – Colors in Nature

Tuesday, June 1, 2021 through Saturday, July 31, 2021

Colors in Nature is this month's Sprouts activity! Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is offering a series of self-guided activities for kids and parents to do together. Activities include birdwatching, nature breathing, whale watching, pulley systems, getting to know trees, and more. All activities will be available in English and Spanish. [Read More]
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Spring BioBlitz Challenge

Saturday, May 1, 2021 through Saturday, June 19, 2021

Calling all citizen scientists... We challenge you to capture the biodiversity at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens between May 1 and June 19 using the iNaturalist app. [Read More]
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Symphony at the Gardens

Sunday, July 25, 2021 through Sunday, August 15, 2021

The Symphony of the Redwoods presents a series of outdoor concerts at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. All concerts are free with regular Gardens admission, advanced reservations required. [Read More]
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Art in the Gardens 2021

Friday, August 6, 2021 through Sunday, August 8, 2021

We are already looking forward to the 28th Art in the Gardens (AIG) at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens! Join us for an enticing mixture of art, music, food, and drinks amongst the dramatic summertime blooms on August 6, 7, and 8. [Read More]
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Sprouts – Birdwatching

Monday, August 2, 2021 through Thursday, September 30, 2021

Birdwatching is this month's Sprouts activity! Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is offering a series of self-guided activities for kids and parents to do together. Activities include birdwatching, nature breathing, whale watching, pulley systems, getting to know trees, and more. All activities will be available in English and Spanish. [Read More]