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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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Festival of Lights 2021

Friday, November 26, 2021 through Sunday, December 19, 2021

Advanced tickets are required to attend Festival of Lights this year. Tickets are $10 each, children age 16 and under attend for free. You must purchase timed tickets online prior to arriving at the Gardens. [Read More]
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Mushroom Walks

Monday, November 22, 2021 through Monday, January 3, 2022

Enjoy an identification walk and learn mushroom lore with Naturalist and Mycologist, Mario Abreu each Monday from November 22 through January 3. [Read More]
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Mushroom ID Workshop

Saturday, December 11, 2021 through Saturday, December 18, 2021

This workshop consists of an interactive virtual lecture with live demonstrations and an optional Field ID Walk to find mushrooms associated with the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens' native plant communities. Learn the basic taxonomic identifying features that distinguish mushrooms from each other, where each unique mushroom species can be found, when they can be found, and the myths associated with them. [Read More]
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Sprouts – Pacific Coast Trees

Friday, October 1, 2021 through Friday, December 31, 2021

Get outside and learn with SPROUTS! Have you ever used a tangent height gauge or dichotomous key? Learn to use this handy tool to identify items in the natural world. We will have marked several trees for you to practice identifying using the Pacific Coast Tree Finder. [Read More]