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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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June Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, June 16, 2018 through Saturday, June 16, 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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Pollinator Week

Monday, June 18, 2018 through Sunday, June 24, 2018

National Pollinator Week is June 18th through the 24th! Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is chock full of pollinators, as well as pollinator-friendly information and inspiration. [Read More]
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Summer Volunteer Orientation

Wednesday, June 27, 2018 through Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Would you like to spend your days under the sunshine, listening to birds and the crashing waves while learning a thing or two about native plants, pruning, or dahlia care to name a few? Then consider joining our family of volunteers! [Read More]
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Collections Walks 2018

Monday, April 2, 2018 through Monday, April 2, 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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Veggie Gardening for Kids

Saturday, July 14, 2018 through Saturday, July 14, 2018

This 1-day, 2-hour workshop is a great introduction to gardening for your young ones with a green thumb. Children ages 8 to 10 of any level of gardening experience are welcome to attend. [Read More]
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Art in the Gardens 2018

Saturday, August 4, 2018 through Saturday, August 4, 2018

We are already looking forward to the 26th annual Art in the Gardens 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 4, 2018. [Read More]
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Nature Sketchbook Workshop

Sunday, August 12, 2018 through Sunday, August 12, 2018

What better way to learn to draw the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens' surroundings than under the guidance of a professional artist who specializes in natural-based designs? [Read More]
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FOG Birdhouse Auction 2018

Saturday, May 26, 2018 through Friday, August 10, 2018

Friends of the Gardens are gearing up for another successful Birdhouse Auction, this year to run from May 26 through August 10. [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]