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Open daily from 10AM – 5PM: Advanced tickets required for non-members.
Members enjoy exclusive early admission from 9:00am to 10:00am daily.

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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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Rhododendron Photo Show

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 through Sunday, May 9, 2021

In lieu of a traditional Rhododendron Show, the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is hosting a photo competition to highlight this season's best rhodie specimens. [Read More]
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Sprouts – Tree ID

Thursday, April 1, 2021 through Monday, May 31, 2021

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

Friday, April 30, 2021 through Monday, May 3, 2021

The MCBG Spring BioBlitz will be a self-guided exploration of our 47-acre natural wonder. We challenge you to capture the biodiversity at the Gardens between April 30 and May 3 using the iNaturalist app. [Read More]
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Nature Journaling

Saturday, May 22, 2021 through Saturday, May 22, 2021

Nature Journaling will help you improve your observational skills, drawing skills, and knowledge about your subject. The Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens is the perfect setting to begin this journey. [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 artistic creativity amongst the dramatic summertime blooms on August 6, 7, and 8. [Read More]