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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 5, 2017

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    Festival of Lights - November through December

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    Annual Rhododendron Show - April 22nd and 23rd, 2017

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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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    Annual Rhododendron Show - April 22nd and 23rd, 2017

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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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October Pet Adoption Day

Saturday, October 21, 2017 through Saturday, October 21, 2017

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 (March–October)! [Read More]
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Pumpkin Night

Saturday, October 28, 2017 through Saturday, October 28, 2017

Come dressed in your Halloween best and light up the night with some creatively carved gourds and painted pumpkins. Join us Saturday, October 28 for a pumpkin carving/design contest, festive treats, music, and more! [Read More]
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Mushroom Fest Mushroom Walk!

Monday, November 6, 2017 through Monday, November 6, 2017

Get a jump start on mushroom season... Join us for an extra special Mushroom Walk in celebration of the Mushroom, Wine, and Beer Festival! [Read More]
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Military Appreciation Day

Saturday, November 11, 2017 through Saturday, November 11, 2017

To express our appreciation for our servicemen and women, all military personnel (active, retired, and veterans) will receive free admission to the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens on Saturday, November 11, 2017. [Read More]
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Mushroom ID for Beginners

Saturday, November 11, 2017 through Saturday, December 16, 2017

Naturalist and Mycologist, Mario Abreu leads a workshop for beginners all about mushroom identification and uses. [Read More]
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Mushroom Walks 2017

Monday, November 20, 2017 through Monday, December 18, 2017

The Gardens is home to more than 150 species of mushrooms. These weekly docent-led walks feature mushroom identification and lore. [Read More]
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Festival of Lights 2017

Friday, November 24, 2017 through Sunday, December 17, 2017

Join us at the Gardens for an unbelievable show of glittering color, live music, drinks, sweet treats, and fun in the big tent each evening of the 8th annual Festival of Lights. [Read More]
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Master Gardener Applications Deadline

Thursday, November 30, 2017 through Thursday, November 30, 2017

Since 2004, Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens has partnered with University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) to offer the University’s Master Gardener Program on the Mendocino Coast. The purpose of the program is to develop a corps of local volunteers who can advise and support environmentally friendly, successful gardening by other members of their communities. [Read More]