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WEEKLY WELLNESS OPPORTUNITIES – Relax and unwind with one of our weekly wellness classes on the Event Lawn.
T'ai Chi Chih – Fridays at 11:15AM  .  Meditation – Fridays at 12:30PM  .  Yoga – Sundays at 12:00PM


Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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    Annual Rhododendron Show | Anthony Wells -

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    Art in the Gardens - 1st weekend in August | Anthony Wells -

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    Festival of Lights - November through December | Brendan McGuigan -

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    Art in the Gardens - 1st weekend in August | Anthony Wells -

Events at the Gardens

Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens hosts plant sales, art exhibits, educational workshops, bird-watching walks, botanical lectures, fundraisers, and more. Many of our classes and workshops have limited space. A registration fee is charged for most classes and contributes to furthering our educational programming. Guided walks are generally included in Gardens' admission. See individual listings for more information and check the Ongoing Events page for those activities that repeat on a weekly or monthly basis. For photos from recent past events, please go to the Past Events page.

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 and sign up for our "Bloom Blast", it is chock-full of info about the Gardens, our beautiful blooms, and upcoming events!

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T'ai Chi Chih in the Gardens

Friday, June 7, 2024 through Friday, August 30, 2024

Join Dyana Sangraal for mindful moving meditation at the Botanical Gardens. T'ai Chi Chih's gentle flowing movements involve no physical contact but rather emphasize a soft, graceful continuity in motion. Each class features 20 easy-to-learn flowing movements. [Read More]
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Meditation at the Gardens

Friday, May 3, 2024 through Friday, September 27, 2024

Each class will have a guided mindfulness meditation, time for questions, and a short wisdom teaching to apply to your everyday life. [Read More]
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Yoga at the Gardens

Sunday, May 5, 2024 through Sunday, September 29, 2024

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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Birdhouse Auction 2024

Saturday, May 25, 2024 through Wednesday, August 7, 2024

The Friends of the Gardens (FOG) annual Birdhouse Auction will run May 25 through August 7. Wouldn't you like to add a special addition to your garden while helping the Gardens flourish? [Read More]
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Quilt Raffle

Wednesday, May 15, 2024 through Sunday, August 4, 2024

Friends of the Gardens (FOG) is holding a raffle for one stunning pollinator-celebrating handmade quilt now through August 4. [Read More]
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Nature Walks

Saturday, April 27, 2024 through Saturday, November 30, 2024

Join one of our monthly nature walks on the last Saturday of each month beginning in April. [Read More]
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Pack Rat Sale

Saturday, July 6, 2024 through Saturday, July 6, 2024

The Friends of the Gardens annual Pack Rat Sale is noted for quality items, fair prices, and friendly service. [Read More]
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Art in the Gardens 2024

Saturday, August 3, 2024 through Sunday, August 4, 2024

Two days of festivities will take place on Saturday, August 3 and Sunday, August 4. [Read More]
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Festival of Lights 2024

Friday, November 29, 2024 through Sunday, December 22, 2024

The 14th annual Festival of Lights will happen rain or shine every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from November 29 through December 22 at the Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens. [Read More]
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Ongoing Activities

Friday, May 5, 2023 through Sunday, December 31, 2023

Weekly guided tours, yoga, meditation, and T'ai Chi Chih. Monthly Birdwatching, Nature Journaling, and Friends of the Gardens meetings. [Read More]