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Olbrich Special Events

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moreSummer Concert Series

Tuesdays, June 23 - July 28

7 - 8 pm
Enjoy the summer evening with a concert on the Great Lawn.

moreguided garden strolls

Sundays, June - September

1:30 & 3 pm
Get an insider's view of Olbrich's outdoor gardens during a free guided garden stroll.

moreRhapsody in Bloom

Saturday, June 20

5 - 10 pm
Dine and dance under the sunset at Olbrich's premier gala fundraiser, Rhapsody in Bloom.

moreHome Garden Tour

Friday, July 10: 10 am - 4 pm

Saturday, July 11: 9 am - 3 pm

Tour exquisite private gardens created and maintained by talented home gardeners.

moreBlooming Butterflies

July 15 - August 9

10 am - 4 pm daily
Experience the magnificence of free-flying butterflies while strolling through the tropical Bolz Conservatory.

moreBolz Conservatory Exhibit

To be announced

 

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moreguided garden strolls

Sundays, June - September

1:30 & 3 pm
Get an insider's view of Olbrich's outdoor gardens during a free guided garden stroll.

moreFALL bulk Leaf Mulch Sale

September 19 & 26
October 3 & 10

9 am - 1 pm
Help your plants survive the winter with Olbrich's Leaf Mulch. Improve soil structure and maintain consistent soil temperatures during the winter to give your plants a head start this spring.

moreCRACkle - FIRE & FROTH

Friday, September 25

7 - 10 pm

Watch the flames from bonfires dance on the Great Lawn, groove to the live music, and savor a variety of tasty food and Wisconsin brews.

 

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moreBolz Conservatory Exhibit                                                               

November 1, 2014 through March 1, 2015

Innovations Inspired by Rainforests

Explore some of the ways rainforests have inspired complex human challenges.

morecocktails in the conservatory                                                       

November 21

7 pm - 11pm

Stroll through Olbrich's Bolz Conservatory, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the beats of local DJs!

moreHoliday Express                                                                                   

December 6-31

10 am - 4 pm daily

Closes at 2pm on December 24, closed all day on December 25

In light of the US Bank Eve cancellation at Olbrich this year, Holiday Express will remain open from 10 am-6 pm on December 31.


Large-scale model trains wind through an enchanted land of colorful poinsettias and holiday trees.

moreHoliday Concert Series                                                                      

Sunday afternoons in December

2 - 3 pm
A variety of music is highlighted including festive holiday music.

morecocktails in the conservatory                                                       

January 30

7 pm - 11 pm
Stroll through Olbrich's Bolz Conservatory, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the beats of local DJs!

moreWinter concert Series                                                                    

Select Sunday afternoons in February and March

2 - 3 pm

Relax and enjoy concert performances at Olbrich’s Winter Concerts or get up and move to the music at Olbrich’s Botanical Boogies!

moreIndulgence! Wine & Chocolate Tasting                                           

February 21

5:30 - 8:30 pm
Indulge all of your senses in an elegant evening of wine and chocolate sampling.

 

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moreSpring FLOWER Show

March 7 - 22

10 am - 4 pm daily
Meander through an array of blooming spring flowers in an elaborate display in the Atrium.

morePrimula Sale

March 7

Sale starts 8 am for Olbrich members
Sale starts 10 am for general public
Sold until supplies last

Take home a rainbow of hardy primula, also know as primroses.

morecocktails in the conservatory                                                       

March 27

7 pm - 11 pm
Stroll through Olbrich's Bolz Conservatory, sip a cocktail, and enjoy the beats of local DJs.

moreSpring Pansy Sale

April 4

10 am - 4 pm
Celebrate spring with a cheery pansy, panola, or viola grown in Olbrich's own greenhouses.

moreLeaf Mulch

Bagged Mulch available starting April 1

Bulk Leaf Mulch sales begin April 10
Now you can purchase the same leaf mulch Olbrich uses on its award-winning Outdoor Gardens.

morePlant Sale with the pros

May 8: 11 am - 5 pm

May 9: 9 am - 3 pm

Speak with area experts and select the best plants for your garden.

moreMother's Day Concert

May 10

2 - 3 pm
Reward mom with special day of wandering through the gardens and a live music concert.

Olbrich Botanical Gardens is operated as a public-private partnership between the City of Madison Parks Division and the Olbrich Botanical Society.
Olbrich Botanical Gardens | 3330 Atwood Avenue, Madison, WI 53704. | Phone: (608)246-4550 | Fax: (608)246-4719