October 2018

  • Fall Flower Show: 125 Years of Wonder

    Open Now Through Sun., Nov. 4

    Celebrate Phipps' tradition of spectacular Fall Flower Shows with a reimagining of some of the most memorable displays in our 125-year history.
  • Garden Railroad: Memories in Motion

    Open Now

    All aboard! Join us on a treasured locomotive journey through the years at Phipps, with fun, interactive features at every stop.
  • Tropical Forest Cuba

    Now Open

    Experience the natural beauty and culture of Cuba, one of the most biodiverse Caribbean island nations on Earth, in our immersive new Tropical Forest exhibit.
  • Make the Switch at Phipps! Green Power Drive

    Mondays – Fridays, 11:30 a.m. – Close; Saturdays – Sundays All Day

    Switch your home electricity to 100% green power while visiting our Tropical Forest Conservatory and you can receive a free Phipps membership!
  • Halloween Happenings

    Fri., Oct. 26; 4 – 8 p.m.

    Bring costumed kids for a boo-tanical bash as we offer a host of fun family activities and healthy snacks, all free with Phipps admission!
  • Native Plant and Sustainability Conference

    Sat., Oct. 27; 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Phipps Special Events Hall

    The annual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference brings together national experts for an engaging one-day forum on plants, landscapes and our role as environmental stewards.
  • Learning for a Greener Future: A Youth Art Exhibition

    Open Now

    In the CSL Green Gallery, enjoy artistic photos of Phipps taken by high school students from the Learning for a Greener Future internship program.
  • October Public Programs

    Saturdays and Sundays; 1:30 p.m. except where noted

    Grow your garden know-how by attending a free-with-admission class. From botanical embroidery to floral arrangements, local experts bring it all to you surrounded by the beauty of our gardens.
  • Discovery Programs

    Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, Plus Additional Days As Available

    Join us for one of our weekly scheduled Discovery Programs to engage our youngest visitors with the wonders of the natural world. All programs are free with admission and require no advance registration.
  • Nature Lab Open Hours

    Saturdays; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Except as Noted

    The revolutionary Nature Lab at Phipps is now open for you to discover. Drop in during our Saturday open hours and a graduate of our Learning for a Greener Future high school internship will show you around. No advance reservation is required.