Fundraising Events


Proceeds from Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' annual fundraising events benefit the Conservatory's education, horticulture and community gardening programs. View images from past events here.

Sponsorship opportunities for 2015 events are available. For more information, contact Deirdre DeWeese at 614.715.8044 or

Tastings on the Terrace

On June 4, 2015, the Conservatory welcomed 500 guests for a sold-out event. Tastings on the Terrace raised more than $60,000 for the Conservatory’s adult learning initiatives. Thank you to our sponsors and guests. View photos from this year's event here.

Save the date for next year's event: Thursday, June 9, 2016. To learn how you can get involved, contact Deirdre DeWeese at or 614.715.8044. 

Field to Table

On August 28, 2015, the Conservatory’s Women’s Board welcomed 700 guests for their signature event that featured a garden-inspired cocktail hour and dinner in celebration of Ohio’s harvest.  Proceeds from Field to Table support the Conservatory's community gardening outreach programs. 

Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin

May 6, 2016
The annual Hat Day luncheon is one of Columbus’ premier social traditions of the year and the Conservatory’s signature spring fundraising event. Over 600 guests gather under a grand marquee in the beautiful gardens, sporting their favorite hats, to enjoy lunch with friends. To learn how you can get involved contact Deirdre DeWeese at or 614.715.8044. View images from Hat Day 2015 here.