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Nancy Cardenas Honored With Ann Isaly Wolfe Award During Hat Day (September 28, 2021) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens honors individuals who have embodied and fostered the Conservatory’s growth as a cultural institution with the Ann Isaly Wolfe Award. The Conservatory is naming Nancy Cardenas the Ann Isaly Wolfe honoree of 2021, an award that was officially bestowed during the annual Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin fundraiser on September 24th. View More...
Growing to Green Awards Celebrate Central Ohio’s Community Gardens And Gardeners (September 22, 2021) On Thursday, September 9, 2021, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosted the annual Growing to Green Awards & Harvest Celebration. View More...
Harvest Blooms 2021 Begins This Weekend (September 20, 2021) If you go to one place to experience the beauty of fall, let it be Harvest Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, opening this weekend! One of the most photogenic exhibitions of the year, Harvest Blooms is the place for fall gardening inspiration and home to two iconic pumpkin houses. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Celebrates Spooky Season with Pumpkins Aglow (September 07, 2021) One of the most beautiful places to celebrate the spooky season in central Ohio is Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, where hundreds of jack-o-lanterns, enchanting light displays, live entertainment and more come together for Pumpkins Aglow. View More...
Bash At The Conservatory Raises Over $96K For Education Programs (June 29, 2021) Community members came together to raise over $96,000 for education programs during a sold out Bash at the Conservatory following the cancellation of Bash last year. View More...
Pollinator Palooza Returns to Franklin Park Conservatory (June 15, 2021) As public interest in honeybees, butterflies and other pollinators continues to grow, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens invites central Ohio to attend a free festival dedicated to supporting and celebrating all things pollinators. View More...
New Gallery Show at Franklin Park Conservatory Spotlights Diversity in Nature Through the Artwork of Local Black Artists (June 07, 2021) The upcoming art exhibition at Franklin Park Conservatory, Resilience in Nature: We are the Roses that Grew from the Concrete, features artwork by local Black artists exploring the theme of diversity as nature’s strongest ally. View More...
Farmers’ Market Returns To The Conservatory on June 2 (May 26, 2021) After a year-long hiatus, the Conservatory’s Farmers’ Market will return during the summer of 2021. The market will occur from 3:30-6:30pm every Wednesday, starting June 2 and ending September 1. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Welcomes New VP Of Philanthropy (April 29, 2021) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce Ms. Carmen K. Boy as its new Vice President of Philanthropy. View More...
Columbus Blooms Returns After Last Year’s Shutdown (March 23, 2021) Marking one year after the pandemic temporarily closed the Conservatory doors during the entirety of the spring season, Columbus Blooms is back and open to the public throughout the month of April! View More...
Paul Busse Garden Railway Makes A Stop At The Conservatory For Its Second Year (March 15, 2021) Starting this April, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will once again feature the Paul Busse Garden Railway. Due to its popularity, the exhibition will be on display for three months longer than the inaugural exhibition: April 2, 2021-January 9, 2022. View More...
Upgrades In Air Filtration At The Conservatory Make Facility Safer (March 10, 2021) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is proud to announce the addition of new PlasmaPURE AutoClean 1500 air purification units to its heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems. View More...
Blooms & Butterflies Returns Early This Year (February 08, 2021) After a pandemic-related hiatus, Franklin Park Conservatory’s quintessential seasonal exhibition, Blooms & Butterflies, is back! Blooms & Butterflies is scheduled to return February 20-May 31, 2021. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Is Seeking Black Artist For Upcoming Exhibition (February 05, 2021) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is reaching out to Black artists in the central Ohio community to present works that celebrate diversity found in nature. View More...
New Exhibition With Local Artist Features Plants Sculpted From Paper (January 22, 2021) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is partnering with local artist Lea Gray for a brand new exhibition. The exhibition, Bringing Reverence to Nature: An Exploration of Botanicals in Paper, will feature sculptures consisting of hundreds of intricate plants made entirely of paper. View More...
Thousands Of Flowers Fill The Conservatory For Orchids, Opening Saturday (January 21, 2021) Franklin Park Conservatory offers a respite from winter with the return of the annual Orchids exhibition, featuring thousands of blooming flowers among lush tropical plants from Jan. 23-March 7, 2021. View More...
Chihuly Nights, Back By Popular Demand (January 08, 2021) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is offering special engagement viewings in 2021 of its Chihuly collection with Chihuly Nights from 7-10pm on the following dates: View More...
Conservatory Aglow Lights Up The Holiday Season (November 12, 2020) Conservatory Aglow returns this holiday season with both new and classic displays to shine a light on Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. This special engagement begins on Saturday, November 14, and ends Sunday, January 10, 2021. View More...
Glowing Pumpkin Displays Return To The Conservatory At Pumpkins Aglow (October 07, 2020) For the second year, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will again glow with the light of hundreds of jack-o-lanterns placed amongst richly colored autumnal horticulture during Pumpkins Aglow. View More...
Harvest Blooms Kicks Off Fall With Gourd-eous Outdoor Displays (September 22, 2020) Autumn at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens officially begins Sept. 26 — the opening day of Harvest Blooms, an outdoor exhibition open daily through Nov. 1, 2020. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory’s 20th Annual Hat Day Rescheduled to 2021 (August 10, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has made the decision to reschedule its 20th annual Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin (Hat Day) fundraiser. The fundraiser was previously moved from Friday, May 1 to Friday, September 11 however, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event will be moved again in light of public health restrictions and out of concern for guest safety. View More...
Field To Table 2020 To Be Held Virtually (August 03, 2020) Join the Franklin Park Conservatory’s Women’s Board on August 28 at 7pm for the 12th annual Field to Table – virtually! Each year, Field to Table raises vital funds to support Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ community outreach and access initiatives. View More...
Endangered ‘Rotting Flesh Flower’ Blooming At Franklin Park Conservatory (July 01, 2020) An endangered and famously fascinating plant species, the titan arum (Amorphophallus titanum) is about to bloom at Franklin Park Conservatory for the first time in the Conservatory's recorded history. View More...
Chihuly Nights Returns To The Conservatory (June 24, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will offer four additional viewings of Chihuly Nights on Saturday, July 11, August 8, September 12, and October 10 from 7-10 PM each night. View More...
Paul Busse Model Trains Arrive At Franklin Park Conservatory (June 18, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is celebrating its return from a long, three-month closure with an exhibition that is sure to stop visitors in their tracks. From July 1, 2020 to January 6, 2021 and in celebration of the 125th year of the historic John F. Wolfe Palm House, the Paul Busse’s model train displays will take over the outdoor gardens of the Grand Mallway on a scale never before seen at the Conservatory. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory To Reopen June 13 (June 05, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will reopen its operations to visitors on Saturday, June 13. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Supports Resolution Declaring Racism as a Public Health Crisis (June 02, 2020) At its core, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ mission is to improve quality of life and connect the community. As part of that mission, we are supporting the resolution declaring racism a public health crisis. View More...
Chihuly Collection To Remain On Permanent View At Franklin Park Conservatory (May 15, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is pleased to announce its collection of Chihuly artwork—the largest private collection of Chihuly artwork in a botanical garden—will remain on permanent view. View More...
2020 Bash at the Barn Canceled (May 08, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has canceled the 2020 Bash at the Barn fundraising event. The decision was made due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Launches Virtual Experiences (April 22, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ vision is a world that celebrates nature as essential to the human experience. This vision is as important now as ever. The Conservatory is striving to continue the spirit of staying connected to nature -- digitally. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory To Remain Closed Through May 31 (April 06, 2020) Following recommendations from federal and state officials for the COVID-19 pandemic, and out of concern for our employees and guests, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will continue its closure through May 31. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory’s Hat Day Rescheduled (March 20, 2020) Following recommendations from federal, state and county officials, and out of concern for our employees and guests, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has moved its annual Hat Day fundraiser from Friday, May 1 to Friday, September 11. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Closing To Public Amid COVID-19 Pandemic (March 13, 2020) In response to COVID-19, the Franklin Park Conservatory will be closed to the public for three weeks starting Friday, March 13. The health and safety of our visitors and staff is our top priority, and this decision was made in alignment with official health and government recommendations. View More...
Butterflies Take Flight For Spring At The Conservatory (March 10, 2020) The 26th year of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens iconic Blooms & Butterflies begins on Sunday, March 14th. Stunning butterflies and colorful blooms will fill the tropical Pacific Islands Water Garden biome until Sunday, July 5th. The exhibition is shorter than in the past; however, the experience has not changed otherwise and will be as enchanting as every other year. View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day At Franklin Park Conservatory (February 06, 2020) Franklin Park Conservatory’s annual Valentine’s Day event returns Friday, February 14 from 6-10pm. New this year, gourmet small bites will be paired with wine to create a more intimate tasting experience. The romantic evening begins with a glass of champagne, followed by five food pairings prepared by the Conservatory’s executive chef, stationed throughout the indoor plant collections. View More...
Wedding Showcase Kicks Off Wedding Planning Season (January 16, 2020) First comes love, then comes engagement, then comes the Wedding Showcase at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. January 24th from 6-9pm, the Wedding Showcase is a unique opportunity for couples to meet select vendors while enjoying gourmet hors d’oeuvres, wine and bubbly samples, cakes and cocktails – right here at central Ohio’s premier wedding venue. View More...
Orchid Show Celebrates 125 Years Of Iconic Glasshouses (January 10, 2020) This year’s Orchids exhibition at Franklin Park Conservatory kicks off a year-long celebration of the 125th anniversary of two historic glasshouses: John F. Wolfe Palm House and Dorothy M. Davis Showhouse. View More...
Conservatory Aglow Features World-Renowned Artists (November 14, 2019) Conservatory Aglow is bigger and brighter than ever as artists of international acclaim are incorporated into the show, including a full-scale exhibition of work by Dale Chihuly and an interactive light sculpture by Jen Lewin. These installations accompany familiar holiday favorites – such as poinsettia trees, a rainbow tunnel, the gingerbread competition and more – from 10am-9pm Nov. 16-Jan. 4 and 10am-5pm on Jan. 5 View More...
Trick Or Treat At The Boo-tanical Gardens Gardens Returns Oct. 26-27 (October 21, 2019) Families are invited to enjoy two days of trick-or-treating at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens 10am-5pm Oct. 26-27. View More...
A New Fall Festival Lights Up The Nights At Franklin Park Conservatory (October 10, 2019) Fall nights will be brighter than ever at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens with Pumpkin Nights, the Conservatory’s first-ever fall festival of jack-o-lanterns, live entertainment and after-dark art exhibitions. This brand new experience will be open 5-9pm Oct. 17-20 and 24-27, 2019. View More...
Harvest Blooms Returns With All New Experience: Pumpkin Nights (September 16, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory’s Harvest Blooms is bigger than ever, with more pumpkins, more fall displays, and even the introduction of an all-new after-dark experience: Pumpkin Nights! View More...
Field to Table Celebrates Ohio Harvests, Raises Money for Community Gardening at Franklin Park Conservatory (August 19, 2019) On Friday, August 23, 2019, the Women’s Board of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will celebrate its annual Field to Table fundraiser, a spectacular feast celebrating Ohio’s end-of-summer harvests and... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Extends Hours on Wednesdays this Summer (July 01, 2019) Beginning July 10, Franklin Park Conservatory will extend its hours on Wednesday nights to 7pm through Wednesday, August 28. View More...
Conservatory Offers Special Viewings of Chihuly at Night (June 27, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will offer four special engagement viewings of its Chihuly exhibition with Chihuly Nights on Fridays, July 12, August 9, September 13 and October 11 from 7-10pm each night. View More...
Get the Buzz on All Things Pollinators at Franklin Park Conservatory (June 19, 2019) This Saturday, June 22 from 11am–3pm, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts the annual Pollinator Palooza on the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company Community Garden Campus. View More...
Taste of the Garden at the Conservatory Farmers’ Markets (June 05, 2019) The Franklin Park Conservatory Farmers’ Markets are back, serving a colorful selection of fresh produce and artisanal goods from 3:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday from June 5 to Sept. 4, 2019. View More...
Tickets Available for 2019 Bash at the Barn Fundraising Event (June 03, 2019) This Thursday, June 6 at 6:30pm, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will host its annual Bash at the Barn event to raise funds for the Conservatory’s adult learning initiatives. View More...
Cocktails at the Conservatory Returns May 23 (May 21, 2019) Back by popular demand, the Cocktails at the Conservatory series returns to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens May 23, 2019. View More...
Nature and Art Come Together at Chihuly: Celebrating Nature (May 20, 2019) Beginning June 1, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens will be awash in vibrant color as Chihuly: Celebrating Nature, presented by Nationwide and Davis Foundation, takes visitors on a journey... View More...
Annual Hat Day Fundraiser Netted Over $240,000 (May 08, 2019) On May 3, 2019, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosted the 19th annual Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin, its signature spring fundraising event. View More...
Celebrate Arbor Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (April 22, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory and Ahlum & Arbor are teaming up to celebrate the 4th Annual Arbor Day event on Friday, April 26 from 10am-1pm and Saturday, April 27 from 10am-3pm at Franklin Park Conservatory. View More...
Columbus Blooms Expands into the Grand Mallway, Children’s Garden (April 10, 2019) The largest annual outdoor floral exhibition in the greater Columbus area is even bigger this year, as Columbus Blooms at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens spreads... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Honors Cindy Rasmussen with Ann Isaly Wolfe Award (March 18, 2019) Every year, Franklin Park Conservatory honors an individual who has embodied and fostered the Conservatory’s growth as a cultural institution. View More...
Blooms & Butterflies Celebrates 25th Anniversary (March 07, 2019) Visit Franklin Park Conservatory this spring for a tropical getaway without leaving the city! On Saturday, March 9, the popular Blooms & Butterflies exhibition will return for its 25th anniversary at the Conservatory. View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day 2019 at the Conservatory (February 07, 2019) Enjoy a romantic evening under the stars at Franklin Park Conservatory’s annual Valentine’s Day event on Thursday, February 14 from 5:30–9pm. Visit celestial-themed wine and chocolate pairing stations... View More...
Wedding Showcase Kicks Off Wedding Planning Season (January 21, 2019) First comes love, then comes engagement, then comes the Wedding Showcase at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. Held 6-9pm on Jan. 25, the Wedding Showcase is a chance to meet select vendors while enjoying... View More...
Annual Orchids Display Reaches New Heights at Franklin Park Conservatory (January 16, 2019) The annual Orchids exhibition is a winter tradition at Franklin Park Conservatory, providing central Ohio visitors respite from frigid temperatures and grey skies. This year, Orchids goes above and beyond... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Looks Back on 2018, Celebrates Record Breaking Attendance (January 11, 2019) Franklin Park Conservatory added a number of visitor experiences in 2018 and smashed attendance records from years past. A total of 353,399 guests visited Columbus’ premier botanical garden in 2018... View More...
The 12th Annual Gingerbread Competition Returns Nov. 17 (November 16, 2018) Central Ohio’s culinary creativity will be on display Nov. 17-Jan. 2, as the 12th annual Gingerbread Competition returns to Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens as part of the Conservatory Aglow... View More...
Conservatory Celebrates Close of Fundraising Campaign, Names New VP of Philanthropy (November 14, 2018) On the evening of November 8, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrated the close of its Master Plan 2.0 Fundraising Campaign... View More...
Conservatory Aglow Brings Back Family Favorites, Introduces Expanded Light Experience (November 08, 2018) Conservatory Aglow returns this year for the biggest and brightest holiday show in the history of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. View More...
The Boo-tanical Gardens Features Largest Trick-or-Treat Event Ever (October 23, 2018) The annual Trick or Treat event at Franklin Park Conservatory is bigger than ever this year, growing from one day to two days, featuring 10 stations instead of 6, and extending into the... View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Releases Survey on Benefits of Outdoor Play (October 18, 2018) It’s no secret that kids today don’t engage in as much outdoor play time as previous generations, and that shift has impacted everything from family bonds to mental/social and physical health. View More...
Harvest Blooms Delivers Central Ohio’s Premier Fall Display (September 20, 2018) Central Ohio has not experienced fall like this before. Thousands upon thousands of pumpkins and ornamental gourds will descend upon Franklin Park Conservatory.... View More...
Growing to Green Winners Announced During Celebration of Ohio’s Harvest (September 19, 2018) On Thursday, September 13, Franklin Park Conservatory hosted the annual Growing to Green Awards and Harvest Banquet at The Wells Barn. View More...
Cheers to 10 Years of Field to Table (August 29, 2018) The Women’s Board of Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrated the 10th anniversary of its annual Field to Table fundraising event on Friday, August 24, 2018. View More...
Pollinator Palooza Shines Spotlight On Vital, Vulnerable Animals and Insects (June 21, 2018) In honor of National Pollinators Week, Franklin Park Conservatory is hosting a free, family-friendly event – Pollinator Palooza – from 11am–3pm on Saturday, June 23. View More...
Bash at the Barn Raises Nearly $79K for Adult Education (June 18, 2018) On Thursday, June 7, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosted about 500 people at this year’s Bash at the Barn, raising about $78,900 for the Conservatory’s adult learning initiatives. View More...
Farmers’ Market at Franklin Park Conservatory Begins June 6 (June 04, 2018) Beginning this week on Wednesday, June 6, Franklin Park Conservatory’s Farmers’ Market is back with familiar favorites—fresh fruit, vegetables and herbs—as well as new items such as Ohio-made wine and artisan crafts. View More...
Flamingos and Other Animal Topiaries Return to the Conservatory (June 01, 2018) The flamboyance of 75 flamingos that have already flocked to The Grand Mallway at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is only the beginning of the Topiaries at the Conservatory exhibition. View More...
The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden to Open May 19 (May 16, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens today announced the much-anticipated opening of The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden, a two-acre immersive experience designed to connect children with nature. View More...
Conservatory Welcomed Over 550 Guests to 18th Annual Hat Day (May 11, 2018) On May 4, 2018, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens held the 18th annual Hat Day fundraising event to benefit its pre-K and K-12 education and outreach programs. View More...
Celebrate Arbor Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (April 23, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Ahlum & Arbor are teaming up to celebrate the 3rd Annual, Arbor Day event on Saturday, April 28 from 10am-5pm at Franklin Park Conservatory. View More...
Celebrate Spring with ‘Columbus Blooms’ (April 10, 2018) Columbus Blooms, the largest annual outdoor floral exhibition in the greater Columbus area is beginning to show the first signs of color at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. View More...
Visitor Experience Expanding at Franklin Park Conservatory in May (March 26, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens announced today the May 19 opening of its newly expanded visitor experience... View More...
‘We Dig Ohio’ Unearths Urban Gardening Trends, Tips (March 20, 2018) The annual “We Dig Ohio!” summit, the largest community gardening conference in the state, returns March 24 at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Honors Karen Fiorile with Ann Isaly Wolfe Award (March 14, 2018) Each year, Franklin Park Conservatory honors an individual who has demonstrated leadership and enduring service to the Conservatory with the Ann Isaly Wolfe Award during Hat Day... View More...
Dreams of Spring Become Reality at Franklin Park Conservatory (March 08, 2018) Warmer weather, blooming bulbs and beautiful butterflies are welcome signs that spring is returning to central Ohio. On Saturday, March 10... View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (February 06, 2018) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts its annual Celebrate Valentine’s Day event on Wednesday, February 14 from 5:30–9pm featuring wine and chocolate pairing stations... View More...
Conservatory’s Wedding Showcase is One-Stop Shop for Wedding Inspiration (January 17, 2018) On Friday, January 26, 2018 from 6–9pm, couples across central Ohio can visit Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens to preview venue spaces and meet over 40 select vendors representing the best of the wedding industry. View More...
‘Orchids: Utopia’ Plays With Fire, Water, Earth, Air (January 12, 2018) One of the most fascinating, beautiful and bizarre plant families takes center stage at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for the Orchids: Utopia show (#fpcOrchids) from Jan. 13 through March 4. View More...
Gingerbread Competition Returns to Franklin Park Conservatory (November 16, 2017) Now is the time to start preparing for the 11th annual Gingerbread Competition at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens, with a variety of prizes valuing a total of more than $1,500. View More...
Gardens Aglow Celebrates Classic Holiday Traditions with Botanical Flair (November 14, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens presents Gardens Aglow (formerly Merry & Bright) on view November 18, 2017–January 3, 2018. View More...
Conservatory’s Nature School Uses Hands-on Activities to Develop Skills, Pique Interest In Plants (November 08, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ preschool program, Nature School, engages children in hands-on experiences throughout the Conservatory that nurture curiosity, investigation, and understanding of plants, insects and the natural world. View More...
Trick or Treat at the Conservatory (October 23, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens celebrates Halloween with a Trick-or-Treat event for children on Saturday, October 28 from 11am to 4pm. View More...
Conservatory Celebrates 16th Annual Growing to Green Awards Honoring Local Community Gardeners (September 18, 2017) More than 200 community gardeners and local business and civic leaders gathered in The Wells Barn at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for the 16th annual Growing to Green Awards. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory’s Harvest Blooms Captures the Spirit of Fall (September 14, 2017) Embracing fall color like never before, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes autumn with Harvest Blooms presented by GreenScapes Landscape Company. View More...
Pollinator Palooza Creates A Buzz at Franklin Park Conservatory (June 22, 2017) In honor of National Pollinators Week, Franklin Park Conservatory is hosting a free, family-friendly event – Pollinator Palooza – from 11am–3pm on Saturday, June 24. View More...
Conservatory’s Bash at the Barn Raises $80,000 for Adult Learning Initiatives (June 06, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Garden’s 14th annual tastings fundraising event, Bash at the Barn, brought together community leaders and emerging professionals for a rustic-meets-refined evening at The Wells Barn. View More...
Farmers’ Market at Franklin Park Conservatory begins June 7 (June 01, 2017) A colorful array of fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs and other produce from local farmers will be available for purchase at the Conservatory’s Farmers’ Market beginning next week. View More...
“Wild Wonders” Animal Topiaries Arrive at Franklin Park Conservatory (May 17, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomes a new exhibition this summer featuring life-size animals portrayed in floral forms. View More...
Celebrate Mom All Weekend at Franklin Park Conservatory (May 11, 2017) This weekend, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is bustling with special activities for the whole family to celebrate Mother’s Day. View More...
The Conservatory Welcomed Over 500 Guests to 17th Annual Hat Day Fundraising Luncheon (May 05, 2017) Despite unseasonably cold and rainy weather, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens welcomed over 500 guests this afternoon to the 17th annual Hat Day celebration. View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory Announces The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden (April 24, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens has announced the official name of its new Children’s Garden, The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden, which is set to open May of 2018! View More...
Franklin Park Conservatory and Ahlum & Arbor Team Up for Arbor Day (April 17, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens is partnering with Ahlum & Arbor to celebrate Arbor Day on April 28 and 29 from 10am–5pm. View More...
We Dig Ohio Summit Provides Tools, Techniques to Equip Central Ohio Community Gardeners (March 22, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ Growing to Green program presents its annual We Dig Ohio summit on March 25, 2017 at The Wells Barn and the ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Campus. ... View More...
Spring is in the air and butterflies take flight at the Conservatory (March 09, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ iconic spring exhibition, Blooms & Butterflies, opens on Saturday, March 11 in addition to new and exciting springtime exhibitions. View More...
Celebrate Valentine’s Day at Franklin Park Conservatory (January 30, 2017) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens hosts its annual Celebrate Valentine’s Day event on February 14 from 5:30–9pm featuring wine and chocolate... View More...
Escape the Winter with Orchids at Franklin Park Conservatory (January 06, 2017) Colorful and delicate orchid blooms provide respite from winter’s gray chill at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ 2017 installment of its Orchids exhibition... View More...
Find a Gift for Everyone This Holiday at Franklin Park Conservatory (December 09, 2016) Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens serves as a one-stop-shop for your gift-giving needs this holiday season. View More...