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Cocktails at the Conservatory – Camp Conservatory

Embark on a nostalgic journey to “Camp Conservatory,”—a Cocktails at the Conservatory event, where adult summer camp meets lively entertainment! Enjoy the soothing tunes of Drew Allan Music, setting the perfect acoustic backdrop for a night of camaraderie. Engage in friendly competition with a log rolling challenge and inflatable ax throwing, or unleash your creativity at our DIY friendship bracelet station. Delight in classic outdoor games like giant checkers and lawn games, and try your luck at the laughter-filled rounds of bar bingo. Gather around fire pits as the evening unfolds, and indulge in the campfire treat by purchasing your own s’mores kit. Join us for a spirited and carefree night under the stars!

Cocktails at the Conservatory events are 5:30-9:30pm and strictly 21+. IDs will be checked at the door. Reservations are required for all guests, including all member levels and Monarchs, and close at midnight before the event. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

What To Expect

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Frequently Asked Questions

What To Expect

An event map and passport will serve as your guides to the event! Pick them up when you check in at the Visitor Center.

The Plan

Drinks Try free samples until 9pm from local alcohol vendors and purchase additional drinks from cash bars.

Nocterra Brewing: Take A Hike Pale Ale
Wolf’s Ridge Brewing: Hinoki Japanese Lager
Seventh Son: Community Blossoms Golden Ale
Land Grant Brewing: Super Lupular Hazy IPA
Endeavor Brewing & Spirits: Icelandic Saga Ale
BrewDog: To be announced
Eat Food options available:

-Conservatory Garden Café
-Conservatory Food Truck
-Pitabilities
-Smash Buddies
-Holy Crepes
Music & Entertainment Drew Allan Music
Bracelet Making Station
Bingo: Bar Bingo Columbus
Giant Games: Cornhole, Giant Beer Pong, Connect Four and Jenga
Log Rolling Challenge: Awesome Entertainment
Inflatable Axe Throwing: Awesome Entertainment
Explore The entire Conservatory is open for you to explore after hours. Hang out with friends, take pictures, and enjoy the scenery in our beautiful green spaces.
Prizes -Passport: Complete and turn in your event passport to be entered into a raffle for a prize package!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Accessibility

Wheelchairs and motorized scooters are available for free on a first-come-first-served basis. 

Designated parking spaces are available near the Main Entrance. Guests can be dropped off a short distance from the Main Entrance if necessary.

Service Animals are the only animals permitted at the Conservatory.

Please contact us with any specific accessibility concerns.

Are these events 21+?

Yes, these are cocktail party-style events where alcohol will be served. IDs required. These events are a special opportunity for adults to enjoy the Conservatory with their peers

Do I need to reserve tickets?

Yes, advance reservations are required for each event, including for all member levels and Monarchs. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Reservations will close at midnight the evening before the event date. Reservations may sell out before then! Reservations can be made on each event page. 

Are refunds available?

No, tickets are final sale and non-refundable. This includes refunds for the weather as the events can be moved inside.

Please contact us with any issues.

Are these events weather dependent?

No, the entire indoor Conservatory is open during the events so they will not be canceled due to weather. Activities and vendors will be moved to rain locations if need be.

Refunds are not available due to weather.

What’s included in a reservation?

Access to the Conservatory’s indoor and outdoor experiences and current exhibitions. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden will close at dark.

Activities are included with the cost of a ticket and do not require additional reservations.

Reservations also include alcohol samples from each alcohol vendor. Additional drinks can only be purchased from the designated cash bars. Food may be purchased from local food trucks on site.

Are outside food or beverages permitted?

No, outside food and beverages will not be permitted. We kindly ask that you support the cash bar and local vendors.

Is there parking available?

Yes, the Conservatory has a free parking lot for guests located off of East Broad Street. Guests can also be dropped off or picked up in front of the Main Entrance. Please see our map.

If necessary, additional parking is available at the Franklin Park Adventure Center.