The Nature of Music in Denver!
Denver Botanic Gardens is pleased to announce that Swallow Hill Music Association is its new concert promotions partner for the booking and production of all Denver Botanic Gardens concerts, commencing in the 2010 season.  This new partnership reflects recent changes in the Gardens’ strategy and direction, including a desire to better align itself with organizations that have a similar brand and common goals. The Gardens and Swallow Hill Music are a...
A Huge Thank You to Volunteers!
On behalf of the entire staff of Denver Botanic Gardens we want to thank all our Pumpkin Festival volunteers for the time, energy, and incredible enthusiasm you contributed to the 21st Annual Pumpkin Festival. The weather was amazing and so were you!
That's the prediction for this weekend's Pumpkin Festival. It looks like we will have perfect weather, but we can't do it without you! We really need your help this weekend. We especially need Entrance Cashiers from 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or noon - 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. If you have some prior cashier experience please consider this position! There are many other positions available also such as attendance counters, beverage...
Volunteer for the Pumpkin Festival!
Are you looking for something different to do next weekend? We’ve got the answer…
Last Weekend for Dinosaurs!
Be sure to take advantage of great weather this weekend to see the “Jurassic Gardens” Exhibit one last time. The popular exhibition runs through Wednesday, Sept. 30. Kids of all ages love hunting for these prehistoric creatures on the grounds. You'll find life-sized, realistic dinosaurs at our York Street location. Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield hosts giant prehistoric bugs. Come see them before the exhibit is extinct!
With a sigh and a song
Photo of Denver Botanic Gardens at Chatfield Amphitheater by Scott Dressel-Martin  
How do we care for collections during construction?
According to Botanic Gardens Conservation International, botanic gardens are defined as “institutions holding documented collections of living plants for the purposes of scientific research, conservation, display and education.” Plant collections form the heart and soul of a botanic garden and how we care for them determines our integrity and credibility as a botanical institution. So, how are we caring for our collections during all our current construction projects? At Denver...
A REAL Trail of Lights!
Trail of Lights on member night . . . As we drove onto Deer Creek Canyon Road, my breath was taken away for a minute. Just imagine seeing the lights all aglow in the depths of a dark field, with the crescent moon glowing over the entire scene. Even viewing the car lights snaking down into the valley was surprising—making for another trail of lights! What an amazing sight. My family...
Trail of Lights Family Fun
Last night Denver Botanic Gardens wowed visitors at the Member-Only preview of this new holiday lights event at Chatfield. My family and I were among the many who enjoyed the spectacular display and country charm nestled in the foothills. Complete with the new children's Discovery area, historic wagons, and a kids' craft - we all enjoyed a new tradition to kick off the season. My thanks to all the staff, volunteers,...

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