Denver Botanic Gardens offers a broad range of programs for all ages. Choose from hands-on workshops, certificate courses, public lectures, professional development seminars or learning for personal enrichment. Experience the connection and enjoy the wonders of people and plants.

Denver Botanic Gardens offers a wealth of exciting programs on a wide range of topics. Join us to develop new skills, acquire new tastes, meet new friends and travel behind the scenes at the Gardens.

Learn from well-known thinkers, industry professionals and remarkable speakers.

Children and Family programs
Explore the world of plants with fun, hands-on, age-appropriate explorations.

Trips and Travel
Travel with us on some amazing journeys.

Schools and Teachers
Help your students grow their science skills, plant knowledge and appreciation for the natural world.

Therapeutic horticulture
Therapeutic horticulture is a sensory plant-based outreach and on-site program for senior adults and those with special needs.

Food Programs and Initiatives
Denver Botanic Gardens is committed to increasing access to fresh, healthy food and education.

CSArt Colorado
Get involved with local art through Community Supported Art Colorado.

Programs & Classes Info

  • online registration

    Adult Class Listings
    Children/Family Class Listings
    School Group registration is not available online

  • by telephone

    (Monday - Friday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.; voicemail 24 hours)

  • by fax

    720-865-3685 (24 hours)

  • in person

    9 a.m.-4 p.m., Monday-Friday
    1007 York Street in the Education office

To avoid disappointment, please register promptly as classes fill quickly. Some programs have early deadlines or late fees; day-of-registration is not always available.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations more than one week prior to a class are subject to a 15 percent cancellation fee. Cancellations with less than one weeks notice are non-refundable; please consider your payment a donation to the Gardens.

In Case of Inclement Weather: Please call the weather advisory recording, 720-865-3620, for information on possible class cancellations.

Denver Botanic Gardens relies on donations from generous individuals to continue furthering our mission.