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Family Workshops

Celebrate the changing seasons with some family fun at the Gardens! Family Workshops at Denver Botanic Gardens are a great way for families to spend time together while discovering the diversity and importance of plants. Workshops offer families a hands-on opportunity to learn about the science and enchantment behind the plants in our everyday lives, create tasty treats from scratch and explore the natural world.  Classes are designed for families with children ages 4-10.

Pre-registration is required and class size is limited.

Family Fun Nights

Family Workshop: Tropical Ice Cream Treats

Sunday, January 18, 2015 - 1:30 p.m.
York Street

Without the help of some tasty plants some of your favorite ice cream flavors might not exist! Join us as we explore the science of making ice cream.

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Family Workshop: Tropical Ice Cream Treats

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 10 a.m.
York Street

Without the help of some tasty plants some of your favorite ice cream flavors might not exist! Join us as we explore the science of making ice cream.

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Family Workshop: Chocolate: From Beans to Cocoa

Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 1:30 p.m.
York Street

Explore the chocolate tree and its celebrated history. Follow the journey of a cacao bean and discover how chocolate is made. Join us as we warm up on a cold day by making hot chocolate from scratch!

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Family Workshop: Chocolate: From Beans to Cocoa

Monday, February 16, 2015 - 10 a.m.
York Street

Explore the chocolate tree and its celebrated history. Follow the journey of a cacao bean and discover how chocolate is made. Join us as we warm up on a cold day by making hot chocolate from scratch!

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Family Workshop: Cool Season Veggies

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 1:30 p.m.
York Street

It may still be chilly outside but now is a great time to start thinking about fresh cool season veggies from the garden. Join us as we investigate a variety of tasty roots and leaves and cook up some tasty fun.

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