Blossoms of Light is sold out Friday, Nov. 23. See our ticketing calendar for a list of sold out dates and times.
York Street gardens and Chatfield Farms are closed Thursday, Nov. 22. Chatfield Farms is also closed Friday, Nov. 23, open for Santa’s Village.
Early closures through Jan. 1 for Blossoms of Light and Santa's Village.

Formally established in 2012, the vision of the Center for Global Initiatives is to bring international horticultural research and relevance to Denver Botanic Gardens through implementation of diverse and sustainable programs achieving global transformation by connecting people with plants.

Four main focus areas of the Center for Global Initiatives are:

  1. Agriculture Development
  2. Botany
  3. Conservation
  4. Horticulture


Contact Us

For more information about the Center for Global Initiatives, contact program director Dr. Sarada Krishnan at 720-865-­3601 or