Early Closings

Early Closings

On several occasions, Denver Botanic Gardens and Chatfield Farms will close early to host a Gardens special event, or for maintenance.

York Street 2024 Early Closures

*Parking permit required

July 2024
Monday, July 15, close at 2 p.m. for Evenings al Fresco
Tuesday, July 16, close at 2 p.m. for Evenings al Fresco
Wednesday, July 17, close at 2 p.m. for a private event
Thursday, July 18, close at 2 p.m. for Evenings al Fresco
*Sunday, July 21, close at 2 p.m. for a concert
*Monday, July 22, close at 2 p.m. for a concert
Monday, July 29, close at 2 p.m. for Evenings al Fresco
*Tuesday, July 30, close at 2 p.m. for a concert

August 2024
Friday, Aug. 2, the Gardens will be closed all day for a private event 
*Tuesday, Aug. 6, close at 2 p.m. for a concert
*Wednesday, Aug. 7, close at 2 p.m. for a concert
*Thursday, Aug. 8, close at 2 p.m. for a concert
*Thursday, Aug. 15, close at 2 p.m. for a concert
Friday, Aug. 23, close at 1 p.m. for Fete Des Fleurs

Fall and winter early closings to be announced here soon. 

Freyer – Newman Center Early Closures

Including the Helen Fowler Library and the galleries

  • Wednesday, July 31, close at 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 17, close at 4 p.m.
  • Saturday, August 24, close at 6 p.m.

     

Freyer – Newman Center Lower Level Early Closures

Galleries remain open to the public

  • Thursday August 1, close at 4 p.m.
  • Thursday August 22, close at 4 p.m.
     

Chatfield Farms 2024 Early Closures

November
Wednesday, Nov. 27, close at noon
Thursday, Nov. 28, closed
Friday, Nov. 29 & Saturday, Nov. 30, close at 3 p.m. for Trail of Lights

December
Sunday, Dec. 1, close at 3 p.m. for Trail of Lights
Monday, Dec. 2 – Wednesday, Dec. 4, close at 3 p.m. for private events
Thursday, Dec. 5 – Sunday, Dec. 8, close at 3 p.m. for Trail of Lights
Monday, Dec. 9 – Wednesday, Dec. 11, close at 3 p.m. for private events
Thursday, Dec. 12 – Monday, Dec. 23, close at 3 p.m. for Trail of Lights
Tuesday, Dec. 24, close at noon for Trail of Lights
Wednesday, Dec. 25, closed
Thursday, Dec. 26 – Monday, Dec. 30, close at 3 p.m. for Trail of Lights
Tuesday, Dec. 31, close at noon for Trail of Lights

January 2025
Wednesday, Jan. 1, closed, open at 5 p.m. for Trail of Lights 

Closures Due to Holidays

Denver Botanic Gardens (York Street and Chatfield Farms) and Plains Conservation Center are closed on New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.

Administrative offices are also closed on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Juneteenth, Independence Day and Labor Day.

Gardens' Congress Park Neighbors

*Do you have your parking permit? It is important for all Gardens' York Street neighbors to have a current parking permit during our Summer Concert Series, Blossoms of Light and for other certain special events to avoid getting a ticket.

Here is information about how to get your parking permit, including a map of the residential parking permit district.

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