Denver Botanic Gardens’ York Street location will open with capped numbers and timed tickets on Friday, May 22. Here are details on what to expect upon your return. Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms’ re-opening is yet to be determined.

Free Days occur throughout the year, thanks to funding from the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). No tickets are needed for admission to Free Days. Free Days are for regular Gardens hours only and do not include ticketed events.

2020 Free Days

York Street

Monday, Jan. 20 (Martin Luther King, Jr. Day)
Monday, Feb. 17 (President’s Day)
Sunday, March 22 (World Water Day) - CANCELED
Sunday, April 19 (Earth Day) - CANCELED
Tuesday, June 23
Monday, July 13
Tuesday, Aug. 11
Wednesday, Nov. 11 (Veterans Day)

Chatfield Farms

Tuesday, Jan. 7
Tuesday, Feb. 4
Tuesday, March 3
Tuesday, April 7 - CANCELED
Tuesday, June 2
Tuesday, July 7
Tuesday, Aug. 4
Tuesday, Nov. 3 (Election Day)

Plains Conservation Center
A joint effort by the City of Aurora and Denver Botanic Gardens

Thursday, Jan. 16 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Thursday, Feb. 20 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Thursday, March 19 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.) - CANCELED
Thursday, June 18 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Thursday, July 16 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Thursday, Aug. 20 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Thursday, Nov. 19 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)
Thursday, Dec. 3 (10 a.m. - 2 p.m.)