The York Street gardens will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 17 for a private event and close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 for a concert.

2019 Opportunities at York Street

Fall Plant & Bulb Sale
Friday & Saturday, Sept. 27 & 28
Hundreds of bulbs and Grown at the Gardens plants are offered, along with expert advice from our horticulturists. Volunteer opportunities include selling plants, greeting shoppers and helping guests with purchases.
To sign up: Complete our online form

Glow at the Gardens
Oct. 21-25
The Gardens dresses up for Halloween with luminaria-lined pathways, spooky lighting displays and hundreds of carved, glowing gourds. Volunteers assist with the setup of festive decorations or during the event with themed activities.

Día de los Muertos Celebration
Nov. 2
Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a traditional celebration that joyfully commemorates life after death by honoring ancestors and family members who have passed. Volunteers assist with themed activities during the event.

Blossoms of Light
Nov. 29 – Jan. 1
This family-favorite holiday tradition transforms the Gardens into a winter wonderland of glittering lights. Volunteer opportunities include greeting guests, checking tickets and line directors.


2019 Opportunities at Chatfield Farms

Corn Maze 
Sept. 20 – Oct. 27, every Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Our huge Corn Maze assumes a new shape every year at Chatfield Farms to ensure plenty of twists and turns. Volunteers are needed to help check wristbands and help facilitate fun family activities.

Pumpkin Festival
Oct. 11-13, volunteer opportunities each day
Join us for this classic autumn event. There are snacks, arts & crafts, fun rides for kids and more. Volunteer opportunities are available for individuals or groups and include pumpkin patch cashiers, pumpkin measurers, children’s activity assistants and more.

Santa’s Village at Chatfield Farms
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays: Nov. 29 – Dec. 15
Open nightly: Dec. 16-22
Santa and his friends are moving to Chatfield Farms this holiday season. Volunteer opportunities are available throughout Santa's Village, including welcoming guests at Hildebrand Ranch House, helping families with special activities and crafts, and more.