Powell Gardens presents special events throughout the year for you to enjoy with family and friends. Start a new family tradition to cherish or gather your friends to pursue shared interests on a garden visit.
Easter Eggs and the Breakfast Bunny, April 15
Enjoy a pancake breakfast by Chris Cakes followed by a traditional egg hunt on the rolling green lawn behind the Visitor Education Center. Learn more.
Doggies and Dogwoods Days, April 29-30
Bring your pup to Powell Gardens during this tail-waggin' weekend of treats, entertainment, on-site adoptions, education, exercise and more. Learn more.
Fungi and Fermentation Festival, May 6-7
After checking out the plant sale, stick around for delicious food, a beer tasting, live music, specialty classes on beer brewing and mushroom growing, and even a mushroom hike led by mycology expert Maxine Stone! Learn more.
Spring Plant Sale, May 6-7
Admission to the Fungi and Fermentation Festival also gets you in to our Spring Plant Sale. Whether you're a serious green thumb or just like to tinker in the garden, you'll find plenty of inspiration here, and tips from our expert staff on how to care for your new plants. If you're a member, enjoy a special members-only plant sale preview on May 5. Learn more.
Mother's Day, May 14
May is a perfect time to see Powell Gardens in its spring glory, and moms get free admission on Mother's Day! Learn more.
National Public Gardens Day, May 12
Celebrate National Public Gardens Day (the Friday before Mother's Day) with a visit to Powell Gardens.
Missouri Barn Dinner Series
Each season we invite local chefs to create one-night-only menus featuring produce grown in the Heartland Harvest Garden. Learn more.
GLOW Jack-O-Lantern Festival
This Halloween experience returns for two nights only: October 20-21, 2017. Learn more.
Celebrate local artists, farmers, cooks and crafters when you shop our first-ever FreshMade Fair, November 13, 2016. Learn more.
Enjoy concerts in the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel and Gardens by Candlelight: A Luminary Walk. Learn more.
This ancient tradition of blessing the coming apple crop takes place each January at Powell Gardens. Learn more.
Vintage Valentine Affair
Treat your honey to something sweet — a tasting event all about wine, chocolate, and the surprising ties between romance and gardens. Learn More.
Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party and Rare Plant Auction
Join us in June for one of Powell Gardens' premier events: Under a Blue Moon raises funds for children's educational programs in the Heartland Harvest Garden. The evening includes a cocktail reception, silent and live auctions featuring hard-to-find plants, garden treasures and exclusive trips, and an elegant dinner. Learn more.
Under a Harvest Moon: A Farm-to-Table Dinner
Celebrate the autumn harvest with a farm-to-table dinner prepared by one of the area's most celebrated chefs. Under a Harvest Moon raises funds for children's education programs in the Heartland Harvest Garden. Learn more.