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Adult Programs at Powell Gardens

Get inspired and learn something new at Powell Gardens! Whether you’re an avid gardener, a nature newbie, a foodie, animal lover or artist – we have something for you. Call 816-697-2600 x 306 or click tickets below and register online.

Many classes fill quickly, so sign up early to reserve your space. The registration deadline for any class is one week (7 days) before the scheduled class date. Walk-in registrations are accepted if there is availability and if there is no required supply list for the participants. Walk-in registration is to be paid at the Visitor Center front desk only. Please review our full class registration policy below.

Upcoming Classes

Tropical Oasis Terrarium
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about tropical plants you can grow easily at home and create your own tropical terrarium to take home and enjoy year-round.

Native Plant School: The Edible Landscape
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Participants will learn about unique and commonplace native edibles and how to integrate them into the landscape.

North American Butterfly Association Native Butterfly Count
Jul 29 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Join us for the 15th Annual North American Butterfly Association butterfly count at Powell Gardens. This count helps track butterfly populations across the country.

Butterfly University: Mini Symposium
Aug 5 @ 9:30 am – 3:00 pm

Butterfly University covers everything you need to know about our local butterflies and more. This mini-symposium takes you behind the scenes of Powell Gardens 21st Festival of Butterflies and connects you with landscape design gurus.


Powell Gardens takes registrations on a first-come, first-served basis. Please register early to ensure your space in the program. Advance registration is required for all classes. You will receive confirmation of your enrollment via email after you complete your registration.

Refund policy: A 100 percent refund will be given if the request is made 24 hours before the registration deadline. No refunds will be made after the class takes place or after the enrollment deadline. However, in most instances, your fees can be applied to a future class.

Full refund policy