Garden Adventures are classes for kids ages 4-12. Each class focuses on a different topic and seeks to help kids connect with plants while encouraging them to explore the wonders of the natural world. Classes are designed for caregivers to attend and participate with their child. Limit one caregiver per student. No infants please.
Registration Required - Garden Member $5 / General Public $7
SATURDAY, June 11
We’re kicking off the summer with a Garden celebration! Join the festivities as you learn about the Summer Solstice (June 20), create a cool summer treat, and plant summer lovin’ flowers to take home.
SATURDAY, June 25
It’s National Pollinator Week (June 20-26) and we’re celebrating in the Sprout House. Explore the amazing things pollinators do and learn why these little critters are a vital part of the environment. Then create a pollinator habitat to take home with you.
SATURDAY, July 9
The world of Aesop’s Fables has taken over the Children’s Garden! Tour the animal-shaped topiaries on display and learn more about fables and the life lessons they teach us. Then plant your own fable-themed mini terrarium to take home.
SATURDAY, July 16
From sage and basil to tomatoes and peppers, you can put almost any plant on a pizza! Learn more about this tasty Italian dish and the plants that help make it oh-so delicious. Then, create your own scrumptious mini pizza using a variety of flavorful plants.
Summer Treasure Hunt
SATURDAY, August 6
We’re searching for hidden treasure! Explore the Garden from top to bottom and hunt for clues hidden along the pathways. What secrets of the natural world will you uncover before you reach your final destination and the treasure that awaits you?
Incredible Ice Cream
SATURDAY, August 20
Summer might be ending, but we’re having one last celebration in the Sprout House—with ice cream! Join us as we explore the science of making this frozen treat and investigate the plants that help make it oh-so tasty. Then, we’ll mix up a batch of homemade ice cream and flavor it with a few common (and not-so-common!) plants.
Red Butte Garden Sprout House
Garden Members: $5, General Public: $7
Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec 24-Jan 1
*On days when outdoor concerts are scheduled, garden hours are 9AM-5PM
Only Service Animals are allowed in the garden
Adults (ages 18-64): $12
Seniors (ages 65+): $10
Military w/ID: $10
Children (ages 3-17): $7
Children (under 3): Free
U of U Faculty/Staff: $10
U of U Students: Free with valid ID
Groups (12 or more) $1 off ea. person
Enjoy half-price admission December, January, and February