Garden Adventures

Kids ages 4-12 and a parent

Garden Adventures are classes for children 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 parents or caregivers to attend and participate with their child. Limit one adult/caregiver per child.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
NO INFANTS PLEASE

Garden Members: $8
General Public: $10

Special Garden Adventures
Garden Members: $24
General Public: $30

Register below or by calling 801-581-8454

View our Refund Policy

Flower Power

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

Session A: SATURDAY, MARCH 25
10-11:30AM
or
Session B: SATURDAY, MARCH 25
1-2:30PM

Have you ever wondered why plants make flowers? Learn the answer to this question and more as we explore the important role flowers play in the plant life cycle. Through flower dissections, a Garden flower hunt, an awesome floral experiment, and pressed flower art we’ll discover the secret power hidden in flowers.

Dazzling Daffodils

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

Session A: SATURDAY, APRIL 8
10-11:30AM
or
Session B: SATURDAY, APRIL 8
1-2:30PM

Did you know the Garden has over 230,000 daffodils? Join us as we investigate this unique flower and learn why it’s one of Red Butte’s favorite blooming bulbs. After we’ll head outside to explore a few of the different daffodil varieties growing in the Garden before returning to the Sprout House to create dazzling daffodil sun catchers.

Special Garden Adventure: Spring Fairy Gardens

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

Session A: SATURDAY, APRIL 15
10-11:30AM
or
Session B: SATURDAY, APRIL 15
1-2:30PM

Celebrate spring by planting a fairy garden in this special Garden Adventure! After learning what a fairy garden is and how to care for it, participants will work together to design, plant, and decorate the perfect tiny oasis for a fairy, gnome, or elf using small-scale plants and handcrafted accessories. Containers, plants, decorations, and more will be provided. Don’t miss out on this magical class!

Totally Trees

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

Session A: SATURDAY, APRIL 29
10-11:30AM
or
Session B: SATURDAY, APRIL 29
1-2:30PM

What do rubber, chocolate, and charcoal all have in common? They all come from trees! Join us as we celebrate Arbor Day (April 28) and investigate the largest residents of the Garden. Together we’ll explore the world of trees and discover a few of the unique varieties found in the Garden, including gingkos, giant sequoias, paperbark maples, and more. At the end of class, we’ll plant live tree seedlings to take home.

Beautiful Butterflies

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

Session A: SATURDAY, MAY 6
10-11:30AM
or
Session B: SATURDAY, MAY 6
1-2:30PM

Did you know butterflies play an important role in helping the Garden grow? Discover how these beautiful bugs help plants grow as we study the butterfly life cycle, go on a butterfly hunt in the Garden, and create butterfly feeders to hang in our home gardens.

Location: 
Red Butte Garden Sprout House
Cost: 
Garden Members: $8 / General Public: $10 // Special Garden Adventures Garden Members: $24 General Public: $30

HOURS (MDT)

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

GENERAL ADMISSION

Members: Free
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

CONTACT
(801)585-0556

LOCATION
300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
How to Get Here

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