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 Holiday Garden Adventure (Dec 10 "Miniature Winter Wonderlands")
Garden Members: $24
General Public: $30

Register below or by calling 801-581-8454

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Special Holiday Garden Adventure:
Miniature Winter Wonderlands

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

Both Sessions Sold Out! Please call 801-581-8454 to be placed on a waiting list.

Session A: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10
10-11:30AM

or
Session B: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10
1-2:30PM

Kickoff your holiday celebrations by planting a miniature winter wonderland in this special Garden Adventure! After learning what a miniature garden is and how to care for it, participants will work together to plant and decorate winter-themed miniature gardens using real, pint-sized conifer trees, handcrafted decorations, and natural materials from the Garden. Containers, plants, decorations, and more will be provided. Don’t miss out on this festive start to the holiday season!

Wonderful Weather

REGISTRATION REQUIRED

TWO SESSIONS:
Session A: SATURDAY, JANUARY 14
10-11:30AM
or
Session B: SATURDAY, JANUARY 14
1-2:30PM

Have you ever wondered where the weather comes from? Learn how sunlight, moisture, temperature, and even the mountains combine to create wind, rain, snow and more. After we’ll make barometers, weather vanes, and other tools to help predicate the weather at home.

Home Tweet Home

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

Session A: SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
10-11:30AM
or
Session B: SATURDAY, JANUARY 28
1-2:30PM

Did you know not all birds fly south for the winter? Find out which of our feathered friends live in Utah year-round and discover the cool adaptations that help them survive this chilly season. After we’ll go birding in the Garden before returning to the Sprout House to decorate birdhouses to take home.

Cocoa Loco

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

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

Calling all chocolate lovers! Discover the plant-based ingredients that take chocolate from a bitter bean to a delicious dessert in this “chocotastic” class. Through chocolate taste tests and an exciting STEAM challenge, we’ll explore one of the world’s most delectable treats before creating a scrumptious, chocolatey snack to share.

Follow that Gnome

REGISTRATION REQUIRED
TWO SESSIONS:

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

The plants and animals of the Garden might be hibernating, but Chauncey, our resident garden gnome, is going on a winter adventure! Join the fun as we hunt for signs of Chauncey in the snowy Garden. Along the way, we’ll discover secrets about winter in the natural world and maybe even find a hidden treasure.

Location: 
Red Butte Garden Sprout House
Cost: 
Garden Members: $8, General Public: $10 / 'Miniature Winter Wonderlands' for 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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