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Chicago Botanic Garden

1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe, IL 60022 Visit Map
(847) 835-5440

Climb a waterfall garden, discover hidden rooms inside an English Walled Garden, cross bridges spanning sparkling lakes, a Japanese Garden and discover a garden with trains chugging across bridges and trestles. The Chicago Botanic Garden opened more than 40 years ago as a beautiful place to visit, and it has matured into one of the world's great living museums and conservation science centers. There’s 27 gardens and four natural areas, uniquely situated on 385 acres on and around nine islands, with six miles of lake shoreline. The Garden also has a renowned Bonsai Collection. Enjoy seasonal festivals, tours by train or on foot, art exhibitions, and lots of ways for families to learn about the wonders of nature.

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Fall Festival & Bulb Sale

October 7, 2023 - October 8, 2023
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Night of 1,000 Jack-O'Lanterns

October 11, 2023 - October 22, 2023
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Chicago Botanic Garden Lightscape

November 10, 2023 - January 7, 2024
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