Plan Your Visit

Seasonal Festivals

Visitors are cordially invited to attend the Garden’s many events for the community including:



Festivals

Beaks and Barks
Saturday January 16, 2016 - Monday February 29, 2016:
In the Garden

Cool winter days during January and February are perfect for getting out of the house and enjoying the fresh air and sunshine in the Garden. Enjoy a walk with your dog or grab your binoculars (and camera) and head down to the Lewis Birding Trail.

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Huntsville Blooms
Tuesday March 15, 2016 - Saturday April 30, 2016:

Our beautiful outdoor spaces take center stage during March and April. Spring-blooming trees, shrubs, and perennials are highlighted by colorful bulbs and special flowering displays. Preview our seasonal exhibit, "Houses, Huts and Habitats," where we learn about creatures and their homes in a thrilling hands-on play space.

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Purdy Butterfly House
Sunday May 1, 2016 - Friday September 30, 2016:

This beautiful, soaring 9000 sq. ft. natural stone and steel beam structure overlooking the entrance pond is home to thousands of native butterflies, tadpoles, frogs, button quail, turtles and other critters. Waterfall, ponds, streams, lush vegetation and flowering plants invite visitors to experience this varied and colorful collection of flora and fauna.

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Scarecrow Trail
Thursday September 1, 2016 - Monday October 31, 2016:
Throughout the Garden

Fall means scarecrows at the Garden, as well as weekend hayrides and gorgeous autumn colors throughout the Garden.

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Galaxy of Lights
Friday November 11, 2016 - Saturday December 31, 2016:

Don't miss North Alabama's favorite holiday tradition for 20 years! Galaxy of Lights is a holiday light extravaganza featuring larger-than-life animated light displays. See Santa soaring over a delightful winter village. Nursery rhyme characters frolic among traditional scenes of the season. And, best of all, experience the magic of the twinkling icicle forest. Galaxy of Lights is the perfect holiday treat for the young and young-at-heart.

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