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Garden Events

Brews and Blooms LogoBrews & Blooms

March 25th
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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Every spring the Garden comes to life with stunning blooms during the Huntsville Blooms Festival.

In spring the Garden comes to life with stunning blooms during the Huntsville Blooms Festival.The Garden will host the first annual Brews and Blooms event to celebrate  the season. Craft brew’s from Madison County’s  favorite breweries. Tempting appetizers provided along with live music by the PMB Band.  The first 50 Guests receive a complimentary Pretzel Necklace. Sample the Garden’s own crafted beer  “Green Knees” a Lemongrass Kolsch brewed by Yellowhammer Brewery. Craft Brews are popular so come on out to the Garden for this unique event.
Members $30; Non-Members $35. Please, only 21 years and older allowed.


Night-of-a-Thousand-FlowersSpring Plant Sale
Preview Party

Wednesday, April 5
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
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Enjoy an evening strolling through the thousands of beautiful plants at the Garden’s Spring Plant Sale Preview Party. Sip refreshing wines while you talk with plant experts.  Delicious appetizers and desserts by Ashley’s Catering served. Music provided by the fantastic Winslow Davis.

The Silent Auction will feature special plants, locally crafted garden specialties and gift baskets.

Tickets are $45 per person.

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Watercolors and Wine

Friday, April 28
6:00 – 7:30 PM
Meet at the Train
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Painting and sipping wine classes are popular and the Garden is the perfect canvas! No art experience is necessary as our Garden instructors guide the group n creating masterpieces. Painting is therapeutic and a great way to relax! Sample refreshing wines, snack on appetizers and unwind while you paint. All materials will be provided.
Members $30; Non-Members $35.

Butterfly Release

Saturday, May 6
10:30-11:30 AM or 1:00-2:00 PM
Anderson Education Center & Purdy Butterfly House
Register for May 6th 10:30 Session
Register for May 6th 1:00 Session

Saturday, June 10
10:30-11:30 AM or 1:00-2:00 PM
Anderson Education Center & Purdy Butterfly House
Register for June 10th 10:30 Session
Register for June 10th 1:00 Session

Saturday, July 15
10:30-11:30 AM
Anderson Education Center & Purdy Butterfly House
Register for July 15th 10:30 Session

Help us repopulate the Purdy Butterfly House by releasing live butterflies in the morning, afternoon, or both!  We’ll begin this program with a brief presentation in the Anderson Education Center classroom followed by time spent in the butterfly house enjoying an environmentally safe restoration of our indoor butterfly population!  This event will provide a memorable photogenic opportunity for all!
Member $5, Non-member $6.50, Under 3 $0

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Master Illusionist

Sunday, May 7
2:30 – 4:00 PM
Grand Hall
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Matt’s family-oriented illusion show called Connections has been enjoyed by hundreds of thousands of people around the world!
Matt performs impossible levitations and predictions, mind reading with an animated drawing, and even an illusion that takes place within the hands of the audience members themselves! Garden Members can mingle with Matt and enjoy walk around magic prior to the show.
Adult tickets $20; Children tickets $10.
Contact Tamara Huron at or call 256-830-4447, ext. 241.

Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike

Saturdays, May 13, June 10, June 24, July 8, July 22
10:00 AM -11:30 AM or 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM
Meet at the Garden Railway
Members $10, Non-member $12

Discovering Dinosaurs Day Hike: Guided daytime walk led by education department staff through the Dinosaurs Uproar Alive exhibit and the Dinosaur loop in the Children’s Garden complete with a hands-on activity and something to take home!  A different activity will be offered each date.

Register for May 13 @ 10 AM 
Register for May 13 @ 1 PM
Register for June 10 @ 10 AM
Register for June 10  @ 1 PM 
Register for June 24  @ 10 AM
Register for June 24  @ 1 PM
Register for July 8  @ 10 AM
Register for July 8  @ 1  PM
Register for July 22 @ 10  AM
Register for July 22 @ 1 PM 

Movie Night in the GardenMovie Night-FacebookImage

Friday, June 2
Rain Date Friday, June 16
7:30 PM – Admission & Concessions Open
8:15 PM – 9:45 PM- Movie Viewing Time

Toyota Boeing Amphitheater
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Featuring Disney’s Pixar The Good Dinosaur. Movie night is open to the public and included in activities for campers registered for the Campout in the Garden, June 2-3.  Every ticket includes a complimentary bag of popcorn and a bottle of water with additional concessions available for purchase.  Bring a picnic and come early to enjoy playtime time in the Children’s Garden before the movie!
Family Pack $20, Individual $5

For more information on Special Garden Events, please contact Tamara Huron at or call 256-830-4447, ext. 241

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