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What to Know Before You Go
Masks will be required of all guests in indoor facilities during the Japanese Ambience Festival
On October 2 and 3, masks will be required of all patrons while inside the visitor and education center and the Marjorie K. Daugherty Conservatory, in an effort to keep staff, exhibitors, and event patrons safe during the Japanese Ambience Festival. Masks may be removed outdoors at the discretion of the guest.
Plan your garden visit!
Familiarize yourself with the new guidelines we have in place so that you can have a meaningful experience in nature, while staying healthy and safe!
Frequently Asked Questions
A friendly guide to answer common questions regarding our current operating procedures.
Timed Ticketing
In order to expedite entry, all guests are encouraged to secure a ticket online for garden entry, but they are no longer required. Tickets are for an arrival time (there is not a limit to the length of your garden visit). Please reserve or purchase your arrival timeslot using the link above.
Garden Map

Events and Exhibits
What's In Bloom?
The summer garden is coming to life with roses, coneflowers, hydrangeas, lilies, milkweeds, salvias, daisies, numerous summer annuals, and other blooms.
All-European Show and Shine
See fine European cars and motorcycles staged against a lush background.
Fall Chrysanthemum Display
Bold mums combine with vibrant colors, diverse textures from other plant materials, and added design elements to bring the feeling of the outdoors in.
Japanese Ambience Festival
For an entire weekend, the garden grounds are alive with merriment as guests celebrate the joys of autumn and experience the Japanese culture first-hand.
Leashes at Lauritzen
The garden has gone to the dogs! Bring your canine friends to walk the grounds and enjoy the great outdoors together.
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Educational Programs
Program and Events Guide
Get the latest dirt on upcoming, fun, nature-based programs, classes, and events for adults and children.
Programs for Adults
Courses at the garden cover a wide variety of topics. From floral design, to painting, to practicing wellness or learning about edible plants- There’s something for everyone! REGISTER TODAY!
Programs for Groups
Find out about the opportunities available for your group, class, or scouting troop to explore our 100-acre outdoor learning laboratory.
Programs for Children and Families
Register today for hands-on, educational programming that is sure to bring a smile to you and your child. Engaging classes and camps are available at the garden year-round.
Summer Camps
SUMMER CAMP IS SOLD OUT FOR 2021. Find out what we're doing to provide a safe, healthy and fun summer learning experience for your child! Summer Adventure Camps at Lauritzen Gardens provide an exciting and educational environment for children to explore science, nature and art. All-inclusive camps are offered in week-long, full-day formats.
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