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Lauritzen Gardens - Omaha Botanical Gardens
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What to Know Before You Go
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

Pond Construction Impacts Parking Lot Walkways
Due to improvements on the front ponds, parts of the sidewalk will be closed through November 18. Guests using parking tiers 2 and 3 are advised to park on the west side of the lot and to head north to the sidewalk leading up to the visitor and education center. Different sections of the main spine walk will be closed throughout the week as construction progresses. Thank you for understanding.
Events and Exhibits
What's In Bloom?
The fall garden is coming to life with a new flush of roses, chrysanthemums, and other blooms, as well as ornamental grasses and foliage color.
Merry and Bright - Holiday Poinsettia Show
Thousands of poinsettias bursting with rich, vibrant color fill the floral display hall in a glowing tribute to the holidays during the spectacular holiday poinsettia show, Merry & Bright.
Bright Nights
Experience a multitude of festive delight as flowers and foliage combine with light to make the season Merry & Bright!
Deck the Holidays: Guild Holiday Luncheon featuring Bob Soloff
The Lauritzen Gardens Guild invites you to learn about the larger than life décor that adorns the streets of the Big Apple, as we welcome Bob Soloff of American Christmas to Lauritzen Gardens.
Bright Nights
Experience a multitude of festive delights as flowers and foliage combine with light to make the season Merry & Bright!
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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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