Fall Garden Festival

The annual Fall Garden Festival invites visitors to explore horticultural exhibits.

Join garden lovers at this year’s Fall Garden Festival to celebrate the event’s 21st anniversary.  The annual Fall Garden Festival is an educational experience for home gardeners and professionals.

The festival includes plant & garden product exhibits, sales throughout the garden, a Children's Fun Fest activities area, educational programs, music, arts & crafts, and more. Educational programs take place in the Garden Study Center and are free with entrance to the show. There will be live music each day for patrons to enjoy. This event is sponsored by the New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans City Park, the New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation, and Friends of City Park.

Admission:  $8 for adults and
$4 for children ages 5 -12
Children under 4 years old and Friends of City Park receive free admission 

When: Saturday, October 8th from 10 am to 5 pm
Sunday, October 9th from 10 am to 4 pm

Where:   New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans City Park

Contact: Susan Capley, New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Director (483-9473 or SCapley@nocp.org)

Fall Garden Festival Schedule:


Future Fall Garden Festival Dates:

October 7-8, 2017
October 6-7, 2018
October 5-6, 2019

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Cooking Demonstrations: TBA

Entertainment: TBA

Music: TBA

Exhibits: TBA

Create a one-of-a-kind scarecrow for the Fall Garden Festival Scarecrow Contest! Individuals, families, businesses, civic organizations and schools are all invited to participate in this annual competition. The scarecrows will be on display in the garden during October and will be judged on the Saturday of the Fall Garden Festival. 

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