For an escape into a lush, calming garden bursting with beauty and color, you should take a detour to while you’re in Pittsburgh. It’s the perfect unique experience that lets you breathe in a bit of nature while you’re waiting for Spring to spring.
Botanical Gardens in Pittsburgh: Things to Do and See
From stunning blooms and plants in the permanent collections to educational events for the entire family, the Gardens offers something for anyone who appreciates the outdoors.
The Botanical Gardens are open seven days a week. Children two and under get free admission. The price of admission includes entry to special events and exhibits, including flower shows in Pittsburgh.
Make sure to plan your visit for these upcoming shows and events:
Enchanted Forest Spring Flower Show – Join the bustle of the forest as the animals awaken from hibernation and flowers start blooming. See giant mushrooms, turtles, frogs, butterflies, snails, tulips, snapdragons, an idyllic pond, and much more in the Conservatory.
Environmental Film Series – Recurring monthly, this event gives you a front-row seat to view dynamic environmental documentaries and films.
SEED Classroom and Observational Beehive – Every Saturday at 11 a.m., tour the SEED Classroom, which generates its own energy and recycles its own water. Inside, get up-close-and-personal with a real, working beehive.