Summer Fun at the Garden


Join us at the Garden this summer for family fun in June, July, and August! Splash in the sprinklers, have a mud-tastic time, get creative, and discover nature's amazing feats. Still want more? Take home a Garden on the Go kit for even more fun in your own backyard.

Sprinkler Day
June 19, 10 am-12 pm

Beat the heat this summer at Sprinkler Day! Bring your towel and splash gear to the Great Lawn and cool off with a variety of fun sprinklers! Concessions are available for purchase. Free with Garden admission. No reservations required.

Mud Day
June 26, 10 am-2 pm

Celebrate International Mud Day at the Garden! Join us for a mud-tastic time filled with mud pies, dirt seed balls, mud painting, and just plain old MUD. $5 per participant with Garden admission. No reservations required.

Nature's Masterpieces
July 24, 10 am-12 pm
Advance reservations required by July 16.

Petals and rocks and leaves. Oh my! Nature inspires us to be creative and explore. Families will use nature as their inspiration as they make their own art pieces. We'll go on a nature hike to see the patterns and beauty our natural world holds, make mandalas, and use nature to create a take-home craft. $8 MBG Members/$10 Non-Members (per person).

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Nature's Champions:
Olympic Games Trek
July 24- August 8  

Celebrate the Olympic Games Garden style this summer. Did you know many animals and plants have impressive talents? Take a self-guided walk around the Garden to discover nature’s amazing feats. Free with Garden Admission


Enjoy your favorite summer camp from home! Garden on the Go kits are full of hands-on crafts and activities to keep your summer full of fun geared towards grades K-5. There are a limited number of kits available, purchase yours today! $50 per week Members / $60 per week non-members.

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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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Daily Garden Admission

Adults $10.00
Seniors (62 & over) $8.00
Children (2-12) $5.00
Children (under 2) FREE
Members FREE
* Handicapped Accessible

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We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)

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