9th Annual Botanic Garden Art Festival
Amdur Productions proudly announces the 9th annual Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival this summer. The festival is located ½ hour north of Chicago in Glencoe and showcases the work of 95 unique artists in a pristine setting overlooking a lake, spectacular gardens and 385 acres of majesty. All of the artwork embodies a botanic theme, use or material. Festival-goers will have the opportunity to see the masters at work, with interactive art demos and booth chats taking place all weekend long!
The festival opens at 4 pm July 5 with a special Opening Night, and is then open July 6 & 7 from 10AM to 5PM daily.
The incredible artwork available for purchase at the Festival is rivaled only by the beauty of the setting. The 385-acre Chicago Botanic Garden features 27 breathtaking display gardens and four natural areas uniquely situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes. The Chicago Botanic Garden Art Festival adds to a day of exploring one of the Midwest’s most celebrated destinations!
FREE Admission to festival, regular parking fees apply
Festival-goers will also have the opportunity to see the masters at work with interactive art demos and booth chats taking place all weekend long!
Need more information? Call the office 847-926-4300 or email [email protected] with any additional questions or requests.
The festival takes place on the Esplanade in the Chicago Botanic Garden at 1000 Lake Cook Road.
The Garden is located near the Braeside Metra train station on Metra’s Union Pacific North Line. For a schedule of trains, contact Metra at (312) 836-7000 or www.metrarail.com.
Once you arrive at the Braeside station, you may walk to the Garden. You may also summon a cab by calling the 303 Taxi Cab Company at (847) 729-0303. From the Glencoe Metra station you may take a shuttle. Shuttle service is provided to and from the Glencoe Metra Station on Sundays, May 12 – September 1, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Round-trip trolley tickets are $2 per person. Garden members and children 5 and under ride free. Monday through Saturday, take the #213 Pace bus that leaves from the east side of Green Bay Road. Ask the driver to stop at the Chicago Botanic Garden. View Hours of Operation for additional information.
The Garden View Café seeks to provide customers with a fresh menu featuring local, sustainably produced, seasonal ingredients whenever possible. The Garden View Café is located in the Visitor Center of the Chicago Botanic Garden. You can also find food and beverages at the Garden Grille and the Rose Terrace Beer Garden.