Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Event Date: October 4, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Location: Graeser Family Education Center

Friday, October 4, 9-10am Join us as we celebrate the grand opening and dedication of the long-awaited Graeser Family Education Center, the first building of Waterfront Botanical Gardens. This special event is …

Check out all of our Opening Week Press!


With the grand opening here, we’ve been all over the news the past couple of weeks Check out various interviews and stories on us in the local outlets and learn about our …

Yoga and Natural Smoothies

Event Date: July 13, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Location: Avish Estate Garden Complex

Saturday, July 13 9 – 10:30 am The Avish Estate, driving directions to follow upon registration $15 non-members / $10 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout) Instructor: Leigh Anne Albrechta Smoothies prepared onsite …

Prelude: Cirque du Jardin – RESCHEDULED

Event Date: June 10, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: WBG Site

Join us for an evening of spectacle, sounds, and culinary delights NOW ON MONDAY, June 10 from 6-9 pm, with food from James Beard Award-winning chef, Jessica Largey, and a sneak peek …

Soon-to-be-June Tree Tour

Event Date: May 31, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Location: Cave Hill Cemetery

Friday, May 31 2 – 4:30pm Cave Hill Cemetery 701 Baxter Ave, Louisville, KY 40204 $25, $20 WBG members (use code WBGMEMBER at checkout) With the unofficial start-of-summer now behind us, the …

Letting the Flowers Talk: Spring-Themed Flower Arrangement Workshop

Event Date: April 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Location: Mahonia Studio

Saturday, April 6, 1 – 3 pm Mahonia Studio, 822 East Market St, 40206 Street parking available Join fellow participants and Mahonia Floral Designer Mike Ojeda for a hands-on workshop on the basics of …

Romancing the Plant, with Louisville Literary Arts

Event Date: February 28, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Location: Fante’s Coffee

Join us for open mic readings of classic and contemporary writing that celebrates nature. This event will be hosted by Waterfront Botanical Gardens and Louisville Literary Arts on Wednesday, 2/28 at Fante’s Coffee, 6-7:30 PM.

The Prelude 2017

Event Date: June 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Waterfront Botanical Gardens Site

Join us for our annual fundraiser, featuring music by the Dick Sisto Quartet, performances by artists from the Louisville Ballet, and cocktails and hors d’oeuvres inspired by our forthcoming Education Gardens, designed …

Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Art Museum Tour

Event Date: June 10, 2016 @ 3:30 am - 2:30 pm

Location: Cheekwood Botanical Garden and Museum of Art

Join us on a bus trip to Nashville, Tennessee for a special tour of Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Art Museum on Friday, June 10, 2016. The bus tour is coming up this Friday, and …