Fundraising Events


Proceeds from Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' annual fundraising events benefit the Conservatory's education, horticulture and community gardening programs. View images from past events here.

Les Chapeaux dans le Jardin

May 5, 2017
The annual Hat Day luncheon is one of Columbus’ premier social traditions of the year and the Conservatory’s signature spring fundraising event. More than 600 guests gather under a grand marquee in the beautiful gardens, sporting their favorite hats, to enjoy lunch with friends. Proceeds benefit the Conservatory's youth education programs.

Bash at the Barn

June 1, 2017
Enjoy food and drink tastings and live music in the Conservatory's beautiful, new Wells Barn. Proceeds benefit the Conservatory's adult education programs. Learn more about this year's event here.


Field to Table

August 25, 2017
The signature event of the Conservatory’s Women’s Board welcomes 700 guests for a garden-inspired cocktail hour and dinner in celebration of Ohio’s harvest. Proceeds from Field to Table support the Conservatory's community gardening outreach programs.