Events

Farmers' Market

Wednesdays, June 3–October 7, 3:30–6:30pm
Browse a wide selection of local, seasonal vegetables and fruits, meat and dairy, baked goods, soaps, candles and more. Grab dinner from a local food truck and enjoy family entertainment, activities and cooking demos each week. 

Stop by the Conservatory information booth for free recipe cards and nutritional information. 

Vendors include: Someday Farms, Nova Terra Farm, Rhoads Farm, Arline Lewis Provisions, A Part of Heaven’s Glory,  Boline Apothecary, LTD, Cherbourg Bakery, Hinton Apiaries, Jose Madrid Salsa, Ohio City Pasta

The Market is located along Conservatory Drive parallel to East Broad Street and parking is available in the Conservatory's main lot.


No admission charged.

Guided Tours

Wednesdays, June 3–August 26, 7pm
Learn more about the Conservatory's current exhibitions, seasonal horticulture displays and gardens during a 40-minute, staff-led walk. 
Free with admission

Hosta Society Show

Saturday, June 6
The Central Ohio Hosta Society presents their spring show.

The Central Ohio Hosta Society

Saturday, June 6
The Society's annual show, titled "The Delights of June", features groomed hosta leaves, floral designs featuring hosta leaves, container garden displays, a People's Choice photography competition, and information about gardening with hostas. To receive more information and a show schedule, please contact Show Chair Karen Ciula at kciula@columbus.rr.com.

Live Fire Sunday

Sunday, June 7, 1–4pm
Casual cooking demonstrations at the Live Fire Cooking Theater are held the first Sunday of the month throughout the summer. Sample caramelized onion and goat cheese, margarita and pesto wood-fired pizzas.
Samples are $2

The Metropolitan Columbus Daylily Society Show

Sunday, June 28
The Society's annual judged show, titled "Daylily Fantasia", features on-scape groomed specimens, floral designs featuring daylilies, and information about gardening with daylilies. Winning off-scape (flowers only) exhibits are awarded People's Choice gift certificates. To receive more information and a show schedule, please contact Show Chair Karen Ciula at kciula@columbus.rr.com..  

Pollinators Palooza

Saturday, July 11, 9am–4pm
Our future flies on the wings of pollinators! Explore pollinators of all kinds, from honeybees to hummingbirds, and learn about the effects of pollinators on the ecosystem from the experts who study them. Discover the intricate interdependence between flowers and pollinators, find out what is needed to attract pollinators to your garden, and more during this exciting day of education.
Learn more.
$40 members; $50 non-members  Includes Lunch

Columbus Bonsai Society Show and Sale

Saturday, July 18 & Sunday, July 19
Club members display many examples of the miniature trees they have patiently trained and nurtured. Workshops and demonstrations will take place during the show. Vendors offer a wide range of plant stock, pottery and tools needed for bonsai work.