Chanhassen-Carver County Day at the Arboretum

August 15, 2018
10:00 am

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum


The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum welcomes Chanhassen residents to the annual Chanhassen/Carver County Day at the Arboretum.  Chanhassen residents receive free gate admission, which includes the summer sculpture exhibit 'Origami in the Garden', plus a guided walk of the gardens at 11am and 1pm.  A gallery show, Inside Out, accompanies the exhibition and is in the Reedy Gallery in the Visitor's Center.  The Arboretum grounds are open 8am - 8pm. 

Bagels, coffee, water, and juice will be served at 9:45am, followed by a brief program from city, county and Arboretum officials at 10am in the Visitors Center.

Activities for children include Storytime at 11am plus coloring stations including a special Arboretum coloring book to take home.  Visitors can also experience the beauty of the gardens in full bloom, the Learning Center and its Green Play Yard (for children 5 and under).  Kids can paint with water, go in playhouses and have lots of fun!

Come and join your Chanhassen-Carver County neighbors for a day of fun and flowers at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum!

Chanhassen Day schedule:
8am:  Gates open
9:45am:  Bagels, coffee, juice served
10am:  Local and Arboretum officials welcome residents
11am:  Tour of summer gardens with guide, meet at Information Desk
11am:  Storytime for kids, Reedy Gallery
1pm:  Tour of summer gardens with guide, meet at Information Desk
8pm: Arboretum closes for day
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The Minnesota Landscape Arboretum, the largest public garden in the Upper Midwest and a premier northern arboretum, is part of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota, a community and national resource for horticultural and environmental information, research, and public education. Open 363 days a year, it is located 9 miles west of I-494 on Hwy 5 in Chanhassen.