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The Holden Arboretum is an outdoor living museum on 3,500 acres that promotes the beauty and importance of trees and other woody plants. The grounds feature over 20 miles of trails that lead you through cultivated gardens and native forests. The Arboretum also features the Murch Canopy Walk, an elevated walkway 65 feet above the forest floor, and the Kalberer Family Emergent Tower, a wooden tower that rises 120 feet above the forest floor for breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. The Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden make up Holden Forests & Gardens, which is making a positive impact in the region through urban greening and forestry initiatives, environmental research, educational programs, and world-class visitor experiences to its two campuses.

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Bouquets Wine Tasting Reservation Deadline | May 29, 2019

There is still time to purchase your tickets for our annual Bouquets Wine Tasting. Enjoy beautiful gardens, live music, food accompaniments and sampling from a selection of over 50 wines.

Rhododendron Weekend | May 25 & 26

Learn more about rhododendrons from the experts, including how to successfully grow them in your home landscape and take home a free rhododendron (while supplies last) during Rhododendron Weekend at the Holden Arboretum. From 10am to 4pm, enjoy guided tours of the gardens, which should be at or near peak bloom, as well as lectures and other activities.

Woodland Express

Woodland Express Model Garden Railroad | June 15 – Sept. 15

Step into a magical garden railroad featuring G-scale trains, vibrant plantings and handcrafted architectural elements at the Woodland Express exhibit this summer at the Holden Arboretum. Created by Applied Imagination in partnership with the Arboretum’s horticulture staff, this world in miniature will will feature elements inspired by woodland animals made from leaves, twigs, and other natural materials. The Woodland Express will be open 9am to 5pm daily, with extended evening hours on Tuesdays, June 18 through Aug. 6.

Sounds of Summer Concert Series | Tuesdays, June 11 – July 30

Enjoy the Sounds of Summer during our annual garden concert series, held outdoors in the Arboretum’s Display Garden. This year we are bringing back some of our favorite local bands as well as musical groups from the Cleveland Institute of Music!

Museums for All Reduced Admission

As part of Museums for All, a national initiative aimed at providing every child and family access to high-quality museum experiences, the Cleveland Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum will offer $1 per person admission with the presentation of an Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card for the cardholder and their immediate family.

Holden Forests & Gardens Summer Camps

Engage your children in outdoor activities this summer with a nature-based camp at either the Arboretum or Cleveland Botanical Garden. Registration is now open.

Get the Latest News on HF&G Events, Programs and Classes

Sign up for Happenings, our e-newsletter, and get regular updates on upcoming special events, programs and classes at the Holden Arboretum and Cleveland Botanical Garden.

Garden Wedding Ceremonies

The gardens of the Holden Arboretum provide a stunning backdrop for wedding ceremonies. Couples can choose to exchange vows in the Arlene and Arthur S. Holden Jr. Butterfly Garden or the Display Garden.

Upcoming Events at the Arboretum

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