What’s in Bloom
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.
The Kalberer Family Emergent Tower will be closed on Friday, Aug. 23 while area fire departments conduct rescue training on the structure. The Murch Canopy Walk will remain open and tickets for the structure will be half priced.
Celebrate the end of the summer at Nature’s Brew, our annual beer tasting. Enjoy great music and a wide variety of beers surrounded by the beauty of the Holden Arboretum’s gardens and grounds.
The Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist (OCVN) program is a science-based natural resource education program coupled with community-based volunteer service. The Arboretum and Ohio State University Extension are partnering to offer an OCVN training program at the Arboretum.
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.
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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.