The garden is open year round, and we have a ton of great events lined up for 2014. Keep checking back to learn more about what's happening here at Dow Gardens! Make sure you also visit the EVENTS FOR KIDS PAGE >
October 13th - February 28th
Register today to join the Dow Gardens winter walking club! Each time you walk (more than 10 minutes) you'll receive 1% off of your gift shop purchases. Participants may accumulate a total of 20% before working on subsequent discounts. Gift shop items include Michigan-made candles, sweaters, hats, gloves, toys, books, and gardening products. Learn more by downloading the brochure (pdf.)
November 19th, 1:00PM - 6:00PM
Beat the holiday rush and relax in the comfort of The Dow Garden's Visitor's Center. Sip on free samples of Tea Forte and savor complimentary chocolate. You'll receive an in-store coupon valuing up to 30% off your purchases. Unique gifts include glasswork by artist Craig Mitchell Smith, all-nature soaps and lotions, jewelry, candles, sweatshirts, books, t-shirts, gardening specialty items, and a wide assortment of Michigan-made products.
December 11th, 12th, and 13th and Silent Nights (no music) December 19th, 20th
Don't miss the annual light display in Dow Gardens! Stroll through the pathways lined with luminaries. See trees and bridges beautifully illuminated. Listen to choirs and musical ensembles perform Christmas music. Activities include a visit from real live reindeer.
This is a free family event and is the garden's gift to the community each year via The Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation.
December 11th, and 12th
Bring family and friends for a visit with real live reindeer Thursday and Friday December 11th and 12th. Don't forget your camera!
This event coincides with the annual Christmas Walk. There is no charge for admission.