Reserve your seats for our September 18th fundraiser, Under a Harvest Moon: A Farm-to-Table Dinner prepared by Lidia's Chef de Cuisine Cody Hogan! Visit powellgardens.org/harvestmoon.  

 

There's so much to see and do at Powell Gardens! Exhibits in the Conservatory change six times a year and you will find no shortage of programs, performances, drop-in activities, classes and more on our Calendar of Events

In the Conservatory

The conservatory within the Visitor Center offers inspiration and color throughout the year--no matter the weather. Coming in September is the Fall Flower Fair. Learn more about the conservatory's exhibits.  

Festival Fun for All

Booms & Blooms: A patriotic celebration with a dazzling daylily display, inspiring music by the Lee's Summit Symphony and a dramatic fireworks display over the dark country sky. Note: For 2016, the festival has been rescheduled to Saturday, September 3, and will feature a performance by Kelley Hunt. 

Festival of Butterflies: An interactive experience with hundreds of tropical butterflies and moths flying freely in our temporary indoor exhibit.

Harvest Celebration & Antique Tractor Show: A celebration of our Midwestern heritage with antique tractors, engines and equipment; old-time crafts, pumpkins, apple cider and more.

GLOW Jack-O-Lantern Festival: More than 700 hand-carved pumpkins light a flickering trail through the Gardens during this spellbinding Halloween experience. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Signature Fundraising Events 

Thank you to everyone who attended or helped with our 2016 fundraising events, Under a Blue Moon: Garden Party & Rare Plant Auction and Under a Harvest Moon: A Farm-to-Table Dinner with Chef Cody Hogan from Lidia's Kansas City. Both events benefit children's educational programs at Powell Gardens and were a tremendous success thanks to all of you!

Popular Annual Events

Earth Day Celebration 

Spring Plant Sale 

Mother's Day Picnic & Concert

Missouri Barn Dinners

Father's Day Performance

Holiday Concerts in the Marjorie Powell Allen Chapel

Be sure to check our calendar and sign up for our monthly enews to stay in touch with all of the happenings at Powell Gardens.

Did you know? Goatweed Leafwings are one of five species of butterflies that overwinter as adult butterflies at Powell Gardens. They begin mating when the goatweeds (a native annual) germinate in midspring. See our butterfly guide »

 

Powell Gardens is a perfect place to explore the wonders of nature with your family.

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Meet the Missouri mules and see what's growing at Fun Foods Farm, a garden just for kids!

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Give a gift membership to Friends of Powell Gardens. It's a gift that keeps giving all year long!

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