Celebrate the great outdoors at the Dawes Arboretum Arbor Day Festival on Saturday, April 25, 2020, from 12 pm – 4 pm. Dawes Arboretum is about 35 minutes east of Columbus and is over 1800 acres filled with beautiful trees, paths, horticulture collections, and educational features.
The Arbor Day Festival at Dawes will feature hands-on learning opportunities for families including crafts, displays, and supervised tree climbing, and presentations featuring animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium. Admission is free for members, or $5 per car for non-members.
Plan to stay awhile and explore the Arboretum – it’s such a beautiful place and there’s so much to see. Walk the paths and trails to see the various gardens, and check out the visitor’s center. The Discovery Center is located in the lower level of the visitor’s center, and features a beautiful bird watching garden, Children’s reading nook, interactive displays, live animals, working beehive, and more.
The Dawes Arboretum
7770 Jacksontown Rd
Newark, Ohio 43056
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