Franklin Park Conservatory has so much to offer for all ages, and your mom will love visiting this incredible attraction for Mother’s Day
Through May 29, 2023 visit the Blooms and Butterflies Exhibit featuring hundreds of colorful, exotic butterflies flying freely in the Pacific Island Water Garden, a warm and tropical haven filled with bright nectar blooms. Daily butterfly presentations won’t be held in 2021.
Celebrate Mother’s Day weekend at Franklin Park Conservatory with some special events, or book tickets to visit on the Mother’s Day.
Mom will love exploring the beautiful garden and butterfly exhibit, while kids will have a blast in the The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Children’s Garden.
Celebrate Mom at Franklin Park Conservatory
Mother’s Day Flower Craft: Sunday, May 14 from 11 am – 2 pm.
Decorate a flower pot for Mom or Grandma. Available while supplies last, not every guest is guaranteed craft supplies. $3 per person.
Mother’s Day Musical Performance: Sunday, May 14 at 2 pm.
The Magpie Consort, a mixed-voice choral ensemble based in Columbus will present selections from their upcoming summer repertoire, Sounds of Summer. Enjoy music and pageantry evoking sun, rain, rivers, greenness, skies, heat, birds, dragonflies, kites and summer fun!
Book tickets for Chihuly Nights
Gift tickets for Mother’s Day to enjoy an upcoming Chihuly Nights after hours at Franklin Park Conservatory.
See the Conservatory’s Chihuly Collection in a whole new light during Chihuly Nights. All 19 installations will be professionally lit to create a breathtaking view within the backdrop of the interior Conservatory biomes.
Botanica Gift Shop is open and the Garden Café will serve a limited food menu, beer and wine. Special admission is $15-$25 for non-members, and $7.50-$12.50 for members. Access rates are available.
2023 Dates: January 21, February 14, March 11, April 15, May 6, September 9, October 7, 2023
Have Cocktails at the Conservatory
Enjoy fun nights with friends at a venue like no other from 5:30 pm – 9 pm. Each event features a new theme, a rotating cast of local drink vendors, live music, access to the Conservatory, and more. Savor local sips and snacks as you revel in the gardens at golden hour. Ages 21+ only.
Tickets are $30 for non-members, $25 for members. Your mom (or mother of your children) will love tickets for one of these outings!
May 18, 2023 – Hop into Summer
June 22, 2023 – Around the World
July 20, 2023 – Gin & Jam
August 27, 2023 – Boardwalk Bash
September 28, 2023 – Barrel Aged
November 2, 2023 – Throwback Thursdays 70’s
Franklin Park Conservatory also offers a variety of art, cooking, and garden workshops and classes – book an experience with mom as a gift for Mother’s Day, or buy her a season pass! Find more options on the website.
Admission and Membership
Regular daily admission to the Franklin Park Conservatory is $22 for adults, $19 for seniors, and $15 for children 3-13 (free under age 2). Click here for available discounts for Franklin Park Conservatory!
Franklin Park Conservatory Arbor Day Festival, Community Day, Chihuly Nights, discounts and more
Annual memberships make great Mother’s Day gifts! Love to explore the various exhibits and events throughout the year? An annual membership would be worth the cost, as they range from $35 – $175. Senior (60+) memberships are just $40, and the $35 Access pass is for families who are eligible for benefit programs.
Hours are daily 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Find more Mother’s Day fun here!
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