2017 A Supersized Celebration of Spring! 

Saturday, March 18 - Sunday, April 23, 2017

Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays:
10am - 5pm
Wednesdays: 10am - 9pm
Sundays: Noon - 5pm
Mondays: Closed


Adults: $12
Children (3 - 12): $8
Children 2 and under: Free
Free for Botanical Garden and Holden Arboretum members


Say goodbye to your winter slumber and enter a fantastical world of towering flowers and larger-than-life ladybugs. Cleveland Botanical Garden awakens your senses with Big Spring, a supersized indoor and outdoor celebration full of vibrant colors, fresh scents and the familiar sound of spring showers. Big Spring invites those young and young at heart to explore a wonderland of imagination and fun.

Big Spring highlights include:

  • Hundreds of spring blooms
  • Indoor garden hedge maze
  • Mad Hatter’s Tea Party
  • Toadstool Theatre dress up
  • Critter discovery in the Learning Log
  • Mealworm races
  • Puddle bug boats
  • Oversize chess/checkers game
  • Glasshouse with butterfly releases, tortoises, chameleons, birds and other critters
  • Outdoor activities in the Hershey Children’s Garden (weather permitting)

 Amazing Butterflies

Check out the Botanical Garden's new 2019 family-friendly exhibit, Amazing Butterflies, here.


Toadstool Theatre
Puddle Bug Boats
Mad Hatter's Tea Party
Ladybug Labyrinth
Discovery Log
Plant Society Shows

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