A Supersized Celebration of Spring!

Saturday, March 18 - Sunday, April 23

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

Purchase Tickets Online

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)


This spring, go from housebound to spellbound in one giant step.

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

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