Earth Day 2017 - Photo credit Ivory House Photography

Free Days

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden offers a handful of free days each year. Free days are sponsored by Principal Financial Group. The 2017 free days include:

  • Saturday, April 22, 2017 Earth Day Celebration
  • Sunday, May 14, 2017 Mother’s Day (Mothers are free)
  • Sunday, June 18, 2017 Father’s Day (Fathers are free)
  • Thursday, August 17, 2017 (3-5 p.m.) Teachers are free for Teacher Open House. Register here.
  • Saturday, November 11, 2017 Veteran’s Day (Veterans are free)

Additional free days will be added as further operating support is secured.