Holiday Flower Show

December 2 through January 7, 2018

The Holiday Flower Show tradition began in 1925 and continues to be the most anticipated and visited flower attraction at the Conservatory today. The Holiday show will feature mostly pink Poinsettias with traces of white throughout the garden.

See a video of the 2014 Holiday Flower Show here.

Winter Flower Show

Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018

The 2018 Winter Flower Show will be transformed into the “Bold North” Flower Show. Visit the “Bold North” Flower Show at the historic Marjorie McNeely Conservatory. Enjoy the beautiful sights and floral scents of Azaleas, Pansies, Cyclamen and Cineraria. Their purples, silvers and whites will be a celebration in flowers during “Bold North” and the big game. Open to the public from 10am – 4pm from Saturday, January 13 through Sunday, March 11, 2018. Admission is free.

See a video of the Winter Flower Show here.

Spring Flower Show

March 17 through April 22, 2018

The spring show will include yellow Tulips, yellow Daffodils, blue Hyacinth and yellow Crocus with a small percentage of White Hydrangeas. Hyacinth, Asiatic lilies,  Calla, and Crocus will be the featured flowers giving this show a unique aesthetic.


Summer Flower Show

April 28 through September 30, 2018

The Summer Flower Show displays the greatest array of warm season blooming plants over the longest schedule of the five Sunken Garden Flower Shows. Pink will be the main color with hints of white in the 2018 Summer Flower Show.

See a video of the 2012 Summer Flower Show here.

Fall Flower Show

Saturday, October 6 through Sunday, November 25, 2018

SG closed for mid-show change October 29 – November 2

While many Minnesota gardens are winding down for the winter season, the Sunken Garden at the Marjorie McNeely Conservatory will be in full bloom! The Fall Flower Show features a variety of Chrysanthemums. The colors for the show will be black and orange in October and  black and pink in November. *2017 Description