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Special Events

Here is a list of The Arboretum’s annual special events – some of the most popular, highly visited and exciting times of the year!


Arbor Day Festival

April 27, 2019 | 10am – 2pm
Free for Arboretum Members | $5 per car for Non-members

Join us for a day of family fun, including presentations featuring animals from the Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, tree climbing, children’s activities and more!

Discounted admission for the Arbor Day Festival courtesy of our Presenting Sponsor, Park National Bank. Special thanks to Arbor Day Festival Children’s program sponsor, Bartlett Tree Experts.



Spring Plant Sale and Garden Fair

May 18, 2019 | 8am – 12pm

Shop a variety of shrubs, trees and perennials for your home landscape. Arboretum experts will be available to answer your questions about plant care and suitability for your location. A variety of vendors will complement the sale with additional plants. Members receive a discount on plants sold by The Arboretum during the sale.


Founders Day

June 8, 2019 

Join us for our first free community day, including the opening of our StoryTrail™ and more!


Ohio Sustainable Landscapes Symposium

August 10, 2019 | 8:30am – 4:30pm

More details to come soon!


Fall Festival and Plant Sale

Fall 2019

More details to come soon!


Winter Wonders Walk

More details to come soon!


Maple Syrup Days

More details to come soon!