Workshops, Classes & Lectures

Hands-on Horticulture Workshops and Resources

Get up close and personal with plants through hands-on horticulture workshops, gardening workshops, and volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Green Team Orientations
  • Volunteer Service Group

Past Programs

  • Magnolia Grafting Workshop
  • Pints and Plants: What Houseplants Want
  • Ask a Master Gardener
  • Grow Your Own Cocktail Garden
  • Pints and Plants: Fern Terrariums

Health & Wellness

Time in nature helps alleviate stress, promoting positive emotional and physical health. Consider the Garden part of your health regimen and enjoy a mindful stroll or one of our wellness programs.

Past Programs

  • Magnolia Moving Meditation
  • Deep Listening®
  • Solstice Lantern Walk
  • Mini Nature Retreats
  • Yoga in the Garden

Botanical Art, Craft & Literature

Plants have inspired art, craft, and literature for thousands of years. We celebrate nature as a muse through botanical art and craft workshops, author talks, and more.

Past Programs

  • The Art of Knotting: Macrame Plant Hanger
  • Museum of Craft and Design Mobile MakeArt: Living with
  • Scents + the Art of Natural Perfumery
  • Books on the Garden with Green Apple Books
  • Exploring Nature Through Clay
  • Virtual Illustration Classes with Dorota Haber-Lehigh

Tours & Lectures

The Garden’s 8,000 different kinds of plants means there are nearly endless stories to share about them. Join us for a free docent tour, seasonal highlight tour, or nature walk to learn more about the Garden and its collections.

Past Programs

  • Palm Walk at the Garden
  • Introduction to Vallarta Botanical Garden
  • Birding at the Garden with Golden Gate Audubon
  • Magnolia Curator Tours
  • Magnolia Speaker Series

Suggest a Program or Event

Do you have suggestions for a program or event at the Gardens of Golden Gate Park? We would love to hear your ideas.