Orchid Show & Sale
The Orchid Show & Sale is put on by the Orchid Society of the Ozarks. This special exhibit features displays of orchids from regional orchid societies and individuals, which are judged by American Orchid Society accredited judges. Each year, Garden Members have the first opportunity to purchase orchids and view the entries from the competition.
Chefs in the Garden
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST
Terrific Tuesday Nights
Terrific Tuesday Nights is a family-friendly, free, summer series hosted at the Garden every Tuesday evening from June through August. This series allows the Northwest Arkansas community to experience the Garden on beautiful summer evenings free of charge, thanks to the Pat & Willard Walker Foundation, Inc. Guests enjoy different activities & themes each week, like Amazing Animals, Ice Cream Social, Sprinkerfest, and more!
During Firefly Fling, the Garden transforms into a whimsical realm, meant to inspire guests to embrace the magic of the outdoors. Guests dress up as fairies, pirates, superheroes, and other magical creatures! This family-friendly event features community partner booths with interactive educational displays and activities, live music, food trucks & treats, face painting & henna tattoos, fire dancing, a laser light show, and so much more!
The Autumn Gala has been reinvented! Our signature fall fundraiser is now called the Autumn Harvest, serving as an opportunity to celebrate the changing of the seasons! Guests enjoy live music, barbecue, and seasonal ales and ciders – all while being surrounded by the changing leaves, scarecrows, and pumpkins!
Jingle Bell Jog
Runners and walkers of all ages are invited to participate in the Jingle Bell Jog 5K, Children’s Fun Run, and Little Sprouts Fun Run! Ugly Christmas sweaters, Santa hats, elf ears, and anything that sparkles and jingles are highly encouraged. Awards are presented to the fastest runners in each age group and all race finishers receive a finisher medal. Santa and Mrs. Claus join us every year!