Events & Programs

COVID-19 Update: Duke Gardens is closed until further notice.

This decision is in keeping with Duke University’s policies aiming to minimize health and safety risks to the Duke community and beyond, and to encourage social distancing to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to joining you for Gardens education and discovery programs again in the future.

All information is subject to change on short notice. See more updates and advisories from Duke University at




Duke Gardens offers many informative and fun programs for adults, children and families. And we now offer online registration, too.

Please see our adult education programs here.

See our children and family programs here

Read about school & group programs here

Read about and register for our festivals and special events here.

Read more about our spring and fall plant sales here.

Please see our tours page for information about our regularly scheduled trolley & walking tours.

If you'd like to be added to our email list for program announcements, or to receive a full PDF of our program guide, please email

Thank you. We hope to see you at Duke Gardens soon!