Many of our programs are included with general admission to the gardens: Adults $6.00, Seniors $5.00, Youth (6-15 yrs) $4.00 Children (2-5yrs) $2.00, Children under 2 and Members of the Quad City Botanical Center free
Hours: Monday - Saturday 10-5 / Sunday 12-5 Tuesday Nights open until 8pm
Winter hours begin November 1
Monday - Saturday 10-4 / Sunday 11-4 Open late on Tuesday 10-7pm
Quilt Show- “A Place in Time” Mississippi Quilters Guild November/ December 2013. The show features Civil War reproduction fabric. This display will be in honor of the Mississippi Valley Quilters Guild 30th anniversary, and the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg and President Lincoln and the Gettysburg Address 11-19-1863. The quilts will be on exhibit November and December 2013 at the Quad City Botanical Center. Cost to view the quilt show is General admission: Adults $6.00, Seniors $5.00, Youth (6-15 yrs) $4.00 Children (2-5yrs) $2.00, Children under 2 and Members of the Quad City Botanical Center free
December 1, 2013 -February 28, 2014: The Tropical Sandbox! The Quad City Botanical Center will be placing two tons of sand in the middle of the indoor Sun Garden to create a tropical sandbox. The sandbox will be open during regular hours. Parents and grandparents are encouraged to bring the children down to play, they may bring their own toys or borrow the Botanical Centers. Get a taste of the tropics, take your shoes off and pretend you are in the topics as you listen to the 14 foot waterfall and feel the sand between your toes. Playing in the sandbox is included with your paid admission. Adults $6.00, Seniors $5.00, Youth (6-15 yrs.) $4.00 Children (2-5yrs) $2.00, Children under 2 and Members of the Quad City Botanical Center free. Special events and programs may have additional fee. Please note: the sand will be removed on the following dates due to wedding ceremonies: December 27-29 and January 24 – 26
December 1, 2013 – January 1, 2014 Hawaiian Holiday! The Quad City Botanical Center will be celebrating the season with a tropical twist this year. Delight with our island getaway with lighted palm tree located in the tropical Sun Garden.
Hawaiian Holiday! The Quad City Botanical Center will be celebrating the season with a tropical twist this year. Delight with our island getaway with lighted palm tree located in the tropical Sun Garden.
Sunday, December 15, 2013 -Posada Navideña- 1pm – Free event! The Quad City Botanical Center will host Posada Navideña a traditional Mexican Holiday Celebration. This event is open to all. Enjoy free customary food, hot chocolate, music and the breaking of Piñatas brought to you by Hola America English/Spanish newspaper.
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 – Holiday Candle Making Workshop – 6:30pm. Participants will be able to create a bit of holiday cheer at the Quad City Botanical Center’s candle making workshop. They will learn techniques, the history of candle making and make their own candles to take home. Students can bring their own glass containers (up to 12oz) or the Botanical Center will have containers available. The cost is $8.00 per person. Pre-registration is required. Please call Ellen at 309-794-0991 x 208 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, December 17, 2013 – Holiday Centerpiece Workshop- 7:30pm. This class will be taught by Dave Searl the Quad City Botanical Center’s Head Gardener. Each student will create a fresh floral centerpiece to use on their holiday table! All fresh material for your centerpiece will be provided. Please bring your own waterproof container and pruners. Call Ellen at 309-794-0991 x 208 or email email@example.com to register. Advance registration is required (please register by Friday, December 13. Space is limited so call today. Cost $20.00 members of the Quad City Botanical Center / $25.00 for non-members. Quad City Botanical Center 2525 4th Ave. Rock Island, IL 61201
Chocolate Festival! Sunday, January 5, 2014 11-4pm. Presale Tickets: Adults $10.00, Youth 3-15 $5.00, Children 2 years and under free (Please visit the Chocolate Festival page for per sale tickets) Ticket price the day of the event (on Jan 5): Adults $12.00, Youth 3-15 years old $5.00. Indulge Yourself! Lots of free samples from area chocolatiers and sweet shops, meet Willy Wonka, learn about the history of chocolate from the education staff of the Quad City Botanical Center, enjoy a cooking demo, kids chocolate activity area and much more! Purchase your presale tickets online now! Please visit the Chocolate Fest tab under special events. A limited number of tickets will be available at the door! All ticket sales support the not for profit Quad City Botanical Center!