Missouri Botanical Garden
4344 Shaw Boulevard, Saint Louis, Missouri 63110-2226
Automated Events Hotline: (314) 577-9400 or (800) 642-8842
Phone: (314) 577-5100
As a savvy savings shopper, you know that Residents of St. Louis City and County receive free general admission to the Botanical Garden Wednesdays and Saturdays before noon. But did you know that currently, if you get there before 10am, you also get free admission to the Children's Garden and DinoQuest exhibit (through October 3rd)? The tickets can be used at any point during the day, as long as you're there before 10am to pick them up.
The Botanical Garden has free admission after 5pm on Wednesday, too, when the Whitaker Music Festival (through August 4th) bathes the grounds with the dulcet sounds of classical, folk, world music, and bluegrass. Concerts begin at 7:30pm an remember to bring chairs and blankets for the lawn seating. Picnics are welcome, or food and drink can be purchased on-site.
Concerts remaining for this season are:
Beyond Abbey Road
A Beatles tribute with Peter Mayer
Kevin Lucas Orchestra
Contemporary world music
Gene Dobbs Bradford and the Blues Inquisition
Powerhouse blues band