“This is the most beautiful place in Springfield,” Lakowske said, gazing at the shade-loving plants he tends. 


The park is, indeed, a garden lover’s Eden thanks to dozens of themed and collection gardens such as lilies, irises, peonies, roses, dwarf conifers, native plants, ornamental grasses, a butterfly garden and many others where something is in season nearly every day of the year.

Botanical Center

  • Capacity - 150+


    Outside Catering 

    No Bar Service Allowed

    Events end at 8 pm