Red Butte Garden

Red Butte Garden Red Butte Garden is one of the largest botanical gardens in the Intermountain West, renowned for its plant collections, themed gardens, 460,000 springtime blooming bulbs, a world-class outdoor concert series, and horticulture-based educational programs.
Red Butte Garden, located on 100 acres in the foothills on the eastern edge of the University of Utah, is the official arboretum of the state of Utah. The Garden has welcomed guests since 1985 and is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West with over 20 acres of display gardens and five miles of hiking trails winding through an extensive Natural Area. The Garden; which is community-funded; is renowned for its numerous plant collections, display gardens, 500,000 springtime blooming bulbs; including a vast collection of daffodils; world-class outdoor summer concert series, and award-winning horticulture-based educational programs.
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Red Butte Garden is a museum for plants, cultivating connection with living landscapes through plant displays and collections, education, conservation, and cultural enrichment.

Mission: Our mission is to connect people with plants and the beauty of living landscapes. Through our mission we strive to create a community that understands, values, protects, and is enriched by the world of plants.

Follow the yellow brick road to the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre this Friday, Aug 2 for a family-fun night of live musi...
07/31/2019
BLOCK PARTY

Follow the yellow brick road to the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre this Friday, Aug 2 for a family-fun night of live music, scavenger hunts, crafts, and The Wizard of Oz.

We have a few fireworks of our own at Red Butte Garden! July 24 is a free admission day thanks to Salt Lake County Zoo, ...
07/24/2019
Happy Pioneer Day!

We have a few fireworks of our own at Red Butte Garden! July 24 is a free admission day thanks to Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks - open until 9pm tonight.

Happy Pioneer Day!

We received the following statement from the John Prine family today. Red Butte Garden is trying to reschedule the July ...
07/23/2019

We received the following statement from the John Prine family today. Red Butte Garden is trying to reschedule the July 30 show. Please call the box office at 801-585-0556 with questions or for a refund.

"With sincere apologies for any inconvenience caused, the Prine family and Oh Boy Records regretfully announce the postponement of the following John Prine summer dates. We are currently working on rescheduling the affected dates and will share updated information as soon as possible -- all original tickets will remain valid.

Alternatively, refunds are available at original point of purchase.

In consultation with his doctors, John has been advised that he has an elevated risk for a stroke. He will have surgery this week to insert a stent which will remedy the issue. He looks forward to a full and speedy recovery.

Thank you for your support and understanding."

The Prine family + Oh Boy Records

Cancelled:
July 28 - Red Rocks - Morrison, CO (Rescheduled for September 18, 2019)

July 30 - Red Butte Garden - Salt Lake City, UT

August 2 - Oregon Zoo - Portland, OR

August 4 - Woodland Park Zoo - Seattle, WA

August 6 - Queen Elizabeth Theatre - Vancouver, BC

August 8 - Shaw Amphitheatre - Banff, AB

August 9 - Jack Singer PAC Calgary, AB

August 11- Edmonton Folk Festival - Edmonton, AB

Pack a picnic and join us for the Sundance Institute Summer Free Film "Eighth Grade" tomorrow night, July 17, in the Red...
07/16/2019
SUNDANCE INSTITUTE SUMMER FILM SERIES

Pack a picnic and join us for the Sundance Institute Summer Free Film "Eighth Grade" tomorrow night, July 17, in the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre.

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE SUMMER FILM SERIES

The heat is on and the pollinators are busy in Red Butte Garden.
07/15/2019
Let's Pollinate

The heat is on and the pollinators are busy in Red Butte Garden.

Let's Pollinate

Join us in the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre tonight for the movie "Abe" - part of the FREE Sundance Institute Summer Fi...
07/09/2019
SUNDANCE INSTITUTE SUMMER FILM SERIES

Join us in the Red Butte Garden Amphitheatre tonight for the movie "Abe" - part of the FREE Sundance Institute Summer Film Series.

SUNDANCE INSTITUTE SUMMER FILM SERIES

School of Rock performs at 6:30pm tonight, July 8, in the Red Butte Garden courtyard for Monday Family Night.
07/08/2019
MONDAY FAMILY NIGHT

School of Rock performs at 6:30pm tonight, July 8, in the Red Butte Garden courtyard for Monday Family Night.

MONDAY FAMILY NIGHT

It's time to get funky! Secure your tickets now for Galactic w/ special guest Karl Denson's Tiny Universe on July 10 at ...
07/03/2019

It's time to get funky! Secure your tickets now for Galactic w/ special guest Karl Denson's Tiny Universe on July 10 at Red Butte Garden. https://redbuttegarden.ticketfly.com/

Summer Tour continues! We're headed west for an epic week ⚡🤘

7.02 - Saint Rocke feat. Anjelika Jelly Joseph - Hermosa Beach, CA [SOLD OUT]
7.03 - The Majestic Ventura Theater feat. Anjelika Jelly Joseph - Ventura, CA
7.5&6 - High Sierra Music Festival feat. Anjelika Jelly Joseph and Corey Glover
7.09 - Knitting Factory [Boise] feat. Erica Falls - Boise, ID
7.10 - Red Butte Garden feat. Erica Falls- Salt Lake City, UT
7.11 - Belly Up, Aspen feat. Erica Falls - Aspen, CO
7.12 - Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre feat. Erica Falls with The Motet and Moon Hooch - Morrison, CO
7.13 - Targhee Festival feat. Erica Falls - Alta, WY

Find your tickets at galacticfunk.com.

Put your pedal to the metal and visit Red Butte Garden for more petals than you can count.
06/27/2019
Plenty of Petals

Put your pedal to the metal and visit Red Butte Garden for more petals than you can count.

Plenty of Petals

A recent study found that Red Butte Garden is home to 127 different species of bees, from 33 different genera, and all s...
06/14/2019
Lights. Camera. Pollinate!

A recent study found that Red Butte Garden is home to 127 different species of bees, from 33 different genera, and all six North American bee families. Make a beeline to the Garden to experience all that is blooming.

Lights. Camera. Pollinate!

Despite the crazy weather last night, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat went on the Red Butte Garden stage wi...
06/07/2019

Despite the crazy weather last night, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat went on the Red Butte Garden stage without a hitch. Thanks Utah Shakespeare Festival. #technicolorrainbow

Today is National Cheese Day! Special thanks to Beehive Cheese for donating 3% of their delicious Hatch Chile cheese sal...
06/04/2019

Today is National Cheese Day! Special thanks to Beehive Cheese for donating 3% of their delicious Hatch Chile cheese sales to Red Butte Garden. Find it at Harmons Grocery.

April showers bring... May showers and more flowers! Red Butte Garden is open from 9AM-9PM all Memorial Day weekend.
05/24/2019
Showers and Flowers!

April showers bring... May showers and more flowers!
Red Butte Garden is open from 9AM-9PM all Memorial Day weekend.

Surround yourself with nature and reconnect at Yoga In the Garden - Tuesday and Thursday mornings this summer. Three 4-w...
05/23/2019
YOGA IN THE GARDEN

Surround yourself with nature and reconnect at Yoga In the Garden - Tuesday and Thursday mornings this summer. Three 4-week sessions to choose from and drop-ins are welcome.

Thank you! With your help we raised much needed funds for Red Butte Garden's two initiatives. Garden Connectivity - $148...
05/23/2019

Thank you!
With your help we raised much needed funds for Red Butte Garden's two initiatives.
Garden Connectivity - $1480 with 35 donors
Four Corners Potato Research - $2050 with 36 donors
#UGivingDay #redbuttegarden

You can still donate! https://givingday.utah.edu/

Fragrance Garden at Red Butte Garden.
05/23/2019

Fragrance Garden at Red Butte Garden.

Red Butte Garden is seeking to increase our outdoor connectivity to better serve UU students, faculty, staff, and other ...
05/22/2019

Red Butte Garden is seeking to increase our outdoor connectivity to better serve UU students, faculty, staff, and other guests. Help us meet our goal during U Giving Day.
#ugivingday #redbuttegarden

Join U Giving Day and give to the Garden. We are raising money to enable more Four Corners Potato research and better Ga...
05/22/2019
Enjoy the Garden | Red Butte Garden

Join U Giving Day and give to the Garden. We are raising money to enable more Four Corners Potato research and better Garden connectivity. #UGivingDay #redbuttegarden

05/21/2019
Four Corner Potato Project - U Giving Day

Help preserve a lost chapter in Utah's food heritage. The Red Butte Garden Plant Conservation and Research Dept. is currently working with Native American farmers to cultivate the rediscovered Four Corners Potato. #UGivingDay #redbuttegarden #fourcornerspotato #plantconservation

Researchers from Red Butte Garden and the Natural History Museum of Utah have been working to revive the Four Corner Potato and bring it to market. Please do...

There are lots of reasons to give back on U Giving Day. Now is the time to clarify the causes you are passionate about a...
05/21/2019
Why I give | @TheU

There are lots of reasons to give back on U Giving Day. Now is the time to clarify the causes you are passionate about and help them move forward. #UGivingDay #redbuttegarden

The community is coming together to imagine more for the university with its first-ever U Giving Day, May 21-22.

Curious about butterflies? Now is a good time to learn more about these beautiful creatures.
05/20/2019
Bring on the Butterflies! | Birds & Blooms

Curious about butterflies? Now is a good time to learn more about these beautiful creatures.

Butterflying made simple! Learn butterfly names and where the best places are to look for them.

Jobs, jobs, jobs! Join the full or part-time staff at Red Butte Garden.
05/17/2019
Employment

Jobs, jobs, jobs! Join the full or part-time staff at Red Butte Garden.

Employment

Native plants are blooming in the natural area of Red Butte Garden and surrounding foothills!
05/16/2019
Mother Nature's Garden

Native plants are blooming in the natural area of Red Butte Garden and surrounding foothills!

Over 1300 succulents were grown in our greenhouse for the Red Butte Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale May 10 & 11. Pick up...
05/11/2019

Over 1300 succulents were grown in our greenhouse for the Red Butte Garden Annual Spring Plant Sale May 10 & 11. Pick up a wreath or potted plant designed by Garden horticulturist Nate Staker for Mother's Day.

The Annual Spring Plant Sale is this Friday and Saturday, May 10 & 11! Check our website for our plant list, what to exp...
05/08/2019
2019 ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE

The Annual Spring Plant Sale is this Friday and Saturday, May 10 & 11! Check our website for our plant list, what to expect, and where to park.

2019 ANNUAL SPRING PLANT SALE

Lots of May blooms and more to see in the Garden!
05/08/2019
May has Sprung

Lots of May blooms and more to see in the Garden!

May has Sprung

Explore our Water Conservation Garden this Monday, May 6 from 10AM-Noon. Three acres of amazing landscape and a killer v...
05/04/2019
WATER CONSERVATION GARDEN TOUR

Explore our Water Conservation Garden this Monday, May 6 from 10AM-Noon. Three acres of amazing landscape and a killer view. Not a bad way to spend a Monday morning.

WATER CONSERVATION GARDEN TOUR

The Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series online-only Garden member presale starts tonight at 7PM.
04/29/2019
Red Butte Garden Concerts

The Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series online-only Garden member presale starts tonight at 7PM.

Red Butte Garden Concerts

The first annual University of Utah Giving Day is May 21-22.  Support your passion -  student success, athletics, the ar...
04/25/2019
Giving Day | Development Office

The first annual University of Utah Giving Day is May 21-22. Support your passion - student success, athletics, the arts, health care, or cultural programs. #UGivingDay

What Is U Giving Day? U Giving Day is a 36-hour fundraising effort May 21 - 22. It’s the first annual university-wide giving event that involves students, alumni, staff, faculty, parents, and friends to imagine more for the University of Utah and the programs near to their hearts. U Giving Day wil...

Bring your family and for an Arbor Day Celebration this Friday, April 26 and enjoy free admission all day! Events includ...
04/24/2019
ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION

Bring your family and for an Arbor Day Celebration this Friday, April 26 and enjoy free admission all day! Events include a free tree giveaway (while supplies last), tree-rific crafts, an Instagram selfie contest, and more!

ARBOR DAY CELEBRATION

Excited for the Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series? Renew or become a Garden-Flex level member by midnight tomorrow...
04/22/2019
Garden Membership | Red Butte Garden

Excited for the Red Butte Garden Outdoor Concert Series? Renew or become a Garden-Flex level member by midnight tomorrow, April 23, in order to be eligible to participate in the member-only concert ticket presale.

Garden Membership | Red Butte Garden

Now is your chance to help start a new community garden and even get your own plot in Sugarhouse Park! Check it out here...
04/22/2019
Sugar House Community Garden

Now is your chance to help start a new community garden and even get your own plot in Sugarhouse Park! Check it out here.

A Community Garden (in the works) in partnership with Salt Lake County Parks for Produce and Wasatch Community Gardens. Grow. Eat. Repeat!

Address

300 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT
84108

General information

Seasonal Hours: Jan 2-Mar 31: 9AM-5PM April 1-30: 9AM-7:30PM May 1-Aug 31: 9AM-9PM* Sept 1-30: 9AM-7:30PM* Oct 1-Dec 23: 9AM-5PM Closed Thanksgiving Day and Dec 24 through Jan 1 *Hours are 9AM-5PM on concert dates. Daily Garden Admission- GARDEN MEMBERS: FREE ADULTS (ages 18-64): $14 SENIORS (ages 65+): $12 MILITARY w/ID: $12 CHILDREN (ages 3-17): $7 CHILDREN (under age 3): FREE UofU FACULTY/STAFF: $12 UofU STUDENTS: FREE w/VALID ID Groups of 12 or more, receive $1 off the regular admission price for each person. Full group payment is due at time of Garden entrance. Rates, inclusions, and benefits are subject to change without notice. Ticketed events such as Garden After Dark and concerts are not included with Daily Admission.

Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 21:00
Thursday 09:00 - 21:00
Friday 09:00 - 21:00
Saturday 09:00 - 21:00
Sunday 09:00 - 17:00

Telephone

(801) 585-0556

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