Membership does have its benefits. Be the first one on your block to shop the fall sale. Become a member that day and shop until you drop.
Saturday, September 13 & Sunday, September 14, 2014 – 9am – 4:00pm
Dazzling, Eye-catching, Exquisite. Take your garden to the next level at the annual Iris, Peony and Unique Plant Sale in the Arboretum’s greenhouse.
Join as a new member at the plant sale and receive a free plant.
To download a list of the items for sale click here
Have a delightful time sipping your coffee and walking the grounds with our own “Java” Joe McNally. He will talk about the interesting plants that live at the Iowa Arboretum. He will also answer your questions and refill your cups.
As the sun sets over the Iowa Arboretum… the Halloween Ar “Boo” Scare event begins. Darkness, sounds of time past and hidden surprises set the stage for Halloween night. Walk the “No Return Hidden Trail” and ride the “Hayride to the Valley of Darkness.” Bring a flashlight, wear a costume and enjoy the cool night air. Look for carved pumpkins, scare crows and lots of treats and treasures at this night event.
Delight in holiday treats and sounds as the festive season begins at the Arboretum’s gift shop. Find the perfect gift at the Holiday Sale.
Dad’s Belgian Waffles returns to the Arboretum to serve mammoth size waffles that will fill your plate and satisfy your appetite. See wonderfully Iowa Grown and decorated Christmas trees. Santa will be flying in from the North Pole to make a guest appearance. A great event for the entire family.
$8.00 per person. Children 5 and younger are free.