Minnesota Landscape Arboretum

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  • Admission $15; ages 16 and over. Free for ages 15 and under; Arboretum members..Group admission for groups of 15 or more, including driver: $12 per person. Free Third Monday admissions, 8 a.m. - 8 p.m., until 4:30 p.m. Nov.-Apr.


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  • On State Hwy 5, go 9 mi west of the intersection with I-494.

Other Date Information

  • Gardens/Grounds: Open 8 a.m.-8 p.m, May-Sept Oct.until,7 p.m., Nov-Apr.,until 4:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas. .Visitor Ctr: May-Oct., Mon.-Sat, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sun, open 10 a.m. Nov.-Apr, close 4:30 p.m. .

Green Practices

  • Desc of Green Practices in Place: Visit www.arboretum.umn.edu/sustainability.aspx.
  • Waste Reduction/Reuse/Recycling
  • Water Conservation/Wastewater Mgmt Plan
  • Energy Efficiency/Conservation
  • Eco-Friendly Landscape/Facility Design
  • Transportation-Related Policies or Programs
  • Eco-Friendly Purchasing Practices
  • Organic or Local Food & Beverage Choices

Attraction Attributes

  • Accessible to Disabled
  • Can Accommodate Groups of 45 or more

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  1. AppleJam at the Arb

    AppleJam at the Arb

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    Three amazing music acts under the stars, apple-themed eats, local craft beers, ciders and more.

    Starting the night, Tony Lucca, 3rd place on The Voice in 2012, will perform an acoustic set. Following Tony, Tina Schlieske will rock the stage. Headliner for the night, 2018 AppleJAM Fan-favorite, Dan Rodriguez and his full band.

    Concert runs on Scarecrow Hill, BYO seating, blankets or chairs.

  2. ArBOOretum


    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    Visitors wearing a Halloween costume get in free; 10:30 a.m. story time in the library. (Children under 15 always get free admission.)

  3. Arboretum Auxiliary Fall Harvest Sale

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    Don't miss this popular sale of one-of-a-kind nature-related gift items. Auxiliary members create beautiful arrangements, swags and wreaths, as well as greeting cards, botanicals, fiber arts and other scented items from natural materials found in our Minnesota landscape. Auxiliary crafters also have branched out into textile arts, creating one-of-a-kind, handcrafted wool hats, mittens and scarves and other accessories for this special sale. Visa/Mastercard/Discover/AmEx accepted.
    Shop 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday.
    Auxiliary Quilt Raffle drawing also takes place at 2 p.m.

  4. Arboretum Auxiliary Holiday Sale

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    Shop for exquisite gift items - wreaths, ornaments, fabric arts and more - all handcrafted by members of the Arboretum Auxiliary. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 11 a.m.- 3 p.m.

  5. Art in the Garden

    Art in the Garden

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (952) 443-1400

    Back for it's seventh year, Art in the Garden is a unique showcase of art and nature, geared to Arboretum visitors of all ages. Find a wide variety of art displayed by talented artists who will be on hand to meet with visitors in the artists village.

  6. Fall About Dogs 5K

    Fall About Dogs 5K

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    The 2nd Annual Arboretum Fall About Dogs 5K Run/Walk takes place on an asphalt course that winds through the scenic landscape of the Arboretum's beautiful fall flora. Experience 20 plant collections, 3 gardens and fresh fall air as you take your favorite canine companion on this route around 3-mile drive.

    Runners/walkers without dogs are welcome too.

  7. Field Festival: Celebrating the Grains of our Plains

    Field Festival: Celebrating the Grains of our Plains

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    Taste Minnesota at the new Field Festival celebrating the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's newly renovated Red Barn and farm. Learn the plant to plate story about where our food comes from and how food production is growing to meet the needs of the future. Sample Minnesota grown grains, then shop at the Pop Up Gift & Garden Store with exclusive Red Barn merchandise, and Minnesota apples for sale, beer garden and food trucks! Get to know a farmer and learn how they are using plant research and technologies to better feed our communities and the world while lowering environmental impact. Discover new innovations that are helping farmers such as drones, advances in future weed management practices and much more!

  8. Friends of the Library Book Sale

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    This annual sale features over 10,000 books in 30+ categories, including fiction, children's literature, history, cooking, and many more! Proceeds support the Andersen Horticultural Library.

  9. MN Landscape Arboretum Auxiliary Garden Tours

    MN Landscape Arboretum Auxiliary Garden Tours

    3675 Arboretum Dr
    Chaska, MN 55318
    Call: (612) 624-2200

    A rare opportunity to visit four west metro private gardens. Includes Sunday champagne brunch/weekday lunch at the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum and transport on air-conditioned motor coaches. New this year: A sunset tour leaving at 3 p.m. Sunday followed by wine and hors d'ouevres at the Arboretum. All proceeds benefit the Arboretum.

Meetings & Conferences

  • Facility accommodates meetings for 30 or more
  • Meetings Website
  • Meeting/Convention Facilities (maximum capacity): 375
  • Banquet Facilities (maximum capacity): 300
  • Number of Meeting Rooms: 10
  • Largest Meeting Room (sq ft): 3765
  • Exhibit Space (sq ft): 3765
  • Catering Available
  • On-site Catering Required
  • Commercial Air Service Nearby

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