Tropical Holiday

at the Conservatory

New in 2020:

All visitors must purchase timed-tickets in advance.

Each session has limited capacity. This can be done online or by phone beginning November 20th.


Take a visit to the tropics this holiday season as the Garfield Park Conservatory presents a display of holiday poinsettias and lights throughout our colorful collection of tropical flora. Forget the cold and snow and enjoy hundreds of poinsettias, thousands of lights and stunning plants from the rainforest.

Display Dates: November 27 - December 31, 2020

Monday-Saturday: 10 am - 5 pm | Sundays: 1 - 5 pm

Last session starts at 4 pm

Sundays in December:

Open extended hours until 8 pm

Last session starts at 7 pm

Due to capacity restrictions, this year’s display will not include a train and village layout and scavenger hunt.

COVID-19 Details

  •  All visitors will be required to wear masks and follow any other mandated protocols.

  • Visitors will be expected to practice social distancing while visiting the facility.

  • All policies are subject to change as new information becomes available. 

  • Any visitor experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should stay home and contact the facility to reschedule.

  • Plant shop is currently closed.

  • Restrooms are available for Conservatory visitors. We ask that you do not congregate around the restroom area. If someone is in the restroom, please check back.


Registration Details:

  • Fee is $4 per person. Ages 2 and under are free and do not need to register.

  • Click the date on calendar below to link to registration site. ​Please select the correct time slot when registering. There will be no refunds or transfers once time slot is purchased.

  • Group size is limited to 8. We are not currently doing group tours or programs.

  • Photo shoots are not permitted in the Conservatory. (A few photos of your visit are fine, masks on of course.)

  • Have a Conservatory annual pass? Contact staff to reserve your space.

  • Please contact Conservatory if you have questions 317-327-7183 or

Please click on the number in the date boxes below to see reservation availability.


Last Day Admissions are Full