History of the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens
What: It is our 40th anniversary! Come hear Director Shane Smith relate how the Cheyenne Botanic Garden got its start and how it has evolved over the years.
Where: Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Botanic Gardens
When: Tuesday March 14th 12:00 – 1:00
Price: Free! Bring your lunch.
Thanks to US Bank for supporting most all of our educational and entertaining events this season at the Paul Smith Children’s Village.
For information on how your company or organization contact Tina Worthman at 307-637-6458. You name and logo will appear on all of our printed schedules and a banner with your logo will hang at the Village.
Through Dec. 23rd See the large, rare, unique collection of Santa Clauses from the 20th Century and all over the world displayed in the Lowe’s Discovery Lab at the Children’s Village (open Children’s Village hours). It’s part of the Thom Wise Collection which was featured on HGTV.
Take a selfie with any Santa in the 1,000 Faces of Santa collection, send it to this link before the end of the day on Dec. 19th. The best Selfie With Santa will win a $40 gift certificate at Taco Johns! Contest open to all ages.
1,000 Faces of Santa is Free! Thanks to:
D.A. Davidson – Financial advice for the long run
The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens now has a construction fence that changes how you access the Garden’s greenhouse and offices, as well as the Paul Smith Children’s Village. Please note that both the Children’s Village and the Botanic Gardens Greenhouse and Offices remain open for normal hours (see below).
The construction fence surrounds and eliminates our main parking lot (between the Greenhouse and the Children’s Village). For the Children’s Village parking, it is best to continue past the Village and make your first left and park at the old Community House’s parking lot. From there follow the sidewalk west to the main entrance of the Village.
For parking to access the Greenhouse and offices. Enter Lions Park as you would to go to the Kiwanis Community House. Continue on the park road heading south of the Kiwanis Community House, go past a park gazebo on your left and a Boy Scout building- also on your left. There you will find a parking lot. You can also continue on that road a bit and park adjacent to Sloan’s Lake. Then walk southwest towards the main door to the Greenhouse.
The Cheyenne Botanic Garden is looking to hire a Development Director. This full-time position assists the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens in fundraising, donor relations, coordinates events, publications, and public relations. For more information please click here. The Cheyenne Botanic Gardens is a division of the City of Cheyenne Parks and Recreation Department.
Like gardens? Like being creative?
The Paul Smith Children’s Village at the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens has some openings for volunteers. For more information, call 307-637-6349 or email
Have any of these things to get rid of? We’ll take them! (more…)
Is there a special person in your life that enjoys gardening, greenhouses and learning about plants? If so, give them the gift of membership this Holiday Season! There are various levels of opportunities but every membership to the Cheyenne Botanic Gardens includes:
Membership is a gift that lasts all year long!
Click here for more information.
On the evening of August 27th unknown suspects severely damaged multiple plants, trees and foliage at the Botanic Gardens and S. Lions Park. It is believed that a machete or large knife was used to cut down many of the plants. “It is sad that there are people who delight in destruction. This represents thousands of hours of hard work by volunteers and staff. It came at a time when the Gardens were at their peak. (more…)