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Nestled in the heart of Wichita sits one of Kansas' best kept secrets--Botanica, a botanical garden and regional horticultural center.

701 Amidon
Wichita, KS 67203
Fax: 316.264.0587
Today's Hours: 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Botanica Events

Sep 09

Zen: An Alfresco Event

Zen: An Alfreco Event
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Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Botanica
Price: $110, $100 for members
Category: Entertainment
At Botanica’s ZEN, An Alfresco Event, guests will be able to enjoy the fall gardens while mingling with friends under the stars. The event will feature live entertainment, performances, gourmet food, signature cocktails and open bar. Explore the Chinese Garden of Friendship with a glass of champagne as you enjoy appetizers and local cultural entertainment.

The event offers a blend of gardens and good company. Asian-themed cocktails will be available and a special dinner a chef will prepare a personalized hibachi dinner for all guests.

After Dinner be entertained by the St. Anthony Lion & Dragon dancers and dancing under the stars to the band, ANNIE UP.

This year guests will get to see live ninja flower arranging by Matt Dover from Beard’s Floral. These unique arrangements will be available to guests for a $30 donation. All proceeds go to Botanica. Click here to order.

Tickets are priced at $100 for members and $110 for non-members.
Sep 22

Senior Expo

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Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Botanica the Wichita Gardens, Exploration Place and Wichita Art Museum
Price: Must be 55 or older or a caregiver
Category: Expo
Senior Expo is a trade show for adults today's seniors and caregivers. This event offers valuable information, access to health screenings, new opportunities and sales that interest today's seniors. For more information visit www.cpaaa.org.


Sep 25

Festival of the Monarch

Festival of the Monarch
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Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location: Botanica
Price: $7, $3 for members
Category: Kids / Family
Children are invited to explore the travel patterns of Monarchs at this Botanica event.

Special games, activities, art and music will allow guests to experience elements of the Monarch migration. After migration, guests will arrive in ‘Mexico’ and enjoy a Mexican fiesta! Enjoy temporary tattoos, live music and even a predator obstacle course! Children will also have the opportunity to watch a wild monarch being tagged. Once tagged the children will receive information on how track their monarch while it migrates from Kansas to Mexico. Don't forget to wear your wings to this event!

Gen admission $7 or Members $3.
Oct 08


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Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location: Botanica
Price: $8
Category: Christmas & Holiday
It's once again time for Botanica’s biggest family-friendly even of the year, BOOtanica! On October 8th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the garden will be transformed into different stations with activities for children of all ages. Guests can enjoy games, arts, live animals and more at this event!

There will also be a a fortune teller, a visit from the Bug Lady, and participation from the Sedgwick County Zoo, Exploration Place, Paint the Towne and more.

General Admission is priced at $8 for the general public and $6 for Members.