If you’re wondering where to find the prettiest spots in town, one location that you'll find recommended again and again is the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks. There are countless reasons to make frequent visits to this Fayetteville gem, with its twelve themed gardens and the region’s only native butterfly house—but you might not realize one of the best excuses to come to the BGO is for the fun and FREE Terrific Tuesday Nights that take place throughout the summer season.
Terrific Tuesday Nights at the Botanical Garden of the Ozarks is a series of family-friendly programming celebrating Fayetteville's beautiful summer nights, open to the public at no charge. On Tuesday evenings during the months of June, July, and August, gates will be open between 5 and 8 p.m. for the community to gather and enjoy an evening outdoors in the Ozarks.
See what the BGO has in store on the 2022 lineup and make plans to enjoy all these evenings have to offer:
June 7 – Opera in the Ozarks will be performing Pinocchio beginning at 6pm. Simple + Sweet Creamery will also be in the gardens selling their delicious ice cream! A portion of those proceeds will fund meals for those in need.
June 14 – Save Soil, a group focused on improving the health of the Earth's soil and increasing the amount of organic content available, will have a booth in the garden.
June 28 – "Out in the Garden" - All LGBTQ2+ families, individuals, and their allies are invited to join in the garden. The Cocktail Club featuring Wes Bowlin, Miles Bowlin and Leah Spears-Blackmon will perform live music. Simple + Sweet Creamery will be selling ice cream and donating a portion of sales from the evening to the Equality Crew, a local organization striving to create safe spaces for LGBTQ+ youth to gather and enjoy. The Garden is a safe and wonderful place to take photos of families and friends!
July 5 – Additional programming details for the season to come.
July 12 – Free pilates with Club Pilates: The Hill from 6:30-7:30pm. RSVPs are requested.
July 19 – Sprinklerfest on the Great Lawn - wear your swimsuit!
July 26 – Free concert by Ultra Suede
August 2 – Additional programming details for the season to come.
August 9 – Additional programming details for the season to come.
August 16 – Free Camp Gladiator outdoor workout in the garden with Shannon Wright from 6:30-7:30. Drop-ins are welcome!
August 23 – Additional programming details for the season to come.
August 30 – Additional programming details for the season to come.
For more information, visit the BGO website: bgozarks.org.