Arboretum at the Fair!

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017
9 a.m.-9 p.m.
U of M Building, (between Underwood and Cooper Streets on Dan Patch Ave.)

Garden wheel trivia and prizes, summer exhibits, fall color and events info, more about the #1 Botanic Garden in the country as chosen by USA Today's Readers Choice awards, video on continuous loop.

1-1:45 p.m.
U of M Stage

Short talk from Arboretum Director Peter Moe on cold-hardy apple introductions program at U of M, including world-famous Honeycrisp and new introduction First Kiss apple. Apple tastings of current test apples (limited quantity while they last) as part of the presentation.

Thursday, Aug. 25 - Monday, Sept. 5
Agriculture/Horticulture Building, (Underwood Street and Judson Ave.)
    UofM Extension MGP

Let's Talk Plants! 
Got a question about a certain plant? Looking for garden design ideas? Stop by and put the Master Gardeners to the test! Extension Master Gardener volunteers connect with over 5,000 fair attendees throughout all 12 days of the fair.

Extension Master Gardeners - Let's Talk Plants Booth Hours 
  • August 27th - September 6th: 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • September 7th: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.


HealthFair 11

Health Fair 11

By the Yard

Once again, the Arboretum is teaming up with By the Yard Inc. Outdoor Furniture & Accessories  to provide a backyard-like ambience for KARE 11's R&R Station in the HealthFair 11 Building. Stop by to recharge your electronic devices and yourself! Take a load off and relax in the comfortable and durable patio furniture, while taking in the gorgeous garden blooms, video presentations and Arb images celebrating the beauty of this Minnesota gem.