Birmingham Botanical Gardens is open to all, every day of the week. Spring/summer hours are 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (March 13–November 5). Please note that face coverings are optional inside City of Birmingham-owned buildings and venues, including the Garden Center and other indoor facilities at the Gardens, effective March 1, 2022. For more information and guidelines for visiting, please click here. We look forward to your visit!

Earth Day at the Gardens


23rd Annual Earth Day at the Gardens

Community Invested: Planting for the Future

Saturday, April 23, 2022 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 

Birmingham Botanical Gardens—Blount Plaza

Free and Open to the Public 

Join the Friends of Birmingham Botanical Gardens as we continue to serve the Gardens, our community, and our visitors at our 23rd annual Earth Day celebration.

The free, family-friendly event promotes a passion for plants, gardens, the environment, healthy communities, and human wellness through educational dialogue, informational displays, and outdoor activities.


Alabama Environmental Council

Alabama Interfaith Refugee Partnership

Alabama Section of the American Chemical Society

Alabama Partners for Clean Air

Bib & Tucker Sew-Op

Citizens Climate Lobby

City of Birmingham, Stormwater Management 

Friends of BBG Education Department

Friends of BBG Membership


Jefferson County Master Gardeners

Jefferson County's Stormwater Program

The Library at the Gardens

The Literacy Council of Central Alabama

Science for Kids—Elinor & Winfield Burks

Transit Citizens Advisory Board

Is your organization interested in being a part of Earth Day at the Gardens? Learn more about how to become an exhibitor or vendor by contacting Dawn Lee at [email protected]. 


Volunteer at Earth Day at the Gardens!

Interested in volunteering at Earth Day at the Gardens? While it's free and open to the public, Earth Day is made possible due to hours of behind-the-scenes work from staff and volunteers. We have many positions ranging from setup to hospitality to assisting exhibitors. To learn more about these opportunities, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Alice Thompson Moore at [email protected].