Summer Nights in the Garden | Natural History Museum of Los Angeles

Summer Nights in the Garden

FRIDAYS | July 14 and 28, August 11 and 25

5 - 9 pm


Get outside this summer and enjoy the evening breeze, late sunset, and starry skies. The Summer Nights in the Gardens series is a celebration of all things summer in the enchanting Nature Gardens at NHMLA.


Spend your Friday night sipping a garden-infused cocktail, checking out various science and nature experiences, and brightening your life with nature-inspired take-home activities. Have a picnic or get a little lost in the gardens – all while the beats from live music performances set the mood. Get your summer on at NHMLA!

CURRENT MEMBERS: Reserve your FREE tickets today and receive access to the Summer Nights Members Pop-up Lounge. Stop by to pick up your souvenir button!

MEMBERSHIP: Not a Member? Learn more about our Membership levels and benefits including FREE access to special exhibits and more!


Advanced reservations will be available two weeks prior to each program date.

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July 28 Highlights

  • Music with Inka One & Paul Dateh
  • Flea Circus with NHMLA Performing Arts Staff
  • Tomato Talk & Tastings with Ernest Miller
  • Knot Tying with Eugene Ahn
  • Botanical Tours with NHMLA Garden Staff
  • Live Animal Meet & Greet
  • Nature-inspired Activities

July 14 Highlights

  • Music with Mukta Mohan
  • Flea Circus with NHMLA Performing Arts Staff
  • Nature Hunts in the Pollinator Meadow
  • Botanical Tours with NHMLA Garden Staff
  • Live Animal Meet & Greet
  • Nature-inspired Activities


Throughout the Summer

Botanical Tours with our NHMLA Nature Gardens Staff.
Meet Museum scientists and chat with garden experts.

A variety of activities like herb bundling, stargazing, live animal meet & greets,
pressed flower bookmarks, butter-making and more!

Bring a picnic or grab a bite from one of the food trucks in the North Plaza.

Enchanting performances by NHMLA Performing Arts Staff
Listen to ambient music from the DJ and explore the Nature Gardens!


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