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

Summer Nights in the Garden

FRIDAYS | July 14 & 28, August 11 & 25

5 - 9 pm


Unwind under the stars at Summer Nights in the Garden with great music, garden-inspired cocktails, hands-on garden and science projects, botanical tours, food trucks, and more!

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


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Check out some summer highlights below!

Botanical Tours with our NHMLA Nature Gardens Staff.
Smoke fly sampling with citizen scientists and patio chats with garden experts.

A variety of activities. Below: herb bundling, stargazing, live animal presentations,
pressed flower bookmarks, butter making, succulent potting.

Bring a picnic or grab a bite from one of the food trucks in the North Plaza.
Flag installation by Sarah Rara.

Enchanting Toy Theater show.
Listen to ambient music from the DJ and explore the Nature Gardens!


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