The Conservatory hosts a variety of special activities year-round, including public programs, gardening and art workshops, exhibits, lectures, events, and our famous seasonal displays.

The Conservatory, with the help of the Baltimore Conservatory Association and other partners, hosts special events throughout the year. Past events have included cocktail and garden parties, concerts, lectures, plant society meetings, and workshops. Special events»

Plants and People is our free public program series, occurring every Sunday. The programs are interactive, informal opportunities for visitors to learn about plants, science, and more. Each week is geared towards a different age group. Plants and People»

View a full listing of special events, public programs, exhibits, notices, and more. Calendar»

The Druid Hill Farmers Market runs every Wednesday, June – September, from 3:30 – 7:30. Come for the fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, hand-made soaps and jewelry, and honey, stay for the fun and educational programs, including the Music at the Market concert series.  The market is managed by the Friends of Druid Hill Park, and supported by a partnership with the Conservatory. Druid Hill Farmers Market»

Join us for two flower displays each year,  in the winter and spring. Seasonal Displays»

The gardens, greenhouses, and display pavilions are available to rent for meetings, parties, weddings, and more. Renting our Facility»

The Rawlings Conservatory is located in historic Druid Hill Park, which is one of the largest parks in Baltimore City. Events with regional draw taking place in the park can occasionally affect traffic patterns and parking near the Conservatory. Check our calendar before your visit for the most up-to-date information and traffic advisories. Calendar »