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The Gardens

Gardens hours

Dawn to 10:00 p.m.
Sunday through Saturday
March through November

Quinlan Visitor Center

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Monday through Friday
March through November


The Conservatory is currently closed for renovations.


Free admission
Free parking

Kansas State University Gardens

Department of Horticulture and Natural Resources
2021 Throckmorton Ctr
1712 Claflin Road
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-6949 fax

1500 Denison Ave.
Manhattan, KS 66506


The Gardens, with unique features and beautiful surroundings, is a special place to host meaningful events. Weddings, small receptions and professional photography sessions are held in the Visitor Center Garden. Retirements, birthdays, anniversaries, reunions, celebrations of life, and other events are possible. 

To host an event at The Gardens, please view the Special Events Information (pdf) and Rental Agreement (pdf).  Unfortunately, the Conservatory is closed for renovation and not available for events.

Contact information: 785-532-3271 or ksugardens@k-state.edu

Events hosted by The Gardens

The Gardens host several annual events including a Garden Party, Plant a Seed to Grow The Gardens celebration, September Stroll, luncheon series, plant sales, volunteer training and more.


Events List