The 22nd annual Garden Walk co-sponsored by the Garden Club of OPRF and Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory will be held on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Plan to enjoy the entire day. In addition to the nine private gardens, visitors are invited to view the Anne Smedinghoff Memorial Garden at the River Forest Library. Pre-order a pre-paid Whole Foods box lunch below for pick up at Cheney Mansion and enjoy listening to the Oak Park River Forest high school musicians and see the sculptor in the Cheney Green House. You may also bring your own picnic to enjoy on the beautiful Cheney estate gardens. Cookies and lemonade provided to all.
Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 on the day of the walk. Tickets for the garden walk are available for purchase here. Children under 12 are free. Tickets are available at the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON members receive a discount), the Oak Park Visitors Bureau and Westgate Flower and Plant shop or available by cash or credit card the day of the event at Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid, Oak Park or with cash or check at the Oak Park Conservatory at 615 Garfield, Oak Park. To purchase tickets on the day of the event you will need to park your car and walk to the purchase table outside at Cheney or inside at Oak Park Conservatory.
On the day of the event you must bring your ticket or Paypal receipt to exchange it at the curb at Cheney or the Conservatory for the garden guides that are required for admission to the gardens. The garden guides contain a map, and a description of each garden.