All About Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: A Whole Package for a Family Getaway!

All About Pittsburgh Botanic Garden: A Whole Package for a Family Getaway!
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Tripboba.com - Located in the Pittsburgh suburbs of Collier Township and North Fayette Township, United States, the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is of the top 10 largest American botanical gardens which spread over 452 acres of land. 

With tons of beautiful flowers blooming in the background, you should plan some events to do in Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. Is it possible? Yes, of course! Tripboba will tell you everything about Pittsburgh Botanic Garden in detail.

So keep scrolling till the end of this article, and do not miss any!

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Oakdale, PA

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Oakdale, PA
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden - Photo by pghbotanicgarden from Instagram

In the middle of the busy schedule and the works that keep piling up like a mountain, most of us may be can only think to have some alone time in the middle of a peaceful garden with the sound of the chattering birds as the background. When you already in that state, then you need to plan a visit to Pittsburgh Botanic Garden because there is no other place that offering a laid-back atmosphere as good as there.

Mainly divided into two areas, you will enjoy the charm of the garden more easily. Here they are:

Display Gardens

This corner is the perfect place for your kids to sharpening their five senses through fun activities. You can let them learn about texture which is important for kids with ASD through digging in soils and touch many kinds of surfaces such as rock walls. Learning about fragrant and edible plants is also able to do in the Pizza Garden. Exploring the garden with your kids is really helps them grow and learn in fun ways.

You can find the orchard which belonged to Isaac Walker at the Historic Homestead and the Dogwood Meadow which become home for the Cornus Florida (Flowering Dogwood). As the most visited area in the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden, the Dogwood Meadow has a vibrant vibe that no other area can offer. 

Woodlands

This area is home to trees which mostly come from Asia and Europe. But there are also many plant species that originally come from Western West Virginia, Southwestern Pennsylvania, Southeastern Ohio, and Northeastern Kentucky.

At the Asian Woodland area, you will be able to find a Japanese Garden marked with its remarkable Lotus Pond. On the other hand, the European Woodland area is a corner where you can find the Hermit Hut and Bookworm Glenn.

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Wedding

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Wedding
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden - Photo by pghbotanicgarden from Instagram

Make the day you tied the knot with your beloved is become the greatest day of your life that you will never forget in your entire life by holding it in the middle of the beauty of Pittsburgh Botanic Garden. 

Featuring the aesthetic stone wall and romantic plantings which spread widely in every corner of the garden, the bride will stand out more in her white gown. Whether you want to arrange your guests in a seating place or let them dancing and mingling along with you, the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden will light up the atmosphere through its rustic vibe.

The rustic ambiance can be felt through the restored 1870s barn and chandeliers which also bring a romantic and intimate wedding day that every person on the earth was dreaming of.

If you want to have a festive atmosphere with the dance floor, you may book the Event Center which can accommodate up to 100 guests. But if you only want a seated area without a dance floor, the Event Center can accommodate up to 130 guests.

Or else, if you plan to invite 220 guests you held your wedding day in the Celebration Garden Plaza under a tent and let them dance on the dance floor situated in the Event Center.

You only need to tell what kind of concept that you want to the staff and they will execute your ideas beyond your imagination.

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Hours

Pittsburgh Botanic Garden Hours
Pittsburgh Botanic Garden - Photo by pghbotanicgarden from Instagram

On the Fall and Winter days (November 1 until March 31), the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden was able to visit from Tuesday through Sunday from 9 AM to 5 PM. But it is closed on November 26, December 25 & 26, December 31, and January 1.

When Spring and Summer arrive around the corner (April 1 until October 31), you are welcomed to visit the garden from 9 AM to 5 PM on Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Otherwise, if you come on Wednesday and Thursday, the garden is open from 9 AM to 7 PM.

The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden is never open its door every Monday throughout the year.

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