Chicago's North Shore Open Day

Chicago's North Shore Open Day

The Gardens at 900, Lake Forest, IL. Photo: Don Bolak.

Sun, Jun 25 
10:00 AM- 4:00 PM

Please note we've added an additional private garden to this date in Winnetka - see the listing below for the Garden at 44 Locust.

And don't miss a visit to the Shakespeare Garden, a public garden in Evanston on this date; see their listing below.

Admission to each garden is $7 for members and nonmembers without tickets purchased in advance.

Buy discounted admission tickets in advance! They never expire and can be used at most Open Days to make garden visiting easier.
Nonmembers get 6 visits for the price of 5 with advance ticket book purchase.
Members get 50% off ONLY by purchasing ticket books in advance.

Our Digging Deeper program at Camp Rosemary on this date has sold out! Registration still available for the July 23 Digging Deeper at Camp Rosemary - click here for details.



  • Evanston Lakefront Garden
    Evanston Lakefront Garden

    Centered around a stone fountain, the front garden of this lovingly restored Queen Anne house is an exuberant flowering tapestry..

  • The Garden of Many Circles
    The Garden of Many Circles

    A secluded courtyard welcomes you to a country house originally designed in 1935 by architect Ralph Huszagh. But don't let the calm entry fool you...

  • The Gardens at 900
    The Gardens at 900

    The Gardens at 900 are a sensitive renovation and interpretation of the original entry building complex and gardens of Elawa Farm...

  • Shakespeare Garden
    Shakespeare Garden

    Shakespeare Garden is nestled in a quiet central section of Northwestern University, on Garrett Place, behind Howes Memorial Chapel, hidden from view by a double wall of hawthorn hedges...

  • Garden at 44 Locust
    Garden at 44 Locust

    This wonderful house was designed by Architect Spencer S. Beman in 1930 for Arthur Andersen. The property has many mature maples and oak trees that create wonderful shade...

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