Tizer Botanic Gardens & Arboretum

Located in Jefferson City, along I-15 just south of Montana's capital city of Helena, is the Tizer Botanic Gardens & Arboretum. Visitors have 6-acres of stunning gardens to explore, a diverse nursery, a beautiful wedding venue and various festivals and educational activities throughout the year.

There is a garden for everybody. There are 17 different gardens to explore and sure to peak your interest: Rose, Vegetable, Herb, Wildflower, Prickley Pear Creek, Children's Garden, Gazebo Garden, Gift Shop, Old Homesteaders Cabin, Secret, Asparagus, Begonias, Artists, Butterfly & Hummingbird, Meditation, Reading Tree, and Shade. Sunday in the gardens are Family Days.

The nursery is open April through September whole the gardens open in May and run through September. Many opportunities for special events help to create an experience like no other. The Annual Fairy & Wizards Festival is regarded as one of the best Montana Harry Potter or Disneyland showcases. The whole family can dress up in their finest fairy and wizard garb.

Guests are encouraged to bring their picnic and spend the whole day. Snack foods are available for purchase and during major events outside vendors sell food.

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Latitude: 46.372883 Longitude: -112.022073 Elevation: 4678 ft

Recreational Opportunities

Fair Fest is the last Saturday in June. We usually have 2 or 3 High Tea events, an Herb Fest & a fall fest event at the end of September. Follow us on our website or Facebook to keep up with activities.

Fairy fest, Herb fest, Fall fest, High Tea & workshop / events about birds, butterflies & aquatic insects. We sometimes have live music such as bluegrass & other musicians performances.

The fest’s are quite active with a parade, & sometimes live music. Many enjoy the quiet atmosphere & specific meditation areas so that is somewhat expected much of the time. There is also a small play area for kids.

Seasons Accessible

Closed for winter except By Appointment at 406-933-8789. Gift shop open fro Christmas shopping November 25-December 18 Friday & Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-7.

Nursery: Open April through September

Gardens: Open May through September


General Admission: $7; Children 5 & under are free; Family Membership: $60/family; Individual Membership: $30/person

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