Myths, Magic, and Monsters!

MYTHS, MAGIC, AND MONSTERS at New England Botanic Garden

September 1 – October 31

Discover a world of wonder as you meet some of the mythical, magical, and monstrous creatures that have inspired fascinating legends and captured human imaginations for centuries. From majestic unicorns and fire-breathing dragons, to trolls, fairies, and phoenixes, magical beings made of natural and nature-inspired materials come to life in an exhibit that will leave you spell-bound. This fall in The Ramble, journey with NEBG through a realm of Myths, Magic, and Monsters, where anything is possible, and the impossible is real.

Myths, Magic, and Monsters Light Displays
Select Fridays & Saturdays, September 29 – October 28, 6–8:30pm

On select evenings this fall, Myths, Magic, and Monsters becomes even more mesmerizing with dazzling light displays and illuminated mythical creatures. These family-friendly evening events include enchanting activities, atmospheric music, and real-life folklore friends. Explore the wonders of the season and experience The Ramble in a whole new light. Don’t forget your wings and wands!

Enchanted Weekend
Saturday, October 7 – Monday, October 9, 10am–4pm

Join New England Botanic Garden for a weekend full of legends and lore this autumn as their mythical guests transform the Garden into a realm of imagination, wonder, and magic. Enjoy brews and local fare at our Beer Garden, browse their magical marketplace, and discover hidden mythical creatures along the way. This weekend will feature enchanting crafts, workshops, and entertainment for all ages. Come dressed up as your favorite fantasy being!

Other Events for Kids

Plant Potions (Ages 6–12)
Saturday, September 16, 2–3:30pm

Myths & Magic Hike (Ages 3–8)
Saturday, September 23, 2–3pm
Sunday, October 1, 1–2pm

Fairy Houses & Gnome Homes (Ages 5–12)
Sunday, September 24, 1:30–3pm
Sunday, October 8, 1:30–3pm

Mythical Masks (Ages 6–10)
Sunday, October 29, 10:30am–12pm

See these and all their fall events here: New England Botanic Garden Calendar of events

New England Botanic Garden
Myths, Magic, and Monsters
11 French Drive
Boylston, MA
September 1 – October 31, 2023

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