The Whitaker Music Festival at Missouri Botanical Garden is an open-air music festival of free Wednesday night concerts under the stars.
Pack a picnic and enjoy the beauty of the Garden in summertime as you listen to an eclectic rotation of artists. Glass is not allowed in the Garden. Picnic fare, beer, wine, soda and sno-cones are available for purchase on-site.
Concerts begin at 7:30 p.m. Free admission begins at 5 p.m. and last entry is at 8:30 p.m.
Bring the kids! The Children’s Garden remains open with free admission from 5 to 7 p.m.
More information and schedule of performers: mobot.org
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