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Free Hula Shows at the South Shore Visitors Center

Starting this Thursday, May 10th National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG) will have free weekly hula shows every Thursday from 2–2:45 PM at the NTBG South Shore Visitors Center located at 4425 Lāwa‘i Road across the street from Spouting Horn.

Hālau Ka Lei Mokihana o Leinā’ala will preform a traditional Hula show highlighting the wahi pane, sacred places, of Kaua’i along with intriguing stories of the Hawaiian people and their connections with the gardens. Dancers will be accompanied by live Hawaiian music.

South Shore Cinco de Mayo Fiesta

You're invited to the NTBG Cinco de Mayo Fiesta on Saturday, May 5, 2018! Join us for a spring plant sale and craft fair featuring $5 plants, beers, margaritas and admission to McBryde Garden! NTBG members get early access to the plant sale at 8:00 a.m., general sales and activities begin at 9:00 a.m. Parking and admission to the plant sale and craft fair fiesta are free.

Mother's Day Brunch

Treat Mom to a special day in the garden! The annual Mother's Day Brunch at the South Shore Gardens is on Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Two seatings are available at 8:30 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. 

Roots & Shoots Fun Run

The Kauai Marathon and National Tropical Botanical Garden are excited to be partnering again on the Fourth Annual Roots ‘n Shoots Fun Run and Walk on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 8:00am. This garden 5k is a fundraising event held on the lush tropical grounds of McBryde and Allerton Gardens.

Holiday Craft Fair

You're invited to the 14th annual NTBG Holiday Craft Fair on Saturday, December 9 at the South Shore Visitors Center. Please join us for a day of holiday shopping and entertainment featuring Kauai-made products, jewelry, clothing and more! Enjoy discounts in the NTBG Gift Shop, live music, and food from local food trucks.

Admission is free. Donations appreciated. Non-perishable food items will also be accepted for donation to the Kauai branch of the Hawaii Food Bank. 

Movie Night in McBryde Garden Featuring Jurassic Park

Movie Night in McBryde Garden returns for the final showing of 2017 with Jurassic Park! Come see the original, dino-sized adventure in the garden where it was filmed. 

Visitors are invited to catch the shuttle from the South Shore Visitors Center into the gardens beginning at 5:00 p.m. Before the show enjoy food from Kauai's favorite Food Trucks and Restaurants including Kickshaws and Living Foods Gourmet Market. 

Breadfruit Agroforestry Volunteer Days

The Breadfruit Institute at National Tropical Botanical Garden is seeking agroforestry volunteers to help implement a new, global model in sustainable and regenerative agriculture at the Breadfruit Research Orchard in McBryde Garden on Kauai.

Become a volunteer and be a part of this exciting tropical agroforestry project!  Volunteers must be able to lift at least 15 lbs., dig, rake, shovel, plant, and work in outdoor temperatures of 80°F.  

Business After Hours at NTBG

Join the Kauai Chamber of Commerce for Business After Hours - a fun evening of networking, pupu and drinks at the National Tropical Botanical Garden South Shore Visitors Center on Thursday, July 27. Network with fellow chamber members and enjoy delicious pupu catered by Living Foods Gourmet Market. Don't forget your business cards for a chance to win a lucky drawing of amazing door prizes!

Keiki O Ka ʻAina

The goal of Keiki o ka ʻĀina is to teach children about the importance of plants in their lives and hawaiian culture through outdoor recreation that includes nature activities, environmental games, and garden exploration.

These camps, in conjunction with Cognition Learning Center of Kauai Community College, provide a wide range of outdoor activities which take place in NTBG's South Shore Gardens: McBryde Garden and Allerton Garden.


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