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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.

Moonlight & Music

Join National Tropical Botanical Garden for the Annual Moonlight & Music Fundraiser in the McBryde Garden on Saturday, July 21st, 2018. Kauaʻi`s premier gala event features dinner and dancing under the stars and benefits the critical plant conservation, research and educational efforts of NTBG. 

Movie Nights in McBryde Garden

Movie Night in McBryde Garden is an outdoor movie series and community event in Po`ipū. Don’t miss these popular blockbusters, family-friendly activities and Kauai’s favorite food trucks in the garden and under the stars!

2017 Showings

  • May 27: A Bug’s Life*
  • June 24: E.T. The Extraterrestrial*
  • July 15: Moana
  • August 19: Jurassic Park

*Showing at the South Shore Visitors Center, no shuttles into the garden.

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