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Hyde Park Garden Fair
Chicago's Oldest Community Garden Sale

The Hyde Park Garden Fair will help fulfill your garden needs. If you are dreaming of a lush, beautiful garden, you will find hundreds of flats of annuals in every color, large numbers and varieties of perennials, hanging baskets, geraniums, and unique vines, trees, shrubs, and wildflowers. (And don't forget the herbs and veggies!)

The Spring Garden Fair will not be held in 2021. We do expect to be back, bigger than ever, for the September Bulb and Mum Sale.

Read the full press release here.

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The Hyde Park Garden Fair is a committee of the Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference.

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About the Fair
Spring Fair

The Spring Garden Fair includes 10 plant departments (at right), and supports many special projects (see "About Us"). In early spring, members of the Garden Fair visit nurseries from Wisconsin to Indiana to hand-pick thousands of plants, based on years of gardening experience and emphasizing varieties suitable for city gardens—for example, those that are shade-tolerant or fit into smaller spaces.

Fall Fair

Stay tuned for updates concerning an expanded Fall Bulb and Mum Sale. It is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, September 18, 2021. More details will become available over the summer.



News and Updates

The Garden Fair is now on Facebook. Check regularly for updates about plant news, Garden Fair planning, projects funded by the proceeds, and more!
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Sale Held at
Hyde Park Shopping Center
55th Street and South Lake Park
Chicago, IL 60615


Special orders:

If you would like to place an advance order, please contact Mike Bradley. Orders need to be placed at least 2 weeks before the sale, or we may not be able to locate your plants. Most Garden Fair departments require a purchase of at least $25 for special orders. Special orders must be picked up before the Fair opens.
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