Bellevue Botanical Garden

The Bellevue Botanical Garden is an urban refuge encompassing 53 acres of cultivated gardens, restored woodlands, and natural wetlands

To slow the spread of COVID-19, the City of Bellevue is canceling all in-person programs at Bellevue Botanical Garden through June 30, 2020. We apologize for the inconvenience and disruption.

Current Facility Status

  • The Garden grounds remain open with reduced staff. Yao Garden and Park Highland Gate and the Yao Garden are closed until we have a full complement of staff back on site.
  • Administrative staff are working remotely and are available via email and phone. Please see our staff directory for contact information.
  • Visitor Center, Shorts House, and the Trillium Store are closed until further notice.
  • The Trillium Store is offering curbside pick-up. Email us for details, and please include your name and phone number.
  • Copper Kettle Coffee Bar is open for to-go orders only. Hours are 9AM to 6PM every Friday, Saturday, & Sunday for the month of May. Please see the Copper Kettle page for ordering information.
  • The parking lot will remain open.
  • Restrooms will remain open.
  • All garden tours, meetings, events, rentals, classes and programs are canceled through June 30.
  • All volunteer work parties, including individual volunteer work, are canceled through June 30.
  • No photography permits will be issued through June 30.

If you have questions about COVID-19, please visit the Public Health Seattle & King County website.

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