Catch a Free Ride to Powell Gardens, Kansas City's Botanical Garden!

On four dates this year, visitors to Powell Gardens can catch a free ride from Kansas City, Mo. The garden is offering complimentary shuttle service from the Ewing and Muriel Kauffman Memorial Garden on these dates: 

  • Father's Day, Sunday, June 19: Shuttle leaves Kauffman Memorial Garden at 11:30 a.m. and leaves Powell Gardens at 3:30 p.m. 
    See the Paul Mesner Puppets perform "The Dinosaur Show" 
  • Saturday, July 16: Shuttle leaves Kauffman Memorial Garden at 10 a.m. and leaves Powell Gardens at 2:30 p.m. 
    Kansas City Zoo members get half-price admission to Powell Gardens today.
  • Sunday, August 7: Shuttle leaves Kauffman Memorial Garden at 12:30 p.m. and leaves Powell Gardens at 4:30 p.m. 
    See the 20th Annual Festival of Butterflies and a cooking demo by Chef Jasper Mirabile. 
  • Saturday, August 13: Shuttle leaves Kauffman Memorial Garden at 10:30 a.m. and leaves Powell Gardens at 2 p.m. 
    It's the final weekend of the Festival of Butterflies.

Reserve a Seat

Because seating is limited, reservations are required and can be made at or by emailing the preferred date and number of seats needed to Individuals who cannot afford Garden admission can also request free admission for these dates.

The free shuttle service is made possible by Friends of Powell Gardens. 

About Powell Gardens, Kansas City's Botanical Garden 

Powell Gardens is a not-for-profit botanical garden set on 970 acres of lush, rolling hills and windswept meadows. The Gardens offers display gardens, interesting architecture, a nature trail and a year-round calendar of events and classes for the entire family.