Members Shop the Plant Sale Early

Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON)

Built in 1929, the Oak Park Conservatory is a Historic Property of the Park District of Oak Park. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory (FOPCON) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3), organization whose mission is to promote interest in the Oak Park Conservatory, offer educational and recreational opportunities and support projects that benefit the Oak Park Conservatory.

Events & Programs

Our Upcoming Events

The Friends offer a full schedule of special events, gardening lectures, and youth education programs. Please join us as we continue to create a vibrant organization for all to enjoy.
April 3-17, 2024
March 30 - May 9, 2024
February 23, 2024

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What's New at Friends of the Oak Park Conservatory

News and Information

FOPCON Membership Drive

Be a Friend: Join The Friends by March 30 to access early online ordering for our 2024 Plant Sale, discounted tickets to the Oak Park River Forest Garden Walk, Uncorked, and

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WGN Visits the Conservatory

We were so excited to see the Oak Park Conservatory staff featured on WGN news sharing all the wonderful plants available at the Valentine’s Day Market. Plants are still available

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Introducing Kitchen Minis

No Garden? No Problem. Introducing Kitchen Minis Low on gardening space? Want to have easy access to fresh-grown vegetables in your kitchen? Introducing Kitchen Minis! What are Kitchen Minis?  Kitchen

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