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With a Membership, you have year round access to our Gardens, including tours, talks, performances, and more. In addition, as a Member, you can enjoy exclusive Members-only events like Member Appreciation Days, the Longwood Lecture Series, and more. See what you can do.

Exclusive Member Events

Longwood Lecture Series

Wed. Aug 24

Wonders of the Waterlilies

Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display

10:30 am
Wed. Aug 24

Summer Flowering Bulbs

Three-session course. Focus on the identification and culture of bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers that flower in summer.

5:00 pm
Wed. Aug 24

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

9:00 pm
Thu. Aug 25

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Thu. Aug 25

Fountains of Longwood Insider Tour

Explore outdoor fountains on a tour of the historic east gardens and learn why Longwood is an "Engineer's Garden."

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Thu. Aug 25

Meadow History Highlights

Enjoy a walk with a guide and learn about the transitions from forest, field, and farm to beautiful Meadow Garden.

1:00 pm
Thu. Aug 25

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us on Thursday evenings during Nightscape for live music under the stars. Nightscape ticket or Member reservation required.

6:00 pm
Thu. Aug 25

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

9:00 pm
Fri. Aug 26

Floral Fun August: The Idea Garden

Fresh garden vegetables add color, texture, and whimsy to your late summer design.

10:00 am
Fri. Aug 26

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Fri. Aug 26

Open Air Theatre Insider Tour

Explore the secrets of the Open Air Theatre on this guided tour.

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Fri. Aug 26

Flower Garden Walk Highlights

Tour the first garden Longwood's founder Pierre S. du Pont created after he purchased the property.

1:00 pm
Fri. Aug 26

Wonders of the Waterlilies

Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display

6:30 pm
Fri. Aug 26

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

9:00 pm
Sat. Aug 27

Garden Modeling with SketchUp

Two-session course. For beginning designers who'd like to take their graphic communications to the next level.

8:30 am
Sat. Aug 27

Beginner Bird Hikes

Join our experienced volunteers as they introduce you to bird watching on an easy hike through the Meadow Garden.

9:00 am
Sat. Aug 27

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Sat. Aug 27

Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom.

10:30 am
Sat. Aug 27

Conservatory Story Insider Tour

Explore the heritage and history of the Performing Arts spaces nestled within the horticultural beauty of the Conservatory.

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Sat. Aug 27

Conservatory Highlights

Enjoy a guided tour around our historic Orangery and Exhibition Hall.

1:00 pm
Sat. Aug 27

Nightscape: A Light and Sound Experience

Experience Nightscape, remixed. And enjoy the wonder of Longwood after dark.

9:00 pm
Sun. Aug 28

Meadow Birding Hikes

Join our experienced birding volunteers as they lead you through the Meadow Garden in search of our resident and migratory bird species.

9:00 am
Sun. Aug 28

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Sun. Aug 28

Italian Water Garden Insider Tour

Go on an exclusive tour of our Italian Water Garden with our expert guides.

11:30 am 2:00 pm
Sun. Aug 28

Fearless Watercolor

Six session course. Relax, paint, laugh, and learn in this fun class open to all skill levels.

1:00 pm
Sun. Aug 28

Peirce's Woods Highlights

Learn about our heritage trees and native plantings with an expert tour guide on a stroll through our historic east gardens.

1:00 pm
Sun. Aug 28

An Informative Discussion: The New Main Fountain Garden

Get a sneak peek at features of the new Main Fountain Garden, and hear about plans for the grand re-opening in Spring 2017.

6:00 pm
Sun. Aug 28

Summer Members-only Hours

Enjoy exclusive summer evening hours with a free concert.

6:00 pm
Sun. Aug 28

Bumper Jacksons—Summer Members-only Hours

Bumper Jacksons bring you into the center of a party where everyone’s invited and the dance floor never sleeps.

7:00 pm
Mon. Aug 29

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Tue. Aug 30

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

10:00 am 11:00 am 12:00 pm 1:00 pm 2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 5:00 pm 5:55 pm
Tue. Aug 30

Edible Plants

Six session course. This course will concentrate on identification, culture, landscape use, and culinary use.

6:30 pm

Explore Our Seasons

Orchid Extravaganza

Orchids have held a place of distinction at Longwood since 1922. Come celebrate their beauty and variety with our artful display.

Spring Blooms

Watch as spring color emerges to paint our landscape in vibrant hues. Breathe in the fresh spring air and relish the beauty of our Gardens.

Summer Spectacular

From sunrise to nightfall, there is more to do, see, and be amazed by in our Gardens than ever before.

Autumn's Colors

From the beauty of our Meadow Garden to the laughter of children in our Pumpkin Playground, Autumn's Colors is one of our liveliest seasons.

A Longwood Christmas

Thousands of seasonal plants fill our Conservatory during A Longwood Christmas. Outside, a magical world awaits.