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Fri. Jul 20

Woody Plant Conference—Sold Out

This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid-Atlantic States and how to use them in the landscape.

9:00 am
Fri. Jul 20

Summer Camp: Longwood’s Garden Adventure & Paint it!–Sold Out

Play detective as you travel behind the scenes and create one of a kind paintings with nature as your inspiration.

9:00 am
Fri. Jul 20

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Fri. Jul 20

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
Fri. Jul 20

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Fri. Jul 20

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US to see how more than 1,700 jets and streams dazzle and delight. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Fri. Jul 20

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Fri. Jul 20

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Sat. Jul 21

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Sat. Jul 21

Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Sat. Jul 21

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Sat. Jul 21

Fireworks & Fountains Shows

Our Fireworks & Fountains Shows light the night sky with magic and wonder.

9:15 pm
Sun. Jul 22

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. Free with Gardens Admission.

9:00 am
Sun. Jul 22

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Sun. Jul 22

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Sun. Jul 22

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Sun. Jul 22

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US to see how more than 1,700 jets and streams dazzle and delight. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Mon. Jul 23

Introduction to Botanical Illustration (Summer)—Wait List

Six-session course. For all who are interested in mastering the art of plant illustration.

9:00 am
Mon. Jul 23

Birds of Longwood Walks

Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants. Free with Gardens Admission.

9:00 am
Mon. Jul 23

Summer Camp: Birds, Butterflies and Bees & Blend It!

Discover the wildlife in our Gardens and let nature inspire your own drawings.

9:00 am
Mon. Jul 23

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Mon. Jul 23

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Mon. Jul 23

Student Exhibition Garden Talks

Hear Professional Gardener students discuss their designs and visions for these unique gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

12:30 pm
Mon. Jul 23

An Evening of Botanical Illustration (Summer)

Six-session course. This course is for beginners as well as more accomplished artists interested in the art of plant illustration.

5:30 pm
Tue. Jul 24

Summer Camp: Birds, Butterflies and Bees & Blend It!

Discover the wildlife in our Gardens and let nature inspire your own drawings.

9:00 am
Tue. Jul 24

Family Story Time

Young guests can enjoy nature-based stories surrounded by the beauty of our Gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:00 am 10:45 am
Tue. Jul 24

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Tue. Jul 24

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Tue. Jul 24

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Tue. Jul 24

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US to see how more than 1,700 jets and streams dazzle and delight. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Wed. Jul 25

Summer Camp: Birds, Butterflies and Bees & Blend It!

Discover the wildlife in our Gardens and let nature inspire your own drawings.

9:00 am
Wed. Jul 25

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Wed. Jul 25

Wonders of the Waterlilies

Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Wed. Jul 25

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Wed. Jul 25

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Thu. Jul 26

Summer Camp: Birds, Butterflies and Bees & Blend It!

Discover the wildlife in our Gardens and let nature inspire your own drawings.

9:00 am
Thu. Jul 26

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Thu. Jul 26

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
Thu. Jul 26

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Thu. Jul 26

Floral Fun July: Hawaii—Wait List

Create a themed design, perfect for weekend entertaining, to give as a gift, or just to enjoy at home.

1:00 pm
Thu. Jul 26

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US to see how more than 1,700 jets and streams dazzle and delight. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Thu. Jul 26

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Thu. Jul 26

The Brandywiners

The Brandywiners present the family-friendly classic The Music Man in a night of merriment and music-making.

8:00 pm
Thu. Jul 26

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm

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