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Calendar Key
  • Orchid Extravaganza
  • Spring Blooms
  • Summer of Spectacle
  • Chrysanthemum Festival
  • A Longwood Christmas
  • Wednesday, October 04

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Versatile Bamboo—Wait List

      Learn about types of bamboo, as well as many creative ways it can be used in free-style Ikebana arrangements.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

      Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

      • 10:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:00 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Insider Tour

      Learn about the innovative engineering, design, and horticulture of this technological wonder. Ticket required.

      • 11:00 am
      • 1:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

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

      • 1:00 pm

      Garden Highlights

      Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about the spectacular horticulture featured this season. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Thursday, October 05

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

      Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

      • 10:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:00 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Insider Tour

      Discover more about our first gardens and fountains and how we continue our founder’s legacy of horticultural excellence. Ticket required.

      • 11:00 am
      • 1:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

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

      • 1:00 pm

      Garden Highlights

      Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

      Sustainable Landscape and Design Theory 2017

      Five-session course. Discuss the contemporary theory of sustainable landscape design while learning alternative landscaping methods.

      • 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

      Photography After Hours—Wait List

      Four-session course. Do you dream of an opportunity to shoot in the Gardens without the overlay of daytime activity?

  • Friday, October 06

  • Saturday, October 07

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Experience our most intensively cultivated display, with thousands of mums nurtured by our experts to resemble orbs, spirals, pagodas, and more.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

      Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one in our Garden Railway!

      • 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

      Open Organ Console Day (Fall)

      Join in the excitement and have your five minutes of fame on The Longwood Organ.

      • 10:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm
      • 4:00 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

      Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

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

      • 11:00 am
      • 1:00 pm
      • 3:00 pm
      • 5:00 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

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

      • 11:00 am
      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Insider Tour

      Discover more about our first gardens and fountains and how we continue our founder’s legacy of horticultural excellence. Ticket required.

      • 1:00 pm

      Garden Highlights

      Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.