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  • Orchid Extravaganza
  • Spring Blooms
  • Summer of Spectacle
  • Chrysanthemum Festival
  • A Longwood Christmas
  • Tuesday, September 11

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Festival of Fountains

      Our Main Fountain Garden will dazzle guests with its grand allées, hand-carved limestone, and more than 1,700 fountain jets and streams.

      • 10:00 am
      • 10:45 am

      Family Story Time

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

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm
      • 1:30 pm
      • 2:30 pm

      Live Organ Demonstrations

      Free with Gardens admission. Enjoy a free live organ demonstration with Principal Organist Peter Richard Conte.

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

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

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Introduction to Ikebana (Fall 2018)—Wait List

      Two session course. This course will introduce you to Ikebana in general, as well as three different schools of study.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      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.

  • Wednesday, September 12

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Pest Identification (Fall)

      Explore our vast outdoor landscape and observe and identify common pest signs and symptoms with an IPM specialist.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Festival of Fountains

      Our Main Fountain Garden will dazzle guests with its grand allées, hand-carved limestone, and more than 1,700 fountain jets and streams.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 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 11:00 am

      Wonders of the Waterlilies

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

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

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Plant Disease Identification (Fall)

      Learn to recognize the symptoms of plant disease, the conditions that cause them, and how to apply controls as necessary.

  • Thursday, September 13

      • 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

      Festival of Fountains

      Our Main Fountain Garden will dazzle guests with its grand allées, hand-carved limestone, and more than 1,700 fountain jets and streams.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm
      • 7:15 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks

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

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      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.

      • 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

      Live Music in the Beer Garden

      Join us for live music under the stars.

      • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Deciduous Trees

      Six-session course. This course will cover the identification and landscape uses of deciduous trees found in this region.

      • 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Landscape Design II

      Ten session course. Delve more deeply into design creativity, detailed garden features, and more advanced graphics.

      • 8:15 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

      Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

  • Friday, September 14

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Make Mechanics Matter—Wait List

      Explore kubari, the placement of branches or twigs in a container to support the materials in the arrangement.

      • 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

      Festival of Fountains

      Our Main Fountain Garden will dazzle guests with its grand allées, hand-carved limestone, and more than 1,700 fountain jets and streams.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:15 pm
      • 2:15 pm
      • 4:15 pm
      • 5:55 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm
      • 7:15 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

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