Mother’s Day Weekend

Mother’s Day Weekend

Dates & Price

Thursday–Saturday, May 9–11, 2019
9:00 am–10:00 pm

Sunday, May 12, 2019
9:00 am–6:00 pm

Timed Tickets Required

Free Timed Member Reservations Required after 3:00 pm Thursday–Saturday

Buy Before You Arrive

Sell Out Likely

Celebrate mom by spending a day in the Gardens and enjoying our Main Fountain Garden with the return of daily fountain performances. Take advantage of extended hours Thursday through Saturday, with live music in the Beer Garden from 6:00–9:00 pm, and an Illuminated Fountain Performance at 9:15 pm. Or enjoy a flower-filled Sunday stroll when the Gardens are open until 6:00 pm.

Plan Your Visit Early!

Mother’s Day Weekend is a popular time to visit our Gardens. Buy tickets before you arrive to avoid disappointment. Timed Admission Tickets are required. Member reservations are required if arriving after 3:00 pm Thursday through Saturday.

During high visitation times, free remote parking may be used if our on-site lot is full. Transportation is provided between the remote parking site and the Visitor Center entrance. Please follow the signage and note the Longwood staff members directing traffic on high visitation days.

Music in the Conservatory

Saturday & Sunday

12:00–3:00 pm: Guitar Duo
4:00–6:00 pm: Flute and Violin Duo

Festival of Fountains

May 9–September 29, 2019

Spectacular events, glorious gardens, live music, special exhibits, and jaw-dropping fountain performances await. Explore the Season.

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Looking for the perfect gift for Mom?
Browse our Gardens-themed ideas.

Dining Hours

Thursday–Saturday: 11:30 am–7:30 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am–3:30 pm
Reservations limited. Make yours in advance at OpenTable.

The Café
Thursday–Saturday: 10:00 am–8:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am–5:00 pm
No reservations necessary.

Beer Garden
Thursday–Saturday: 4:00–9:00 pm
Sunday: Closed
No reservations necessary. Weather permitting.

Timed Tickets or Free Timed Member Reservations Required for Gardens Admission after 3:00 pm.