The Gardens will close at 6:00 pm for all but Fireworks & Fountains ticketholders. Last Timed Ticket sold at 4:00 pm. Last entry for both Members and timed ticketholders is 4:30 pm. Fireworks & Fountains Show tickets for tonight are sold out.
Every three years, the organ world's brightest young talents are invited to compete in the picturesque setting of our Gardens for the $40,000 Pierre S. du Pont First Prize, the largest cash prize of any organ competition in the world.
2019 Competition Application Available June 1
The 2019 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition Preliminary and Final Rounds will be held June 18–22, 2019.
Free with Gardens admission. Enjoy a free live organ demonstration with Principal Organist Peter Richard Conte.
11:30 am12:30 pm1:30 pm2:30 pm
2013 International Organ Competition Documentary
The documentary follows the competitors behind-the-scenes as the drama unfolds, leading up to the announcement of the Pierre S. du Pont First Prize winner. This documentary was made possible by the support of our generous sponsors, and the vision of established filmmaker and producer Eric Schultz of PCK Media.
Lead Sponsor Wilmington Trust
Sponsors Frederick R. Haas Legacy Fund Crystal Trust 1916 Foundation