The Gardens will close at 6:00 pm on Saturday, October 23, for all but Fireworks & Fountains ticketholders. Last entry for both Members and timed ticketholders is 3:30 pm. Tickets for Saturday’s Fireworks & Fountains Show are sold out.
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.
The next Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition will take place June 20–24, 2023.
Preliminary rounds will be held on June 20 and 21, with the final round on June 24. Applications will open in June 2022. Check back for more competition details as they become available!
Join in the excitement and have your five minutes of fame on The Longwood Organ.
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