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Mon. Aug 19

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Mon. Aug 19

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Mon. Aug 19

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Mon. Aug 19

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Mon. Aug 19

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Tue. Aug 20

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Tue. Aug 20

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Tue. Aug 20

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Tue. Aug 20

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Tue. Aug 20

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Tue. Aug 20

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Wed. Aug 21

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Wed. Aug 21

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Wed. Aug 21

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Wed. Aug 21

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Wed. Aug 21

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Wed. Aug 21

Landscape Design I (Summer)

8 sessions. An in-depth approach to design processes, traditional landscape graphics, and sustainable landscapes.

5:00 pm
Thu. Aug 22

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Thu. Aug 22

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Thu. Aug 22

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Thu. Aug 22

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Thu. Aug 22

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Thu. Aug 22

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Thu. Aug 22

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Thu. Aug 22

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Fri. Aug 23

Water, Water, Everywhere


Focus on Longwood’s abundant water features in this hands-on digital photography workshop.

7:00 am
Fri. Aug 23

Member Appreciation Days

Enjoy 20% discounts in The GardenShop, 1906, and The Café.

9:00 am
Fri. Aug 23

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Fri. Aug 23

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Fri. Aug 23

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Fri. Aug 23

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Fri. Aug 23

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Fri. Aug 23

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Fri. Aug 23

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Fri. Aug 23

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Sat. Aug 24

Beginner Bird Hikes

Join our experienced volunteers as they introduce you to bird watching on an easy hike through the Meadow Garden. Free with Gardens Admission.

9:00 am
Sat. Aug 24

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Sat. Aug 24

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Sat. Aug 24

Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

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

10:30 am
Sat. Aug 24

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Sat. Aug 24

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Sat. Aug 24

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Sat. Aug 24

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Sat. Aug 24

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Sun. Aug 25

Meadow Birding Hikes

Join our experienced birding volunteers as they lead you through the Meadow Garden in search of our resident and migratory bird species. Free with Gardens Admission.

9:00 am
Sun. Aug 25

Delaware Photographic Society

Explore a summer exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

9:00 am
Sun. Aug 25

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm
Sun. Aug 25

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Sun. Aug 25

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Sun. Aug 25

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Sun. Aug 25

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Sun. Aug 25

Summer Members-only Hours

The Gardens stay open late on select evenings this summer, just for Members.

6:00 pm
Sun. Aug 25

Mister G

Acclaimed bilingual musician Mister G captivates families worldwide with his blend of Latin rhythms, bluegrass, and storytelling.

7:30 pm

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