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  • Sunday, October 31

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

      Visit our Children’s Corner for interactive play and a festive fall photo.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

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

      Main Fountain Garden Performances

      Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do.

  • Monday, November 01

      • (All day)

      The World of Plants: Exploring Horticulture

      Free Online Course. Join our experts as they share their passion and insight into the World of Plants.

      • (All day)

      Beginning Bonsai

      Fully online. Learn the care and culture of bonsai, and how to design and maintain these sculptured treasures.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Wednesday, November 03

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 6:00 pm

      Leaving a Lasting Legacy

      Onsite and online. Learn the foundations of ecological restoration and then put theory into practice.

  • Thursday, November 04

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Friday, November 05

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Saturday, November 06

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 10:30 am

      Scout Program: Tree Discovery

      Learn to appreciate these natural wonders and become a better steward of trees.

      • 10:30 am

      Scout Program: Plant Discovery

      Explore the exciting world of plants, from native to unique species.

  • Sunday, November 07

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 10:30 am

      Scout Program: Plant Discovery

      Explore the exciting world of plants, from native to unique species.

      • 10:30 am

      Scout Program: Tree Discovery

      Learn to appreciate these natural wonders and become a better steward of trees.

  • Monday, November 08

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am

      2022 Performance Series Pre-Sale

      Innovators, Gardens Preferred, and Gardens Premium Members can buy tickets before the general public.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Wednesday, November 10

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 6:00 pm

      Putting Your Garden to Bed

      Fully online. Take the steps necessary to get your garden ready for seasonal slumber.

  • Thursday, November 11

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Friday, November 12

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Saturday, November 13

      • 10:00 am

      Member Appreciation Days

      Enjoy 20% discounts in The Garden Shop, 1906, and The Café.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 10:30 am
      • 12:00 pm

      Member Orientation

      Join us to learn more about your Membership and enjoy a Garden tour and Scavenger Hunt.

  • Sunday, November 14

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Chrysanthemum Festival

      Our horticulture expertise shines with the big bold colors of thousands of chrysanthemums.

      • 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Monday, November 15

      • (All day)

      Gardens Closed

      Indoor and outdoor gardens will be closed all day to prepare A Longwood Christmas.

  • Tuesday, November 16

      • (All day)

      Gardens Closed

      Indoor and outdoor gardens will be closed all day to prepare A Longwood Christmas.

  • Wednesday, November 17

      • (All day)

      Gardens Closed

      Indoor and outdoor gardens will be closed all day to prepare A Longwood Christmas.

      • 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm

      Floral Spotlight: Contemporary Harvest

      Fully online. Weave the colors and materials of the fall harvest into bold, contemporary designs.

  • Thursday, November 18

      • (All day)

      Gardens Closed

      Indoor and outdoor gardens will be closed all day to prepare A Longwood Christmas.

      • 5:30 pm

      Flavors from Fields and Forests

      Longwood at the Creamery. Explore paw-paws and persimmons to mountain mint and sunchokes.

  • Friday, November 19

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Saturday, November 20

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Sunday, November 21

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Monday, November 22

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 4:00 pm

      Wreath Workshop: Autumnal Abundance

      Fully online. Create a grapevine wreath or centerpiece that captures autumn hues and scents.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Tuesday, November 23

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Wednesday, November 24

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Thursday, November 25

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Friday, November 26

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Saturday, November 27

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Outdoor Christmas Musicians

      Free with Gardens Admission. Enjoy festive music while exploring our dazzling outdoor display.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Sunday, November 28

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Outdoor Christmas Musicians

      Free with Gardens Admission. Enjoy festive music while exploring our dazzling outdoor display.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Now–January 9, 2022

    A Longwood Christmas

    This holiday season, wrap yourself up in the warmth—and the chill—of A Longwood Christmas.

    Learn more

    Monday, November 29

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Tuesday, November 30

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Wednesday, December 01

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 1:00 pm

      The Artist Dives into the Archives: Cyclamen

      Fully online. Dive into our botanical illustration collection and create your own work of art.

      • 5:00 pm

      Elegant Garlands

      Fully online. Explore the versatility of garland design and the beauty it can bring to your home.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Thursday, December 02

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Outdoor Christmas Musicians

      Free with Gardens Admission. Enjoy festive music while exploring our dazzling outdoor display.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Friday, December 03

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Outdoor Christmas Musicians

      Free with Gardens Admission. Enjoy festive music while exploring our dazzling outdoor display.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

  • Saturday, December 04

      • 10:00 am to 11:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:15 am
      • 12:00 pm to 11:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      The Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 12:00 pm

      Member Orientation

      Join us to learn more about your Membership and enjoy a Garden tour and Scavenger Hunt.

      • 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm

      Outdoor Christmas Musicians

      Free with Gardens Admission. Enjoy festive music while exploring our dazzling outdoor display.

      • 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Organ Music

      Free with Gardens Admission. Listen to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.