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  • Sunday, September 29

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Monday, September 30

      • (All day)

      Everything About Aquatics

      Free Online Course. Explore our Waterlily Display and integrate aquatic plants in your garden.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Tuesday, October 01

  • Wednesday, October 02

  • Now–November 17, 2019

    Blooms & Bamboo

    Masterworks of Ikebana along with masterful chrysanthemums take center stage at Longwood this fall.

    Learn more

    Thursday, October 03

  • Friday, October 04

  • Saturday, October 05

  • Sunday, October 06

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Floral Fun October: Calcium

      Create a themed design, perfect for weekend entertaining, to give as a gift, or just to enjoy at home.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

      Versatile Bamboo

      Learn about types of bamboo, as well as many creative ways it can be used in free-style Ikebana arrangements.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

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

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Monday, October 07

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Tuesday, October 08

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 10:45 am

      Family Story Time

      Young guests enjoy nature stories in the beauty of our Gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

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

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Wednesday, October 09

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Thursday, October 10

  • Friday, October 11

  • Saturday, October 12

  • Sunday, October 13

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

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

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Monday, October 14

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Birds of Longwood Walks

      Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Tuesday, October 15

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

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

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

      • 8:00 pm

      The Paco de Lucía Project

      The Paco de Lucía Project reassembles the original band that toured with the legendary flamenco guitarist.

  • Wednesday, October 16

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Thursday, October 17

  • Friday, October 18

  • Saturday, October 19

  • Sunday, October 20

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

      Recipe for Success!

      Learn how to prepare for a floral event and extend your flower’s vase life.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

      Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

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

      • 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.

      • 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

      Interpretations in Colored Pencils

      6 sessions. Learn techniques to capture the elusive subtleties of nature.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

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

      • 2:00 pm

      Garden Story Tour

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

  • Monday, October 21

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

  • Tuesday, October 22

  • Wednesday, October 23

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

  • Thursday, October 24

  • Friday, October 25

  • Saturday, October 26

      • 9:00 am to 9:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 10:30 am

      Beginner Bird Hikes

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

      • 9:30 am
      • 11:00 am

      Member Orientation

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 10:30 am to 12:00 pm

      Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

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

      • 11:15 am
      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm
      • 5:15 pm
      • 6:15 pm
      • 7:15 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Performances

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

      • 8:15 pm

      Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

      Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

      • 9:00 pm

      Bonsai Exhibit

      Learn more about the art of Bonsai. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Sunday, October 27

      • 9:00 am to 11:30 am

      Meadow Birding Hikes

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Bonsai Exhibit

      Learn more about the art of Bonsai. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, 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.

      • 1:15 pm
      • 3:15 pm

      Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

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

  • Monday, October 28

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 11:00 am

      Birds of Longwood Walks

      Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Tuesday, October 29

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 8:00 pm

      Nella

      Nella presents her soulful blend of Venezuelan folk songs, the music of Andalusia, and the influence of her contemporaries.

  • Wednesday, October 30

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Thursday, October 31

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Pumpkin Playground

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

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

  • Friday, November 01

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.

      • 8:00 pm

      Sebastian Heindl

      The 2019 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition winner makes his Longwood solo performance debut.

  • Saturday, November 02

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

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

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

      Featuring 750 jets in changing patterns, the Open Air Theatre comes alive with fountains set to music. Weather permitting.