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  • Sunday, October 27

      • 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.

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Bonsai Exhibit

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

      • 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.

      • 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.

      • 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 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.

      • 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

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

  • Tuesday, October 29

      • 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

      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

      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

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

  • Thursday, October 31

      • 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

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

  • Now–November 17, 2019

    Blooms & Bamboo

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

    Learn more

    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

      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

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

  • Sunday, November 03

      • 9:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Identifying Invasives

      Join our Natural Lands experts to explore the life history, identification, and management of invasive plants in our region.

      • 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

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

  • Monday, November 04

      • 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

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

  • Tuesday, November 05

      • 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

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

  • Wednesday, November 06

      • 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

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

  • Thursday, November 07

      • 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

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

  • Friday, November 08

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am to 11:30 am

      Botanically Inspired Jewelry

      2 sessions. Explore the magic of precious metal clay and create your own fine silver botanical impressions.

      • 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 09

      • 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

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

      • 8:00 pm

      Jazzmeia Horn

      This Grammy Award nominee has a name that speaks for itself, capturing the essence of her music.

  • Sunday, November 10

      • 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

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

      • 3:00 pm

      Steven Patchel

      Organist and recitalist Steven Patchel is music director at Immanuel Episcopal Church, Highlands in Wilmington, DE.

  • Monday, November 11

      • 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

      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

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

  • Tuesday, November 12

      • 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

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

      • 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

      Floral Fun November: Iron

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

  • Wednesday, November 13

      • 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

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

  • Thursday, November 14

      • 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

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

  • Friday, November 15

      • 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

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

      • 8:00 pm

      Keyboard Conversations®

      Jeffrey Siegel presents The Joyous Music of Beethoven, a concert-with-commentary performance.

  • Saturday, November 16

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 9:00 am

      Member Appreciation Days

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

      • 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.

  • Sunday, November 17

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 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

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

  • Monday, November 18

      • 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

      Conservatory Closed

      Conservatory closed as we prepare new displays for you to enjoy. Outdoor Gardens remain open.

      • 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

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

  • Tuesday, November 19

      • 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

      Conservatory Closed

      Conservatory closed as we prepare new displays for you to enjoy. Outdoor Gardens remain open.

      • 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 20

      • 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

      Conservatory Closed

      Conservatory closed as we prepare new displays for you to enjoy. Outdoor Gardens remain open.

      • 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.

  • Thursday, November 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

      Conservatory Closed

      Conservatory closed as we prepare new displays for you to enjoy. Outdoor Gardens remain open.

      • 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 22

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

      Explore our dazzling display with an expert tour guide. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Saturday, November 23

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

      Explore our dazzling display with an expert tour guide. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

      Outdoor Christmas Musicians

      Free with Gardens Admission. Enjoy holiday music while exploring the glistening outdoor displays.

  • Sunday, November 24

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

      Explore our dazzling display with an expert tour guide. Free with Gardens Admission.

      • 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

      Outdoor Christmas Musicians

      Free with Gardens Admission. Enjoy holiday music while exploring the glistening outdoor displays.

  • Monday, November 25

      • 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 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

      Explore our dazzling display with an expert tour guide. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Tuesday, November 26

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

      Explore our dazzling display with an expert tour guide. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Wednesday, November 27

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

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

      • 11:30 am
      • 12:30 pm

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

      Explore our dazzling display with an expert tour guide. Free with Gardens Admission.

  • Thursday, November 28

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 pm

      Open Air Theatre Fountains

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

  • Friday, November 29

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 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 holiday music while exploring the glistening outdoor displays.

  • Saturday, November 30

      • 9:00 am to 10:00 pm

      Garden Railway

      Celebrate 20 years of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

      • 10:00 am
      • 11:00 am
      • 12:00 pm
      • 1:00 pm
      • 2:00 pm to 10:00 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 holiday music while exploring the glistening outdoor displays.