New Year’s Eve

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New Year’s Eve

Date & Price

Sunday, December 31, 2023

Live Performances 4:00–10:00 pm, weather permitting

Gardens open until 11:00 pm

Free with Gardens Admission

Timed Admission Tickets required

Timed Reservations required for Members every day from open to close during A Longwood Christmas

Reservations not required for Gardens Premium Members and Innovators

Visit the Gardens Year-Round and Attend this Event for Free

Enjoy outdoor musicians, our historic organ, and more!

Please note: Programs are subject to change.

New Year’s Eve Performances

  • Recorded organ music
    2:00–5:00 pm in the Ballroom
  • Galena Brass
    4:00–9:00 pm outside the Peirce-du Pont House
  • Olde Towne Carolers
    4:30–8:30 pm throughout the Gardens
  • Plenty Pepper Steel Band (Caribbean Steel Pan)
    5:00–9:00 pm outside at the East Conservatory Plaza
  • Live Organ Music with David Christopher
    5:00–7:30 pm in the Ballroom (seating is not available)
  • Live Organ Music with Marc Cheban
    7:30–10:00 pm in the Ballroom (seating is not available)

The Gardens will be open until 11:00 pm on New Year’s Eve.

Looking for New Year’s Eve festivities after our Gardens close? Join the community in downtown Kennett Square, PA, to watch a 700-lb illuminated mushroom drop at midnight. Visit the website for details.