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Upcoming Events Festival of Fountains From vibrant blooms to dancing fountains, enjoy the beauty of summer in our Gardens. May 5–September 25, 2022 Light: Installations by Bruce Munro Immerse yourself in the dazzling artistry and infinite imagination of artist Bruce Munro. Light begins at dusk. June 30–October 30, 2022 Light Nights Enjoy live music, fountain performances, concessions, family activities, and more—all inspired by Light—during these special evenings. September 9 & October 14, 2022 Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Flower Show Join us as the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania hosts a flower show at Longwood Gardens. September 10 & 11, 2022 Dahlia Show Brilliant dahlia blooms fill our Ballroom during The Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society Show. September 17 & 18, 2022 Garden Railway Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway. October 1, 2022–January 8, 2023 Chrysanthemum Festival Surround yourself in painted landscapes and celebrate fall’s quintessential flower. October 1–November 13, 2022 Pumpkin Playground Visit our Children’s Corner in the Idea Garden for interactive play and a festive fall photo. Open until Gardens closing or dusk, whichever comes first. October 7–31, 2022 A Longwood Christmas Wrap yourself up in the warmth and the splendor of A Longwood Christmas. November 18, 2022–January 8, 2023 Winter Wonder Outside, stroll 400 acres of winter’s beauty, then step into a warm, colorful oasis in our grand Conservatory. January 21–March 26, 2023 Spring Blooms Breathe in the fresh air, watch as the landscape awakens, and savor the beauty of spring in our Gardens. April 1–30, 2023 Explore all Events Explore Online Exhibitions Water & Wonder Water & Wonder Learn about the history of our fountain shows, the addition of fireworks, and the creative minds that bring these unforgettable spectacles to life. Secrets of Victoria: Waterlily Queen Secrets of Victoria: Waterlily Queen Journey with us to the Amazon to discover Victoria, the waterlily queen, in this fascinating online exhibit. Voices in the Landscape Voices in the Landscape Take an audio tour that celebrates the African American community through the lens of horticulture and the power of story. Stroll Through Spring Previous of Next Seasonal Beauty Enjoy these quiet walks through the beauty of spring, including daffodils, magnolias, and cherry trees. Gardens Spotlight We’ve dug into photo and video archives to share the inspiration and beauty of favorite past displays. Enjoy spring splendor from 2018. Tulip Time—Flower Garden Walk Enjoy this video of tulips, snapdragons, daffodils, and more in spectacular peak bloom along Flower Garden Walk. Tulip Time—Idea Garden Join Garden Manager Roger Davis as he shares spring’s quintessential flower in full bloom in our Idea Garden. Spring Beauty in Peirce’s Woods Join Senior Horticulturist Pandora Young on a virtual tour of her favorite plants in glorious bloom. Wonderful Wisteria Escape to our Gardens as you enjoy this stunning video showcasing our beautiful wisteria in bloom. Peony Paradise Take a virtual stroll through our colorful Peony Garden in beautiful bloom. Take an Online Peek at Summer Previous of Next Stroll Our Rose Arbor Always a highlight in June, the arches in this inviting circular garden are covered with the vibrant pink Rosa ‘American Pillar’. Fly Through the Conservatory Enjoy a unique view of our Conservatory interior, as captured via drone by our friends at Flying Monster, LLC. See What Autumn Has to Offer Previous of Next Thousand Bloom Chrysanthemum Watch the Thousand Bloom’s journey to the Conservatory from its home at our Nursery in our fun timelapse video. Chrysanthemum Festival Highlights Join Associate Director of Display Design Jim Sutton as he takes you on a tour of some not-to-be-missed mums. Delight in Christmas Past Previous of Next Peirce-du Pont House Tree Take a closer look at the Peirce-du Pont House tree, decked out with a collection of whimsical, nostalgic, and enchanting ornaments. Conservatory Virtual Visit Enjoy highlights from our dazzling display, where perfect poinsettias and towering trees create a magical holiday scene. Holiday Light Spectacular Enjoy the twinkling lights of A Longwood Christmas as we share highlights from our award-winning outdoor display. Christmas Conservatory Fly-through You’ll feel like Santa in his sleigh as you enjoy this high-flying tour of the spectacular holiday display in our Conservatory. A Longwood Christmas: Music Room Take a peek at our spectacular Music Room, decked out to look like a festive Christmas morning. Holiday Plant Tour Conservatory Manager Karl Gercens shares a few of his favorite plants gracing our holiday display. Some make great house plants, too! Discover Winter Wonder Previous of Next Winter Wonder Conservatory Display Head inside with Conservatory Manager Karl Gercens as he shares a few of his favorite plants on display during Winter Wonder. The Wondrous Winter Landscape Join Director of Continuing Education Matthew Ross as he shares some of his favorite plants that ignite the winter landscape.