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Displays & Exhibitions

Experience our dazzling seasonal displays that elevate the art of horticulture and our special exhibitions that help you explore and connect to Longwood.

Upcoming Events

Orchid Extravaganza

Now–March 22, 2020

Our talented horticulturists celebrate the beauty and variety of orchids with our artful display.

Delaware Photographic Society

February 11–March 22, 2020

Explore a winter exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

Valentine’s Day

February 14, 9:00 am–5:00 pm

Enjoy Orchid Extravaganza with the one you love and delight in live music in our Conservatory from 1:00–4:00 pm.

North American Clivia Show

March 21 & 22, 9:00 am–6:00 pm

Enjoy beautiful blooms when the North American Clivia Society brings its annual show to Longwood Gardens.

Spring Blooms

March 28–May 3, 2020

Breathe in the fresh air, watch as the landscape awakens, and savor the beauty of spring in our Gardens.

Delaware Photographic Society

March 28–May 3, 2020

Explore a spring exhibit from one of America’s oldest and most respected photographic associations.

Easter Weekend

April 11 & 12, 9:00 am–6:00 pm

Enjoy a flower-filled stroll indoors and out this Easter Weekend in the beauty of our Gardens.

Festival of Fountains

May 7–September 27, 2020

Spectacular events, glorious gardens, live music, special exhibits, and jaw-dropping fountain performances await.

Rose Show

June 13, 1:00–6:00 pm

The Del-Chester Rose Society hosts a competitive rose show at The Terrace.

Daylily Show

July 11, 1:00–6:00 pm

The Delaware Valley Daylily Society brings their competitive show to the Conservatory.

Dahlia Show

September 19 & 20, 2020

Brilliant dahlia blooms fill our Ballroom during The Greater Philadelphia Dahlia Society Show.

Autumn’s Colors

October 1–November 15, 2020

From the beauty of our Meadow Garden to children enjoying our Garden Railway, this is one of our liveliest seasons.

Chrysanthemum Festival

October 22–November 15, 2020

Enjoy our most intensively cultivated display, with thousands of mums nurtured by our experts to form orbs, spirals, pagodas, and more.

A Longwood Christmas

November 20, 2020–January 3, 2021

Organ sing-alongs, strolling carolers, and holiday horticulture fill our Gardens with festive cheer.