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Upcoming Events

Garden Railway

Now–January 9, 2022

Celebrate the 20+ year tradition of our whimsical, wonderful Garden Railway.

New Year’s Eve

December 31, 2021

Free with Gardens Admission. Ring in the New Year with outdoor musicians, our historic organ, and more!

Explore More Fun Activities for Families

Learn and Discover

Go behind the scenes with stories about our amazing plants and people, read with us, or explore our free online offerings for all ages.

Hands-On Activities

Get the kids off the couch and into nature with these fun activities you can do in your own backyard.

Community Read

Our Community Read is a program designed to encourage reading for pleasure and then start a conversation.

Celebrate Black History

Explore George Washington Carver’s impact with storyteller Charlotte Blake Alston in this webinar for students in grades 2–6.

Seed Your Future

Learn more about careers in horticulture through the Seed Your Future initiative.

Puzzle Away

Engage your brain with these fun virtual Longwood puzzles.