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Longwood Christmas Season

A Longwood Christmas

Now–January 5, 2020

Magic Takes Shape with A Longwood Christmas

Inspired by the contours of traditional holiday favorites to nature’s unique figures, we’re celebrating all the shapes of the season this year.

We’ve swathed our Conservatory in undulating ribbons … to colorful confectionery … to shimmering crystals … to delicate snowflakes … and so much more. Outdoors, illuminated trees, glowing orbs, a shimmering tunnel of lights, and captivating light displays choreographed to holiday music set the tone for Christmas at Longwood as you’ve never seen it before.

On View Now–January 5, 2020

Timed Admission Tickets Required

Members Require Free Timed Reservations if arriving after 2:00 pm every day of A Longwood Christmas (except Gardens Premium Members)

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      Interactive Map

      Visit our interactive map to explore A Longwood Christmas before you visit and navigate to highlighted features while in our Gardens.

      Upcoming Events

      Saturday, December 14

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one at our Garden Railway.

      9:00 am

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

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

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

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

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Christmas in Kennett

      Shop, dine, and stroll through historic Kennett Square before catching a shuttle to see A Longwood Christmas.

      1:30 pm

      Organ Sing-Alongs

      Free with Gardens Admission. Sing along to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

      2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

      Strolling Musicians

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

      4:30 pm

      Sunday, December 15

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one at our Garden Railway.

      9:00 am

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

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

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

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

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Organ Sing-Alongs

      Free with Gardens Admission. Sing along to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

      2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

      Strolling Musicians

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

      4:30 pm

      Monday, December 16

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one at our Garden Railway.

      9:00 am

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

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

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

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

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Organ Sing-Alongs

      Free with Gardens Admission. Sing along to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

      2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

      Christmas Performances

      Free with Gardens Admission. Celebrate the season with the joyful sounds of local choirs and musicians.

      7:00 pm 8:00 pm

      Tuesday, December 17

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one at our Garden Railway.

      9:00 am

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

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

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

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

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Organ Sing-Alongs

      Free with Gardens Admission. Sing along to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

      2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

      Christmas Performances

      Free with Gardens Admission. Celebrate the season with the joyful sounds of local choirs and musicians.

      7:00 pm 8:00 pm

      Wednesday, December 18

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one at our Garden Railway.

      9:00 am

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

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

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

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

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Organ Sing-Alongs

      Free with Gardens Admission. Sing along to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

      2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

      Christmas Performances

      Free with Gardens Admission. Celebrate the season with the joyful sounds of local choirs and musicians.

      7:00 pm 8:00 pm

      Thursday, December 19

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one at our Garden Railway.

      9:00 am

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

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

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

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

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Organ Sing-Alongs

      Free with Gardens Admission. Sing along to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

      2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm

      Strolling Musicians

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

      4:30 pm

      Friday, December 20

      Garden Railway

      Make memories with your little one at our Garden Railway.

      9:00 am

      Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

      750 jets of water come alive with five-minute shows set to music.

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

      Spotlight Talks: A Longwood Christmas

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

      11:30 am 12:30 pm

      Organ Sing-Alongs

      Free with Gardens Admission. Sing along to the sounds of the season played on The Longwood Organ.

      2:00 pm 3:00 pm 4:00 pm 6:00 pm 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

      Strolling Musicians

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

      4:30 pm
      Explore our Seasons

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

      January 18–March 22, 2020

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

      March 28–May 3, 2020

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

      May 7–September 27, 2020

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

      October 1–November 15, 2020