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With a Membership, you have year round access to our Gardens, including tours, talks, performances, and more. In addition, as a Member, you can enjoy exclusive Members-only events like Member Appreciation Days, the Longwood Lecture Series, and more. See what you can do.

Exclusive Member Events

Garden Chat

Member Orientation

Sun. Apr 22

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Sun. Apr 22

Meadow Birding Hikes

Join our experienced birding volunteers as they lead you through the Meadow Garden in search of our resident and migratory bird species. Free with Gardens Admission.

9:00 am
Sun. Apr 22

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Brownies: Bugs Legacy Naturalist Badge

Explore the Gardens and learn about the insects you might find living there.

12:00 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Wolves: Grow Something Adventure

Explore behind the scenes in our greenhouses.

12:00 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Juniors: Flowers Legacy Naturalist Badge

Tour the beautiful Conservatory and discover the types of flowers growing year round.

12:00 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Webelos: Into the Woods Elective Adventure

Discover the role of trees and plants in our ecosystem.

12:00 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Cadettes: Trees Legacy Naturalist Badge

Explore the history of Longwood's trees.

12:00 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Bears: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure

Explore our historic indoor and outdoor Gardens.

12:00 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Garden Highlights

Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.

12:30 pm 1:30 pm
Sun. Apr 22

Curtis Student Recitals

Experience the stars of tomorrow as they perform solo and chamber music in these pre-graduation recitals.

1:00 pm
Mon. Apr 23

Member Appreciation Days

Enjoy 20% discounts in The GardenShop, 1906, and The Café and join us for a book signing with two noted authors.

9:00 am
Mon. Apr 23

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Mon. Apr 23

Birds of Longwood Walks

Join experienced guides on a quest to discover Longwood's feathery inhabitants. Free with Gardens Admission.

9:00 am
Mon. Apr 23

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Tue. Apr 24

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Tue. Apr 24

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Tue. Apr 24

Garden Highlights

Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.

12:30 pm 1:30 pm
Wed. Apr 25

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Wed. Apr 25

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Wed. Apr 25

Garden Highlights

Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.

12:30 pm 1:30 pm
Thu. Apr 26

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Thu. Apr 26

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Thu. Apr 26

Garden Highlights

Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.

12:30 pm 1:30 pm
Thu. Apr 26

Floral Fun April: New York City—Wait List

Create a themed design, perfect for weekend entertaining, to give as a gift, or just to enjoy at home.

6:00 pm
Fri. Apr 27

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Fri. Apr 27

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Fri. Apr 27

Garden Highlights

Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.

12:30 pm 1:30 pm
Sat. Apr 28

By the Dawn’s Early Light—Wait List

Join us in the Gardens to photograph the splendor of early morning’s golden light.

5:30 am
Sat. Apr 28

Kusamono—Wait List

Join US National Arboretum’s Kusamono artist Young Choe, for a hands-on experience in this Japanese botanical art.

8:30 am
Sat. Apr 28

Making a Milpa

In English & Spanish. Learn practices that combine nutritionally and environmentally complementary crops in a milpa, or home garden.

9:00 am
Sat. Apr 28

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Sat. Apr 28

Beginner Bird Hikes

Join our experienced volunteers as they introduce you to bird watching on an easy hike through the Meadow Garden. Free with Gardens Admission.

9:00 am
Sat. Apr 28

Member Orientation

Join us to learn more about your Membership and enjoy a Garden Scavenger Hunt.

10:00 am
Sat. Apr 28

Open Air Theatre Fountain Shows

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

10:15 am 12:15 pm 2:15 pm 4:15 pm 5:55 pm
Sat. Apr 28

Garden Highlights

Enjoy a guided walk and discover more about a select historic east garden at peak display. Free with Gardens Admission.

12:30 pm 1:30 pm

Explore Our Seasons

Spring Blooms

Watch as spring color emerges to paint our landscape in vibrant hues. Breathe in the fresh spring air and relish the beauty of our Gardens.

Festival of Fountains

Summer means breathtaking scenery and gorgeous blooms throughout our grounds and Conservatory. From sunrise to nightfall, there is more to do, see, and be amazed by in our Gardens than ever before.

Chrysanthemum Festival

Experience our most intensively cultivated display—the largest exhibition of chrysanthemums in the United States.

A Longwood Christmas

Oohs and aahs fill the air as illuminated stars twinkle above, colorful fountains dance to holiday music, and a half-million lights brighten the night.