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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

Member Orientation

Garden Chat: The Blue Poppy

Fri. Oct 19

Photographing Fall Colors Inside and Out—Wait List

Focus on colors inside and out, with emphasis on our spectacular chrysanthemum display and fall landscape.

7:00 am
Fri. Oct 19

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Fri. Oct 19

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little ones in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Fri. Oct 19

Perennial Plant Conference

This event brings together recognized experts for a day long conference with an educational focus.

9:00 am
Fri. Oct 19

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. Oct 19

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
Fri. Oct 19

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

5:00 pm
Fri. Oct 19

Lantern Display

Autumn days bring Asian-inspired paper lanterns to our Conservatory, illuminated on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings in October.

6:00 pm
Fri. Oct 19

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

8:15 pm
Sat. Oct 20

Sculpted Wire Tree (Morning)

Aluminum wire will be twisted and shaped into a beautiful one–of–a–kind sculpture. No experience necessary.

8:00 am
Sat. Oct 20

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Sat. Oct 20

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little ones in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Sat. Oct 20

Brownies: Bugs Legacy Naturalist Badge

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

9:30 am
Sat. Oct 20

Cadettes: Trees Legacy Naturalist Badge

Learn the history of Longwood's trees.

9:30 am
Sat. Oct 20

Bears: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure

Discover our historic indoor and outdoor Gardens.

9:30 am
Sat. Oct 20

Juniors: Flowers Legacy Naturalist Badge

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

9:30 am
Sat. Oct 20

Wolves: Grow Something Adventure

Go behind the scenes in our greenhouses.

9:30 am
Sat. Oct 20

Webelos: Into the Woods Adventure

Investigate the role of trees and plants in our ecosystem.

9:30 am
Sat. Oct 20

Member Orientation

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

9:30 am 11:00 am
Sat. Oct 20

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. Oct 20

Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Sat. Oct 20

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
Sat. Oct 20

Shop and Talk Local at The GardenShop

Meet local artisans and shop their collections inspired by our Gardens.

12:00 pm
Sat. Oct 20

Sculpted Wire Tree (Afternoon)

Aluminum wire will be twisted and shaped into a beautiful one–of–a–kind sculpture. No experience necessary.

2:00 pm
Sat. Oct 20

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

5:00 pm
Sat. Oct 20

Lantern Display

Autumn days bring Asian-inspired paper lanterns to our Conservatory, illuminated on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings in October.

6:00 pm
Sat. Oct 20

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

8:15 pm
Sun. Oct 21

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Sun. Oct 21

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little ones in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Sun. Oct 21

Wolves: Grow Something Adventure

Go behind the scenes in our greenhouses.

9:30 am
Sun. Oct 21

Webelos: Into the Woods Adventure

Investigate the role of trees and plants in our ecosystem.

9:30 am
Sun. Oct 21

Brownies: Bugs Legacy Naturalist Badge

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

9:30 am
Sun. Oct 21

Cadettes: Trees Legacy Naturalist Badge

Learn the history of Longwood's trees.

9:30 am
Sun. Oct 21

Bears: Fur, Feathers, and Ferns Adventure

Discover our historic indoor and outdoor Gardens.

9:30 am
Sun. Oct 21

Juniors: Flowers Legacy Naturalist Badge

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

9:30 am
Sun. Oct 21

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. Oct 21

Meadow Garden Wildflower Walks

Join our wildflower experts on our meadow trails to discover what’s in bloom. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Sun. Oct 21

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Sun. Oct 21

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Sun. Oct 21

Interpretations in Colored Pencils (Fall 2018)—Wait List

Six-session course. Learn techniques to capture the elusive subtleties of nature.

1:00 pm
Sun. Oct 21

Kusudama: Origami Ornaments (Afternoon)—Wait List

Learn to make your own origami ornament by folding and gluing bright colorful papers.

1:00 pm
Sun. Oct 21

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Mon. Oct 22

Birds of Longwood Walks

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

9:00 am
Mon. Oct 22

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Mon. Oct 22

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little ones in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Mon. Oct 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
Mon. Oct 22

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Mon. Oct 22

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Tue. Oct 23

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Tue. Oct 23

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little ones in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Tue. Oct 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. Oct 23

Forest Ecology Walk

Join our Land Stewardship Manager and discover how Longwood stewards its woodlands, using short and long-term planning strategies. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Tue. Oct 23

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Tue. Oct 23

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Tue. Oct 23

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Wed. Oct 24

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Wed. Oct 24

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little ones in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Wed. Oct 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
Wed. Oct 24

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Wed. Oct 24

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Thu. Oct 25

Pumpkin Playground

Visit our Children’s Corner to see, touch, and say cheese for a festive fall photo with our pumpkins!

9:00 am
Thu. Oct 25

Garden Railway

Make memories with your little ones in our Garden Railway!

9:00 am
Thu. Oct 25

Chrysanthemum Festival

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

9:00 am
Thu. Oct 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
Thu. Oct 25

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Fountains dance to new heights during 12-minute daily fountain shows.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 7:15 pm
Thu. Oct 25

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens on select days with one of our expert staff. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Thu. Oct 25

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Explore the inner workings of the largest fountain garden in the US. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Thu. Oct 25

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

5:00 pm
Thu. Oct 25

Lantern Display

Autumn days bring Asian-inspired paper lanterns to our Conservatory, illuminated on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evenings in October.

6:00 pm
Thu. Oct 25

Floral Fun October 2018: Yellowstone National Park—Wait List

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

6:00 pm
Thu. Oct 25

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

8:15 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.