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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

Summer Members-only Hours

Member Orientation

Mon. Jul 15

Summer Camp: Discover My Backyard - Sold Out

Explore the outdoors! Wander through our garden spaces to discover a variety of native plants and wildlife.

9:00 am
Mon. Jul 15

Introduction to Botanical Illustration (Summer)

6 sessions. For all who are interested in mastering the art of plant illustration.

9:00 am
Mon. Jul 15

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Mon. Jul 15

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
Mon. Jul 15

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Mon. Jul 15

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Mon. Jul 15

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Mon. Jul 15

An Evening of Botanical Illustration (Summer)

6 sessions. For beginners as well as more accomplished artists interested in the art of plant illustration.

5:30 pm
Tue. Jul 16

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Tue. Jul 16

Summer Camp: Discover My Backyard - Sold Out

Explore the outdoors! Wander through our garden spaces to discover a variety of native plants and wildlife.

9:00 am
Tue. Jul 16

Family Story Time

Young guests can enjoy nature-based stories surrounded by the beauty of our Gardens. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:00 am 10:45 am
Tue. Jul 16

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
Tue. Jul 16

Wonders of the Waterlilies

Learn more about the pools, plants and fish that are part of this amazing display. Free with Gardens Admission.

10:30 am
Tue. Jul 16

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Tue. Jul 16

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Tue. Jul 16

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Tue. Jul 16

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Wed. Jul 17

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Wed. Jul 17

Summer Camp: Discover My Backyard - Sold Out

Explore the outdoors! Wander through our garden spaces to discover a variety of native plants and wildlife.

9:00 am
Wed. Jul 17

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
Wed. Jul 17

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Wed. Jul 17

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Wed. Jul 17

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Thu. Jul 18

Summer Camp: Discover My Backyard - Sold Out

Explore the outdoors! Wander through our garden spaces to discover a variety of native plants and wildlife.

9:00 am
Thu. Jul 18

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Thu. Jul 18

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
Thu. Jul 18

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Thu. Jul 18

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Thu. Jul 18

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Thu. Jul 18

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Thu. Jul 18

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Thu. Jul 18

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Fri. Jul 19

Woody Plant Conference

This popular day-long conference focuses on great woody plants for the Mid-Atlantic States and how to use them in the landscape.

8:30 am
Fri. Jul 19

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Fri. Jul 19

Summer Camp: Discover My Backyard - Sold Out

Explore the outdoors! Wander through our garden spaces to discover a variety of native plants and wildlife.

9:00 am
Fri. Jul 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
Fri. Jul 19

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm 6:15 pm 7:15 pm 8:15 pm
Fri. Jul 19

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

11:30 am 12:30 pm
Fri. Jul 19

Behind the Scenes Tour: Under the Fountains

Experience the Main Fountain Garden from the inside out. Ticket required.

1:15 pm 3:15 pm
Fri. Jul 19

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm
Fri. Jul 19

Live Music in the Beer Garden

Join us for live music under the stars.

6:00 pm
Fri. Jul 19

Main Fountain Garden Illuminated Fountain Performances

Enjoy a nighttime spectacle unlike any other.

9:15 pm
Sat. Jul 20

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Sat. Jul 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
Sat. Jul 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. Jul 20

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

11:15 am 1:15 pm 3:15 pm 5:15 pm
Sat. Jul 20

Fireworks & Fountains Shows

Fireworks fly, fountains dance, and music sets the tone during these captivating evenings.

9:15 pm
Sun. Jul 21

Delaware Photographic Society

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

9:00 am
Sun. Jul 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
Sun. Jul 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. Jul 21

Main Fountain Garden Fountain Performances

Enjoy the thrill of what 1,719 jets can do—from spinning and dancing to music, to soaring as high as 175 feet.

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

Spotlight Talks

Explore different facets of our history and gardens with one of our engaging tour guides. Free with Gardens Admission.

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

Garden Story Tour

Explore the highlights of Longwood’s historic gardens on a guided walking tour. Free with Gardens Admission.

2:00 pm

Explore Our Seasons

Orchid Extravaganza

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

Spring Blooms

There isn't a more beautiful season to explore every inch of our 1,100 acres. As colorful spring blooms make their entrance, Longwood radiates with renewal and growth.

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.