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Father’s Day Weekend

Dads and other caregivers deserve more than one day to feel special! That’s why we’ve created a whole weekend of fun and relaxation with live music and a cookout, plus remote-control model boats on Sydnor Lake. Garden admission also includes the popular Butterflies LIVE! exhibit.

Saturday, June 20, 2015
Sunday, June 21, 2015
Event Details

Regular Garden admission
Includes Butterflies LIVE! exhibit

Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Activities in the Children’s Garden; including “Build a Better Boat” craft where guests can use corks and toothpicks to build boats and test their floating power. Blankets and a basket of books will also be available under the Darlington Oak in the Grace Arents Garden for guests to stretch out, read and enjoy time together.
Sunday Only: 1 – 4 p.m. Activities include remote-control sailboats on Sydnor Lake, courtesy of the Richmond Model Yacht Club. Also from 1 – 4 p.m. enjoy live music by the Jangling Reinharts at the Bloemendaal House.  A buffet-style cookout will also be served on the lawn at historic Bloemendaal House from 12-3pm (for purchase).

Father’s Day 2015 Menu

(Concert free with Garden admission)

Remote-controlled model boats on Sydnor Lake on Father's Day