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Lewis Ginter
Fall PlantFest

Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. 

One of Central Virginia’s most-anticipated plant sales. Dozens of vendors and knowledgeable Garden volunteers help you choose your best plants!

Fall PlantFest is held outside in Parking Lot C at the Garden (no admission fee or ticket necessary.)

  • Masks are required for vendors and strongly encouraged for visitors/customers. For those who are not fully vaccinated, masks are required indoors at all times and outdoors when 6-foot social distancing is not possible.
  • Please note, we will not have plant holding this year due to COVID.
  • PlantFest is Fido-friendly — bring your leashed pups!
  • We will have knife sharpening on-site bring your garden hand tools, scissors and knives to have them sharpened.
  • Master Gardeners and Master Naturalists will be on-site to answer your plant questions
  • Visit the Lewis Ginter Seed Library for free seeds!
Friday, September 16, 2022
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Event Details

Fall Plant Sale volunteer with Fall is for Planting sign

Friday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Avid gardeners know fall is a great time for planting! Lewis Ginter Fall PlantFest features vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics and other garden-related items. Presented by Garden volunteers.

***Check back for the 2022 plant inventory (PDF) for the Ginter’s Greatest tent run by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden volunteers. ***

Please support our vendors. A portion of the vendor proceeds is donated to the Garden in order to support the Garden’s mission which is to connect people through plants to improve communities.

Watch our PlantFest video to learn more.

Check back for 2022 Participating vendors

Please bring your own wagon to make shopping easy! PlantFest Shopping at the Spring Plant Sale