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After 5

Couple enjoying wine at Flowers After 5

Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine, and beer, dining, and shopping. The Garden Shop is open until 6 p.m.

Please note: No outside food and drink are allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase.  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Some chairs and tables are available, but they are available on a first-come, first served basis.

Food and Drink: Available for purchase are  salads, sides, platters, sandwiches, a different dinner special each evening, vegan options, Kid’s Meals, and beverages. Beer and wine are also available for purchase. Check out the menu, nightly specials and pricing.

Fidos After 5: The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of June, July, August to allow leashed dogs at Fidos After 5.

Pokemon Go: If you’re a player of the popular Pokemon Go augmented reality game, there are Pokemon at the Garden all the time. Learn more about Pokemon Go at the Garden.

Regular Admission: $13 Adults, $11 Seniors 55+, $8 Children 3-12. Children under 3 free. FREE for Members.

By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm!

Flowers After 5

June 6 – River City Party Band
June 13 – Colonial Seafood
June 20 – The Original Elbe-Musikanten German Band
June 27Center Stage
July 11Triple Crossing Jazz Project
July 18Premiere Band
July 25Adrian Duke Project
August 1The Significant Others
August 8Antique Melody Show
August 15Whisky Rebellion
August 22Bruce Ewan
August 29The Jangling Reinharts
September 5Bellevue Rhythmaires
September 12Ban Caribe

Full Band Descriptions (PDF) for the 2019 Lineup

Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 13 & 27, July 11 & 25, August 8 & 22, September 12, 2019.




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Thursday, September 12, 2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Details

Enjoy Flowers After 5 every Thursday evening in June, July, August and the first two Thursdays of September. (Please note there is no Flowers After 5 on July 4). Garden has extended hours until 9 p.m. on these nights.

By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm!

5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden
5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden (weather permitting)
5 – 8 p.m. Wine, beer, and food available for purchase on the lawn at historic Bloemendaal House.
5 – 8 p.m. Live music concerts at Bloemendaal House

NEW for 2019! M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! stays open until 8 p.m. duringFlowers After 5.