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HarvestFest

Saturday, Oct. 23, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 24, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Included with regular Garden admission

Celebrate all that fall has to offer! This two-day event has a festival vibe with live music, food, and adult beverages, plus family-friendly activities.

Saturday Live Music! ​Hazeltone band

Ken Kellner Trio –  1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Cochrane Rose Garden ​
Hazeltone 5-8 p.m. outside of Bloemendaal House — Hazeltone is a regional Roots Rock original music band with influences coming from The Doors, John Mayer, Neil Young and others.​

Sunday Live Music!​

Ken Kellner Trio –  1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Cochrane Rose Garden ​
Gypsy Roots Jazz Duo – 1:30-3:30 p.m. outside of Bloemendaal House

​Both Days​

Family Fun Activities 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

  • Build a Fairy House: Take inspiration from nature! Use your imagination to construct whimsical structures for woodland creatures, real and imagined. We will use sticks, bark, fallen leaves and other natural materials to build homes for tiny forest friends.
  • Drop-In Gardening: Come by the Jane Saunders Farm Garden and join our educator for hands-on planting, watering and harvesting. We might even spot some caterpillars!
  • Pumpkin Carving Artist by Bloemendaal House at 1 – 4 p.m.
  • “Scary” Storytime in Grace Arents Garden at 1:30, 2:30, and 3:30 p.m.

Food

Saturday

  • Garden Café open till 8:00 p.m.*(see special “Grab & Go” menu below; easy to take outside and enjoy in the Garden)
  • Bar in the Rose Garden serving wine, beer, and pre-packaged snacks from 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Bars at Bloemendaal House open 4 – 8 p.m.

Sunday

  • Garden Café open till 4:00 p.m.
  • Bar in the Rose Garden serving wine, beer, and pre-packaged snacks from 1 – 4 p.m.
  • Bar at Bloemendaal House open 1 – 4 p.m.

*HarvestFest Grab & Go Menu in the Garden Cafe on Saturday Only
Chilled Options – served out of the salad bar
Harvest Beet Salad – $4
German Potato Salad – $4
Creamy Cucumber Salad – $4
Fall Vintners Salad – $7
Hot Items – served by staff from the hot line
Beer Cheese Soup – $7
Warm Pretzel – $3
Braised Brats with Kraut – $7
Grilled Hot Dogs – $6 (Chicken sausage and veggie dogs available)
Spaetzle – $4
All items are pre-packaged “to-go” for quick service – PC condiments will be available.
Beer and wine available for purchase in café AND at BH (selection may vary at each location)

 

Start:
Saturday, October 23, 2021
End:
Sunday, October 24, 2021
Event Details

HarvestFestFamilies enjoying OktoberFest at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Admission:
$14 adults
$11 seniors
$8 children ages 3 – 12
FREE for children under age 3 and Garden Members