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Frightening weather in our region over the past week impacted events here at the Garden and many potential guests have understandably turned their attention toward community and home. As a result, Lewis Ginter has decided to cancel the Rhythm & Blooms event. Thank you for your understanding.



Event Canceled

Saturday, September 22, 2018
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Event Details
Guests having fun at a evening fundraising event at Lewis Ginter.

Guests enjoying an evening at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. Photo by Diamond Light Images

Fundraiser for Ginter Urban Gardeners.

Lewis Ginter Board of Associates presents Rhythm & Blooms on Saturday, September 22. Join the urban greening movement for Richmond, and support Ginter Urban Gardeners where it all began — Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden.

Tickets — $100* per person includes:

*A portion of your ticket is tax-deductible

the members of Ban Caribe band

Ban Caribe

All proceeds from this event will go towards Ginter Urban Gardeners to fund their new “Grow Truck,” an innovative community engagement program to bring gardening tools and materials directly to local projects.

Get your groove on to the garage punk jazz-funk of  Butcher Brown and the sweet Afro-Latin tropical sounds of Ban Caribe’s steel pan and drums.

Event Timeline

6 p.m.                 Doors open & the evening begins!

6 – 7:30 p.m.    Cocktails in the Garden with island rhythms

                             Butterflies Live! and Origami in the Garden exhibits open

7:30 p.m.           Silent auction & dancing indoors

9 p.m.                 Fund the “Grow Truck”

*Silent auction closes*

10 p.m.              Guest check-out

10:30 p.m.        Evening ends


How do I get my ticket?

Online – tickets will go live soon. You must purchase your ticket in advance, then simply give your name and email address at the door.

Where is the event?

Rhythm & Blooms will be held at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue.


Parking is FREE! If you drive, you can leave your car overnight as long as you fetch it by 10:00 am the next day. We encourage the use of Uber and Lyft (no drinking and driving please).

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, this event is 21+, so please bring a valid photo ID.

Dress code?

Dress is classy cocktail-chic! Keep it fun and wear comfortable shoes.

What if it rains?

The event is rain or shine. In case of rain, we’ll move indoors.

More questions? Email [email protected]

Ginter Urban Gardeners