March 22 – October 31, 2021 Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself through the healing power of nature. Throughout the seasons look for educational displays highlighting native plants and insects, water, ephemeral art, and much more. Enjoy the sweet sounds of nature. Feel the gentle breezes take flight through the trees. Breathe deeply in the fresh forest air.…Find out more
Take a midday break and join Iffet Araniti-Davis, E-RYT 200, for an hour long flowing yoga class to set you up for the rest of your day. This practice will help you build strength, flexibility and give you a wonderful relaxation at the end. Yoga sequences are set to upbeat and fun music to keep you moving and feeling GREAT! All levels are welcome. This online class is presented live so the temperature is always perfect. Can’t take a break?…Find out more
An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, August 25, 2021
Wednesday Nights through August 25 4-9 p.m. Guests can walk in and purchase tickets or purchase online. (*Please note online tickets include a convenience fee and are non-refundable and non-transferable.) Escape to a garden paradise on Wednesday nights from May 12th to August 25th. Bring your friends or bring a date! Food and drinks are available for purchase in the Garden Cafe. Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has more than 50 acres of fresh air, fragrant blooms and cool evening breezes—perfect…Find out more
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until Sunday, September 5, 2021
Included with regular Garden admission. Thursday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., now through September 5 Secret Lives of Bugs! Have you ever wondered what a baby dragonfly looks like? Or where butterflies go in the rain? Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to learn the answers to these questions and more, as we reveal the secret lives of bugs!Find out more
Relax on Thursday evenings in June through September at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks. The Garden is open until 9 p.m.; music is from 5-8 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Please read our information carefully as we have made changes with your safety as the top priority. Be sure to read Planning Your Visit so you’ll be aware of our safety…Find out more
Learn to distinguish between the beneficial bugs you want in your garden and destructive garden pests. An avid gardener since age 12, instructor Mark Ragland has a great deal of experience and expertise to share regarding these creepy crawlies. Spend a summer evening with Mark in this virtual class as he discusses how to keep the insects you want in your garden and discourage the ones you don’t. Online class conducted via ZoomFind out more
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday and Saturday, repeating until Saturday, October 30, 2021
Join in the fun each Friday and Saturday at 10 a.m. as Library and Archives Manager Katarina Spears reads a few of her favorite stories to children in the shade of the overcup oak trees outside the Kelly Education Center. Please invite your friends!Find out more
Art Installation Saturday, July 31, 1-4:30 pm Artist in Residence Exhibition July 31 – Oct 31, on view daily in the Anderson Meadow Included with regular Garden admission Join us to watch the artist in residence, Alfonso Pérez Acosta, create his art installation of your rock paintings! Earlier this summer, visitors select and painted a rock that spoke to them. Now, Alfonso Pérez Acosta will create a large circular art installation with those rocks at the base of the Anderson…Find out more
Mentors and students work on certificate projects together in an informal setting. Open to BI certificate candidates only. Vaccinated participants may enjoy the class without masks, but non-vaccinated participants are required to wear masks when indoors or when outdoors and unable to maintain 6 feet of social distancing.Find out more
Learn how to create the basic shapes and styles of floral designs—the building blocks for true creativity. This course will introduce you to techniques and styles commonly used by professionals. Learn preparation techniques, how to create basic shapes, and how to prepare flowers for long-lasting arrangements. A section on cut flower care and handling is included, along with a text. All materials provided; students need to bring sharp floral snips. Instructor: Mimi Cassick Vaccinated participants may enjoy the class without…Find out more
The at-a-glance Garden calendar includes highlights from the year including Plant Sales, Flowers After 5 in summer; Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights during the holidays & many more!
The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more.
Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you.
Bring your dog on select nights only!
Bring your dog to Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights on select nights.