Immerse Yourself in Incanto

Five stunning sculptures invite you on a journey.  Visit Incanto: An Oasis of Lyrical Sculpture. Open daily 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with extended hours Wednesdays through Saturdays until 9 p.m. with evening drinks and dining.

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! is open daily 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.* Our butterflies love the heat, but for the safety of our guests and staff, if temperatures inside the display reach an unsafe level, the exhibit will close and reopen once safe to do so. Consider visiting early in the day to avoid disappointment. *On Family Friday Nights in August and early-September, the exhibit offers extended hours on Friday evenings with last entry at 7:45 p.m. 

Plan Your Visit 


  • The Garden is open year-round 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (closed Thanksgiving, Dec. 24 & 25).
  • The Garden has special evening hours during the Incanto exhibit so guests can experience the dramatic lighting at night. From May 3-Oct. 28, the Garden is open Wednesdays-Saturdays until 9 p.m. See admission and hours.
  • M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! is open daily 9 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
  • See hours for Waterway in the Children’s Garden.


  • For admission, you can walk in and purchase tickets at the Guest Services desk.
  • If you prefer online tickets, they are available through Eventbrite; but please be aware there is a convenience fee.
  • Children under age 3 do not need a ticket.
  • Members enjoy free daily admission. Learn more about this and other member benefits: Garden membership.
  • Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights tickets have a timed entry and are available online only. Check back in the fall for the GardenFest ticket link.
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See major upcoming Garden events and exhibits in our at-a-glance year-long calendar of events.


Wheelchairs and strollers are available for you to borrow. Learn about accessibility regarding pathways, amenities and more.


  • During the day, enjoy a delicious meal in our Garden Cafe: soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts and more!
  • When we’re open in the evenings (Wednesdays-Saturdays), food and drinks are also available in the Garden Cafe.
  • Outside food or picnics are not allowed to be brought into the Garden.
  • Vending machines are available in the Children’s Garden.
  • Water fountains are available with a touchless water bottle refill feature.
  • Learn more about the Garden Shop, including hours.


See a monthly overview of Garden blooms

What's in Bloom


Learn more about our special events including Fidos After 5, A Million Blooms, Spring PlantFest plant sale, Flowers After 5 and more!

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Incanto, the premiere exhibition of New York City-based artists Kate Raudenbush and Sha Michele. For Incanto, they will debut original works of sculpture and poetry that explore our human nature and invite visitors into a transformational space of self-inquiry.

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