Wednesday nights May 18 – September 14, 2022
The Garden at Sunset and Twilight
Escape to a garden paradise, bring your friends or bring a date! Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has over 50 acres of fragrant blooms and cool evening breezes—perfect for a special night out. M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! is also open until 7:45 p.m. (last entry at 7:30 p.m.)
Plan an Evening Escape!
WEDNESDAYS ALFRESCO DATE NIGHT
While anyone can enjoy the extended hours on Wednesday night, Alfresco is designed to be a relaxing evening for couples or friends to spend time together in the Garden.
- Members enjoy free admission to Wednesdays Alfresco. Become a member today for this great member benefit!
- Butterflies LIVE! has extended hours until 7:45 p.m. (last entry at 7:30 p.m.) during Wednesdays Alfresco (May 18-Sept. 14).
FOOD AND DRINK
- Food and drinks (including wine and beer) are available for purchase in the Garden Cafe.
- NEW! Look for a new beer garden on the terrace to include local 6 beer selections from Starr Hill, Hardywood & Bold Rock.
- Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets.
- Outside food is not allowed to be brought into the Garden.
- Find your very own special spot in the Garden, dine alfresco, and share a bottle of wine while you watch the sun set and fireflies glow.
Wednesday’s Al Fresco Menu
Cheese & Fruit $6
Assorted cheese, strawberries, grapes & crackers
Veggies & Hummus (vegan) $6
Crudité, hummus & pita rounds
Cured meats, sausages, olives & marinated feta
Summer Vintners $9
Fresh berries, goat cheese, slivered almonds, red wine vinaigrette
Arugula Caesar Salad $8
Romaine & arugula, parmesan & croutons
Chicken Salad Croissant $11
Sesame Tofu Wrap (vegan) $9
Napa cabbage, carrots, Bibb lettuce, hoisin & sesame ginger dipping sauce
Grilled Salmon on Brioche $12
with cucumber & green goddess dressing
Kids Meals $6
PB&J with goldfish & applesauce
Turkey & cheese roll-up with goldfish & applesauce
Libations (ID required for purchase)
Wine Wednesday Wine Specials
Wine Splits (375mL – 2 glasses per bottle) $10 each
- Cavit Pinot Grigio
- Kendall Jackson Chardonnay
Sparkling Single (187mL – 1 glass per bottle) $5 each
- Maschio Prosecco
Local and domestic options – including six beers on tap featuring Ardent, Bold Rock, Hardywood & Starr Hill.