Flowers After 5
Due to tonight’s weather forecast Flowers After 5 (5pm – 9pm) food and music will be moving inside the Robins Visitors Center Café. Our Fido friends are welcome to enjoy the outdoor gardens, Robins Visitors Center Atrium, Garden Café (no furry friends inside the Robins Room, Café Servery, and Garden Shop please). This event is included with General Admission so guests coming for the activities as well as to visit the Garden will be required to pay regular Garden admission. As always, members are free!
Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden Shop is open until 6 p.m.
Please note: No outside food and drink are allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Some chairs and tables are available, but they are available on a first-come, first served basis.
Pokemon Go: If you’re a player of the popular Pokemon Go augmented reality game, there are Pokemon in the Garden and evening is a great time to play!
NEW for 2019! M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! stays open until 8 p.m. during Flowers After 5.
Regular Admission: $13 Adults, $11 Seniors 55+, $8 Children 3-12. Children under 3 free. FREE for Members.
Flowers After 5 Concerts
Enjoy Flowers After 5 every Thursday evening (with the exception of July 4) in June, July and August with an extended season this year including the first two Thursdays of September. Garden has extended hours until 9 p.m. on these nights.
No outside food and drink are allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase.
By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8pm!
5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden
5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden (weather permitting)
5 – 8 p.m. Wine, beer and food available for purchase on the lawn at historic Bloemendaal House
5 – 8 p.m. Live music concerts at Bloemendaal House
NEW! M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! stays open until 8 p.m. during Flowers After 5, last entry for visitors is 7:45 p.m.
Flowers After 5 — 2019 Lineup
June 6 – River City Party Band – performs music from subtle cocktail music and classic swing to Motown, Beach, and today’s dance music
June 20 – The Original Elbe-Musikanten German Band – will play the traditional style of German, Austrian, Czech and Slovak music such as polkas, marches, waltzes as well as other favorites
June 27 – Center Stage – They play a large variety of music ranging from Motown, R&B, Oldies, Soul, Rock and Top 40
July 11 – Triple Crossing Jazz Project -specializes in swingin’ classic Jazz from the ’30s-’60s
July 18 – Premiere Band – a high energy variety band plays a wide variety of music: Motown/Soul, today’s hottest hits, Classic Rock, country, and jazz
July 25 – Adrian Duke Project – with a vast repertoire of music ranging from The Beatles, Van Morrison and Elton John to Marvin Gaye and Ray Charles to Duke Ellington and Frank Sinatra
August 1 – The Significant Others – a rock band that serves up a potent party cocktail through inventive arrangements, tight medleys, and danceable grooves
August 15 – Whisky Rebellion – mix the spontaneity of bluegrass, the collectiveness of jazz, and the urgency of rock and roll to create their own unique take on everything from traditional bluegrass to anthemic party favorites
August 22 – Bruce Ewan – “The Red Harmonica King” featuring Jazz & Blues guitar sensation Randy Johnston
August 29 – The Jangling Reinharts – mix popular cover songs from the 60s, 70s, 80s, and 90s (along with the occasional TV theme song…just to see who’s listening)
September 5 – Bellevue Rhythmaires – a versatile acoustic band that packs a party punch and delight any crowd with a down-home sound that’s down-right awesome
September 12 – Ban Caribe – an exciting blend of Afro-Cuban, Latin, Caribbean and Soulful Rhythm and Blues, all held together with pulsating percussion
See Full Band Descriptions (PDF) for the 2019 Lineup