Flowers After 5

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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. Event will be held rain or shine at the Bloemendaal House; in the event of inclement weather the event will be cancelled.

Fidos After 5: The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of August and September to allow leashed dogs at Fidos After 5.

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!

Regular Admission: $14 Adults, $11 Seniors, $8 Children 3-12. Children under 3 free. FREE for Members.

Flowers After 5 Concerts

Enjoy Flowers After 5 every Thursday evening 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 or drink is 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 5-8 p.m.

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


Flowers After 5 —  Lineup

August 6: The Whiskey Rebellion  — Bluegrass, jazz, and rock and roll.
August 13:Paul Urban & Friends — Tidewater roots and blues band. (Fidos night)
August 20: Triple Crossing Jazz Project  — Specializing in swingin’ classic jazz from the 1930s through the 1960s. (Dance demo)
August 27:  E3 — Local party band featuring members of the group Everything. (Fidos night)
September 3: U & I Plus Latin Band — Cover band performing a mix of Afro Caribbean Salsa infused with a bit of old school R&B. (Dance demo)
September 10: Dance Candy — Hip-hop and pop, jazz and funk and straight-up R&B. (Fidos night)
September 24: Antique Melody Show — A nostalgic matinee of the 1920s—1940s radio stars such as Annette Hanshaw, Mae West, Fats Waller, Eartha Kitt and Jo Stafford, just to name a few. (Fidos night)

New This Year: Flowers After 5 Dance Groups!

We’re incorporating the theme of movement from Wind Waves and Light into our summer programming. This year at Flowers After 5 join us for dancing demonstrations from local groups.  Get up and dance with them, or just watch the fun.

August 20 –  Dance demos (Ballroom)
September 3 – Dance demos with Salsa Connection Dance Company LLC.  (Salsa)

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