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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

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1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
8042629887 http://lewisginter.org

November 2018

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights Illumination

November 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Kick off the GardenFest holiday tradition with a countdown to flipping the switch on more than half-a-million twinkling lights. After the illumination, stroll through the Garden alight with sparkling radiance and featuring this year’s theme. Then enjoy hand-crafted botanical decorations,…

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December 2018

Merry Mondays

December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Monday, repeating until December 18, 2018

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Santa “sightings” in the Conservatory.

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New Year’s Eve Family Frolic

December 31, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Enjoy fun family activities all afternoon. Live music with the Ululating Mummies, a parade, and more.

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January 2019

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

January 1 - January 7
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase), nightly family activities and, more. The exhibition will re-interpret well-known works of art in a spectrum…

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Free Admission to the Garden

January 8 - January 13
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Free

All Garden visitors enjoy free admission. Please note the Garden Shop and Garden Café are closed during this time.

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February 2019

Half-Price Admission Days

February 1 - February 28
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Free

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission through Feb. 28.

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March 2019

Virginia Daffodil Society Show

March 30 - March 31
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Hundreds of delightful prize-worthy daffodils and expert growers on hand. Sat, March 30, show: 2 – 5 p.m. and Sun, March 31, show: 10 a.m. – 3:45 p.m.

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April 2019

VMFA and Studio Two Three at Butterflies LIVE!

April 13 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Free

The Studio Two Three truck will be outside of the Conservatory offering a free butterfly printmaking activity. The activity celebrates the work of 17th-century printmaker Wenceslaus Hollar seen in VMFA's exhibition Hollar's Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection,…

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Peek-a-Bloom

April 20 - April 21
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Peter Rabbit greets visitors and poses for photographs (both days) during Peek-a-Bloom with Peter Rabbit. Concert on Bloemendaal Lawn (Saturday only; 2-3 p.m.) Easter Brunch in the Robins Tea House by reservation (Sunday). 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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May 2019

Laughter Yoga

May 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Start with a 1-hour Laughter Yoga exercise session, led by certified laughter yoga leader, Slash Coleman. He will guide participants into prolonged voluntary laughter (10-45 seconds at a time) utilizing laughter games, deep breathing, and childlike playfulness. This will be…

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Pianos In Bloom

May 13 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

A week-long celebration featuring grand pianos outdoors among flowers during peak bloom time.

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National Public Gardens Week

May 13 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 5:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Celebrate with activities for the whole family.

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June 2019

Good Green Fun

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having good green fun.

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Flowers After 5

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 13, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Live musical performances and food and drink are available for purchase. (Does not occur on July 4)

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Fidos After 5

June 13 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA where dogs are allowed. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Suggested $2 pet admission benefits Richmond SPCA.

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Father’s Day Weekend

June 15 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Enjoy laid-back activities and crafts in the Children’s Garden Saturday and live music and a cookout (food available for purchase) at Bloemendaal House on Sunday.

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Father’s Day Weekend

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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One event on June 16, 2019 at 9:00 am

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Enjoy laid-back activities and crafts in the Children’s Garden Saturday and live music and a cookout (food available for purchase) at Bloemendaal House on Sunday.

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National Pollinator Week Events

June 17 - June 23
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

A celebration of our important pollinators — bees, butterflies, birds, bats, and beetles — and the plants that support them. There will be a Garden Art Studio, family walk and talks, good green gun, story time in the Garden, and…

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Good Green Fun

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having good green fun.

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Flowers After 5

June 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 13, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Live musical performances and food and drink are available for purchase. (Does not occur on July 4)

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Good Green Fun

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having good green fun.

Find out more »

Flowers After 5

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 13, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Live musical performances and food and drink are available for purchase. (Does not occur on July 4)

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Fidos After 5

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA where dogs are allowed. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Suggested $2 pet admission benefits Richmond SPCA.

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July 2019

The Art of Play

July 1 - September 30
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Art that explores how playful interactions can create connection and conversation. Six new interactive sculptures from Virginia artists will inspire you to see play in a whole new way. 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks

July 1 - September 22
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Created with half-a-million LEGO bricks, the award-winning exhibit by New York artist Sean Kenney will feature 24 sculptures in 13 displays throughout the Garden. Many of the sculptures are larger than life and highlight the inter-connectivity of all living things.…

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Butterflies LIVE!

July 1 - October 4
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Tropical beauties transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights, and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.;9 a.m. –…

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Carmax Free 4th of July

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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Free

Free admission to the Garden on this day includes Butterflies LIVE!, live music from the Happy Lucky Combo, a parade, and more. Open rain or shine.

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Good Green Fun

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Families with kids of all ages are invited to spend time in the Children’s Garden having good green fun.

Find out more »

Flowers After 5

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until September 13, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

Live musical performances and food and drink are available for purchase.

Find out more »

Fidos After 5

July 11 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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$

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA where dogs are allowed. All dogs must be leashed and current on rabies vaccinations. Suggested $2 pet admission benefits Richmond SPCA.

Find out more »
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