Autumn In the Garden

Thursday, September 24, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, October 29, 2020 (All day)

Celebrate the changing of the season with pumpkins, hay maze and our annual Scarecrow display. 

Daily: Explore our pumpkin display with over 5,000 pumpkins, a hay maze and our annual scarecrow display - Vote for your favorite scarecrow to win the People's Choice Award! 
NOTE: Friday, Oct. 2 the pumpkin display, hay maze and scarecrow display will be closed for set up for Art Fair. All other garden areas will be open. 

Advance tickets are currently required and can be purchased here

Saturday & Sunday, Oct. 3 & 4: Art Fair 

Shop and support local artists at booths in the lawn and along Garden paths. Art will include paintings, pottery, jewelry, mosaics and more. General admission. Advance Tickets required.

Thursday, Oct. 29, 5-7 p.m.: BOO-tanical
Families can trick-or-treat in the Children's Discovery Garden for non-scary, fun.  Pete Tomshany will play live music in the Carter/Sherry Families Tree Fort. Tickets are $3/member child (12 and under) and $6/non-member child. Regular admission for adults. Garden will be open until 8 p.m.

Thursdays are Music Nights - the Garden will be open until 8 p.m. with live music 6-8 p.m. and food truck and bar.  Bring your own chairs or blanket to set up on our lawn 
Oct. 1: Jesse Aycock and The Whit food truck
Oct. 8: Damion Shade Trio and Mr. Nice Guy's food truck
Oct. 15: Stephanie Oliver & Friends and The Whit food truck
Oct. 22: Branjae and Cajun Boil Catering food truck

Fridays, Sept. 25-Oct. 23.: Kid's Activities - pick up DIY crafts/activities for kids from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.(materials fee may apply, otherwise free with Garden admission, while supplies last)  
Oct. 2: Garden Activity booklets
Oct. 9: Bird Feeders
Oct. 16: Black Cat Pumpkins ($5 materials fee)
Oct. 23: Nature Journals

Sundays at 2 p.m.: Garden Walk & Talks with horticulture staff - free with Garden admission, first-come, first-serve, first 20. Please wear mask and physically distance from 
Oct. 4: Tandy Floral Terraces 
Oct. 11: Ornamental Grasses
Oct. 18: Autumn Blooms
Oct. 25: Lakeside Promenade

All the activities listed above are regular admission unless otherwise indicated. Advance tickets are currently required and can be purchased here.  (Members must have advance tickets - remember to log in to see member pricing). Mask/face coverings are strongly encouraged inside visitor center, restrooms, and outside when physical distancing is not possible.