Celebrate spring’s arrival surrounded by thousands of beautiful blooms during Garden Party. Following a successful debut in 2019, but canceled last year, Garden Party again offers guests an exclusive evening of live music, specialty drinks and more amidst stunning spring color. Please note: masks are required, social distance required, the Garden only accepts payment via card at this time. Learn more about our COVID protocols. All members and guests must purchase tickets. Guest passes cannot be redeemed for this special Garden experience.
ALL TICKETS SOLD OUT.
Garden Party is the only evening event among the spring blooms open to the public.
Activities and Activations:
Picnic Pods on the Great Lawn for socially-distant hangouts with friends while enjoying cocktails, concessions and live music.
Behind-the-scenes talks with Garden experts
Fresh flower bloom bar and flower arranging demos by Amalie Blooms
Flower crowns for sale
Dress in your floral best, then stop at a designated photo wall to enter. Winner receives a Garden Golden Ticket, which grants access to a year of special events at the Garden.
Photo walls to flower your social feeds
Hula hoops and yard games
Infinity Show Band by KLF Entertainment on the Great Lawn
Piedmont Strings playing string covers of pop songs on Lanier Terrace
New Orleans-style Phat Katz Brass Band by KLF Entertainment on the Canopy Walk
Amp’d Entertainment DJ and dancing in the Skyline Garden
Flash mobs by professional dancers, twice each hour around the the Garden
Whimsical roaming stilt-walkers
Fireworks to end the night with a BANG at 8:50 p.m.
Food and beverage:
Garden Beer Season 6, a citron and mint brew, debuts and will be available for purchase at the party.
Longleaf serves a “Southern Supper” (reservations recommended) featuring biscuits, buffalo and BBQ chicken, fried green tomatoes, catfish and traditional sides.
Complimentary Arnold Palmers served from a wooden beverage cart decorated by Edge Design.
Specialty cocktails at Garden bars: Sparkling rosé and Prosecco concoctions
Fizzy Beverage Cart with THREE craft cocktails for sale
Frothy Gelato Cart featuring Honey Suckle Gelato
Picnic “grazing” boxes available at Snack Bar and Great Lawn concessions, including a tea sandwich box and bourbon BBQ box
VIP Experience (LIMITED TO 60 GUESTS):
General admission, non-member: $31.95
General admission, member: $26.95
VIP admission: SOLD OUT
Please note: Photos from below are from 2019. Masks are now required in the Garden. Learn more.