Cocktails
in Wonderland

Every Thursday evening through Sept. 12, the Garden's popular after-hours event blooms with new activities in celebration of Alice's Wonderland Returns.

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We're All Mad Here!

Thursdays through Sept. 12, 5 – 9 p.m., purchase specialty cocktails, treasure hunt for Cheshire Cat, enjoy live music, discovery stations, lawn games and more while exploring Alice’s Wonderland Returns dramatically lighted at night.

Please note: Activities may be canceled in the event or rain or inclement weather. Cancelations will be announced on our website and social media by 2 p.m. on the day of the event. The Garden and its parking facility are card-only. No cash is accepted. Cocktails in Wonderland special activities will not take place July 4, though the Garden will be open.

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A Wonderland of Fun

Start with a tipsy photo op, purchase a specialty themed cocktail and begin the Wonderland Scavenger Hunt. Solve the riddle, then turn in your completed hunt to the Gift Shop for 20% off your purchase and a chance to win a drawing for a Garden Lights prize package!

Learn about the Garden’s most iconic mosaiculture sculpture at the Earth Goddess Discovery Station and play games on the Great Lawn.

Browse the Artist Market in Cox Courtyard and take pics with a real-life Alice in front of the Chess Set. 6 – 7 p.m. and 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.

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Experience the Garden in the evening, when the cooler temperatures of twilight cast the Garden’s thousands of beautiful flowers in a whole different light.

Experience the Garden in the evening, when the cooler temperatures of twilight cast the Garden’s thousands of beautiful flowers in a whole different light.

Experience the Garden in the evening, when the cooler temperatures of twilight cast the Garden’s thousands of beautiful flowers in a whole different light.

Experience the Garden in the evening, when the cooler temperatures of twilight cast the Garden’s thousands of beautiful flowers in a whole different light.

Experience the Garden in the evening, when the cooler temperatures of twilight cast the Garden’s thousands of beautiful flowers in a whole different light.

Experience the Garden in the evening, when the cooler temperatures of twilight cast the Garden’s thousands of beautiful flowers in a whole different light.

Experience the Garden in the evening, when the cooler temperatures of twilight cast the Garden’s thousands of beautiful flowers in a whole different light.

Dining in Wonderland

Dine at Longleaf, the Garden’s indoor/outdoor full-service restaurant during Cocktails in Wonderland. Reservations are strongly recommended.

For lighter, grab-and-go fare, the Longleaf’s Quick Café and the Garden Snack Bar will also be open.

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Live Music Schedule

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