Garden Events

Learn How to Cultivate a Garden of Freedom

Gardening events in Williamsburg, Virginia are for all ages: bring the kids and float with the butterflies at the Butterfly Festival, choose from a unique array of native Virginia plants to call your own, and even immerse yourself in talks with botanists and horticultural experts as you all celebrate art and gardens every May. 

E.g., 07/27/2017
E.g., 07/27/2017
Saturday, August 05, 2017
Williamsburg Botanical Garden
August 5 - 6, 2017, 9am - 5pm

Interact with over 200 butterflies at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden! Drop in anytime during the two-day event to visit the butterfly tent with live specimens, and to participate in fun educational programs. Learn first-hand about the life cycles of these beautiful insects! All ages welcome. Free; however a $5 donation is suggested.

Saturday, August 5, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday, August 06, 2017
Williamsburg Botanical Garden
August 5 - 6, 2017, 9am - 5pm

Interact with over 200 butterflies at the Williamsburg Botanical Garden! Drop in anytime during the two-day event to visit the butterfly tent with live specimens, and to participate in fun educational programs. Learn first-hand about the life cycles of these beautiful insects! All ages welcome. Free; however a $5 donation is suggested.

Sunday, August 6, 2017 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Virginia Living Museum
September 16 - 17, 2017, 9am - 4pm
September 23 - 24, 2017, 9am - 4pm

Choose from a large selection of summer and fall blooming native wildflowers, shrubs and small trees for a variety of garden sites and styles at the Virginia Living Museum's annual fall plant sale. Many of these are excellent plants for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife to your yard.

Saturday, September 16, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, September 17, 2017
Virginia Living Museum
September 16 - 17, 2017, 9am - 4pm
September 23 - 24, 2017, 9am - 4pm

Choose from a large selection of summer and fall blooming native wildflowers, shrubs and small trees for a variety of garden sites and styles at the Virginia Living Museum's annual fall plant sale. Many of these are excellent plants for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife to your yard.

Sunday, September 17, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Saturday, September 23, 2017
Virginia Living Museum
September 16 - 17, 2017, 9am - 4pm
September 23 - 24, 2017, 9am - 4pm

Choose from a large selection of summer and fall blooming native wildflowers, shrubs and small trees for a variety of garden sites and styles at the Virginia Living Museum's annual fall plant sale. Many of these are excellent plants for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife to your yard.

Saturday, September 23, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Sunday, September 24, 2017
Virginia Living Museum
September 16 - 17, 2017, 9am - 4pm
September 23 - 24, 2017, 9am - 4pm

Choose from a large selection of summer and fall blooming native wildflowers, shrubs and small trees for a variety of garden sites and styles at the Virginia Living Museum's annual fall plant sale. Many of these are excellent plants for attracting butterflies, hummingbirds and other wildlife to your yard.

Sunday, September 24, 2017 -
9:00am to 4:00pm