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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
4
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
5
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
6
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
12
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
13
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
17
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
18
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
19
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
20
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
24
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Copy of Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
25
6:30 PM18:30

Copy of Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
26
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
27
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns
Oct
28
6:30 PM18:30

Rise of the Jack O'Lanterns

Long Island’s most iconic, truly unique, family-friendly fall event, RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns, is returning in October 2019 to Old Westbury Gardens for the eighth year in a row! Come see 5,000 hand-carved illuminated Jack O’lanterns creatively arranged along a scenic walking path and set to a musical score designed to bring out the fall spirit in visitors of all ages! This year, we’ve redesigned the entire event from the ground up in ways that will wow both RISE newbies and returning RISE fans!

Don't miss all of the big new things happening at Long Island's #1 fall event!  Advanced tickets are required and must be purchased on-line at https://www.therise.org/owg.

 It's important to purchase tickets early because this event sells out often weeks ahead of time.

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59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games
Aug
24
8:00 AM08:00

59th Annual Long Island Scottish Festival and Highland Games

With bagpipes, caber tossing, concerts, food, and kids’ games, this festival is for everyone. Parade of pipe bands and colors salute at Noon. Auxiliary parking at Westbury High School. Visit: liscots.org

$20 General; $18 over 62; $8 ages 7–17; $10 Old Westbury Gardens member; free for ages 6 and under.

Please note that this is a “special event” and special event admission is charged this day for all visitors.

Old Westbury Gardens members and Library Pass holders must pay a reduced admission fee of $10. Complimentary passes are not accepted.

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Picnic Pops Concert: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks
Aug
14
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops Concert: Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks

If you’re reminiscing about a time of speakeasies, come by Old Westbury Gardens for an evening of 1920s and 1930s dance favorites with Grammy-winning classic crooner and multi-instrumentalist Vince Giordano. On Wednesday, August 14th, you can dance the night away at Picnic Pops with hits of decades past, as Vince transports you to an important time in American history at the height of jazz music’s significance.

Bring your friends, a meal, and your dancing shoes for an evening of music and fun on the great North Lawn.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult). $12.00 General Admission fee; $10.00 – 62 and older; $10.00 – members; and free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

Gates open 5pm; concert begins at 7pm

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SOLD OUT Sunset at the Cafe
Aug
4
6:00 PM18:00

SOLD OUT Sunset at the Cafe

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This event is SOLD OUT. We’ll schedule another dinner soon.

Due to the forecast of rain on Saturday evening, the Sunset at the Café will be on Sunday, August 4 at 6:00pm.

Join us for dinner a lovely dinner at Café in the Woods

Grilled Salmon
Watermelon salad with feta and balsamic glaze
Zucchini and summer squash salad with citrus dressing
Choice of beverage
Sliced pound cake with vanilla ice cream and strawberries.

Seating is limited. Reservations required

$25.00 per person admission to Old Westbury Gardens not included but discounted admission is included with dinner purchase.

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Picnic Pops Concert: Chris Bergson Band
Jul
24
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops Concert: Chris Bergson Band

If you’re yearning to revisit the sounds of Woodstock, grab your flower crown and join the Chris Bergson Band for an unforgettable Picnic Pops 50th anniversary Woodstock festival tribute performance at Old Westbury Gardens on Wednesday, July 24th. The Chris Bergson Band will be bringing back the sounds of the 1960s all evening long with tributes to iconic music acts of the time such as Joe Cocker, Jimi Hendrix, Creedence Clearwater Revival, and many more

Bring your friends and a meal for an evening of music and fun on the great North Lawn.

Gates open at 5pm, concert 7-9pm.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

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Picnic Pops Concert Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing
Jul
17
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops Concert Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing

Join Vanessa Trouble and the Red Hot Swing for a night full of classic swing, modern retro, and vintage jazz that will transport you back in time through the sounds of yesteryear. On Wednesday, July 17th, find yourself at Old Westbury Gardens for Picnic Pops and an evening of vintage boogie music that is sure to get you on your feet

Bring your friends, a meal, and your dancing shoes for an evening of music and fun on the great North Lawn.

Gates open at 5pm, concert 7-9pm.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

OR Purchase a Picnic Pops Car Pas which provides entrance for the driver and all passengers in one vehicle.

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Picnic Pops: Milagro
Jul
10
7:00 PM19:00

Picnic Pops: Milagro

If you’re a fan of smooth guitar vibes, look no further than Milagro, a Santana tribute band who is bound to bring the lively sounds of summer to Old Westbury Gardens.

Join Milagro for Picnic Pops on Wednesday, July 10 for a laid back evening of outdoor live music you won’t soon forget. Grab a lawn chair or blanket and a few friends, and jam with Milagro as they play all your favorite Santana hits which seamlessly blend the diverse sounds of rock, blues, funk, Latin, and jazz.

Gates open at 5pm, concert 7-9pm.

Admission Fees (per person)

$12.00 General Admission

$10.00 ages 62 and older

$10.00 –Old Westbury Gardens member and Library Museum Pass holder

Free for children 17 and under (must be accompanied by an adult).

OR Purchase a Picnic Pops Car Pas which provides entrance for the driver and all passengers in one vehicle.

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Antique Car Show
Jun
2
9:00 AM09:00

Antique Car Show

The most elegant antique auto show on Long Island, sponsored by the Greater New York Region, Antique Automobile Club of America. Awards announced 2:00-3:00pm.

To register your car call 516.488.1880 or visit greaternewyorkregion.org

Included with admission. General Admission $12, Ages 62+ $10, Full-time student $10, Ages 7-17 $7, Ages 6 and under free, Old Westbury Gardens member Free.

RAIN DATE SUNDAY JUNE 9th (9AM-3PM)

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Yoga in the Gardens
May
25
11:15 AM11:15

Yoga in the Gardens

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, leads students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap, and towel.

Thursdays and Saturdays, May 2–October 31, 11:15am–12:30pm

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Gardeners' Fair
May
18
6:30 PM18:30

Gardeners' Fair

Old Westbury Gardens enthusiastically invites you to celebrate the glorious Spring season on Saturday, May 18th with a festive Gardeners' Fair benefit party chaired by Anne Byers. We are proud to honor Tom Samet noted Long Island interior designer who specializes in adapting traditional design styles such as the American County House to meet the needs of today's families. This year's magical theme "A Special Time" is a celebration of the classics as we honor the 60th Anniversary of the grand opening of Old Westbury Gardens. In the Spring of 1959 the Gardens opened its gates to welcome visitors and thus Peggie Phipps Boegner plan to create a public garden in her mother's honor came to fruition. For 27 years, this lively Gardeners' Fair event has highlighted the mission of Old Westbury Gardens, the ongoing preservation of this treasure in the Long Island community. 

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Yoga in the Gardens
May
11
11:15 AM11:15

Yoga in the Gardens

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, leads students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap, and towel.

Thursdays and Saturdays, May 2–October 31, 11:15am–12:30pm

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Yoga in the Gardens
May
9
11:15 AM11:15

Yoga in the Gardens

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, leads students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap, and towel.

Thursdays and Saturdays, May 2–October 31, 11:15am–12:30pm

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Tai Chi in the Gardens
May
8
10:30 AM10:30

Tai Chi in the Gardens

Tai chi—a unique form of “moving meditation”—calms the mind, relaxes the body and strengthens the spirit. Sessions are taught by professional tai chi instructor, Linda Cafiero, and are designed for all experience levels.

Wednesdays, May 1–October 30, 10:30–11:30am

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Plant Sale
May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Plant Sale

In connection with the reopening of the Plant Shop is our spring plant sale. Purchase annuals and perennials, many of which are the Gardens’ signature varieties. Staff from the Gardens’ horticulture department as well as Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension Nassau County will be on hand to help you select plants and answer your questions.

Fees included in admission.

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Yoga in the Gardens
May
4
11:15 AM11:15

Yoga in the Gardens

Professional Kripalu Yoga instructor, Lorili Henry, leads students through a dynamic, yet gentle flow of postures and conscious breathing. Participants must bring a yoga mat, yoga strap, and towel.

Thursdays and Saturdays, May 2–October 31, 11:15am–12:30pm

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Plant Sale
May
3
10:00 AM10:00

Plant Sale

In connection with the reopening of the Plant Shop is our spring plant sale. Purchase annuals and perennials, many of which are the Gardens’ signature varieties. Staff from the Gardens’ horticulture department as well as Master Gardeners from Cornell Cooperative Extension Nassau County will be on hand to help you select plants and answer your questions.

Fees included in admission.

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Tai Chi in the Gardens
May
1
10:30 AM10:30

Tai Chi in the Gardens

Tai chi—a unique form of “moving meditation”—calms the mind, relaxes the body and strengthens the spirit. Sessions are taught by professional tai chi instructor, Linda Cafiero, and are designed for all experience levels.

Wednesdays, May 1–October 30, 10:30–11:30am

$18 per session (includes Gardens admission)/$8 member

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Philadelphia Flower Show
Mar
6
8:00 AM08:00

Philadelphia Flower Show

The Friends of Old Westbury Gardens  invites you to join us for The 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show
"Flower Power" The show will feature stunning landscapes, garden and breathtaking floral displays which will interpret flowers' power to inspire, decorate, style and enrich our lives.

Wednesday, March 6, 2019
(snow date, March 7)

The Flower Show is a top destination and "must experience" horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829.  Join the Friends of Old Westbury Gardens for a trip to the Philadelphia Flower Show! To make this day even more special, a member of the Old Westbury Gardens Horticulture staff will be joining us to share their insights. 

Tickets are $125 per person, or $100 if you register two or more people online.
 
Includes round-trip transportation from Old Westbury Gardens to the Show venue, snacks on the bus, and admission to the Show. (Meals are on your own). 

Coach bus departs from Old Westbury Gardens at 8:00 am and will return to the Gardens approximately by 8:00 pm. Pre-registration required. 

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