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Father’s Day at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

Posted at 4:28 PM, Jun 12, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 10:35:27-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- There are several planned events at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to celebrate Dad and for the family to enjoy.

Thursday nights through September 12 (except July 4) - Flowers After 5, extended hours to 9 p.m. with live music, food and drink for purchase.M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! exhibit will stay open until 8 p.m. on these nights; Second and fourth Thursday nights: Fidos After 5 when leashed dogs allowed at Flowers After 5.

June 15 & 16 - Father’s Day Weekend at the Garden - Dogs allowed on Saturday (only); concert and food for purchase Sunday; activities in Children’s Garden both days

June 17 – 23 - National Pollinator Week - Catch the buzz about great events and activities related to bees, butterflies and other pollinators

Saturday, June 22 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. The Latin Ballet of Virginia’s performs excerpts from El Beso de la  Abeja (The Kiss of the Bee)

June 29 – September 22 - Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks

New Sculptures on display - The wildly popular exhibit returns with new sculptures created with half-a-million LEGO bricks. Features 24 sculptures in 13 displays throughout the Garden.

July 4 - CarMax Free Fourth of July - Free admission to the Garden all day long! Live music and parade of strollers/wagons in the Children’s Garden.

July 10 - Celebrations Abloom: Wedding and Special Event Showcase; this is a ticketed event. Stroll through the Garden with different venues set up for special events; $15 ticket includes 2 drinks and light hors d'oeuvres.

For a complete list of events visit or call 804-262-9887