Elizabethan Gardens

Free for members, $15 for not-yet members. September is a great time to plant trees and woody shrubs. This allows them time to become well established by the time the cold winter winds return. Learn proper techniques in soil preparation, and the planting of trees and shrubs. Advanced registration is required Call 252-473-3234 to join us!

Tickets must be purchased online!

An exclusive opportunity – requires 7-day advance ticket reservations. Join us for an up-close chance to experience these beautiful creatures as they take their first flight inside our John White Butterfly Center. Limited to 40 guests. Tickets must be purchased online only for this limited event. Our staff will share with you more about butterflies and our center in the program. Program includes a keepsake Butterfly Keeper certificate and a hand-held butterfly feeder­­­. This is a wonderful experience for the whole family.

9:00 am-6:00 pm

In honor of the 432nd birthday of the first English child born in the new world on August 18 1587, regular admission to The Elizabethan Gardens is reduced $2 all day – for all your tickets! For more information, call 252-473-3234.


Virginia Dare Birthday Plant Sale

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Come get a deal on our best-selling plants. We will offer 25% of all plants still in the nursery to get ready for fall. We will have live demonstrations of propagation techniques, proper potting, and take a sneak peek at what we have to offer this fall.

Virginia Dare Birthday Gift Shop Sale

9:00 am-6:00 pm

Come join us in the Gift Shop on the birthday celebration day and receive 10% off a Virginia Dare Statue to take home with you. For info or details call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

Fall is the perfect time to plant to ensure a beautiful spring garden and this signature one-day plant clearance event is timed just right. Enjoy 30-50% discounts on many varieties of perennials, shrubs, ornamentals grasses and trees. For info or details, call 252-473-3234.!















FREE with admission for all young visitors this summer and housed inside the new Discovery Cottage, we offer seasonal programs for kids to explore life cycles of plants and bugs with hands-on activities, models, terrariums and aquariums in this laboratory of learning.

These summer programs will highlight the wonderful learning opportunities of this new center. Make it part of your vacation or summer stay-cation plans!!  252-473-3234

Visit the official Elizabethan Gardens

Website and check out their Calendar.