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Summer Events in America’s Garden Capital

Summer in America’s Garden Capital is a vibrant season brimming with lush greenery, colorful blooms, and a plethora of special exhibits, tours, and events. This summer visitors can enjoy dazzling fountain shows and unique summer exhibits, or explore the diverse plant collections at the more than 30 gardens within the Philadelphia region. Seasonal outdoor festivals, evening garden walks, and educational programs abound, making summer in Philadelphia a paradise for nature lovers and a testament to the region’s dedication to botanical beauty and conservation.

Some events require pre-registration or additional paid admission, please check each garden’s website for complete events details.

What's Happening June - August 2024

Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens

All Summer Long

Special Exhibitions
Festival of Fountains at Longwood Gardens
Guided Tours
Winterthur Tram Tours


Kick off the summer season by joining a guided garden tour, taking a nature photography class, or enjoying an outdoor concert with friends and family.



Summer in Philadelphia is in full swing! July is packed with fun and exciting outdoor garden adventures. Where will you go? 

Grounds for Sculpture


Make the most of the last days of summer by paddling on the Delaware River or catching up with friends at a twilight picnic!

Laurel Hill