Type: Art & Culture, Day Trips, Editor's Picks, Family Friendly, Gardens, Outdoor Activities, Outdoor Activities - Summer, Outdoor Activities - Winter, Parks, Relaxing, Romantic
11,000 different types of plants make Longwood Gardens one of the world's most grandiose public gardens. With 20 indoor and 20 outdoor gardens, artistic exhibitions, performances by some of the most... Read More
11,000 different types of plants make Longwood Gardens one of the world's most grandiose public gardens. With 20 indoor and 20 outdoor gardens, artistic exhibitions, performances by some of the most popular names in music, a children's conservatory and magnificent fountain displays –" all spread across more than 1000 acres of land half an hour west of Philadelphia –" even the most horticulture-adverse will surely be impressed. A wonderful event for multi-generational outings, the light show here is full of sound, sights, smells and scenery to wow you and take you away from reality for a bit. A true winter wonderland, it contrasts fire and ice and features 500,000 lights shimmering in the trees as well as a 200-foot tunnel of light, fountains, fire pit flames and spectacular seasonal music.
1001 Longwood Rd.
Kennett Square, PA 19348
- Daily 9am-5pm
- Hours May Vary Seasonally
- Adult $18 - $25; Senior $15 - $22; Student $8 - $11; Child (0-4) Free
- Things to Do in December: "If you're coming at Christmastime, when Longwood Gardens is at its most resplendent, magical and romantic, be sure to buy timed tickets in well in advance (we recommend nighttime for maximum enjoyment of tens of thousands of lights and breathtaking fountain shows)."
- Best for Things to Do in December Because: This event is unique, fun to see, and a wonderful attraction to share with friends and family, especially with anyone who also loves flowers, greenery and nature.
Find the 10Best nearby: