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Fanciful and elaborate gardens were designed to entertain Queen Elizabeth I during her reign. Our garden was created for your enjoyment, and as a living memorial to the time when Sir Walter Raleigh’s lost colonists lived in this very place over 400 years ago. The Elizabethan Gardens is a project of the Garden Club of North Carolina.

A 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supporting our community. EIN# 56-6061040

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Happenings in the Garden

While our gardens grace us with blooms year-round, we have many seasonal events and programs blooming with activity too.

Butterfly Festival Elizabethan Gardens

Harvest HayDay

October 30, 2021

A fall family-favorite event in our lovely gardens!

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WinterLights

November-December (select nights)

A million lights of holiday spectacle.

Art in the Gardens

Peace, Love & Dogs

March 2022 (TBD)

Dogs enter FREE for this day of tail-waggin’ family fun

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Your support of our internationally-acclaimed gardens ensures that this enduring pleasure garden will thrive for the enjoyment of all. Financial support is a passport through the garden gate, and into the ever-changing tapestry of botanical delights and sights of The Elizabethan Gardens. In addition, membership gives you access to special events and activities year-round.

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News from the Gardens

Great Gates a Passage into History

Great Gates a Passage into History

If you allow your imagination to be your guide, you can almost travel back to “days of old, when knights were bold, and everyone had a chamber maid” just by walking through these gates.

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What our visitors say

Cindy and Dan

A must see experience. So peaceful and quiet.

Donna

This was so beautiful. My husband and I were married in a certain spot 36 years ago and we just got a picture of the place we were married in Elizabethan Gardens the whole experience was wonderful and it brought back beautiful wonderful memories.

Sheryl

These gardens are the perfect place to social distance and get some fresh air. The scenery is beautiful.

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