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Some events are subject to change and availability. Please call ahead to confirm details and interest 252.473.3234.

WinterLights 2018 (January)

Jan 18 - Jan 18 2019, 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

 January 4,5,11,12,18,19 from 6pm-9pm. Last tickets sold at 8:15pm.

WinterLights is presented by Southern Bank and sponsored in part by The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.

Adults $11, Youth (ages 6-17) $9, Child (5 and under) $6. Last tickets sold at 8:15 pm.

NOTE: This event is weather-dependent. Call ahead 252-473-3234 or check website home page for notifications if rain or damp conditions prevent us from providing the best experience of WinterLights for our guests.

Stroll along enchanted garden paths and discover the joy of the season with holiday lights, sights and sounds transforming The Elizabethan Gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland. The radiant glow of the gardens, traditional holiday décor and fantastical displays are a true spectacle to behold. Festive trees grace the Gatehouse and Reception Hall and a crackling open-air fire warms the Great Lawn. Seasonal gift shop and plant sales coincide. Adults $11, Youth (ages 6-17) $9, Child (5 and under) $6.

WinterLights Tickets

Extended passes available. Extended passes available. Tuesdays to Saturdays in December, Friday and Saturdays in January, November 25 thru January 20   (Closed on Dec 24,25, 31 and Jan 1); For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

WinterLights 2018 (January)

Jan 19 - Jan 19 2019, 6:00 PM TO 9:00 PM

 January 4,5,11,12,18,19 from 6pm-9pm. Last tickets sold at 8:15pm.

WinterLights is presented by Southern Bank and sponsored in part by The Outer Banks Visitors Bureau.

Adults $11, Youth (ages 6-17) $9, Child (5 and under) $6. Last tickets sold at 8:15 pm.

NOTE: This event is weather-dependent. Call ahead 252-473-3234 or check website home page for notifications if rain or damp conditions prevent us from providing the best experience of WinterLights for our guests.

Stroll along enchanted garden paths and discover the joy of the season with holiday lights, sights and sounds transforming The Elizabethan Gardens into an illuminated winter wonderland. The radiant glow of the gardens, traditional holiday décor and fantastical displays are a true spectacle to behold. Festive trees grace the Gatehouse and Reception Hall and a crackling open-air fire warms the Great Lawn. Seasonal gift shop and plant sales coincide. Adults $11, Youth (ages 6-17) $9, Child (5 and under) $6.

WinterLights Tickets

Extended passes available. Extended passes available. Tuesdays to Saturdays in December, Friday and Saturdays in January, November 25 thru January 20   (Closed on Dec 24,25, 31 and Jan 1); For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit www.elizabethangardens.org.

Annual Clearance Sale

Jan 26 - Jan 26 2019, 10:00 AM TO 2:00 PM

“This Sale Is Not To Be Missed!”

Gift Shop Clearance- This once a year clearance sale is like no other with deep discounts of 50% OFF all Gift Shop and Plant Sale Items. Includes things such as: Gifts, Statues, Plants, Bird Feeders and more! All Proceeds Benefit the Education Programs. No other discounts apply. Consignment items not included. Don’t forget we are closed the month of February, we want to really clear out inventory so grab these great deals. ALL SALES ARE FINAL.

For info or details, call 252-473-3234 or visit elizabethangardens.org

State of the Non-Profit Annual Dinner

Feb 6 - Feb 6 2019, 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM

Annual Dinner at Duck Woods Country Club, Southern Shores, NC from 6pm-8pm
$32 Members/ $37 Non-Members. RSVP Required.
You are cordially invited to The Elizabethan Gardens Annual State of the Non-Profit Dinner.
Help us celebrate and reflect on our 67 years and look ahead to 2019 on February 6, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm at the Duck Woods Country Club, Southern Shores, NC. Please RSVP by Monday, February 4, 2019. 6pm – Dinner & Cash bar followed by a program at 7pm $32 Members/ $37 Non-Members. Attire is Dressy Casual. For reservations, call the administrative office: 252.473.3761 or email director@elizabethangardens.org.
DINNER INCLUDES:
  • Plated House Salad with Assorted Dressing on the Table
  • Fresh Baked Rolls with Butter
  • Plated Entrée:
    • Caprese Chicken
    • Sautéed Chicken Breast Topped with Tomatoes & Mozzarella Cheese
    • Finished with Basil & a Balsamic Reduction
    • Served with Risotto & Green Beans
  • Beverage Station
    • Tea, Water & Coffee
  • Cash Bar

Annual Dinner

Butterflies on Canvas

Apr 2 - Apr 2 2019, 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM


A mixed-media butterfly painting class inspired by butterflies! Class gathers every Tuesday in April starting at 1:00 p.m. Free with paid admission/ membership. All supplies provided (April 2,9,16,23,30)

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Butterflies Releases

Apr 3 - Apr 3 2019, 10:00 AM TO 10:30 AM

Every Wednesday in April at 10:00 a.m. we LET IT FLY with butterfly releases in the John White Butterfly Center. General Garden Admission Applies. Come join us in the Gardens for a grand butterfly release and learn about butterflies. The butterfly release is firmly scheduled for 10:00 a.m. so attendees need to plan to arrive promptly by 9:45 for distribution. The butterflies will be released and given yummy watermelon. (April 3, 10, 17, 24)

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Batik Butterfly

Apr 4 - Apr 4 2019, 9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Every Thursday in April 9:00–Noon join us and make a butterfly using the art technique known as Batik. Pre-registration is required. Members: $35. Not-yet members: $45. Limited to 12 guests. Minimum of three required for class tom make. Join us Thursday mornings with local artist Robin York. We will create your very own butterfly painting. All supplies are provided. (April 4, 11,18,25)

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Butterfly Keeper Day

Apr 6 - Apr 6 2019, 10:00 AM TO 12:00 PM

Do you love butterflies? Want to join our team of butterfly keepers in tending to these beautiful creatures? Then join us on Saturday, April 6, 2019 from 10:00-2:00 p.m. for Butterfly Keeper Day.

Learn how to care for butterflies and see what they need to be healthy and happy alongside our butterfly keepers. Learn how to identify tropical butterflies and help unpack, release and feed newly-emerged butterflies. Participants receive a “Butterfly Keeper for a Day” t-shirt and a certificate. Includes admission and a bagged lunch.

Limited to 14 participants. Must be 8 years or older. Members: $20 adults, $15 for children under 15 years. Non-Yet Members: $30 adults, $20 for children under 15 years. Must pre-register and RSVP five days before event.

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Butterflies on Canvas

Apr 9 - Apr 9 2019, 1:00 PM TO 4:00 PM


A mixed-media butterfly painting class inspired by butterflies! Class gathers every Tuesday in April starting at 1:00 p.m. Free with paid admission/ membership. All supplies provided (April 2,9,16,23,30)

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Butterflies Releases

Apr 10 - Apr 10 2019, 10:00 AM TO 10:30 AM

Every Wednesday in April at 10:00 a.m. we LET IT FLY with butterfly releases in the John White Butterfly Center. General Garden Admission Applies. Come join us in the Gardens for a grand butterfly release and learn about butterflies. The butterfly release is firmly scheduled for 10:00 a.m. so attendees need to plan to arrive promptly by 9:45 for distribution. The butterflies will be released and given yummy watermelon. (April 3, 10, 17, 24)

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