Seasonal Events for Family Fun
We celebrate the seasons with year-round activities: Easter Eggstravaganza, Butterfly Festival, Summer Weekly Programs, Harvest HayDay and WinterLights.
February 12, 2022 | Saturday 3-5pm
A Valentine’s 2GO dinner package fundraiser.
Begins July 15 |Included with Admission
Using a map as guide, discover the faeries that reside in The Elizabethan Gardens. A mobile device enhances the experience.
October 30 | Saturday 10am-2pm
Fall is in the air at this annual event. Bring the family to enjoy the fun.
Oct 16, 2021 | 10am-11am
Learn about mushroom with Dan our Gardens Manager.
November-December | Tues to Sun 6-9pm
The #1 Outer Banks Holiday Attraction!
December 18 | seating at 5:30pm & 6:45pm
Enjoy a family dinner with Santa and WinterLights too!
March 19, 2022 | Saturday 10-2pm
Let the dogs out for our annual tail-wagging’ happy affair. Features local fur-loving exhibitors and activities for your entire family.
April 16, 2022 | 9am – 4pm
Colorful eggs and spring beauty always delight event-goers at The Elizabethan Gardens annual Easter Eggstravaganza held each year the day before Easter from 9am to 2pm with thanks to volunteers and supporters from the community.
April 1-30, 2022 | Various Days/Times
Celebrate the magic of butterflies at the annual Butterfly Festival held at the John White Butterfly Center.
Various Wednesdays | June to August
An exclusive opportunity – requires 7-day advance reservations. Join us for an up-close chance to experience these beautiful creatures as they take their first flight.
Sept 24, 2022 | 9am-2pm
We want to end the long days of summer with another sale to get good homes for our plants.
Oct 17-23, 2022 | 9am-2pm
Save 25% on fall items during this multiple-day sale.
Weekly Summer Activities | Various Days/Times
Nature-inspired discoveries to help young learners grow June 21-August 19.