The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival is coming July 10-19, with easy access to in-garden and virtual events, like experts’ lectures and some special fun, like what plein air artists painting outdoors.
The festival happens at private gardens in the towns of Centerville, Brewster, Falmouth, Sandwich, Marstons Mills, Barnstable, Eastham, and more. Visitors may pay $5 in cash at the garden gate to enter and stroll. Each garden is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and only on the days specified. All garden tours are rain or shine and nonrefundable.
Daily schedules on the festival website describe the gardens to be open. One garden, for example, was described as offering “… an outdoor fairy garden, new gnome and pocket gardens, and the Bodacious Cutting Garden.…” along with “water features and … handmade birdhouses.”
In addition to tours of private gardens (see schedule below), other events include:
Virtual Hydrangea Happy Hour with C.L. Fornari — 5-6 p.m. Register.
Virtual Hydrangea University — 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Virtual Hydrangea Happiness Talk With Monrovia — 4-6 p.m. Register.
Virtual Hydrangea Festival Session By C.L. Fornari — 4 p.m. Register
Hydrangea Festival at Highfield Hall & Gardens in Falmouth — Join an informal garden walk and talk. Register. 10 a.m.-noon
Hydrangea Festival at Heritage Museums & Gardens in Sandwich – Enjoy many activities in the gardens and online: North American Hydrangea Test Garden and the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society’s Display Garden.
Hydrangea Fest at the Hyannis Hyarts Artist Shanties in Hyannis – Daily, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Private Garden Tour Schedule
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