Palace Contemporaries: Summer Solstice Party

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Due to the impending weather this evening, the Palace Contemporaries: Summer Solstice Garden Party has been moved to the Commission House, located at the corner of Pollock and George St. (610 Pollock St.)

Tickets can be purchased in front of the Commission House beginning at 6:00 p.m. 

Come mingle with your contemporaries on the Kitchen Garden Patio. Join our Gardens Manager in the Kitchen Garden and explore the history of medicinal herbs. Learn how to prepare a delicious summer cocktail, from a professional mixologist, that will keep your Summer Solstice party energized through the longest day of the year. 

Beer and wine will also be available. 

Tickets are $5 for Palace Contemporaries members and $10 for guests. Accompanying children 17 and under are free.

Moonbeam Creations and Fairy Hair will also be there creating magical hair moments for both children and whimsical adults. Cash and credit cards will be accepted.

  • 10 strands = $15
  • 20 strands = $20
  • 40 strands = $40

Tickets for the "Summer Solstice" can be purchased in advance online, by calling Chris Zolenski at (252)-639-3524, or in person at the North Carolina History Center. Tickets will also be available for purchase the day of the event at the Metcalf Street gate from 6:00 to 6:45pm.

Attendees must either be Palace Contemporaries Members or guests of a member. Learn how you can join the Palace Contemporaries (ages 18-39) HERE! 

Tickets cannot be refunded or exchanged.

Kitchen Garden Patio

Event Price

$5 for Palace Contemporaries Members; $10 for Guests
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