Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout at Tryon Palace

Saturday, September 16, 2017 - 2:00pm to Sunday, September 17, 2017 - 10:00am

Bring the family and your camping gear for a night under the stars at our 2017 Fall Lanterns on the Lawn: A Family Campout on the Tryon Palace South Lawn to benefit the Tryon Palace Foundation.  

Campers can reserve 15-foot square plots on the South Lawn for a campsite and set up for the evening. Setup begins 2:00–6:00 p.m. Saturday. The Tryon Palace Gardens and Garden Shop will remain open until dusk to allow campers to walk through the gardens, and purchase items from store. 

Saturday evening activities will continue with crafts, lawn games, bouncy houses, an All-American dinner buffet of hamburgers and hot dogs, making s’mores, a campfire sing-a-long, and a 15-minute moonlit walk through the Wilderness Garden. 

Wake up on Sunday to a breakfast of coffee, juice, doughnuts, and fruit, followed by a sunrise garden walk and family yoga session. 

All camping equipment and other personal belongings must be removed by 10 a.m. Sunday. 

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*Reservations can be made online until Friday, Sept. 15 11:59 p.m. Reservations can be made on Saturday, Sept. 16 before 2:00 PM by calling (252) 639-3524 or from 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM at Lanterns on the Lawn check-in. 

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Event Price

For groups of up to four guests, $50 (Tryon Palace Foundation Members)/$60 (Nonmembers). For groups exceeding five guests, $90 (Tryon Palace Foundation Members)/$100 (Nonmembers). Campsites not to exceed eight guests. Children 5 and under are free and not part of the campsite head counts.
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