Spring Garden Lovers' Weekend

April 11 through 13, 2025

Celebrate Spring with FREE GARDEN ADMITTANCE during Garden Lovers’ Weekend!

The Tryon Palace Gardens will be free and open to the public on Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday from noon to 6 p.m.

As part of Arts in April, on Saturday and Sunday, you can enjoy watching plein air artists paint in the gardens. In addition, on Saturday the Craven Consort woodwind group will be performing under the Palace colonnades. This five-piece woodwind group performs pieces from the 17th and 18th centuries on period instruments. Be sure to stop by and enjoy their performance.

Enjoy a variety of spring blooming plants, including tulips, irises, and more, throughout the 21 acres of gardens of Tryon Palace during Garden Lovers’ Weekend. 

Interior tours require the purchase of a ticket.