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Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine, and beer, dining, and shopping. The Garden Shop is open until 6 p.m.

Food and Drink: Salads, sides, platters, sandwiches, a different dinner special each evening, vegan options, Kid’s Meals, and beverages are available for purchase. Beer and wine are also available for purchase.

Fidos After 5: The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of June, July, August to allow leashed dogs at Fidos After 5.

Pokemon Go: If you’re a player of the popular Pokemon Go augmented reality game, there are Pokemon at the Garden all the time. Learn more about Pokemon Go at the Garden.

See our website for the full line-up of bands.


Enjoy Flowers After 5 every Thursday evening in June, July, August and the first two Thursdays of September. (Garden has extended hours until 9 p.m. on these nights.

By popular request, we are providing an extra hour of music this year with live musical performances each week from 5-8 p.m.

5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden
5 – 8 p.m. Water Play in the Children’s Garden (weather permitting)
5 – 8 p.m. Wine, beer, and food available for purchase on the lawn at the historic Bloemendaal House.
5 – 8 p.m. Live music concerts at Bloemendaal House

NEW for 2019! M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE! stays open until 8 p.m. during Flowers After 5.

Bring Fido to Flowers After 5 on these special nights (only): June 11 & 25, July 9 & 23, August 13 & 27, September 10, 2020.

Please note: No outside food or drink is allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase.  Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Some chairs and tables are available, but they are available on a first-come, first-served basis.