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Garden Day
The Tour


Wilmington Garden Day offers an opportunity to stroll through some of the Brandywine Valley's most enchanting gardens. Join us on this self-guided tour and plan a day that fits your schedule. You may also be interested to know that proceeds from the event support underserved children in Delaware.

CLICK HERE today to buy your tickets online for the Wilmington Garden Day 2018 Tour on Saturday, May 5 from 10 AM to 4 PM, Rain or Shine.

Starting March 30, 2018, you may purchase tickets from the following merchants (CLICK HERE)


"I attended WGD four years ago while visiting my son who lived in Wilmington at the time. I loved the tour!! My son has since moved to the west coast but as a treat for my birthday this year, my husband is bringing me back to Wilmington so that I can attend the 62nd Annual Wilmington Garden Day!!"
Bev Elmhurst-- Illinois

"I live in Chadds Ford and have attended Wilmington Garden Day for years. From pied a terre gardens to grand estate landscapes, there's always something new and interesting."
Nancy-- Chadds Ford

"We've traveled from Toronto, Ontario to attend Wilmington Garden Day and Point-to-Point for two years now. It's such a fantastic weekend it's become our spring travel tradition!"
Deb & Jim-- Toronto, Ontario

Gardens in 2018

Gardens are still being assembled for the 2018 tour.

Please contact us with ideas!

The Delaware Art Museum and sculpture Garden will on this year's tour
For Garden Day Visitors -
    • Free admission to museum.

Enjoy the special exhibition Eye on Nature; Andrew Wyeth and John Ruskin. Afterwards, take time to explore the museum or take a stroll through the Copeland Sculpture Garden.
    • Special 25% off Membership discount.

Membership includes free admission and access to the Museum’s vibrant and exciting exhibitions, programs, and events.
    • 10% off lunch at the Museum Café by Toscana.

The Museum Café features homemade sandwiches, fresh salads, delicious soups and deserts.


Volunteers help manage the flow of visitors at each house on the tour. Volunteers work a 3-hour shift, either 10 AM to 1 PM or 1 PM to 4 PM. Shift volunteers may visit other houses on the tour, for free, using their volunteer badge.

To sign up as a tour volunteer, click here.

Other Events

Arasapha Garden Club
May Market on Friday, May 4 and Saturday, May 5, 2018
We're getting ready for a New Castle tradition - the annual May Market, taking place May 5 and 6. This open air event includes sales of unusual plants, herbs, artisan crafts, white elephant items and baked goods. It's a great way to meet new people, reconnect with friends in the community, and have a lot of fun! Email to find out more.