Enjoy Philadelphia's Garden District

Chestnut Hill’s green landscapes, lush gardens, public parks and renowned architecture earned the neighborhood the distinct designation of “Philadelphia’s Garden District” by Philadelphia Mayor Edward G. Rendell in 1997. To celebrate 20 years in bloom, the urban enclave invites locals and visitors alike to experience six months of special events, public programs and tours that feature some of the city’s most dynamic attractions found only in Chestnut Hill. Brimming with culture, recreation, world-class dining, diverse shopping and entertainment, every nook and cranny of Philadelphia’s Garden District begs to be explored.

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Participant Activity Date
Morris Arboretum Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival Visit Website April 7th and 14th, 2018
Morris Arboretum Garden Railway Grand Opening Visit Website Saturday, May 26, 2018
Woodmere Art Museum Charles Santore: Fifty Years of Art and Storytelling Visit Website Through May 13, 2018
Woodmere Art Museum 77th Annual Juried Exhibit Visit Website June 2nd through September 3rd 2018
C.H. Conservancy & Historical Society Discovering Chestnut Hill Visit Website Spring and Summer 2018
Chestnut Hill Brewing Co. Musical Wednesdays Visit Website April through September 2018
CHBA Chestnut Hill Home & Garden Festival Visit Website Sunday, May 6, 2018
Northwestern Stables Fairmount Park Horse Show Visit Website Sunday, May 20, 2018
The Shops & Restaurants of Chestnut Hill Chestnut Hill Unveiled Bridal Event June 10, 2018
Chestnut Hill Business District and Weavers Way Coop Petapalooza July 8, 2018
Fairmount Park Conservancy Love Your Park Week Visit Website May 12 to 20, 2017
Participant Activity Date
Morris Arboretum Annual Plant Sale Visit Website May 10 - 11, 2018
Woodmere Art Museum Late Night Wednesdays Visit Website June 6, 2018
Christ Ascension Lutheran Church Cherry Blossom Festival on church lawn Visit Website Saturday, April 7, 2018
Jenks Academy of Arts & Sciences Funfest Visit Website Saturday, May 19, 2018
Friends of the Wissahickon Annual Ice Cream Social Visit Website Wednesday, August 15, 2018 3-5 pm at Cedars House
Stagecrafters Race by David Mamet Visit Website June 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29, 30, 2018