September 2014 flower festivals at Gibbs Gardens
Click on each flower above for a photo tour of these flower festivals.
Enjoy live music, food, wine and beer and free tram
Saturday Evening, September 20
The BC Boys, who have entertained north Georgia audiences for over 10 years, return to Gibbs Gardens for another Twilight in the Gardens event. Join Ray Massey, Bob Newell, Art Shand and Dave Polson as they bring you popular easy listening hits, the Blues, light jazz and the best of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s.
Click Here for Special Events and Festivals
Now through November 2
The Annuals and Perennials Festival continues all year with colors and plantings changing every three weeks
"September days are here
With summer's best of weather and autumn's best of cheer."
The Gardens are in their summer glory—with peak flowering right now—before the sun slips slowly into the southern sky, signaling a change of seasons.
Take advantage of the golden days of September. Flowerbeds thick with a rainbow of lush annuals and vibrant perennials overflow from the Manor House Gardens' seven terraces, creating a dazzling panorama of color.
The Waterlily Gardens take center stage in September
View magnificent jewel-tone flowers reflected in sparkling ponds
The reflections of more than 200 waterlilies sparkle in the afternoon sun, doubling the beauty of the Waterlily Gardens. More than 140 varieties of tropical and hardy waterlilies create a rainbow of color. Photo by David Akoubian.
Visit Gibbs Gardens in early September to experience the full, lush beauty of blossoms at peak flower.
More than a thousand crape myrtles are in bloom throughout the Gardens. Thousands of roses add vibrant color to the sweeping ridges of the Valley Gardens. Photo by Rick Cannon.
Toward the end of September, the eight-acre Wildflower Meadow will color the hills with untamed bursts of bright goldenrod, amber-toned asters and fiery sumac. Photo by Erica Glasener. Click on her Blog for Sept, Oct, and Nov, 2013.
Don’t miss September in the Gardens, when the last warm burst of summer sunshine coaxes hundreds of thousands of blooms into the fullest flower of the year. Experience the beauty of nature seamlessly blended with 220 acres of artistically designed Gardens. Feast your senses on breathtaking beauty you will not experience anywhere else.
DON’T MISS THE FUN AT GIBBS GARDENS
The fun starts now at Gibbs Gardens. Join us every weekend for spectacular gardens, live music, festivals and eye-popping fall color.
Click here for larger version of the calendar.
Sept. 20 and 27: Twilight in the Gardens returns for two more Saturdays, featuring live music, food, beer and wine for purchase. FREE TRAM. Click here for information regarding the menu and deadlines for the pre-order-only menu from Madeline’s Café. (Offered Sept. 20 ONLY) The Arbor Café will offer a delicious variety of snacks and sandwiches for purchase on both Sept. 20 and 27.
Sept 27: The Hilltop Strummers will have you clapping and toe tapping from 2:45 to 4:30 PM. Bill Pound returns in the evening for Twilight in the Gardens.
On Oct. 4 & 11: Gibbs Gardens hosts its first OKTOBERFEST with authentic German food from the Gasthaus Le Café and afternoons filled with live music. Forty musicians from the Roman Festival Brass will dazzle you on Oct 4. Back by your request, the BC Boys perform on Oct. 11. Wine, German and other beers and soft drinks will be available for purchase.
Oct 18 & 19: Fall Season of Color Fine Arts & Crafts Show on The Great Lawn.
Oct. 25 & 26, Nov 1 & 2: Japanese Arts & Culture Festival featuring Japanese dancing, live music, tea ceremonies, kimono dressing, drum dancers, kyudo, martial arts, ikebana, bonsai and many more. Authentic Japanese food service by Kotobuki Japanese Restaurant.
For more detailed information about these events, click here
REMEMBER: There’s never an extra charge for members to attend special events at Gibbs Gardens; non-members pay regular admission fee only. Free parking. Check out our flower and fall foliage festivals and event details at gibbsgardens.com
MEMBERS... bring a friend every time you visit the Gardens. Encourage them to use the credit from their ticket purchase to buy a membership before they leave. You'll receive a credit on your account for a one-day pass, good through December 13, 2015. The more you sign up, the more passes you accumulate!
Annual Memberships are valid 365 days from date of issue.
Don’t forget: Gibbs Gardens blooms for you,