25th Anniversary Glorious Garden Festival
Join us July 16-17 for the 25th Anniversary GLORIOUS GARDEN FESTIVAL, with all events starting at the David Davis Mansion in Bloomington.
A paid ticket for the GARDEN WALK gives gardeners and garden lovers two days to visit 11 beautiful, inspired private gardens in the community from 1-7pm on Friday, July 16 and 9am-3pm on Saturday, July 17.
Several FREE EVENTS are included in the 2021 Glorious Garden Festival and are available from 1-5pm on Friday, July 16 and 9am-noon on Saturday, July 17.
Shop the GARDEN FAIR on the Mansion lawn featuring local artists, craftspeople and businesses selling garden-inspired art, plants, and treasures. Community partners will offer visitors garden-themed activities and art projects. Refreshments are available throughout the day.
Enjoy FREE TOURS of Sarah Davis’ historic garden given by Master Gardeners and a walk through the David Davis Mansion with experienced docents. Shop the Clover Lawn Gift Shop at the mansion for the best gifts, garden art and packets of seeds for many of the heirloom plants at Sarah’s Garden.
Bring the CHILDREN to experience the FREE Bloomington Public Library Story Walk in Sarah’s Garden featuring “Plant the Tiny Seed” by Christie Matheson. The Garden Walk is free for children age 12 and under, who will enjoy a Scavenger Hunt to help them explore.
Garden Walk ticket sales open June 15 at daviddavismansion.org, the David Davis Mansion Visitor’s Center (Wednesday-Saturday, 9am-3:30pm), and at local garden centers: AB Hatchery & Garden Center, Casey’s Garden Shop & Florist, Growing Grounds Lawn & Garden Center and Wendell Niepagen Greenhouses & Garden Center.
Advanced tickets are $18 for adults, $10 for children 13-17 and FREE for children 0-12, with sales ending at noon on Thursday, July 15. Tickets can also be purchased for $20 on the Mansion lawn starting at 1pm on the first day of the event.
David Davis Mansion members receive a 20% discount for up to 2 tickets purchased at the David Davis Mansion Visitor’s Center.
The Glorious Garden Festival is a fundraiser for the David Davis Mansion Foundation, which supports the mansion’s educational programing and preservation initiatives. We appreciate your contribution!
Friday, July 16, 2021
1:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost: Advanced tickets are $18 for adults, $10 for children 13-17 and FREE for children 0-12, with sales ending at noon on Thursday, July 15. Tickets can also be purchased for $20 on the Mansion lawn starting at 1pm on the first day of the event.
David Davis Mansion
1000 Monroe Dr
Bloomington IL 61701