Longwood Gardens Christmas Display

Longwood Gardens to bring holiday cheer, botanical splendor

Staff Writer Culture, Headlines

Visitors to Kennett Square’s Longwood Gardens this holiday season will be met with glimmering botanical ornaments, more than half a million dazzling lights artistically accenting the landscape, strolling carolers bringing holiday cheer, and crackling firepits adding warmth to cozy winter evenings. The holiday display will be around from Nov. 18 until Jan. 8. Tickets are available online. This year’s theme …

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As ‘Longwood Christmas’ closes, ‘Winter Wonder’ opens

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Longwood’s Winter Wonder show launches Jan. 22.   “A Longwood Christmas” officially closes Sunday, but fans of the Kennett Square gardens won’t have to wait long for the next exhibit. “Winter Wonder” will run Jan. 22-March 27, with public performances back on the grounds, but mostly live-streamed classes. The conservatory — now undergoing a $250 million redo — will turn …

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Longwood wins best holiday lights in U.S. for 4th straight time

Betsy Price Culture, Headlines

Longwood Gardens’ fern floor in the conservatory reflects the cool side of its Fire and Ice theme. Photo by Hank Davis   It might be a no-duh moment for a lot of people in the Mid-Atlantic, but Longwood Gardens has just been named the country’s best holiday lights display in a botanical garden for the fourth year running. Its Longwood …