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Join Us for Bee Day on October 15, 2022!

Bee Day has been postponed to October 15, 2022 due to rain in the forecast. We will be honoring all tickets. Please contact visitorservices@greenwoodgardens.org with any questions.

Join us for Bee Day on October 15, 2022!

A day of fun and educational activities highlighting the vital role of bees.

Scavenger hunt, spelling bee, crafts, face-painting, games, gardening tips, honey tasting, food, and more!

Choose a three-hour session:
10:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. or 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Space is limited – Register early

Adults: $15
Children (ages 3-12) and Seniors: $10

$1 activity tickets available on site.
(Most activities 1-3 tickets)

F.A.Q.

Q: Are reservations required?

A:  YES. Due to limited parking, this event is by pre-registration only.

Q: What is the difference between the AM and PM sessions?

A:  You will experience the same events during both sessions. We ask that you register and arrive promptly to enjoy the activities in each session. A list of events and times are included on our website and on your confirmation ticket.

Q: How do I enter the Garden?

A:  All reservation holders for BEE Day must enter by vehicle only. For safety reasons, no bicycles or walk-ins are permitted. You will be directed where to park your vehicle upon entering.

Q: What if I am late to my session?

A:  Your reservation applies only to the session for which you have registered, due to our limited parking. There is a one-hour turnover time between sessions, and we ask you to adhere to the session for which you have registered.

You may arrive anytime during your session window but will only be able to participate for the duration of the session.

Q: How do I leave before my session is over?

A:  If you do not wish to stay for the duration of your session, simply exit by vehicle.

Q: What if I can’t make it the day of the event? Can I get a refund?

A:  Tickets for this special, pre-registration event are non-refundable. However, we can issue you a guest pass to return for a visit on another day.

Q: What if the event is cancelled for rain/inclement weather?

A:  If Greenwood cancels the event for any reason, all tickets will be refunded.

Q: Do all general etiquette rules apply to BEE Day?

A:  Yes, all standard rules of etiquette apply. Please review our Know Before You Go page prior to arrival.

Q: Will you have a program guide and map of the event?

A:  Yes, when you arrive and check-in at the registration table, you will receive a program guide. You will be directed to the main event.

Q: Are all the events and activities free of charge?

A:  No. Activities such as crafts and games require tickets which can be purchased on-site at a cost of $1 – $2 a piece. The cost per child to participate in a typical number of activities would be in the range of $15-$20. All live demonstrations are free to participants who are registered for the event.

Q: Where can I purchase activity tickets?

A:  Tickets for games and activities can be purchased once you arrive inside the event.

Q. Can I bring my own lunch?

A:  Yes. In addition, we will have food items and beverages for sale under our main tent.

Q. Can we tour the garden?

A:  The BEE Day session is three hours in duration. You may enjoy the gardens as you wish, though ask that you make a timely departure at the end of your session. Please depart by 1:00 p.m. from the morning session to allow for the afternoon session; and by 5:00 p.m. from the afternoon when the event ends.

Q: Does my child have to be present for the art contest?

A:  Yes. We will present significant prizes for each contest and ask entrants to be present on-site to receive their prize.

Q: Can my admission be applied to same-day purchase of a Membership?

A:  Because this is a special event, admission cannot be applied toward new Memberships. However, any new Memberships purchased on BEE Day will be extended for an additional complimentary three months.

Q: Do you have restrooms on-site?

A:  Yes, we have accessible restrooms with changing tables and water fountain located on the West Terrace near the main event.

Q: Is the event wheelchair or stroller-accessible?

A:  Yes, we welcome wheelchairs which can access the main portion of the event on the Main Terrace. Due to limited space, we ask that you park your strollers in our designated stroller parking area, rather than bringing them through the event.

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