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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Closed through March 31

March 16, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution and concern for our guests, staff and volunteers and in accordance with the direction of Gov. Roy Cooper and the Center for Disease Control, the Garden will be closed through Tuesday, March 31. We hope that this proactive measure will help mitigate the spread of Covid-19. In addition, all…

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Coronavirus Disease 2020 (COVID-19)

March 12, 2020

Update: May 8, 2020 — Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden remains closed, but now that the State of North Carolina has begun its phased reopening plan we can develop ours. Gov. Roy Cooper announced earlier this week that the state would enter into Phase 1 of the reopening plan at 5 p.m. today (May 8.) Unfortunately,…

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Chinese Lantern Festival Tickets On Sale Now for Fall 2020

March 1, 2020

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden to host festival of hundreds of all new lanterns Aug. 28 – Oct. 18 BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden invites guests to explore Asian culture during the Chinese Lantern Festival to be held Wednesday through Sunday from Aug. 28 through Oct. 18 from 6 to 10 p.m. each evening. The Garden…

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Garden to Host Magical Family-Friendly Fairy Festival Oct. 19 & 20

October 14, 2019

BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will host its fifth annual Fairy Fest on Oct. 19 and 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day during which guests will enjoy an afternoon of crafts, natural fairy house building and more. Children dressed as fairies and gnomes receive free admission! During the event, guests will have an opportunity to explore…

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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Joins Nationwide SNAP Program

October 9, 2019

Museums for All Offers Discounted Admission Price BELMONT, N.C. – A newly-implemented program at Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will allow participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) discounted admission into the Garden. The program, effective Oct. 1, admits to up to six people in a household for regular daytime admission at the Garden at just…

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Fall Plant Sale Oct. 12 at Garden

October 1, 2019

Sale of plants for butterflies, fall interest and more to plant in autumn BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will host a Plant Sale on Saturday, Oct. 12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guests are invited to discover a selection of plants for their home gardens featuring many native plants perfect for the region, pollinators’ favorites and more. The sale will feature plants that have been awarded ‘Plant of the…

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Music Fest to Feature Bluegrass Inspired Bands at Garden

September 27, 2019

Live performances during two-day festival Oct. 12 & 13 BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden’s Lost Hollow Music Fest Fall 2019 on Oct. 12 & 13 will feature six bluegrass inspired performances by musicians including Darin & Brooke Aldridge, David Holt & Josh Goforth, Chatham Rabbits, Stepside Deluxe and more. The event is an annual…

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Family Fun at the Garden During Live Well Weekend

September 14, 2019

BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden is thrilled to host Live Well Weekend on Sept. 21 and 22 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. During this weekend of family fun, the Garden encourages visitors to embrace healthy living and sustainable lifestyle choices. Guests can visit with eco-friendly vendors, create children’s crafts, participate in…

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Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Hires New Horticulture Director

August 20, 2019

BELMONT, N.C. – Jeff Wuilliez, who spent 20 years developing horticultural displays in the Caribbean and several more years at the Elizabethan Gardens in Manteo, NC, has joined Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden as its director of horticulture and facilities. A native of northern Virginia, Wuilliez owned a botanical design company that focused on the design, installation…

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Annual Spring Plant Sale April 27 & 28 at Garden

April 18, 2019

Sale of plants for pollinators and more during growing season BELMONT, N.C. – Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden will host a Plant Sale on Saturday, April 27 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Guests are invited to discover a selection of plants for their home gardens…

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