Virginia Dare's 430th Birthday (2017)

Date: August 18, 2017
Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Elizabethan Gardens

Phone: 252-473-3234

In honor of the 430th birthday of the first English child born in the Virginia Dare Statue
new world on August 18, 1587, regular admission to The Elizabethan Gardens is reduced. Special celebratory general admission: $4.30 (youth and children are free) all day. For more information, call 252-473-3234.

Dare-inspired activities for August 18. The following events are scheduled in and around The Gardens for August 18:

9:00am Virginia Dare Birthday Plant Clearance, 30% off Plant Sale (9:00am-1:00pm)

9:00-10:00am     Ask Our Gardner – on staff consultant to answer garden questions

10:00am     Children’s Program

11:00am     Children’s Program

12:00pm-1:00pm     A Southern Picnic Lunch of fried chicken, $9 per person. Tickets available to the first 150 guests.

1:00pm     Ice Cream and Cake

For more information on the day’s activities, call The Gardens 252-473-3234 or visit

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