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Things to Do at Longwood Gardens

Located 30 minutes away from Crowne Plaza Wilmington North, the Longwood Gardens estate provides a beautiful 1,000-acre sanctuary for over 100,000 plants. Longwood Gardens offer more than horticulture though.

Live music, theater, and magnificent lightshows will brighten your visit to the gardens and are just a few of the reasons why visitors to the Wilmington area make this destination a priority when they stay at Crown Plaza Wilmington North.

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Concerts at Longwood Gardens

Longwood Gardens hosts live music, theater, and educational performances year round. Accoustic, jazz, classical ensembles, and organ concerts will satisfy your musical cravings.

The Longwood Garden's put on many free concerts throughout the year, as well. If you want to know what events are happening soon, visit their Longwood Gardens Events page.

Check out these staff tips to prepare for your visit to Longwood Gardens:

  • Bring a chair or blanket. Lounging is highly encouraged.
  • Wear comfortable shoes - the Longwood Gardens cover an expansive amount of land that is best covered on foot.
  • Beat the mid-day traffic and grab the best seats in the garden. Doors open at 9 a.m. sharp!

Longwood Gardens Fountains

Longwood Gardens's marvelous fountains thrill and excite visitors. From the Open Air Theatre to the illuminated main fountain, you will see some spectacular displays.

The fountain performances includes complex choreography of 1,719 water jets that send spouts of water to over 170 feet into the air!

At 5pm every day, there is a surprise fountain performance chosen by the curators of the gardens.


Directions to Longwood Gardens from Crowne Plaza Wilmington North

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