The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival is an annual celebration of the region's blue, pink, and white signature flowers! This ten day festival's main attractions are the daily tours of private gardens, each designed and maintained by the individual homeowners and carrying a unique charm. You are sure to enjoy such eclectic spaces, not to mention the good feeling of supporting a variety of local nonprofits.
Gardens are only one part of the festival. Enjoy workshops and lectures presented by leading international horticulturalists, discover promotions at participating nurseries and home centers, take a class to learn proper hydrangea pruning techniques, or even watch a painting demonstration by renowned Cape Cod artists both in-studio and in the gardens themselves.
Garden tours are $5 per person per garden. Each garden is open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and only on the days specified. All garden tours are rain or shine and nonrefundable.
Wondering if your garden is "tour worthy"? Read this helpful information.
If you're interested in participating during the 2017 Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival by hosting a garden tour, offering a promotion at your business, becoming a sponsor, please visit this page.
2016 Nonprofit Participants:
- Barnstable Education Foundation
- Bourne Historical Society
- Cape Cod Hydrangea Society
- Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
- Cape Cod Synagogue
- Chatham Garden Club
- Eastham Library Building Fund
- Falmouth Garden Club
- Falmouth Museums On the Green
- Heritage Museums & Gardens
- Highfield Hall & Gardens
- Master Gardener Association of Cape Cod
- Meetinghouse Farm
- Osterville Garden Club
- Provincetown Art Association and Museum
- Sandwich Garden Club
- St. Peter's Nursery School
- Sturgis Library
- The Garden Club of Hyannis
- Thornton Burgess Society Green Briar Nature Center and Jam Kitchen
- Unitarian Church of Barnstable
Own this 2016 Keepsake Hydrangea Festival Poster commemorating the second annual year, featuring a contemporary realist oil painting of signature blue mophead hydrangeas by artist Julia O’Malley-Keyes. Click here to order.
The Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival 2015 Keepsake Poster is available to purchase at our online store.
Thank you to our generous sponsors!
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