Celebrate Spring! at Callaway Gardens

Spring has officially arrived and what better place to take it all in than Callaway Gardens.  This 13,000 acre natural wonderland is full of beautiful blooms and numerous attractions that make it the perfect getaway for you and your family.

The Celebrate Spring! Event is taking place March 22- April 22 at Callaway Gardens.  This is one of my favorite times to visit the gardens!  The over 20,000 azalea plants are in full bloom in addition to mountain laurel, tulips, daffodils, and more.  The scenery is absolutely breathtaking.

Additionally, each weekend during Celebrate Spring! you can experience a Wondrous Weekend.  For five glorious weekends, Callaway Gardens is buzzing with special activities and events for the entire family.

Gardening in the Gardens, March 22- March 25

  • Events include Plant Fair and Sale, Callaway Gardening School, Farmers Market, Face Painting, and Nature Films
  • Special Dining Opportunities at  Gardens Restaurant and Country Kitchen; Tapas Tasting; Guest Food Vendors available
  • Artist Appearance by Katy Stevens- handmade jewelry series featuring a wildlife and floral

Flavors of the Garden, March 30- April 1

  •  Events include Vegetable Gardening A to Z, Special Farmers Market, Face Painting, and Nature Films
  • Special Dining Opportunities at  Gardens Restaurant and Country Kitchen; Wine and Tapas Tasting; Guest Food Vendors available
  • Signature Products Tastings featuring Callaway Gardens Biscuits, Muscadine Sauces and Speckled Hearts Grits 

Renewal in the Gardens, April 6-8

  • Events include Easter Egg Hunts, Face Painting, Photos with the Easter Bunny, Spring Topiary and Easter Lily Displays, and Nature Films
  • Special Easter Sunrise Service on the Gardens Lawn
  • Special Dining Opportunities at  Gardens Restaurant, Country Kitchen, Plant Room, and Mountain Creek Ballroom; Guest Food Vendors available

Sounds of the Gardens, April 12- 15

  • Events include Chapel 50th Anniversary Celebration, Storytelling with Tracy Sue Walker and Nature Films
  • Special Musical Events including Chapel Organ Concerts, Symphony on the Sand featuring the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, and The Dulcimer Group (folk string band)
  • Artist Appearance by Katy Stevens- handmade jewelry series featuring a wildlife and floral as well as Connie Schleusner, featuring painted window panes.
  • Special Dining Opportunities at  Gardens Restaurant and Country Kitchen; Guest Food Vendors available

Colors of the Gardens, April 20- 22

  • Events include Art Show, Sale, and Reception, Plein Air Lecture, Quick Draw Competition, Photography Workshop, Watercolor Workshop, Sidewalk Chalk Art, Gardening Workshop, Nature Films
  • Musical Appearance by the Phoenix Brass Quintet
  • Artist Appearance by Katy Stevens- handmade jewelry series featuring a wildlife and floral as well as Heather Ness, featuring handmade butterfly ornaments.
  •  Special Dining Opportunities at  Gardens Restaurant and Country Kitchen; Guest Food Vendors available

If any or all of these weekends sound enticing to you, then don’t hesitate to head down to Callaway Gardens and experience all that this wonderful place has to offer.

During the Celebrate Spring! Event, Callaway Gardens is offering special Celebrate Spring! Vacation Packages.  Prices start at just $149 per night and include admission to the Celebrate Spring! events, Breakfast for 2 at the Plant Room, Admission to the Gardens and many attractions, and accommodations at the lovely Mountain Creek Inn. 

Spring truly is a wonderful time to experience Callaway Gardens and I hope that you won’t miss the opportunity to experience all that it has to offer.

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