Bristol and Newport Counties, RI Open Day

Bristol and Newport Counties, RI Open Day

Sonnenhof

Sat, Jun 19, 2021

As the pandemic continues to evolve, please observe these new procedures and help us ensure a safe, contactless, and seamless garden experience for all visitors as well as our generous garden hosts:

  • Pre-registration is REQUIRED for each garden. Pre-register for each on this website, except where specifically indicated otherwise. Children under 12 are free and do not need to be pre-registered if accompanied by pre-registered adult.
  • Capacity is limited. Sorry, no walk-ins allowed; no paper tickets or cash payments will be accepted on-site.
  • Masks are required, at the discretion of the garden owners, and social distancing is encouraged at all in-person events.

For more details about these changes for this season, see the 2021 Open Days Q&A.


There is also a Digging Deeper program happening on this day at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum. Registration for this event is separate and includes entry to Blithewold.

DIGGING DEEPER program: June 19,  1 to 3 p.m., SOLD OUT
Landscape in Translation: Arts & Crafts Ideals in the 21st Century with John Tschirch, Fred Perry, and Gail Read. Registration for this program is live; click name of program for a description and to register.


  • Sonnenhof
    Sonnenhof

    This spectacular 12-acre property has views of the mouth of the Sakonnet River, the Norman Bird Sanctuary and the Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge...

  • High Elms
    High Elms

    Stone walls frame this seventeenth-century farm house set amid six acres of organically managed gardens and meadows.

  • Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
    Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

    Blithewold is a 33-acre summer estate in Bristol, RI, with grand views of Narragansett Bay. It is nationally significant in American history…

Gc masks a 2020 26x20 web
At the discretion of the garden owners

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