Charleston, SC "Behind the Garden Gate" - June 3, 2023

Charleston, SC "Behind the Garden Gate" - June 3, 2023

Behind the Garden Gate - Charleston Open Days

Sat, Jun 3, 2023

Join us for the second of two Behind the Garden Gate Open Days, presented by the Garden Conservancy and the Charleston Horticultural Society.

Walls of entwined ivy, dazzling blooms, and sun-dappled fern fronds abound in Charleston’s botanical sanctuaries. The Garden Conservancy and the Charleston Horticultural Society open the Holy City’s garden gates for self-guided tours of its finest private gardens. Each Saturday tour features seven different private gardens, all within walking distance, promising two weekends full of exploration and beauty in these artfully cultivated spaces.

Branford-Horry House Garden | Garden at James Petigrew Law Office
Garden at Capers-Motte House | William Gatewood House Garden
Garden at John Fullerton House | Garden at James Brown House
Garden at John Ravenel House

Purchase tickets for this Saturday's tour below to reserve your spot for this extraordinary opportunity. Tickets for the May 27 tour can be purchased here. Tours are self-guided. Maps and other directions will distributed along with a confirmation email of purchase.

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 STRONGLY ENCOURAGED for this event. Pre-register for this weekend on this website. Children under 12 are free and do not need to be pre-registered if accompanied by pre-registered adult.
  • Capacity is limited. Sorry, no paper tickets or Garden Conservancy credits will be accepted.

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