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All summer long, Cheekwood offers exciting and inspiring experiences, indoors and out.  From scavenger hunts, butterfly chasing and treehouse climbing to yoga in the garden and author events, we invite you to discover the color, wonder and peaceful nature of Summertime at Cheekwood


Tuesdays and Saturdays, July 12 - August 27
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Free with membership or admission

Experience the fun and excitement of International Playhouses in a new way with special playtime every Tuesday and Saturday morning. Families can enjoy activities at every playhouse, food trucks with cool treats, music in the gardens, hammock hangouts and more.

Thursday evenings in June and July, open until 10 p.m.
It’s time to welcome back Cheekwood’s popular summer series specially designed for families. Every Thursday evening in June and July gather your family together for fantastic performances and shows, a ‘kids dance zone,’ and magical memories made in the beautiful gardens at Cheekwood! Make this summer one to remember!

Every Saturday and Sunday
Tours are free and no reservations are required.

Guided Garden Tour
11:30 am
Take a walk among Cheekwood’s magnificent gardens with an experience garden guide and learn about Cheekwood’s extensive garden collections.

House & History Tour
12:30 pm
Learn about the design and construction of the mansion and grounds in the early 20th century, and explore Cheekwood’s place in the American Country Place Estate Era.

Collection & Exhibition Tour
1:30 pm
Learn about the Museum’s collections and current exhibition.

Check out a backpack when you visit and inside you will find interactive, fun activities to use as you explore Cheekwood’s gardens and trails. Each Check out a Backpack at Visitor’s Services in Botanic Hall to enhance your little adventurers Cheekwood experience!

For art and outdoor adventures, you can’t beat summer camps at Cheekwood! Keep your kids busy and engaged this summer with time-tested favorites such as Awesome Acrylics and Clay Creations to new offerings like Beautiful Books and Garden Sprouts. We have an entire summer of fun and fresh classes to engage and inspire every young artist. Don’t miss out on the fun!


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