Thursday Evenings

The gardens are open until 8 pm every Thursday through August.

Bring a picnic and your favorite bottle of wine or purchase a snack on site.

Picnicking is encouraged anywhere in the gardens. Enjoy a casual date night or spend the evening with the family!

Storytime at 10:30 every Thursday, join us for a different nature-inspired story every week!

Twilight on the Terrace,  Thursdays June 21, July 19, and August 16, 4-8 pm, Grab a bite to eat and enjoy casual lawn games while listening to live music on our terrace. Mt. Cuba Center stays open late on Thursday evenings, and each third Thursday is Twilight on the Terrace, which features additional entertainment, lawn games, live music, and opportunities to explore Mt. Cuba Center’s gardens at dusk. Food, wine and beer are available for purchase.

Summer Sips, Thursday evenings, June 7, July 12 and August 23 from 6 – 8 pm ($25)  Drink in the sights, sounds and sips of summer with a relaxing evening at Mt. Cuba Center. Enjoy good company and a libation of your choice during a relaxed, one hour tour of our gardens. Return to the Conservatory for beer, wine, and cheese following the tour. Participants must be 21 years old. Out of work early? Drop in before the program starts for a sneak peek–tickets include admission to the garden for the day.