Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden reopening in time for summer

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The garden will reopen the members and the general public on July 16

RICHMOND, Va. (ERIC) — Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden announced Friday morning it will being its phased reopening plan this month.

The announcement said the garden would first reopen to members on a select number of days. Members’ days are June 25-28, July 2, 3, 5, 9-12.

The garden will then reopen to the public on July 16.

Tickets will only be available online and aren’t being sold yet. In addition, all visits will have a 2-hour time limit and the gardens will also only be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday-Sunday.

Other changes include:

  • Guests must wear face coverings in indoor areas, with the exception of children under 10 and people with medical conditions.
  • There will be a separate entrance and exit.
  • Some parts of the garden will remain closed including indoor areas, sections of the Children’s Garden and the conservatory.
  • There will be signs around the garden showing 6-foot social distancing and encouraging hand washing.
  • The dining area will follow the state’s Phase Two guidelines, like allowing 50% seating capacity indoors, however, guests can also order food online and eat it in the gardens.

To learn more about the reopening and upcoming events visit Lewis Ginter’s Website.


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