Green Spring Gardens

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Gate locked at 5 p.m.

4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia

Nicole Conners,
Manager

Historic Programs and Teas

Historic Green Spring programs are followed by a traditional English afternoon tea unless otherwise noted. Pending a return to normal service at the 1784 Historic House, some programs will be held virtually, and individual tea boxes will be available to go. Full tea includes finger sandwiches, pastries, and scone.

Historic Green Spring programs are by reservation only (703-941-7987, TTY 703-324-3988).

Fall Garden Tour & Tea  

10/15/2020 1:00 pm


Tour the lush demonstration gardens with a Master Gardener docent who will highlight the standout plants of fall.

Fall Garden Tours and “Tea to Go”

10/15/2020 1:00 pm


(Adult) Enjoy an outside tour of our lush demonstration gardens with an Extension Master Gardener docent who will inspire you with stories of Green Spring’s past and present and will highlight the standout plants of fall.

Virtual Afternoon Tea: 50 Years For Women

10/18/2020 2:00 pm


(Adults) Consider how the past 50 years have transformed women’s lives. Discover what women could not do before 1970 and explore a fast-paced liberation that continues today. Hear about the remarkable woman whose donation 50 years ago made Green Spring Gardens possible.

Virtual Afternoon Tea: Scandalous!

11/08/2020 2:00 pm


Hear stories of scandals through the ages that are shocking in their brazenness, immorality, and sheer absurdity. Discover the enduring power of scandal to shape the course of history.

Scotch Whisky and Cheese Tasting

11/14/2020 4:00 pm


Sample delicious pairings of cheese and single malts, and learn how to savor the two separately and together.

Christmas Candlelight Tea

12/10/2020 4:00 pm


What does a song about hens, geese and maids-a-milking have to do with Christmas? Discover the surprising stories behind “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Christmas Candlelight Tea

12/12/2020 4:00 pm


What does a song about hens, geese and maids-a-milking have to do with Christmas? Discover the surprising stories behind “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Christmas Candlelight Tea

12/13/2020 4:00 pm


What does a song about hens, geese and maids-a-milking have to do with Christmas? Discover the surprising stories behind “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Christmas Candlelight Tea

12/19/2020 4:00 pm


What does a song about hens, geese and maids-a-milking have to do with Christmas? Discover the surprising stories behind “The Twelve Days of Christmas.”

Private Events for All Occasions

Private groups can schedule a virtual tea program or a docent-led tour of the gardens with optional tea box to go. For information, call 703-941-7987.

Visit with the Historian

Step into the 1784 Historic House with Green Spring’s historian, who will share the fascinating origins of the site, the intriguing people who lived here, and how Green Spring Gardens evolved into the community treasure it is today. Your 45-minute private visit will include time to view informational videos and a historic photo exhibit.

$20 for one or two adults, $10 for each additional person up to 7.

Please call 703-941-7987 to schedule.

Fairfax Virtual Assistant