Green Spring Gardens

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Visitor Center open Mon - Sat. 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Sunday noon - 4:30 p.m.; Gate locked at 5 p.m.

4603 Green Spring Road
Alexandria, Virginia

Nicole Conners,

Green Spring Gardens, Historic Programs

Historic Green Spring programs are followed by a traditional English afternoon tea at the park's 1784 Historic House unless otherwise noted. Full tea includes finger sandwiches, pastries, and scone, cream, and jam.

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

Wild Women of Washington, D.C.

01/27/2019 1:00 pm

Reservations required. $42 (program + tea)/ $18 (program only)

(Adults) Author Canden Schwantes discusses her book “Wild Women of Washington, D.C.: A History of Disorderly Conduct from the Ladies of the District.” From newspaperwomen and suffragettes to rebellious first ladies and socialites, hear about the exploits of some brave, pioneering, and decidedly…

Art of the Heart

02/10/2019 1:00 pm

Reservations required. $32 (program + tea)/ $12 (program only)

(Adults) Love has been a subject for artists throughout history. In honor of St. Valentine’s Day, enjoy representations of the emotion on canvas. Discover art that shows love of many kinds – romantic, maternal, brotherly and patriotic. Be inspired, amused, moved, and elevated as we delve into…

A Scottish Afternoon Tea

03/03/2019 1:00 pm

Reservations required. $32 (program + tea)/ $12 (program only)

Learn about Alexandria’s proud Scottish heritage as you discover the true identity of the Scots and the traditions and symbols that define them. Hear about the delicacies Scotland has brought to the tea table and enjoy a singularly Scottish-style afternoon tea! Please call 703-941-7987 for…

Private Events for All Occasions

Private groups can reserve a customized presentation or docent-led tour of the gardens followed by a full afternoon tea or light refreshments at the Historic House. Private tasting parties also are available. For information, call 703-941-7987.