85th Anniversary of Bellingrath Gardens

Friday, April 7, 2017

Bellingrath Gardens and Home will mark a significant milestone on April 7, 2017: The 85th anniversary of the date that Walter and Bessie Bellingrath first invited the public to tour the Gardens. Join the festivities as we commemorate this momentous day! On April 7, guests may visit the Gardens at a special anniversary rate of $8.50 per person. Members of the Friends of Bellingrath will receive a 20% discount in our popular Gift Shop, which will feature brand-new spring merchandise.

To commemorate the estate’s original fishing camp, the Magnolia Café will serve a special “Belle Camp” fish-fry lunch with fresh catch from the area. Guests will also receive a free piece of birthday cake with their lunch purchase.

We are excited to announce that the Stillman College Concert Choir will perform during our 85th anniversary celebration. Join us on Live Oak Plaza at 1:00 PM. Stillman College has been a beneficiary of the Bellingrath-Morse Foundation since 1949 – a reflection of Walter Bellingrath’s strong belief in the importance of education.

The concert is included in your Gardens admission for the day. Limited seating will be provided, but guests are welcome to bring their own lawn chairs.