The Lewes Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau sponsors its 32nd annual Lewes Garden Tour on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. There are seven private gardens on the tour this year. Tickets will be available for sale on Friday, May 26 and will include a description of each garden. The gardens are selected by the event committee’s co-chairs with assistance from other members of the committee. This year’s committee members are Co-Chairs: Pam Rankin & Carolyn Marshall; Program Garden Descriptions: Susan Crawford; and Volunteer Coordinator: Terry Yates.
In addition to touring the gardens, the event includes a Garden Market in Zwaanendael Park with vendors selling garden-related items during the hours of the tour (10 a.m. – 4 p.m.) and a food tent in Zwaanendael Park from 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. selling lunch and cold beverages.
Tickets for the tour of gardens on Saturday, June 17 are $30 in advance and $35 on the day of the tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance by visiting the chamber’s website www.LewesChamber.com and the tickets can be picked up at the chamber’s visitor center AFTER May 26. Tickets will be available to purchase in person at the Visitor Center beginning May 26. The Lewes Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center is in the historic Fisher-Martin House located in Zwaanendael Park next to the Zwaanendael Museum. The address is 120 Kings Highway. The Visitor Center hours are Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and beginning May 27 it will be open seven days a week. In addition to the weekday hours, the visitor center will be open Saturdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. and Sundays 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. through October 1. Payment options for the tickets include cash, credit cards and checks made out to the Lewes Chamber of Commerce.
For more information on the tour or to order the tickets in advance, call 302-645-8073.